Our second annual architosh INSIDER Report focuses on the state of (.dwg) CAD technology, by looking at the present and future innovations of its main adherents.
Latest Industry News
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.
INSIDER Xpresso Launches March 3
INSIDER Reports—In-Depth and On Focus
Our inaugural launch of architosh INSIDER Reports begins with a focus on Hungarian BIM software developer, GRAPHISOFT.
Industry Commentary and Analysis
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.
Latest Architosh Features
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.
What You May Have Missed
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.
Editor Selections -- For You
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.
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.