Posts by Anthony Frausto-Robledo, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Author at Architosh
Procore Copilot will leverage AI intelligently to assist construction professionals via streamlining platform processes and surfacing critical information.
Global Logistics Real Estate Giant Leveraging AI in Design & Construction with TestFit.
Project BEAM is the next AATEG participation project. Come learn about Project BEAM for the BIM industry.
SPEC Releases new SPECapc for Maya 2024 Benchmark for the creative industries to help measure workstation performance.
Maxon Cinebench 2024 makes a leap forward in performance benchmarking for creatives, gamers, and hardware enthusiasts.
The upcoming version of Vectorworks, version 2024, will empower and focus users with comprehensive, streamlined workflows for architecture, landscape design, and the entertainment industries.
Bentley announces Year in Infrastructure and Going Digital Awards finalists — spans global infrastructure projects.
New NVIDIA Ada Generation RTX 5000, RTX 4500, and RTX 4000 offer accelerated AI and DCC workflows for professional users.
The new Alliance for OpenUSD to foster the Universal Scene Description (USD) technology and drive critical adoption through related industries.
SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse gains new AI-powered image search speeding up architect and designer workflows.
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.
BIM 2.0 era new software market entrants, plus visualization tools from Chaos – Enscape, plus practice management software from BQE and AIA Documents
Architosh announces its 2023 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors for the most interesting and compelling software and digital technologies at AIA23
BIM leaders, 3D leaders, and AI and AR technologies are in focus from our AIA23 SF.
BIM 2.0, AI (artificial intelligence), and talk of the Apple Vision Pro were highlighted points in multiple discussions with technology vendors at AIA23.
Pre-show thoughts on AIA 2023 San Francisco. Thinking about innovation and BIM 2.0.
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.
Enscape 3.5 for Windows offers numerous new capabilities, better image quality, new adjustable assets and more.
Skema for BIM 2.0 design automation is new cloud-based next-generation software technology for architects and designers.
Autodesk releases the first version of Autodesk Forma, the new AEC/O industry cloud, with Spacemaker’s innovative technologies powering AI capabilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CAD technology is still ‘leading-edge’ at Autodesk—latest OS-based technologies, AI, machine learning, and new Apple Silicon make AutoCAD anything but old-fashioned.
Architects take the friction out of the way their clients live and work, yet they still need to remove industry-specific friction from their own practices. The TRXL Podcast is aiming to help fix that.
M-Series chip support is now available in AutoCAD for Mac 2024, including AutoCAD for Mac LT 2024—with dramatic speed up, plus new collaboration features.
AutoCAD 2024 builds accelerated workflows by tapping the power of machine learning while meeting users’ unique workflow needs with more flexible and productive new and improved features.
Semiconductor leaders embrace NVIDIA breakthrough in computational lithography as the industry drives toward limits of physics.
NVIDIA Omniverse expands in multiple directions from the larger ecosystem of connectors to Omniverse Cloud and deepening Omniverse partnerships.
Carbon emissions from building amount to nearly 40% of all global CO2. Architects can learn how to reduce embodied carbon and operation carbon from two practitioners.
Preoptima is the latest startup to receive investment funds from Germany’s Nemetschek Group. Company has developed world-first carbon hub for AEC/O
SketchUp unveils native interoperability with new Revit Importer for Studio, plus cool new modeling tools for SketchUp for Desktop
The Nemetschek Group has achieved its revenue and profitability (EBITDA margin) targets for 2022, based on preliminary accounting across its companies.
We have taken a deep dive into the native DWG CAD ecosystem from Germany, and Architosh finds much to admire in this industry leader.
First-to-Market APEXX W4 boasts latest Intel Xeon W-3400 56-core Processor for demanding workflows in AEC, DCC, and manufacturing.
When a university computer lab was on lockdown during the pandemic, an instructor was forced to change technology so students could continue their CAD studies. What wasn’t expected was the discovery of how cloud-based CAD could transform the educational process leading to faster learning and streamlined teaching.
This latest Intel workstation from BOXX Technologies delivers Intel Core Gen-13 processors in the APEXX E3 entry-level model.
Accelerating modern workflow processes today requires the agility and connectivity that only cloud-connected applications can deliver. AutoCAD on the web and on mobile is at the heart of these case studies, precisely showing such acceleration.
Innovative Solibri Inside technology solution brings seamless, integrated BIM model checking directly to native BIM authoring solutions Allplan, Archicad, and Vectorworks.
Apple’s Reality One VR/AR headset may be a game changer for the immersive industry with a digital crown feature that is said to be a key feature.
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.