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BIM News: Vectorworks First to Receive IFC4 Export Certification

Substantial geometry and data advancements in latest IFC version.

New Autodesk Civil 3D Gets Powered by new Dynamo Integration

Dynamo for Civil 3D helps Autodesk’s key infrastructure package enter the next era of civil design.

Bentley Systems Announces Drummond Community High School Team as Winners in First 'Future Infrastructure Challenge: DEC Hyperloop'

A panel of distinguished judges selects the winning team at competitive event challenging students to conceptualize a design for Hyperloop transport system and stations.

2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship Offers $10,000 Richard Diehl Award
Autodesk Announces Release of Revit 2020
MAXON Acquires Redshift Rendering Technologies
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INSIDER Xpresso Launches March 3

The most demanding formats such as holographic light field rendering and 16K video are achievable today in an economic way, using existing tools.

Industry Commentary and Analysis

GRAPHISOFT Names Huw Roberts as Incoming Chief Executive Officer

The former Bentley executive Huw Roberts will lead the company’s next strategic growth phase as the next GRAPHISOFT CEO.

Nemetschek Group Reconfigures Executive Board—New Leadership Structure

The Nemetschek Group has announced its new Executive Board—company reconfigures roles around a divisional structure that lends strategic clarity to the holding company’s many AEC software brands.

Chaos Group Shows Off Future of GPU Rendering / Real-Time Ray-Tracing at GPU Technology Conference

New R&D unlocks unprecedented rendering speeds in V-Ray with NVIDIA’s new ray tracking hardware.

HOOPS Communicator 2019 Adds WebAssembly Rendering and Support for BIM Collaboration Format
The Wild 0.10 Allows Revit Users to Collaborate on Their Models in VR—Latest Beta Feature
HOOPS Exchange 2019 Supports Autodesk Revit for AEC Workflows
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Latest Architosh Features

Real-Time or Your-Time—How Visual Vocal Can Change the AR/VR Landscape in AEC

NBBJ helped incubate Visual Vocal serving as its primary test case, now the AR/VR startup is leading the charge in AEC around new and more efficient collaboration and communications.  [This Early Access feature was first available in this month’s Xpresso newsletter. Sign-up!]

Early Access: (emTech) Section for INSIDER Xpresso newsletter—#02

Our Early Access Release of the (emTech) section for INSIDER Xpresso #02. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside we talk Robotics in AEC, AI, ML, and computational design—and more!

Pondering the Impact of AI (artificial intelligence) in AEC Industries—the Wide View

As AI and Machine Learning Penetrate the AEC industry with intensity in 2019, Architosh discusses the possible impacts of these technologies with five computational design experts already exploring their use in Architecture and Engineering sectors. This article first appeared in INSIDER Xpresso.

Architosh Publishes INSIDER Xpresso #01 — newsletter looks at AI and Machine Learning in Architecture
Architosh Turns 20—Learn What Comes Next
A Dutch Company in Boston—Ultimaker's 3D Printers are Transforming Design and Engineering
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What You May Have Missed

Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2018: Perez's Model of Technological Revolutions—BIM, CDEs and VR

Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA in NYC. This year we place our views on AEC technologies under the larger perspective of famed economist and technology historian, Carlota Perez—introducing her landmark Techno-Economic Paradigms (TEPs) theory model that explains how technology revolutions and financial capital conspire towards total paradigm shifts approximately every 60 years.

INDEX 01: All Mac 3D Apps—Alphabetical Listing

This is our complete (WIP) listing of all Mac 3D apps, simply organized by alphabetical order. This is our master list and truncated lists are organized by industry categories.

Product In-Depth: Graebert's ARES Kudo—Premier Onshape Partner Application

Architosh takes a look at Graebert’s ARES Kudo for Onshape, a third-party “partner app” that builds on the two company’s previous DWG integrations but offers much more through Graebert’s Trinity of CAD multi-environment offerings.

INDEX 02: 3D Apps: CAID (Computer-aided Industrial Design)
OrthoGraph Enterprise Software Delivers Superior Benefits For Long Term Building Operation
INDEX 02: 3D Apps: AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction)
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PixPlant 3 empowers users to take simple photos and convert those into "seamless" tiling textures.

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

Featured Video

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

INSIDER Xpresso keeps CAD industry professionals up-to-date on next-gen emerging technologies (emTech) that will revolutionize the worlds of AEC and manufacturing and design. As an Xpresso reader, you will hear from some of the most important voices inventing and using the very latest tech in areas such as AI, machine learning, algorithmic-aided design (AAD), AR, VR, MR, 3D printing, 3D computer vision, robotics, and SmartCities technologies.

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