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We look at 35 Grasshopper plugins that add additional capabilities and superpowers to the number one AAD tool in the market used in AEC. Importantly, there are quite a few GH plugins working for the Mac version of Rhino + Grasshopper—a growing reality that is good for the market.
McNeel releases a new book on Essential Algorithms and Data Structures for Computational Design.
McNeel introduces the availability of Rhino 6 for Mac WIP—includes integrated Grasshopper application.
Designers can now use V-Ray from within Grasshopper—bringing stunning visualizations to abstract curves and repeating patterns.
The long-awaited Rhino 6 with integrated Grasshopper is now shipping worldwide. New flexible cloud licensing make using Rhino 6 wherever you are easy.
Learn Grasshopper and Rhino and how it can power ARCHICAD in this AIA-credited online learning course by GRAPHISOFT.
As we head further into the year there are lots of interesting online learning events getting on the schedule, including Vectorworks, Grasshopper and Rhino events.
RGA stands for Rhino-Grasshopper-ARCHICAD and the new RGA toolkit offers a dramatic advance with the new GS-AC Live Connection v2.
Learn how to use Galapagos with Grasshopper to optimize four clustered buildings for optimal views against core criteria like building area, depth and shape constraints, etc—from ThinkParametric.
To some, the ultimate architectural design workflow on Mac has just been created. GRAPHISOFT’s efforts put together three leading AEC industry tools working together on the Mac platform.
Graphisoft, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software maker for architects and designers has announced the winners of its Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Workflow Competition.
IrisVR startup announces IrisVR Prospect plugin for McNeel’s popular Grasshopper algorithmic design software. Now the power of VR and algorithmic design optionality meet.
According to Gartner’s “Hype Cycle technology curve, algorithmic aided design within the building design industry—sometimes referred to as AAD—is nearing the “peak of inflated expectations,” where we see in the industry what is known as supplier proliferation. Indeed, quite suddenly in fact, McNeel & Associates has seen a ground swell in competition to their famous Rhino + Grasshopper product combo. An inflection point is coming, due to the rapid rise of something McNeel & Associates has become synonymous for, but so too is change. In this two part series we investigate the factors in this change and learn what may lie ahead.
The Rhino-Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Live Connection enables architects to use all three applications in bi-directions, working to bridge algorithmic design with a leading edge BIM application in ArchiCAD 20. This new connection was beta tested by over 1000 architects around the world. The Live Connection plugins enable Rhino to produce native GDL ArchiCAD elements, while Grasshopper can drive model elements in ArchiCAD algorithmically.
McNeel & Associates quietly releases early WIP of Grasshopper for Mac inside latest Rhino for Mac WIP (work in progress).
Graphisoft has introduced a public beta version of its Rhino-Grasshopper-ArchiCAD connection, an industry first bi-directional and real-time connection between all three programs.
McNeel North America has new Grasshopper Generative Modeling Tool for Rhino
Apple is poised to make the move to custom design processors for its Macs and will tap its elite experience in ARM-based chip design to empower Mac computers to go places it deems it cannot get to by sticking with Intel.
Early Access (+) is the preview release of the Emerging Technologies section of the upcoming Xpresso newsletter. The (+) stands for our new format of providing “even more” carefully curated content from around the web on (emTech) and its impact in AEC and manufacturing industries. It’s a publication just for INSIDER Member annual subscribers.
Autodesk adds computational design tools directly inside the new Revit 2021, along with the new capability to do slanted walls and much more.
The third edition of our annual INSIDER Report delivers another concentrated dose of feature articles on another key topic in the industry—AAD (algorithms-aided design) or otherwise known as “computational design.”
The AEC market isn’t just hamstrung by data silos, AEC industry expertise itself is missing its true market potential, both economically and socially on a global scale.
BIM tools have failed global design leaders in many areas—especially advanced modeling. Now Rhino and GH are coming “inside” to help solve long extent pain points in the AEC industry.
Architosh talks with ‘Ladybug Tools’ co-founders Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari and Chris Mackey, about their young software company’s near future with computational design tools technology that aims to be more democratized soon.
INSIDER: How JPW is using Bentley’s OpenBuildings Designer GenerativeComponents to Push the Edge of Practice with Technology
A mid-sized architectural practice in Australia has designed what will be the largest building in the country once finished. In the process, the firm advanced the use of computational design with BIM using Bentley’s OpenBuildings Designer GenerativeComponents (OBD-GC).
New CG lighting, vegetation, material options enable greater flexibility and realism in new Twinmotion 2020 with Unreal Engine technology.
A software application famous for its all-inclusive capabilities is learning how to gain new powers for its users by connecting to others.
Our latest INSIDER Xpresso #12 newsletter features a key upcoming INSIDER Report on McNeel’s pivotal SDK technology ‘Rhino.Inside.’ Subscribers to the newsletter have gained early access to learn all about how Rhino and Grasshopper technology may find its way into every major CAD and BIM tool in the AEC market at some point in 2020.
What the Advanced Technology Group at Vectorworks is working on can excite the senses—especially for Vectorworks users!
Vectorworks executives help us peer into the future of Vectorworks technologies—focusing on AAD (algorithm-aided design), AI and machine learning, AR and VR and much more
Bricsys continues to push on its leadership front in the area of Machine Learning and AI in BIM but the big news this year was on the new Rhino 3D + Grasshopper integration that benefits not just BIM workflows but MCAD workflows as well. Zaha Hadid Architects and HOK were global design innovators presenting at the conference as well.
Early Access and enhanced coverage of the Emergent Technologies (emTech) section for the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso #08, Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we cover Xpresso reader demographics, a Harvard AI in Architecture thesis, and Bricsys’ AI ambitions.
You likely associate Vectorworks—a CAD/BIM software with historically strong graphics capacity—with marquee designers like Daniel Libeskind and award-winning small firms. However, you might want to start updating your associations.
The Vectorworks Design Scholarship offers lucrative prizes but its student winners show us just how talented and deserving their creative work really is.
Early Access coverage of the Emergent Technologies (emTech) section for the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso #06. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we cover new Parametric tools in Architecture, Robots in Architecture and Construction and new Neuroscience insights to help you balance your career path.
Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA in Las Vegas. This year the focus on AEC technologies advances in the framework of last year’s efforts, recognizing the continuity and the developments we saw and awarded around the themes of the conference: collaboration, openness, and inclusiveness…toward the collective.
GRAPHISOFT wins two top honors for ‘BEST of SHOW’ at AIA, Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Hungarian BIM maker lays out a compelling case that integration is vital to the future of AEC—offers sneak peek at how they intend to set themselves apart.
AIA 2019: Architosh awards 7th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA National in Las Vegas
Architosh highlights BEST of SHOW honors to the most exciting and innovative software and digital technologies shown earlier this month at the 2019 AIA National Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas.
Early Access coverage of the Emergent Technologies (emTech) section for the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso #04. Non-subscribers can gain access to this information by signing up for our monthly Xpresso newsletter for free. Inside this issue, we cover Smart Cities, AI and Robots in Architecture, Construction Robotics, brand new AR/VR tools and new Computational Design offerings from Dassault.
The latest release of ARCHICAD sets new benchmarks for BIM software responsiveness, improves interoperability and enhances modeling and Grasshopper connectivity features, among dozens of improvements.
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!
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.
Autodesk veterans set out to capture AEC firm expertise and address the limitations of today’s visual scripting (or algorithmic-aided design) tools.
In 2018 more than 2,100 architects voted for their favorite out of 6 architecture programs. ARCHICAD was rated highest in all the categories.
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.
The Mac platform has always been popular in architecture and it has featured some of the most innovative 3D applications ever developed, period. This list of 3D apps useful and commonly used in AEC is mostly focused on architects but all AEC pros may want to touch some of these. This list complements our other AEC app list coverage.
The Mac has surged in the CAID (computer-aided industrial design) market with many of the newer MCAD and product design tools being written natively for the macOS along with Windows. Additionally, general and powerful modelers have poured over to the platform as Apple has grown.
This exciting webinar news came to us late but we want to make sure readers are very aware of this exciting learning opportunity to hear Alex Hughes of KURV talk about his unique and powerful design to BIM workflow.
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.
AIA 2018: Architosh awards 6th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA National in New York City
Architosh announces its 2018 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors to best software and technologies shown at the national convention in New York City a week ago.
Part 1 of our show reports from the 2018 AIA National Convention and Expo in NYC. In this first part, we focus on the big four BIM authoring tool providers for architects and what they were showing to visitors to their booths.
GRAPHISOFT Debuts ARCHICAD 22 at AIA National for North American architects.
A newly revamped Curtain Wall tool provides powerful capabilities for facade design masters using either traditional or algorithmic-based design methodology. In addition, GRAPHISOFT intros new patent-pending Machine Learning algorithms to speed up BIM.
Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT have reached an agreement to extend their strategic partnership for the promotion of BIM from 2018 to 2022 — with a special focus on developing next-generation BIM workflows.
New subscription licensing options for ARCHICAD in Canada and the US now available will empower firms with greater workflow and collaboration capabilities.
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.
The Hungarian BIM software maker had a tremendous year, with noteworthy new technologies and even more noteworthy news of developments that lie ahead.
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is the most game-changing internationally celebrated architecture practice in existence, but even hearing about their work with Audi was still shocking. In this interview, Kai-Uwe Bergmann gives us a special insider view of how their firms thinks—about practice…project opportunities and the architectural industry.
An award-winning multi-national design practice disproves common assumptions, showing that BIM when combined with niche ideas about materiality and advanced digital simulation, conspire towards large works of architecture with cultural significance and lasting beauty.