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Features: Special

Not Redundant But Important—Autodesk Paints A Better Future Under Automation

Autodesk’s Anagnost didn’t mince words about the future with automation. It’s going to be a positive sum game and the software maker wants itself and its customers at its epicenter.

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.

SIG'18: Siggraph 2018 -- Vancouver Highlights From Computer Graphics Show

Akiko Ashley covers the recent SIGGRAPH computer graphics show from Vancouver, noting the highlight announcements in 3D software and VR/AR/MR technologies along with key hardware from Nvidia.

Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2018: Perez's Model of Technological Revolutions—BIM, CDEs and VR
A Miniature German Mittelstand—How the Nemetschek Group is Crushing It In the AEC Software Industry
GTC: Architecture and the Future of Technology—KPF, HKS, P+W, Gensler and Others
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Features: Interviews

Autodesk + Unity—Dave Rhodes of Unity Talks About New Partnership

Architosh goes in deep on the Autodesk and Unity partnership. Learn about our chat at AU 2018 with Unity executive, David Rhodes, as he reveals the deeper picture behind the news.

Fireside Chat—The Details Behind Vectorworks 2019

Architosh talks to Dr. Biplab Sarkar about some of the nuances and rationales behind the latest big features in Vectorworks 2019.

CannonDesign—Powering Their Design Pipeline with NVIDIA GPU Technology

Continuing our coverage from the 2018 NVIDIA GTC Conference, Akiko Ashley profiles how CannonDesign—one of the architectural presenters at the GTC—utilizes NVIDIA GPU Technology across a range of virtualized desktop infrastructure and workstations powering everything from Revit to Unreal.

INSIDER: Kai-Uwe Bergmann—Talks About BIG's Influence, Tools and Work with Audi and Google
INSIDER: Architectural Craftsmanship in the Age of BIM—Johnathan Redman Discusses FJMT Australia
Architosh Exclusive—Nemetschek Group Unveils Its CDE Strategy with Bluebeam Technology at its Core
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Features: Product In-Depth

OrthoGraph Enterprise Software Delivers Superior Benefits For Long Term Building Operation

While analog to digital methods for building survey work seemed immediate and valuable in the age of CAD, in the era of BIM they fail to deliver the high-value facilities managers demand in the age of cloud-based CAFM (computer-aided facilities management).

Product In-Depth: Graebert's ARES Kudo—Premier Onshape Partner Application

Architosh takes a look at Graebert’s ARES Kudo for Onshape, a third-party “partner app” that builds on the two company’s previous DWG integrations but offers much more through Graebert’s Trinity of CAD multi-environment offerings.

Product In-Depth: A Focus on Workflow in ARCHICAD 21

ARCHICAD 21 has some truly astounding new tech inside but the Hungarian BIM leader says this release is all about the workflow.

Lasers and iPads—How OrthoGraph Solves AEC Problems
In-Depth: How Developer 'Perfect Parallel' is Changing the Game of Golf
In-Depth: The New and Dynamic formZ 8
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Autodesk has previewed its next-generation cloud-based collaboration and common data environment...

Features: Firm and Artist Profiles

The Artistry of Landscape Designer Eric Arneson—Using Autodesk SketchBook

Fall in love with drawing again…is the tagline at Autodesk’s SketchBook app home page. In disciplines that used to be all hand-drawn, this feature on SketchBook user Eric Arneson shows why there is no need to be reminscient about it. You can draw beautifully by hand today—just digitally.

Bespoke Computational Tools at Payette Drive Unforeseen Values to Firm and Client Alike

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.

Gaming Tech Takes Over—SPACIALISTS Touts Its Unreal Engine Viz Pipeline

As game engines continue to evolve as full-fledged complete 3D development environments, their ability to simplify complex development challenges across platforms means more professional 3D pros will begin to take advantage of them.

Firm Profile: BOGDAN & VAN BROECK—The Ecology of Densification
Firm Profile: Levi + Wong Design Associates—Virtualizing Healthcare Architecture
Firm Profile: Nick Hardman—Hardmarque Re-Imagines Australia's Future Manufacturing
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Features: Viewpoint

The Ethical Conundrum of Bitcoin for Sustainable Architects

Can architects ethically embrace the cryptocurrency phenomenon knowing just how much energy it consumes?

Viewpoint: BIM—How should building product manufacturers cope with rising needs?

Building contractors continue to embrace the BIM process change revolution in the AEC industry, but a key implementation issue remains inconsistent standards and deployment of digital BIM object files by building product manufacturers.

Viewpoint: With BIM, EPC Firms Cannot Charge More—But They Can Charge Differently

Construction project owners are raising the bar of expectations, BIM consulting and modeling fees for an EPC firm isn’t the concern—it is how smartly they can generate revenue off of BIM.

Viewpoint: BIM Coordination Meetings from MEP Perspective—Then vs Now
Viewpoint: Drone Revolution is Dominating Construction Projects Across Every Stage
BIM for Smart Layouts and Smart HVAC Products Enhance Energy Efficiency
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Featured Video

Featured Video: Vectorworks Architect 2017

In this featured video, Architosh showcases the key features in Vectorworks 2017 so that readers and users of this software can get excited about what comes next! Vectorworks 2018 is just around the corner.

Featured Video: The New OrthoGraph I System

In this featured video Architosh showcases all the capabilities and uses of the all new OrthoGraph I mobile cloud-based app for Apple iOS and Google Android mobile devices, used in conjunction with laser distance meters like the Leica DISTO D2. Learn how to streamline field dimensioning and take data straight into BIM and CAD applications.

Featured Video: The All New Vectorworks 2017

In this featured video, Architosh showcases all the new great features in the new Vectorworks 2017 product range, including some BIM interoperability capabilities including native Revit import.

Featured Video: Vectorworks Design Summit—2016 Chicago
Featured Video: Vectorworks 2016—An Introduction
Featured Video: Autodesk Fusion 360—Collaboration

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