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Russia’s new Renga Architecture takes aim at US & Germany dominated Architectural CAD/BIM market

Russia’s new Renga Architecture is a new 3D BIM like CAD tool for the AEC industry and soon to be officially released to the market. ASCON is the software house behind this new tool.

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‘Rocky Steps’ Pave Path for upcoming Vectorworks Users Appreciation Party at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Is Vectorworks Architect the Rocky Balboa of architectural CAD or BIM? Perhaps yes, perhaps no. In either case, Vectorworks users will have a chance to relive the famous moment from the famed Rocky movie while they ascend same Philadelphia steps next month at the Vectorworks Users Design Summit.

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Product Review: IMSI Design TurboCAD Mac Pro 8

Architosh reviews the latest version of IMSI/Design’s TurboCAD Mac Pro 8. Since 2006 the company returned to the Mac CAD market with its leading TurboCAD product lineup and the native Mac code-based versions offer compelling solutions at various levels of the low to mid-level CAD space. Powered by the power Spatial ACIS geometry modeling kernel, TurboCAD Mac Pro 8 offers many new modeling features plus rendering, workspace/workflow and much more.

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Event: Nemetschek Vectorworks to Present ‘Business of Creativity’ Episode—March 18

This latest event by Nemetschek Vectorworks brings the business of creativity front and center—with three leading architects sharing insight and analysis within a paneled discussion framework.

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Boston area startup OnShape Re-invents CAD—In the Cloud and Platform Agnostic

A startup in Boston backed by MCAD veterans—OnShape—has finally unveiled its innovative fully cloud-based MCAD software, now a public beta, and the news of the unveiling has been rather well embraced, including a spread in the Boston Globe.

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Looking at solidThinking Inspire 2014 for Architectural Design

In this companion feature article to our latest product review on Inspire 2014, Architosh looks at the specific nature of using solidThinking Inspire for architectural design.

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ILEXSOFT of Italy releases new HighDesign 2015–Mac OS X Only Professional CAD Software

Ilexsoft delivers a stunning new update in HighDesign 2015, in both Professional and Standard editions, the Italian and OS X only CAD program features a new radial menu system plus a “responsive” UI design, a first in the CAD industry to our knowledge.

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3 Million plus DraftSight users to receive access to New Plugins by Graebert and Dassault Systemes

Graebert of Germany and Dassault Systemes of France announce new plugins for DraftSight 2D CAD program which has grown to 3 million users worldwide. The news comes this week via SolidWorks World 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Talks Shop: Design Differently with Fusion 360

Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, lays out how to Design Differently in a blog posts about Fusion 360 and the How and Why of where Autodesk sees product design.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks announces new Essentials Tutorial Guide by Jonathan Pickup

Jonathan Pickup and Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., release all new Essentials Tutorial Guide for Vectorworks

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Chief Architect Software announces Chief Architect X7

Chief Architect X7 is the latest version, out in beta for now, and soon to be released in the Q1, 2015 for the architectural and builder markets. The Mac and Windows CAD/BIM software also has a companion iOS app.

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Tidbits: TurboCAD Mac, Dosch Design and CAD Garage News

Our Mac CAD and 3D news tidbits today focus on products for sale, new and discounted new products available for CAD and 3D professionals, including TurboCAD Mac Deluxe 8, modo, formZ, et cetera.

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Special Feature: The State of the Union on Mac CAD

Architosh delivers an update on the state of progress on Mac CAD industries, citing facts, figures, industry player views, and notes on the latest developments in new software products for the industry.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks releases Japanese Language version of Vectorworks 2015

Mac CAD leader Nemetschek Vectorworks releases localized version of Vectorworks 2015 to Japan—the company’s largest global market where its chief Japanese distributor is now a division of Canon Corporation.

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Product Review: Nemetschek Vectorworks Architect 2015

In this product review we take a detailed stroll through the big main VGM, BIM and 2D features in the latest version of Vectorworks Architect 2015. Introduced this past fall, Vectorworks 2015 advances on the 3D front while still providing refinements and interesting additions to those who enjoy its many 2D features.

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