Posts by Anthony Frausto-Robledo, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Author at Architosh
Rendering workflows have always pushed computer hardware to the limit and still do. And they can altogether tie up a computer during render time. Stantec has gotten beyond this limit thanks to AMD Radeon PRO GPUs.
A less ideological approach to utilizing BIM marries well with this UK architecture practice’s organic path to expertise in sustainable design leadership in architecture, policy, and research.
New features in Vectorworks Cloud Services and Nomad mobile app leverage new advanced Apple technologies for reality capture, more…
Apple delivers brand new MacBook Pros with new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. Both make compelling mobile workstations.
Technologies like HoloBuilder and the RICOH THETA X camera are transforming construction job site monitoring and adding critical efficiencies to collaborative workflows during and before construction.
The Biden Infrastructure Bill is bolstering confidence for architects and engineers. However, an AEC industry financial software giant says firms are facing staff challenges and will need to utilize technologies and new processes to cope with growing demand in the years ahead. Megan Miller, CPSM, Director of Product Marketing at Deltek, explains what is happening.
Snaptrude reaches key V1.0 release. The new collaborative design and BIM application—aimed at architecture—offers cloud-era technologies, works through a web browser, and is always up-to-date.
Vectorworks Cloud Services has more capabilities than many people realize, including industry-unique technologies that let Mac users benefit from Windows hardware and Windows users benefit from Apple’s avant-garde software. And that’s just the cherry on the proverbial ice cream sundae!
A connected world post-Covid suggests new possibilities for how the AEC industry will solve big problems—like climate change, remoteness and collaboration, and how to learn and benefit from convergence in multiple sectors.
Revit users now benefit from the power of immersive, real-time rendering from Epic Games’ Twinmotion software.
Enscape for Mac SketchUp came out this year. We put the rendering plugin software through its paces on an Apple Silicon-based Mac and are very pleased with the results.
The new BOXX Technologies APEXX S4 ships with Intel’s latest high-performance processors and deliver outstanding performance at overclocked speeds with liquid cooling and rack-mount support option.
Bentley SYNCHRO software expansion adds advancements in 4D and 5D models and cost and performance management improvements.
Tect can Uber-ize the building industry’s three-sided market dynamics between architects and their contractors (demand-side) and the building manufacturers (supply-side), resulting in streamlined economics for everyone.
Vectorworks, Inc. Wins Architectural Design Product of the Year at 2022 Hammers.
iTwin to empower Bentley Infrastructure Cloud and advanced engineering applications for the infrastructure industry.
The Nemetschek Group today announced that the Supervisory Board has appointed Louise Öfverström as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Following their mergers and acquisitions, Chaos leads the global AEC industry for visualization—aims to unify workflows.
Xpresso returns this month after a one-month gap due to unforeseen circumstances—free newsletter is read by executives in over 75 percent of the AEC/O industries’ top software companies.
Energy design in architecture progresses with new rapid operational energy analysis tools in Autodesk Spacemaker.
360-degree photography via newly released RICOH THETA X is helping generate persistent eyes on the job site—something architects can greatly benefit from.
Economist Milton Friedman said, “the most important single fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.” The truth of that fact is up for serious debate amongst AE firms who have signed the recent Nordic Revit Open Letter.
Autodesk introduced key new improvements and advancements to its Autodesk Construction Cloud solutions during AU22.
Autodesk introduced industry cloud solutions at AU22 — and a big paradigm shift for the AEC market in particular with Forma.
This year’s Vectorworks 2023 updates deliver some compelling time-saving new features and improvements, just in time for an AEC industry that is getting more vocal about the need for productivity and the value they extract from software.
The AEC industry is on the cusp of necessary dramatic change due to maturing technical paradigms, economic realities, changing cultural perspectives, and pressing environmental and geo-political realities.
Bluebeam Cloud is unveiled, offering a major milestone for one of the construction industry’s leading software companies and one transformed for the business of building.
Vectorworks 2023 product line focuses on process automation, allowing more time for design in overall workflows.
Autodesk continues to show that AutoCAD technology offers powerful benefits for multi-stakeholder collaboration across both AEC and manufacturing workflows.
Architosh dives into Graphisoft’s shared Future Road Map and Adaptive Hybrid Framework—including notes on BIM performance leadership, IFC technologies, Apple Silicon, and DDScad.
Vectorworks 2023 product line is teased out ahead of its formal release in the coming weeks. Big push on BIM updates coming.
BIM with Vectorworks is behind a small architecture studio in Halifax—making a big impact one building at a time.
USD gets a boost from NVIDIA with new partners and industrial extension of the open format for next generation metaverse and AI.
The future of Bluebeam software technologies for AECO is set to be at least partly explained in Road Map keynote talk—plus more at XCON 22.
Enscape for Mac for SketchUp brings real-time interactive advanced visualization into designer’s workflows for faster design output.
We cover Graphisoft news regarding BIMx, BIMcloud SaaS, and DDScad coming from the company’s 2022 Launch Event.
Graphisoft announces Archicad 26 at major launch event, along with vision and roadmap, plus BIMx, BIMcloud and DDscad updates.
Graphisoft BIM technologies are expanding via a larger ecosystem of tools, integrations, and expansions. Huw Roberts explains the details.
We focus on Project Management applications shown at AIA22 in Chicago and make note that FactorAE among this group was a 2022 Architosh BEST of SHOW honoree.
Architosh announces 2022 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors for the most interesting and compelling software and digital technologies at AIA22.
Architosh kicks off its AIA22 (AIA National Conference and Expo) coverage of digital software and hardware technologies for architects.
From the Quest to Varjo, NVIDIA to Apple, three technologies take us towards the Metaverse over a multi-decade technology cycle. We hear from The Glimpse Group’s CEO about what they are and where these technologies are going.
New ThinkStation P360 Ultra from Lenovo delivers industry-defining tiny SFF workstation performance with discreet graphics.
Metaverse standards are coming to life with the new Metaverse Standards Forum driving industry-wide cooperation on metaverse interoperability.
Alfred Scott updates WildTools to version 10.6 for the MacOS only PowerCADD application once quite popular in AEC.
Enscape for Mac is finally here. The company has announced a free open beta for Enscape for Mac for SketchUp 2021.
Apple’s M2 chip has arrived. It will be deployed in Apple’s most popular Mac models and scale up through the product line over time.
For AutoCAD, the US industry leader is tapping into the powers of artificial intelligence to benefit users, plus emerging core tech updates.
SketchUp for iPad is the latest SketchUp application from Trimble complementing Sketchup for Web and the desktop versions.
From more GPU rendering cores to the advantages of integrated memory that only feature in System on a Chip (SoC) design, Vectorworks leaders talk acceleration and future benefits.
Ricoh’s THETA X is a state-of-the-art 360-degree spherical camera system offers AEC/O industry professionals time and cost-saving benefits.
Varjo Reality Cloud has arrived. The industrial-grade VR/XR headset leader has delivered its ground-breaking meteverse-ready technology to the world.
Enscape 3.3 delivers ten major areas of improvement boasting support of the latest SketchUp 2022 among other key enhancements.
Rahul Kejriwal says his company wants to be as customer-obsessed and as loved as McNeel & Associates. He lays out the how and why with examples and shares Bricsys’s philosophy and mission with Architosh.
Architosh reports on Nemetschek Group’s FY21 results plus its new CEO Yves Padrines and some analysis and commentary.
Modular construction is just another sector specialty for this New York City architecture firm that excels at delivering design services in large part due to its agile BIM platform.
Autodesk to buy The Wild in latest acquisition—will power XR strategies for the CAD industry giant leveraging lead XR innovator.
ARES Trinity of CAD platform provides intelligent and automated DWG CAD solutions to multiple industries, including AEC and manufacturing. And it does so by providing favorable economics over rivals so companies can redeploy capital towards remote work and emerging technologies
Apple Silicon support, deeper AEC technologies, and new analysis and simulation acquisitions are just some of the developments propelling Tech Soft 3D’s software kits that power leading AEC and MCAD industry solutions.
How do you currently select your next workstation’s main chip—the CPU? Chances are you are not calculating this process. But you can!