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macOS Platform Gains New Stunning VR 3D Software—Introducing eyecad VR

New award-winning Italian software startup has eye-catching VR 3D software platform on both Windows and Mac.

What's In Epic's New Game Engine—Beyond Autodesk Revit Support

Epic’s Unreal Engine version 4.21 is quite epic itself—massive new feature list and capabilities including those that touch on its new Unreal Studio and bring in CAD and BIM file formats.

Chaos Group Doubling Down on Rendering Solutions for Maxon Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D users will gain two new renderers from Chaos Group—adding V-Ray and Corona Renderer.

What's New in Abvent's Artlantis 2019
ARCHICAD wins Germany's "Architect's Darling" Award—This Year's Gold Winner
New DWG Capabilities—Dropbox Develops Integration with Autodesk's AutoCAD
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Autodesk has identified and noted the first five (of 35) designers to be recognized for their talents and achievements

Industry Commentary and Analysis

macOS Platform Gains New Stunning VR 3D Software—Introducing eyecad VR

New award-winning Italian software startup has eye-catching VR 3D software platform on both Windows and Mac.

Chaos Group Doubling Down on Rendering Solutions for Maxon Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D users will gain two new renderers from Chaos Group—adding V-Ray and Corona Renderer.

Autodesk To Acquire SaaS Construction Industry Darling 'PlanGrid'—What It Can Mean

Autodesk announces its intention to acquire PlanGrid, giving the design software giant instant street cred in the booming Construction Tech software market. BIM 360, Revit and PlanGrid integrations and a deepening ecosystem for CDE systems will catapult Autodesk within the construction software sector.

ARCHICAD 22 is United Kingdom's 'BIM Product of the Year'—Winner of Hammer Award
AU2018: Autodesk's Forge—Accomplishments and Future
Graebert Announces ARES for Enterprise—Modern DWG CAD for Large Organizations
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Latest Architosh Features

Autodesk + Unity—Dave Rhodes of Unity Talks About New Partnership

Architosh goes in deep on the Autodesk and Unity partnership. Learn about our chat at AU 2018 with Unity executive, David Rhodes, as he reveals the deeper picture behind the news.

Not Redundant But Important—Autodesk Paints A Better Future Under Automation

Autodesk’s Anagnost didn’t mince words about the future with automation. It’s going to be a positive sum game and the software maker wants itself and its customers at its epicenter.

Five Ways Bleeding Edge Innovation Is Working at Vectorworks

Every CAD or BIM user wants to know how their software provider is keeping tabs on what’s coming around the corner while also not losing focus on present-day concerns.

Fireside Chat—The Details Behind Vectorworks 2019
INDEX 01: All Mac 3D Apps—Alphabetical Listing
INDEX 02: 3D Apps: AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction)
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What You May Have Missed

A Primer on CDEs (Common Data Environments) for Architects

In this article, we provide a primer on the Common Data Environment (CDE) application standards for data in the AEC industry as it relates to pain points in the industry and where new CDE application solutions can take us.

The Artistry of Landscape Designer Eric Arneson—Using Autodesk SketchBook

Fall in love with drawing again…is the tagline at Autodesk’s SketchBook app home page. In disciplines that used to be all hand-drawn, this feature on SketchBook user Eric Arneson shows why there is no need to be reminscient about it. You can draw beautifully by hand today—just digitally.

GTC: Architecture and the Future of Technology—KPF, HKS, P+W, Gensler and Others

The third installment feature from this year’s NVIDIA GTC covers a lot of terrain as it summarizes key panel discussions from leading global architecture firms.

The Ethical Conundrum of Bitcoin for Sustainable Architects
INSIDER: Big Construction and ARCHICAD—Willard Williams Talks Shop
CDE Talk—Five Classifications of Difficulty for Architects
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Surface Studio isn't aimed at where Microsoft already dominates (big business), it's aimed at Apple's "center heart" customers...

Editor Selections -- For You

Firm Profile: BOGDAN & VAN BROECK—The Ecology of Densification

Continuing on a trend of expanding the scope of discourse beyond the “digital” in design practice, Architosh is pleased to present this feature interview of Belgium professor engineer-architect Leo Van Broeck and his award-winning ecological, research-oriented design practice. The design keynote speaker at the recent Vectorworks Design Summit, Leo spoke to Architosh recently about his firm, co-founder, work and their philosophical positions in the field of architecture and urban design.

Former Apple Executive Richard Kerris Says AR Future Big, Talks About 'Glyph'

Many Architosh readers may remember Richard Kerris from his days at Apple as Senior Director of Developer Technologies (his role from 2001 – 2007) where he led worldwide developer relations and technical marketing across audio, video, photography and other pro apps. Presenting in eight Steve Jobs keynotes, Kerris was one of the few Apple executives permitted to talk to the press about Apple products. In this second Architosh interview (his first was well over a decade ago) Kerris discusses his career at places like Apple, HP, and Pixar and provides an informed market perspective on virtual and augmented reality (AR/VR), the changing nature of the creative “pro” in digital fields and of course the new Avegant Glyph.

Five Emerging Trends and Their Potential Impact on the Future of the AEC Industry

To kick off the new year, Architosh looks at five emerging technology trends happening broadly across society and what their influence and impacts may be on the AEC industry and the professionals that drive it—including architects, builders, engineers and environmental stakeholders like the citizens of cities.

Phil Bernstein on the Changing Role of the 21st Century Architect—The Interview (Part 2)
How BIG's influence can reframe the role of BIM in Architecture
'Trimble Connected'—Bacus Discusses SketchUp 2015 and Growing Trimble Roles

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Featured Video: Vectorworks Architect 2017

In this featured video, Architosh showcases the key features in Vectorworks 2017 so that readers and users of this software can get excited about what comes next! Vectorworks 2018 is just around the corner.

Featured Video: The New OrthoGraph I System

In this featured video Architosh showcases all the capabilities and uses of the all new OrthoGraph I mobile cloud-based app for Apple iOS and Google Android mobile devices, used in conjunction with laser distance meters like the Leica DISTO D2. Learn how to streamline field dimensioning and take data straight into BIM and CAD applications.

Featured Video: The All New Vectorworks 2017

In this featured video, Architosh showcases all the new great features in the new Vectorworks 2017 product range, including some BIM interoperability capabilities including native Revit import.

Featured Video: Vectorworks Design Summit—2016 Chicago
Featured Video: Vectorworks 2016—An Introduction
Featured Video: Autodesk Fusion 360—Collaboration
 
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