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OrthoGraph I is an award-winning mobile app that is purpose built for AEC pros who must measure existing buildings and translate that data to CAD and BIM.
Autodesk's SketchBook 4.0 for iOS—Massive Update Taps Apple's Powerful A-Series Processors
Autodesk taps Apple’s powerful mobile devices with new SketchBook 4.0—boasting new rendering engine, massive canvas and much more for visual artists across industries.
TurboCAD 2017 for Windows Offers Big Advances in Latest Release
The flagship TurboCAD Pro Platinum 2D/3D CAD solution from IMSI-Design offers new connections to the company’s popular iOS and Android apps, plus dozens of new features.
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Software for crowd simulation from Japan that runs on the Vectorworks BIM/CAD platform has been updated—the new SimTread 2.5.
Latest Architosh Features
Society will win if architects start using their industry powers and Kushner’s new ArchitizerSource platform is just one pathway to getting there.
The Future of VR/AR—The Growing Demand for Creators of Places
What is the state-of-the-art in Virtual and Augmented Reality? Akiko Ashley of Architosh attended last week’s pivotal 2017 Vision VR/AR Summit in Los Angeles, organized by Unity Technologies, to learn exactly that question, posed through breakout sessions, panels, and highly informative displays and presentations by the world’s VR/AR leaders.
Autodesk Explains Project Quantum—And Why It Matters in AEC
Not at all a Revit killer, Project Quantum is actually an all new platform for AEC transformation.
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Phil Bernstein of Autodesk on the Changing Role of the 21st Century Architect—The Interview (Part 1)
In this interview Architosh learns more than just what Phil Bernstein thinks about educating 21st century architects in the context of advancing AEC digitization. He shares his vast knowledge of “practice” in the 20th century and how things have evolved to the point we face today. In this two-part series we cover the gamut from roles to society’s expectations of professionals, from contracts to architecture schools, from the importance of coding to where Revit’s brain may go.
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.
How BIG's influence can reframe the role of BIM in Architecture
Architosh is pleased to present this special feature on Bjarke Ingels Group, famed Danish architecture firm. Several weeks ago we got a chance to talk to BIG’s Jakob Andreassen, BIM Manager at BIG Copenhagen, about the architectural practice, its design methodology and perspective on the use of computerized software—particularly BIM.
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.
What You May Have Missed
We take a deep-dive into what OrthoGraph I offers the AEC industry for solving building measurement workflow challenges common to just about all building professionals. Paired with a laser distance meter (LDM) OrthoGraph I not only rapidly increases the time it takes to measure, it reduces errors and dovetails into today’s IFC-based BIM tools.
Graebert Annual Meeting 2016—Introducing 'Trinity' of CAD
Graebert and its partners continue to capitalize on the legacy of the DWG CAD file format. At this year’s Annual Meeting in Berlin, held two weeks ago, partners extolled the virtues of Graebert as both partner and technical resource, while the Berlin company announced even more expansive plans around its Trinity of CAD strategy.
Dr. Sarkar Reveals Details Behind Development of New Vectorworks 2017 Software
Some of the biggest feature updates in Vectorworks 2017 are discussed in detail, and we learn how the company is thinking more “multi-generational” while still being intensely customer-driven to better position itself as a leading BIM competitor.