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Autodesk Intros AutoCAD 2019—New Industry Toolsets, Flexible Licensing and new Web Version

Autodesk simplifies Autodesk into one license, many apps, experience, giving users much more freedom across tools and devices.

CorelCAD Mobile Now Available for Apple iOS Platform

Corel brings its mobile CAD offering, CorelCAD Mobile, to Apple iOS, extending its market reach to the more professionally robust mobile platform.

Event News: New ARCHICAD Courses Online

There are numerous ARCHICAD courses online happening throughout the spring heading into the summer. Earn AIA credits on these courses and more.

Onshape Takes MCAD to Era of Design Data Management 2.0
Vectorworks Partners with Bluebeam—Studio Now Syncs with Vectorworks Cloud Platform
ARCHICAD Now Available Under Subscription Licenses in North America
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Industry Commentary and Analysis

Onshape Takes MCAD to Era of Design Data Management 2.0

Cloud-based CAD innovator Onshape introduces pivotal new features taking design data management to a new level.

Vectorworks Partners with Bluebeam—Studio Now Syncs with Vectorworks Cloud Platform

Vectorworks is the first BIM software to integrate with Bluebeam Studio for real-time markups and review.

ARCHICAD Now Available Under Subscription Licenses in North America

New subscription licensing options for ARCHICAD in Canada and the US now available will empower firms with greater workflow and collaboration capabilities.

VR-AR Plans Inching Closer?—Apple Engineers Host AR-VR Sessions at May Event
Here Come The Game Engines—Open Beta of Unreal Studio Announced for Pro App Market
New Apple Pencil Patent—How It Can Impact CAD and 3D Apps
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Why Shapr3D Changes the iPad Pro Story From Toy to Tool

Early personal computers were called “toys” by the mainframe and minicomputer people. In the end, the so-called toys ruled the day.

Bespoke Computational Tools at Payette Drive Unforeseen Values to Firm and Client Alike

Grasshopper, Ladybug, Honeybee, HumanUI…these are just some of the buzz words among those doing computational design at Payette, a subset of the major Boston-based practice doing work around the world.

Gaming Tech Takes Over—SPACIALISTS Touts Its Unreal Engine Viz Pipeline

As game engines continue to evolve as full-fledged complete 3D development environments, their ability to simplify complex development challenges across platforms means more professional 3D pros will begin to take advantage of them.

CDE Talk—Five Classifications of Difficulty for Architects
A Primer on CDEs (Common Data Environments) for Architects
Ultimate List of CDE (Common Data Environment) Apps for Architects
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Interview—Patrick May Talks About His Journey with ARCHICAD and GDL Scripting

Creating bespoke solutions as part of yours or your firm’s toolkit goes part and parcel these days with staying competitive in the world of architecture. But these skills—scripting and even programming—are very left brain for the traditionally right-brained world of creatives.

Behind MIT's New Advances in Computer-Aided Design for Manufacturing Summer Course

The world of manufacturing is changing and computer-aided design tools are growing in new directions. MIT’s new Professional Education course promises to give students a front-row seat and taste of the latest trends and technologies making these directions possible. 

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.

SIGGRAPH 2017 — Detailed Show Reports on Computer Graphics Conference and Expo
Viewpoint: BIM Coordination Meetings from MEP Perspective—Then vs Now
SIGGRAPH 2017—The Year of the Game Engine & Low-Level Graphics API
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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.

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