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Posts by Anthony Frausto-Robledo, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Author at Architosh

Autodesk and Nemetschek Group Partner on Interoperability

Nemetschek Group and Autodesk agree on advancing open, interoperable workflows for the entire building lifecycle

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New NVIDIA RTX A400 and A1000 GPUs Announced—RTX for Entry Level

Nvidia aims to unleash the power of RTX for every workstation with new RTX A400 and A1000 GPUs.

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The Future of Immersive and Simulation — A Discussion with Peter Morrison of Bohemia Interactive Simulations

AI, XR (immersive headsets), advanced visualization, and terrain models are converging rapidly as the West prepares for its future security. The BAE Systems’ subsidiary talks to Architosh about its technology and where things are headed.

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Nemetschek Group profitable double-digit growth for FY 2024

Nemetschek Group sees strong growth in FY 2024 — expecting a return to currency-adjusted double-digit growth as it serves the global AEC industry.

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Enscape 4 Announced—First Cross-Platform Mac-Win Release

Enscape 4 delivers 95% Parity for Mac in the first cross-platform release set to change the tenor of utilization for Mac users.

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Product In-Depth: ARES Kudo 2025—Takes Aim at AutoCAD LT

Architosh takes a deep dive into this year’s ARES Kudo from Graebert of Germany. The browser-based DWG CAD system moves up to features found in LT yet at a fraction of the price while offering key cloud-powered advantages.

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A Model 21st Century Architecture Practice: Discussions with CBT Architects’ Nirva Fereshetian

In an era where artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, and sustainable design converge, Fereshetian’s forward-thinking approach positions CBT Architects at the forefront of architectural practice’s post-pandemic age where constant and accelerating change is a non-trivial given.

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Product Review: Archicad 27 with BIMx and BIMcloud

Architosh dives into the key features of this latest iteration in the BIM industry innovator and finds much to enjoy and frames version 27 against a broader BIM context.

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Autodesk Fiscal Q4 ’24 Earnings Results

Autodesk announces Fiscal Q4 – 2024 earnings and beats analysts’ consensus and guidance.

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Matterport launches AI-based Property Intelligence

Matterport Property Intelligence leverages years of spatial data, visual computing, and AI to deliver powerful new capabilities to its users.

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Graphisoft announces new CEO in Daniel Csillag

Daniel Csillag is named the new CEO of Graphisoft, the pioneer in BIM software for the architecture industry.

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Nemetschek Group 2023 Preliminary Annual Financial Results

Nemetschek Group achieves its goals in a tough 2023 macroeconomic context. Revenue growth rate slows to a high single digit.

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Webinar: Archicad + Mac—Meet the Ultimate Power Couple

Archicad 27 performs significantly faster under Apple’s latest M3 series chips. Learn just how much in this webinar by Archicad expert Jared Banks AIA.

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Xpresso #50 — Can’t Miss Feature Coming Up in next emTech newsletter

Xpresso #50 aims to really please with an exclusive early release of a major Architosh feature on digital practice management from a global leader.

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Product Review: Vectorworks Architect 2024

Our Vectorworks Architect 2024 review goes over all the top features in this latest BIM software platform as we explore the new modern UI, parametric cabinetry, and wall opening features, among other items.

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Autodesk Informed Design—Unlocks Industrial Construction Connecting Design and Make Workflows

Autodesk unveils Autodesk Informed Design platform and tools for Revit and Inventor to link design and manufacturing workflows in AEC/O.

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Bluebeam launches Bluebeam Labs and new AI features

Construction industry leader Bluebeam plans new AI features for early 2024 and launches Bluebeam Labs.

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Allplan Cloud Services Gains New BIMplus Overlay Function

Connecting 2D and 3D workflows through Allplan Cloud services with Bimplus Overlay functionality.

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Chaos Joins Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD)

Chaos joining the Alliance for OpenUSD is a major step forward for emerging international standards set to finalize spec by the end of 2025.

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Vectorworks 2024 Update 3—Boasts New Features

Update 3 for Vectorworks 2024 delivers numerous excellent updates to features and functionality across the product lineup.

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CorelCAD Ends—Users Pushed to Graebert ARES Commander

CorelCAD ends for its users but they are invited to move to the German ARES Commander, the best alternative to AutoCAD.

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Rhino 8—Goes After General Architectural Modeling Market

Rhino 8 adds new PushPull and other modeling features aimed at advancing typical architectural modeling workflows.

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Looking at Autodesk’s Workshop XR Technologies

Autodesk Workshop XR brings immersive technologies like VR, MR, and AR into Autodesk Construction Cloud for the AEC industry.

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Creative Destruction—How Snaptrude is Aiming to Disrupt the BIM Market

COVID taught us the value of time. Cloud-based Snaptrude leverages this value in shaking up the BIM industry via novel new capabilities.

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A Big Data Difference—Vectorworks Sets Itself Apart with Data

Excel live-linking was only “icing on the cake.” Vectorworks 2024 shines with differences in handling project and BIM data.

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Firm Profile: NG+P and the Evolution of Architectural Technology

Newman Garrison + Partners (NG+P) is an award-winning greater Los Angeles area BIM-forward multi-discipline design firm. They speak to us about the evolution of digital technology in architecture.

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Graphisoft: Archicad is ‘Scary Fast’ on New M3 Macs

Archicad is ‘Scary Fast,’ says the BIM innovator with a long history of its tech-forward Mac support.

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AMD and Nvidia Partner on New Workstations Tech

Next-gen AI workflows, advanced visualization and compute excel due to AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO CPU and Ada RTX GPUs.

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Nemetschek Group launches new SaaS Digital Twin platform—dTwin

Nemetsheck Group shakes up the AEC/O industry, launching the first horizontal open digital twin platform—dTwin.

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Chaos Talks anima with Architosh—Buying AXYZ design and Arch Viz Futures

Animation and the impact of advanced technologies like AI are just some of the exciting reasons why Chaos’ latest acquisition strengthens the industry leader.

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AATEG: Project BEAM Aims to Tackle Early Stage Cost Control in AEC

Project BEAM is the next AATEG open participation group. You’re invited to help solve the gaps in AEC/O project cost control and cost management.

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French-based Rayon for Architecture backed by Norman Foster

Rayon from Paris aims to address the gap between CAD and BIM in the AEC industry—new cloud-based tool with Foster backing.

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Newforma Announces ‘Newforma Konekt’—Cloud-based Future

Newforma shares the future of construction management technology—introduces Konekt SaaS cloud platform for AEC/O industry.

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Graphisoft announces Archicad 27 and more at Building Together Event

Archicad users gain new Design Options tool, and more, plus BIMcloud, BIMx, and DDScad updates boast innovations.

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Dr. Sarkar Talks Vectorworks 2024—A Most Modern BIM

Can desktop-era BIM leaders expand features and streamline the UX and workflows at the same time? Vectorworks 2024 may be the best evidence that such a thing is possible. More than that, continued industry firsts shape up to a most modern BIM app in Vectorworks 2024.

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Procore Intros New AI-Powered Copilot to Revolutionize Construction Workflows

Procore Copilot will leverage AI intelligently to assist construction professionals via streamlining platform processes and surfacing critical information.

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Prologis Invests in TestFit—Deploys AI Software

Global Logistics Real Estate Giant Leveraging AI in Design & Construction with TestFit.

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AATEG: Project BEAM Survey Seeks AEC Pros for Alpha-phase Study

Project BEAM is the next AATEG participation project. Come learn about Project BEAM for the BIM industry.

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SPEC Releases SPECapc for Maya 2024 Benchmark, Adds SPEC Workload Development Kit

SPEC Releases new SPECapc for Maya 2024 Benchmark for the creative industries to help measure workstation performance.

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Maxon Intros New Cinebench 2024 Benchmark App

Maxon Cinebench 2024 makes a leap forward in performance benchmarking for creatives, gamers, and hardware enthusiasts.

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Vectorworks 2024 Set to Impress with Impactful New Features

The upcoming version of Vectorworks, version 2024, will empower and focus users with comprehensive, streamlined workflows for architecture, landscape design, and the entertainment industries.

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Bentley Systems Announces Finalists for 2023 Infrastructure Awards

Bentley announces Year in Infrastructure and Going Digital Awards finalists — spans global infrastructure projects.

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NVIDIA’s New RTX Ada Generation GPUs for Workstations Pack Power

New NVIDIA Ada Generation RTX 5000, RTX 4500, and RTX 4000 offer accelerated AI and DCC workflows for professional users.

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Pixar, Apple, Adobe, Autodesk and NVIDIA Form Alliance for OpenUSD

The new Alliance for OpenUSD to foster the Universal Scene Description (USD) technology and drive critical adoption through related industries.

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SketchUp Launches AI-Powered Image Search for 3D Warehouse

SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse gains new AI-powered image search speeding up architect and designer workflows.

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Solibri Inside and Vectorworks—Advancing BIM for Users

Solibri Inside is more than just quality assurance for BIM models. It provides a way for architects to deliver better designs for their clients and, in the future, will lead to real-time QA feedback that can even keep architects from making mistakes.

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AIA23: Technology at AIA 23 SF on Day 2

BIM 2.0 era new software market entrants, plus visualization tools from Chaos – Enscape, plus practice management software from BQE and AIA Documents

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AIA23: Architosh 9th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software technologies at AIA National San Francisco

Architosh announces its 2023 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors for the most interesting and compelling software and digital technologies at AIA23

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AIA23: Technology at AIA 23 SF on Day 1

BIM leaders, 3D leaders, and AI and AR technologies are in focus from our AIA23 SF.

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AIA23: Global Insights on Tech for Architects

BIM 2.0, AI (artificial intelligence), and talk of the Apple Vision Pro were highlighted points in multiple discussions with technology vendors at AIA23.

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Architosh at AIA San Francisco—What We Are Looking Forward To

Pre-show thoughts on AIA 2023 San Francisco. Thinking about innovation and BIM 2.0.

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Apple Intros Apple Silicon-based Mac Pro

Apple’s lovable Mac Pro enclosure is now married to Apple’s industry-leading Apple Silicon. But the new M2 Ultra-powered workstation isn’t for everyone.

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Enscape 3.5 boasts Digital People and Adjustable Assets for AEC

Enscape 3.5 for Windows offers numerous new capabilities, better image quality, new adjustable assets and more.

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Blue Ocean Sustainability intros Skema for BIM 2.0 Design Automation

Skema for BIM 2.0 design automation is new cloud-based next-generation software technology for architects and designers.

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Autodesk introduces Forma for next-generation building design in the cloud

Autodesk releases the first version of Autodesk Forma, the new AEC/O industry cloud, with Spacemaker’s innovative technologies powering AI capabilities.

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Amy Bunszel of Autodesk Talks to Architosh About Forma

We discuss in this feature other items about Autodesk Forma not mentioned in the official press release—such as interop, SketchUp export, Spacemaker customers, AI, NVIDIA Omniverse, and more.

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Choose Your Own Adventure—Vectorworks’ New Omniverse Connector Expands Future for Users

NVIDIA Omniverse is making waves in most industrial CAD industries, from manufacturing to AEC/O. Now Vectorworks has a new Omniverse Connector, marking an inflection point for next-generation collaboration, visualization, and simulation capabilities for users.

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New Voices: With Disrupt Symposium Founder Sara Kolata

This industry is complex, demanding, risky, and economically under-performative. Parts of education also mislead it. Sara Kolata has lived it and works on bringing positive change.

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Jumping Out In Front—How BOXX Workstations with AMD Processors Transformed Frantom Designs’ Creative Workflows

Frantom Designs has moved to BOXX workstations with AMD chips, and it has transformed their design workflows dramatically.

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Autodesk says new cloud-based AEC tool Forma coming in May

Autodesk Forma is on its way, says the US CAD giant. Spacemaker-based Forma industry cloud for AEC marks an inflection point for the company.

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