- Product Reviews New!
- Architosh has reviewed many sofware products over
the years. Our reviews are written by editor-in-chief Anthony
or by industry professionals with a wide variety of expertise.
We also have new hardware reviews. Below is a listing of many
of our most recent reviews.
ArchiCAD 10 -
modo 202 -
Mac Pro - 4.5/5
Tablet Graphire4-640 - 5/5
SketchUp 5 - 4.5/5
SketchBook Pro 2 - 4.5/5
TurboCAD 2D v1 - 4/5
Artlantis R - 4.5/5
Interiors 3.6 - 4/5
MacDraft 5.5.7 - 4.5/5
11.5 - 4.5/5
Last SketchUp 3 - 5/5
ImageModeler 3.5 - 4/5
Piranesi 3 - 5/5
Master Series: EIU 5 - 5/5
3D Pro - 4/5
Image Universe 5 - 4.5/5
Schedule 8 - 4/5
Executive Interviews New!
- Since our first CEO interview with Richard Diehl of Nemetschek
North America, Architosh has become known for its thoughtful
and informative exchanges with some of the industry's
brightest and biggest names in CAD and 3D. Here's some of our
recent and most noteworthy interviews:
Chatside - Architosh Talks to Luxology President, Brad Peebler
About 3D, modo and Apple
Chatside - Architosh Talks to Adobe Acrobat Product Manager, Patric
Executive Interview: Architosh Talks to Graphisoft US Vice President,
Don. R. Henrich II
Executive Interview: Architosh Talks to Nemetschek North America's
New CEO - Sean Flaherty
Chatside - Architosh
Talks to Hollywood Veteran Eric Durst: Introduction to Dis-Konnected's animated star, Alex
Executive Interview: Apple's Richard Kerris Talks About Siggraph
and 3D on the Mac
CAD IT Study Indicates Macintosh Advantages for IT Management
Costs for AEC Firms Worldwide
- In this press release, dated June 4, 2003, Architosh announces
the results of a 71 AEC firm study indicating lower IT costs
for Macintosh only firms than their Windows and Mixed Platform
peers. The important study contains detailed analysis from leading
firms worldwide such as Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW)
of Paris, France and Genoa, Italy, along with other major, distinguished
architecture firms in the US and Canada.
- Firm Profile Series
- We have launched a new article series focusing on showcasing
successful Macintosh-based practices (AEC/Design or 3D firms).
Learn about these incredibly successful Macintosh-based practices
- To learn more about participating in this open program please
read our Firm Profiles
- In-Depth Series
- In this special feature series, we go "In-Depth" with
BOA, from BOA Research. BOA is next-generation 3D architectural
CAD and sets the standard for 3D spatial navigation in a CAD
package. A must see series with lots of screen shots.
- Help support this site by shopping at our Architosh
eStore. We have two choices for Apple hardware and software,
plus the ICS Apple VAR Store featuring lots of CAD/AEC products,
including HP Plotters. Additionally shop our Book store for architecture,
design, CAD and 3D books. Everything you can do to help us keep
this site going is very appreciated. Thanks!
If you have purchased a Macintosh system or CAD or 3D software
purchase from our Architosh
MacMall Store, please write to us via email with your order
information (items, name or order no.) and we will send you a free
small gift plus put you on the list for receiving
our first software application later this year for free. Contact
Additionally we have an indepth article on Apple
Servers and Macintosh
CAD/3D Workstations with everything you need to plan an implementation
of either. We will be updating for the Xserve in the near future.
& 3D Resources at Apple.com
- We have put together a Special Report on Apple's various resources
for architects, 3D and other related professionals. The report
includes extensive links to Apple Testimonials from professional
and educational customers around the world. These stories often
summarize the specific software and hardware gear used by these
companies and institutions.
- Finding Abilities
- Our site map, index and other finding pages are up. We show
you how to search Architosh's extensive news archives for information
as well as the stories we have done recently.
- Entertainment Section
- We have been hard at work on the remaining sections of Architosh
2.0. In this area you have access to excellent resources on Mac
OS X, PowerPC, LinuxPPC and Pro Mac sites and links around the
Net. Good stuff for learning more about Macintosh.
- AIWUG: Supporting the
Mac in CAD/3D/AEC
- AIWUG: Architosh International Web Users
Group is the new name of our Architosh
Members' AEC Pros Listing. Essentially the same program but
with new features, benefits and opportunities. If you use the
Mac in CAD/3D/AEC or other technical visualization, join the list
of (now) over 350 members now and help show your support of Macintosh.
- BOA - Exclusive Interview
- Just a few hundred yards from the ivy league walls of Harvard
Yard, Architosh founder Anthony Frausto-Robledo sits down with
Nader Family, chief founder and programmer of BOA Research, to
discuss his new revolutionary architectural CAD producta
product created on the Mac for the Mac.
- VectorWorks for OS
X: Exclusive Interview
- Architosh founder and editor, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, discusses
the future of the number one Macintosh CAD program on Mac OS X,
Apple's next-generation operating system, with Sean Flaherty,
CTO, of Nemetschek, North America (formerly Diehl Graphsoft).
and Multiprocessing in CAD/3D
- This short article describes some of the merits of the Motorola
G4 processor with AltiVec. Learn why the PowerPC RISC-based G4
chip outperforms Pentium class processors with cycles at twice
the megahertz. Technical notes from Sean Flaherty, CTO, of Nemetschek
NA and links to articles by respected industry sources.
- Architosh Macworld
New York Reports
- Our second year return to Macworld brought even more good news
than in 1999. We have so much to share it may take months. Our
first report concentrates on 3D modeling, graphics cards and FirstClass®
Intranet Server. Great news on the graphics front, check it out!
- Architosh News Page!
- Architosh now has an expanded news section within the site.
This section will grow and adapt over time and organize our site's
news and links as we go forward. This is the place to go to find
our old news as well. Go there now!