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Features: Special

The Evolving Immersive Experience (VR/AR/XR)

Virtual and Augmented Reality have long histories but likely equally long and dazzling futures.

Two Years In — Autodesk's Assistance to Notre-Dame in Paris

BIM technologies are giving the most famous cathedral in the French capital a fighting chance to return to visitors in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.

SIGGRAPH 2021 — Year of the Metaverse, and Virtual and Global Production (Part 2)

Part 2 of our SIGGRAPH report covers technologies from rendering to animation and beyond to the hardware to accelerate both.

SIGGRAPH 2021 — Year of the Metaverse, and Virtual and Global Production (Part 1)
INSIDER: Introduction — Five Rising Stars
INSIDER: Remote Work Has A New Partner in Varjo's VR-3 and XR-3 Headsets
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Notable Words

So when you have a company that doesn’t have any revenue, and only costs, it hasn't traditionally fit neatly into our system.

Features: Interviews

Nemetschek Talks to Architosh About Reconstruct and AI in Construction

Artificial intelligence in the global construction market is booming as major contractors look to offset labor and industry talent shortages.

From Six to One — How Vectorworks is Focusing on Interiors Professionals

It turns out interiors professionals are flocking more and more to Vectorworks.

TestFit.io — Architecture Needs a Better User Experience

Could the field of architecture offer a different kind of experience for clients? TestFit.io’s founder, a trained architect himself believes so. TestFit.io technology is enabling architects to get paid for work they use to give away for free. And the good news is architecture can get better and architects can be more valued.

What's Beyond Revit — Anagnost on Autodesk AEC Futures
BIM is Central to Vectorworks' Growth Strategy—Upcoming Technologies Revealed
INSIDER: Ladybug Tools Aim to Take Environmental Analysis to Wider Audience
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Features: Product In-Depth

AMD's RDNA 2 Architecture—Behind the Radeon Pro W6600's Stellar Performance

AMD hardware-accelerated raytracing is core to AMD RDNA 2 architecture, boosting both offline and adding real-time rendering to the mix.

Bentley's ProjectWise 365 Has Gone SaaS—Brings Broad Market and Platform Appeal to AECO Industry

The future of Bentley’s ProjectWise 365 looks bright—technical advances, standards adoption, and carry-over from traditional ProjectWise customers all suggest good things for Bentley.

Smart Cities Tech—How ADRF Addresses the Always Connected Challenge

Both Smart Infrastructure and higher demands by people and their enterprises are placing a premium on always-on RF (cellular) based networks. ADRF’s technologies are solving these 21 st century challenges.

National Engineering Firm Becomes Far More Agile with VDI via GPU Workstations
Real-Time or Your-Time—How Visual Vocal Can Change the AR/VR Landscape in AEC
OrthoGraph Enterprise Software Delivers Superior Benefits For Long Term Building Operation
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Eva's design keynote is also a big thundering signal lurking under the surface within the architectural field.

Features: Firm and Artist Profiles

Pandemic Footing—Flansburgh's Deft Response to Remote BIM Workflows

A well-tested and efficient set of digital technologies allowed a mid-sized Boston architecture firm to move seamlessly to a pandemic footing. This is the story of how Flansburg Architects remoted their Open BIM workflow to serve clients around the world.

A Journey to BIM—Dialing in Softness with Sun Path Precision

A Florida architecture firm, strongly oriented towards energy-performant design, has journeyed to BIM with Vectorworks Architect and isn’t looking back.

From Mountain Top to Watering Hole — The Design Work of Rosan Bosch Studio

A world-leader in how design can affect behavior, especially in learning situations, shares details about their process, methods, and tools of the trade.

The Sensible Pathway to Open BIM — One German Firm's Story
Generative Design in Revit Powers Speed for Stamhuis
Why Scaling from Little BIM to Big BIM Made Sense for Idle Architecture
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Features: Viewpoint

Viewpoint: The Exciting Future of Engineering Graphics

3D technologies and their development and present future offer CAD-based industries exciting changes for the future of work in MCAD and AEC.

How Construction Firms Can Recover the Sector in 2021

Remote construction work has been especially hard on the construction sector. This article explains why and what industry leaders are saying.

Building Bridges, Not Fences — Open Standards Are Key

For the construction industry to match productivity gains made in other industries, digitization based on open standards must prevail.

7 Reasons Why BIM Adoption is Important for Architects
Viewpoint: Accelerated Efficiency with Data-Driven Design
Viewpoint: Saving the UK Construction Industry—the Signs of Recovery
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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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