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Perspectives on AIA ’19—Technology and Architecture and Toward the Collective
Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA in Las Vegas. This year the focus on AEC technologies advances in the framework of last year’s efforts, recognizing the continuity and the developments we saw and awarded around the themes of the conference: collaboration, openness, and inclusiveness…toward the collective.
Learning IN Las Vegas—Summary Impressions from Two Architecture Conferences
Clear themes loomed large at AIA 19 in Las Vegas. We discuss two of them in the context of technologies and change in the field of architecture.
AIA 2019: Architosh awards 7th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA National in Las Vegas
Architosh highlights BEST of SHOW honors to the most exciting and innovative software and digital technologies shown earlier this month at the 2019 AIA National Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas.
Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2018: Perez’s Model of Technological Revolutions—BIM, CDEs and VR
Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA in NYC. This year we place our views on AEC technologies under the larger perspective of famed economist and technology historian, Carlota Perez—introducing her landmark Techno-Economic Paradigms (TEPs) theory model that explains how technology revolutions and financial capital conspire towards total paradigm shifts approximately every 60 years.
AIA2018: On the Show Floor—Technology in Architecture Part 2
Part 2 of our show reports from the 2018 AIA National Convention and Expo in NYC. In this report, we introduce three new companies brand new to the AIA show—each offering innovative new technologies useful for practice. From 3D printing of models to powerful and simple rendering to a super little Bluetooth color reading device that saves color data to the cloud.
AIA 2018: Architosh awards 6th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA National in New York City
Architosh announces its 2018 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors to best software and technologies shown at the national convention in New York City a week ago.
AIA2018: On the Show Floor—Technology in Architecture Part 1
Part 1 of our show reports from the 2018 AIA National Convention and Expo in NYC. In this first part, we focus on the big four BIM authoring tool providers for architects and what they were showing to visitors to their booths.
AIA2018: Notes from AIA National Convention and Expo
Our first notes from this year’s AIA National in New York City.
GRAPHISOFT Debuts ARCHICAD 22 at AIA National Conference
GRAPHISOFT Debuts ARCHICAD 22 at AIA National for North American architects.
AIA2018: Autodesk to Introduce BIM 360 Design at AIA 2018
Autodesk will demonstrate the power of cloud-connected design through its BIM 360 platform as it advances BIM 360 Design at AIA 2018 next week.
AIA 2018: GRAPHISOFT to Host Open House Event
The first annual ARCHICAD OPEN HOUSE event takes place at AIA National in NYC. A full day of learning sessions on an industry leader in BIM for architecture.
AIA 2017: Vectorworks Inc. Touting Importance of Immersive Tech in Architecture
Vectorworks, Inc., will tout the importance of Immersive Technologies at AIA this week.
Pre AIA News—Abvent to Showcase Complete 3D Visualization Portfolio
France’s Abvent will be in attendance at AIA National 2017 in Orland—full war chest of tools in hand.
Curators of Spatial Computation—What Autodesk Project Fractal Says About Future Architects
In this special feature, Architosh discusses Autodesk’s Project Fractal presentation at AIA Philadelphia, placing it within the context of the growing AEC industry interest and development in computational design software. Algorithmic design tools are far from a passing fad; this article discusses why and how some of the work of the Generative Design Group at Autodesk is pushing the envelope in interesting directions.
AIA 2016: Information Technologies at this Year’s Convention – Part 3
We dive into our final section on the show floor coverage of software and technologies at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philly. Part 4 will cover talks, sessions and things of interest like the Autodesk Apple Event held during the show at an Apple Store.
Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2016: From Edge of Market to Maturing BIM, Framing a New Lens
Architosh presents its annual “perspectives” on BEST of SHOW honorees at AIA this year via a conversation. This year we focus on some new terms, a framing of tech against the Gartner Hype Curve and against the backdrop of Neri Oxman’s standing ovation earning keynote talk.
AIA 2016: Architosh awards 5th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA Philly
Architosh announces its 2016 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors to best software and technologies shown at the national convention in Philadelphia two weeks ago.
AIA 2016: Information Technologies at this Year’s Convention – Part 2
We dive deeper in our Part 2 coverage of software and technologies at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philly. These four companies exhibited together and these four companies have interesting innovations in the pipe and/or ready now.
AIA 2016: AIA and Autodesk announce new feature to automate 2030 Commitment reporting data
Autodesk and AIA team on new automatic reporting system via new design tool features and the new Design Data Exchange system (DDx).
AIA 2016: Information Technologies at this Year’s Convention – Part 1
We begin our AIA Expo show floor reports series with the largest companies showing their software wares to architects at this year’s 2016 AIA Convention.
GRAPHISOFT sponsors inaugural ArchiCAD Student Design Competition
Undergraduate and graduate architecture students are invited to enter an exciting competition co-aligned with the AIA National Convention in Philadelphia in May 2016.
AIA News: Actor Kevin Spacey to Keynote AIA National Convention 2016
Kevin Spacey has been announced as the keynote speaker at the upcoming AIA National Convention.
AIA: Show Reports: AIA and CMD provide Insight for Architects
At AIA Atlanta the CMD Group launched Insight for Architects with the AIA, just for AIA members inside their online AIA accounts. The construction industry data and analytics web tool helps AIA member architects develop business, follow emerging and tracking trends, network and establish new relationships and gain new work.
AIA: Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2015—IT Trends in Architectural Practice
In this special feature report on AIA Atlanta, we talk about the evolving shape of industry change due to advances in information technology, with a particular emphasis on the latest trends taking shape, including the game-ification of architecture, virtual reality hardware and radical user-interface design change that will come with it…plus the continuing role of mobile, cloud and analytics driving design process transformation. Anthony Frausto, AIA, LEED AP, also contributed to this article.
Architosh awards 4th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA Atlanta
Architosh announces its 2015 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors for the national convention and expo in Atlanta, Georgia. The awards highlight and draw attention to software and hardware technologies of note exhibited on the show floor.
AIA: Show Floor Reports: Autodesk, Trimble and Nemetschek Group Companies
In this show floor report we’ll cover the news and items shown at AIA Atlanta by three of the Big Four AEC software companies and include our notes from our meetings with these companies. We had three separate meetings with Autodesk alone, a meeting each with Trimble and each of the Nemetschek Group companies Graphisoft and Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc.
AIA: Trimble releases new version of SketchUp Mobile Viewer
Trimble introduced the first major update to its mobile SketchUp Viewer app for iOS and Android in Atlanta last week. New highlights include connections to Trimble Connect and a lot more.
AIA: Autodesk launches Dynamo and FormIt 360 Pro in Atlanta
At AIA Atlanta last week Autodesk announced the all new Autodesk Dynamo Studio, a stand-alone application, plus FormIt 360 Pro for early-stage conceptual modeling with built-in real-time collaboration, whole building energy analysis and solar analysis.
AIA: Notes on Day 1 in Atlanta, Georgia
Some quick notes from Day 1 at AIA Atlanta where the day began with some superb keynotes, especially the primary one by President Bill Clinton.
AIA: Advanced View of Technology Companies at AIA Atlanta
In this report we take a preview look at the list of software and technology companies in attendance at AIA Atlanta.
Architosh to attend AIA National Atlanta—Award ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for fourth year
Architosh will cover the 2015 AIA National Convention and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, next week. President Bill Clinton will be the show’s keynote speaker.
Tidbits: The iPhone turned 8 this past week, and AIA National Atlanta is open for registration
In some news today we have tidbits on AIA National 2015 in Atlanta where President Bill Clinton will give the keynote, plus the iPhone turned 8 years old this past weekend.
President Bill Clinton to Deliver Keynote Speech at 2015 AIA National Convention
President Bill Clinton will be headlining the AIA National Convention in Atlanta this coming May, as he delivers the keynote address for the annual convention and exhibition for US architects.
Architects invited to submit for 2015 AIA TAP Innovation Awards program
The American Institute of Architects is calling for entrants to its 2015 AIA TAP Innovation Awards program. Architects can submit across four major categories.
Mac CAD/3D News: Maxon, Graphisoft and Solibri announcements
Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have exciting news from Solibr regarding COBie, plus news from Maxon on a new animation contest and news about Graphisoft’s BEST of SHOW honors
AIA: Pictures and Notes from the Entire Week in Chicago: Part 2
Pictures and Notes from AIA National 2014 in Chicago — we show our photos, expand our notes from discussions with the leading AEC software companies in attendance at the show
AIA: Pictures and Notes from the Entire Week in Chicago: Part 1
Pictures and Notes from AIA National 2014 in Chicago — we show our photos, expand our notes from our discussions with the leading AEC software companies in attendance at the show
Perspectives on the 2014 Architosh BEST of SHOW awards at AIA National
In this special 2014 AIA Chicago feature report perspectives on the evolving IT landscape and how it framed the selection of honorees for BEST of SHOW this year are discussed. We continue from the same framework established in Denver last year, where social, cloud, computation and the space of creativity and contemplation define the edges of innovation in software technologies powering change in the field of architecture
AIA: Trimble’s new Concept Apps on Google’s Project Tango Look Compelling
We look discuss our meeting with Trimble at AIA where we got our first hand view of Project Tango development for the company. In this article we talk about the tech behind Project Tango and its relationship with Apple
AIA: Architosh awards AIA National ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors to software and technology vendors
Architosh honors technology companies in 2014 BEST of SHOW awards for AIA National Chicago, focusing on emerging trends in software technology in architectural practice
AIA: Opening Comments, Thoughts & Photos on AIA National in Chicago
An early look at AIA National in Chicago and the ideas and trends that are coming into focus
AIA: AIA National Convention 2014 Kicks Off In Chicago
The AIA National Convention and Exhibition kicks off from Chicago today…
Architosh to attend AIA National Chicago—Award ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for third year
Architosh will cover the 2014 AIA National Convention in Chicago in two weeks
AIA: Nemetschek Vectorworks Sponsors Architectural Record Napkin Sketch at AIA National
One can enter the annual Architectural Record Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest at the Nemetschek Vectorworks booth at the AIA National Convention in Chicago and win prizes plus learn learn about innovative BIM workflows
AIA TAP BIM Awards – Call for Entries Announced
The AIA BIM TAP group has made their call for entries for 2014 awards
AIA: Notes on Altair’s appearance at AIA and solidThinking 9.5
At AIA National in Denver Altair Corporation discussed at length its company’s presence and intentions in AEC with Architosh, including details about its collaborative work with large global AEC firms
AIA: Autodesk introduces computational modeling tool Dynamo for its BIM workflow
In this AIA Show report we discuss in depth our knowledge of Autodesk’s new Dynamo technologies with Vasari
AIA: Autodesk touts new FormIt 4.0 at AIA
Autodesk announced FormIt 4.0 at AIA Denver this year. Prior to the show Architosh got a private look at what the company was up to and where it is going.
AIA: Pictures from the Show Floor and Around the Convention – Part 3
Notes and pictures from AIA Denver in and around the convention hall
AIA: TurboSite 1.3 with PDF Field Reporting and iPhone Compatibility Now Shipping
Award-winning IMSI/Design TurboSite v1.3 now shipping from the iTunes Store
AIA: Pictures from the Show Floor and Around the Convention – Part 2
Notes and pictures from AIA Denver in and around the conventional hall
Perspectives on the 2013 AIA BEST OF SHOW awards
In this special 2013 AIA Denver feature report we talk about perspectives on industry change in the information technology (IT) space and how it is offering transformational opportunities in architectural practice. Anthony Frausto-Robledo, AIA, LEED AP has also contributed to this article.
AIA: Pictures from the Show Floor and Around the Convention – Part 1
Notes and pictures from AIA Denver in and around the convention hall
AIA: Pre Round-Up Report from the Show Floor
We give an over-view of our upcoming 2013 AIA National reports on the coolest software and technologies we saw and learned about in Denver.
Architosh awards 2nd ‘BEST of SHOW’ awards for AIA National
Architosh highlights BEST of SHOW for computer software for architects at the 2013 AIA National Convention in Denver
AIA: AIA TAP BIM Awards PDF Brochure Now Available to Download
AIA TAP BIM Awards Winners at AIA Denver 2013
AIA: Graphisoft Events at AIA Denver
GRAPHISOFT events for AIA Denver are lined up, read on to learn more
formZ 7 and bonzai 3d 3.0 will be shown at 2013 AIA National Convention
New formZ 7 and bonzai 3d 3.0 to be showcased at AIA Denver next week
Architosh to attend AIA National – Award ‘BEST of SHOW’ awards for second year
Architosh will cover the 2013 AIA National Convention in Denver in two weeks
AIA: Nemetschek Talks with Architosh
At AIA we had a chance to talk to Dr. Biplab Sarkar of Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.