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Features: Special

INSIDER: Introduction — Five Rising Stars

The fourth edition of our annual INSIDER Reports delivers a focus on five disparate innovators making large impacts in the AEC/CAD markets.

INSIDER: Remote Work Has A New Partner in Varjo's VR-3 and XR-3 Headsets

Varjo and its VR and XR headsets are already in a class by themselves—the pandemic drove their use up and now Reality Cloud comes next!

INSIDER: The Fourth Revolution—How Spacemaker AI Optimizes Architecture Development

Spacemaker AI doesn’t threaten architects as we know them. It simply makes Architecture even more impactful.

INSIDER: Shapr3D is Bold on Apple and CAD Dominance
INSIDER: Augmented Intelligence: Digital Blue Foam's Alternative Approach to Generative Design in Architecture
INSIDER: Beyond the CDE — Layer App and its Remarkable Fluid Power
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Notable Words

There is no "open-source" in the world of architecture. But what could such an openness look like if it did exist?

Features: Interviews

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

Autodesk’s CEO looks beyond the controversy and aims to foster confidence in its long-term vision for architects. 

BIM is Central to Vectorworks' Growth Strategy—Upcoming Technologies Revealed
INSIDER: Ladybug Tools Aim to Take Environmental Analysis to Wider Audience
Fireside Chat: Talking about emTech (Emerging Technologies) with Vectorworks
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Features: Product In-Depth

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

Most large AEC firms with multiple locations seek out agility for their operations. Southland Industries in the United States accomplished this recently with VDI via GPU workstations from Workspot.

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
Product In-Depth: Graebert's ARES Kudo—Premier Onshape Partner Application
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It is also used to share data directly between tools rather than via syncing methodologies across interoperable file formats.

Features: Firm and Artist Profiles

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

ARP ArchitektenPartnerschaft with Vectorworks has benefitted from a scalable pathway to BIM, from little BIM to Big BIM with Open BIM.

Generative Design in Revit Powers Speed for Stamhuis
Why Scaling from Little BIM to Big BIM Made Sense for Idle Architecture
Talking to 2019 Autodesk Innovator of the Year—Amr Raafat of Windover Construction
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Features: Viewpoint

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

Understanding why BIM for Architects matters for project success is explored in seven key areas — helping to drive BIM adoption by architects.

Viewpoint: Accelerated Efficiency with Data-Driven Design
Viewpoint: Saving the UK Construction Industry—the Signs of Recovery
Viewpoint: Nemetschek Group — The Power of Paradigm Shifts
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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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INSIDER Xpresso keeps CAD industry professionals up-to-date on next-gen emerging technologies (emTech) that will revolutionize the worlds of AEC and manufacturing and design. As an Xpresso reader, you will hear from some of the most important voices inventing and using the very latest tech in areas such as AI, machine learning, algorithm-aided design (AAD), AR, VR, MR, 3D printing, 3D computer vision, robotics, and SmartCities technologies.

Each issue arrives in your inbox on the first Sunday of the month. Issue #1 arrived on March 3, 2019. Full archives and easy navigation for your pleasure. Enjoy! 

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