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Features: Special

Synergy and Alignment — The APIs Democratizing Role

APIs can open more than just Revit—generating productivity gains by delivering a customizable flexible production system for AEC—and synergizing with larger ICT innovations.

AEC Inflection Point — The Story of the Revit Revolt

Less a revolt and more a signal, the current groundswell of protest over Revit is actually a symptom of a larger looming change.

The Pre-Revolt Factors — Why the Open Letter

The signs that a one-size-fits-all type of platform would never work for the AEC industry goes back decades.

Nemetschek Integrated Design—A Paradigm Shift for AECO
INSIDER: Introduction—A Focus on AAD (algorithms-aided design) in Architecture
INSIDER: Hypar Looks to Unlock AEC Industry Expertise via Computational Design Ecosystem
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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

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

Vectorworks is treating its BIM/CAD platform like an “OS” for design while building out features for ever-sharper market advantages in specific industry verticals.

INSIDER: Ladybug Tools Aim to Take Environmental Analysis to Wider Audience

Architosh talks with ‘Ladybug Tools’ co-founders Mostapha Sadeghipour Roudsari and Chris Mackey, about their young software company’s near future with computational design tools technology that aims to be more democratized soon.

Fireside Chat: Talking about emTech (Emerging Technologies) with Vectorworks
Dr. Biplab Sarkar Talks to Architosh About Vectorworks 2020
Architecture in Perspective—An Interview with Keely Colcleugh of Kilograph
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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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Clinton gave an inspiring talk about inclusive decision making and the importance of widening the decision making of our mutual future

Features: Firm and Artist Profiles

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

Dynamo automation helps Stamhuis—a leading retailer in Europe—build customized, powerful, and efficient Revit workflows, improving BIM and project delivery.

Why Scaling from Little BIM to Big BIM Made Sense for Idle Architecture

A Melbourne-based practice is discovering that moving to Big BIM is enabling them to take on larger projects and better streamline their project delivery.

Talking to 2019 Autodesk Innovator of the Year—Amr Raafat of Windover Construction
INSIDER: How JPW is using Bentley's OpenBuildings Designer GenerativeComponents to Push the Edge of Practice with Technology
scape Landschaftsarchitekten—BIM Lessons for Landscape Architects
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Features: Viewpoint

How Technology Can Support Social Distancing

How social distancing is a new reality in pedestrian simulation design for buildings and what technology is available to address it.

The Evolved Office — Smaller and More Collaborative

A glance ahead by Koen Matthijs, Chief Division Officer, Operate & Manage Division at the Nemetschek Group on the office, home and work.

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?
The Ethical Conundrum of Bitcoin for Sustainable Architects
Viewpoint: BIM—How should building product manufacturers cope with rising needs?
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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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