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Kilograph Turns Unrealized Michael Graves Designs into VR Watercolor Experiences

Kilograph melds Architecture’s past and future, letting users add VR paint to unbuilt resort.

34th Annual Architecture in Perspective Conference 2019—Speaker Lineup Announced

As environmental design becomes a non-negotiable skill for creatives, architects and archviz experts have a unique opportunity for growth. This October, the industry’s past and future will come together at the 34th annual Architecture in Perspective (AIP) Conference in Hollywood.

New Vectorworks 2020 Features Showcase Video by Jonathan Reeves

Jonathan Reeves, UK architect and expert Vectorworks user showcases new features in Vectorworks 2020 video.

US Infrastructure Projects Named 'Finalists' in Bentley Systems' Annual Awards Program
BIM News: buildingSMART and ODA Announce Strategic Partnership
Vectorworks Inc. Introduces new Vectorworks 2020 Product Line-Up
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INSIDER Xpresso—Free Newsletter from Architosh

Our users always want better integration with the other tools that they use, said Robert McNeel, CEO, Robert McNeel & Associates.

Industry Commentary and Analysis

Kilograph Turns Unrealized Michael Graves Designs into VR Watercolor Experiences

Kilograph melds Architecture’s past and future, letting users add VR paint to unbuilt resort.

Finnish Varjo Accelerates Global Expansion—Opens US Headquarters

Varjo Technologies Oy is rapidly expanding with resellers, new US HQ and shipping to Japan.

SIG: Maxon Announces Next-Gen Cinema 4D Release 21

Maxon introduces next big release as part of ‘3D for the Whole World’ initiative as well as subscription pricing options.

ODA Toolkit Will Allow Generation of Revit Model Files from Any Application
Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2020 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2020 for Mac
Open Design Alliance Releases new IFC Software Development Kit (SDK)
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Latest Architosh Features

Professor Randy Deutsch—Discussing the Future of Architects: Convergence and Superusers (Part 2)

Author, architect, and professor Randy Deutsch talks to Architosh about his last two hit books delving into the transformative forces shaping change in AEC and the nature and characteristics of some of the architects responding to those forces he calls Superusers.

Professor Randy Deutsch—Discussing the Future of Architects: Convergence and Superusers (Part 1)

Author, architect, and professor Randy Deutsch talks to Architosh about his last two hit books delving into the transformative forces shaping change in AEC and the nature and characteristics of some of the architects responding to those forces he calls Superusers.

Early Access: (emTech) section for INSIDER Xpresso—#07

Early Access coverage of the Emergent Technologies (emTech) section for the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso #07. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we cover Global Construction, Robotics at ETH’s DFAB House, AI in Construction and AI in Architecture.

BIG BIM plus Open BIM with Vectorworks Architect
Profile: Design Excellence—The Work of Vectorworks Scholarship Winners
SIG: Siggraph 2019—Highlights from the Computer Graphics Show (Part 2)
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What You May Have Missed

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.

Architosh Publishes INSIDER Xpresso #01 — newsletter looks at AI and Machine Learning in Architecture

In Issue #1, learn what five experts think about if AI and Machine Learning pose an existential threat to architects, how they feel the future of education should work for architects; also, will AI and ML democratize good architecture for everybody? Can architecture have a DNA and Genome? And a whole lot more.

INSIDER: Marcus O'Brien of Autodesk—A Conversation About AutoCAD for Mac and Other Platforms

Autodesk says the platforms aren’t important anymore but getting users AutoCAD data in front of them anywhere, anytime, on any device is where the CAD giant intends to command its historic lead over rivals.

INSIDER: How CorelCAD Continues to Grow—Unique Differentiation and Global Sales Channel
INDEX 02: 3D Apps: AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction)
INDEX 01: All Mac 3D Apps—Alphabetical Listing
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The sophistication of the landscape industry's users is just not where the sophistication of the architecture industry’s users are.

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

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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