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Features: Special

A New Openness—How Vectorworks is Adapting to the World of Integrations

A software application famous for its all-inclusive capabilities is learning how to gain new powers for its users by connecting to others.

Evento Anual de Graebert—Berlín se viste de gala para las grandes noticias de ARES Trinity

Graebert continúa impulsando la innovación en el formato de archivo CAD (.dwg), lo que entusiasma a los asistentes de este año con opciones de integración únicas en el mercado AEC BIM junto con fuertes avances en sus tecnologías para la nube con ARES Kudo.

Graebert Annual Event—Berlin Dresses Up for Big ARES Trinity News

Graebert continues to drive innovation into the (.dwg) CAD file format—exciting this year’s attendees with uniquely positioned options for integrations into the AEC BIM market along with strong advances in its cloud technologies with ARES Kudo.

AU19: Autodesk University Evolves with 'Better Starts Here'
Bentley Systems Advances Digital Twins—Critical to Smart Infrastructure and Climate Change  
BRICSYS 2019—Lift Creativity, Reduce, Complexity, Act as One
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Notable Words

dRofus is a perfect strategic fit for the Nemetschek Group

Features: Interviews

Fireside Chat: Talking about emTech (Emerging Technologies) with Vectorworks

What the Advanced Technology Group at Vectorworks is working on can excite the senses—especially for Vectorworks users!

Dr. Biplab Sarkar Talks to Architosh About Vectorworks 2020

In this feature, we learn from Dr. Biplab Sarkar about some of the thinking behind many of the new features in Vectorworks 2020, just recently released, and where parts of the application may be going in the future.

Architecture in Perspective—An Interview with Keely Colcleugh of Kilograph

Today we start off coverage of the 34th Annual Architecture in Perspective Conference with an interview with ASAI President and Kilograph CEO, Keely Colcleugh.

Professor Randy Deutsch—Discussing the Future of Architects: Convergence and Superusers (Part 2)
Professor Randy Deutsch—Discussing the Future of Architects: Convergence and Superusers (Part 1)
CIVIGNER is New Web-based Engineering Application for Civil and Geo
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Features: Product In-Depth

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

NBBJ helped incubate Visual Vocal serving as its primary test case, now the AR/VR startup is leading the charge in AEC around new and more efficient collaboration and communications.  [This Early Access feature was first available in this month’s Xpresso newsletter. Sign-up!]

OrthoGraph Enterprise Software Delivers Superior Benefits For Long Term Building Operation
Product In-Depth: Graebert's ARES Kudo—Premier Onshape Partner Application
Product In-Depth: A Focus on Workflow in ARCHICAD 21
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There is no "open-source" in the world of architecture. But what could such an openness look like if it did exist?

Features: Firm and Artist Profiles

scape Landschaftsarchitekten—BIM Lessons for Landscape Architects

The scape Landschaftsarchitekten office in Germany is one landscape architecture firm that is excelling at its use of BIM technology in their practice. The lessons, from both failures and successes, are critical to the firm’s success overall.

BIG BIM plus Open BIM with Vectorworks Architect

You likely associate Vectorworks—a CAD/BIM software with historically strong graphics capacity—with marquee designers like Daniel Libeskind and award-winning small firms. However, you might want to start updating your associations.

Profile: Design Excellence—The Work of Vectorworks Scholarship Winners

The Vectorworks Design Scholarship offers lucrative prizes but its student winners show us just how talented and deserving their creative work really is.

The Artistry of Landscape Designer Eric Arneson—Using Autodesk SketchBook
Bespoke Computational Tools at Payette Drive Unforeseen Values to Firm and Client Alike
Gaming Tech Takes Over—SPACIALISTS Touts Its Unreal Engine Viz Pipeline
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Features: Viewpoint

Viewpoint: Megacities—A Risk to the Masses? 

Urban populations are exploding as more of humanity moves to cities and megacities for work and life. However, crowds pose various risks and challenges to safety and quality of life and new technologies now exist to mitigate these hazards.

Viewpoint: Will Computer Programmes Replace Human Engineering Skill?

Will AI and machine learning replace human engineering skill anytime soon? What are the factors behind this question and are there good examples? John Hannen shares his 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?
Viewpoint: With BIM, EPC Firms Cannot Charge More—But They Can Charge Differently
Viewpoint: BIM Coordination Meetings from MEP Perspective—Then vs Now
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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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