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Abvent’s Archicad business units joining Graphisoft will bring key benefits to architects and engineers in two of Europe’s key AEC markets.
Architosh dives into Graphisoft’s shared Future Road Map and Adaptive Hybrid Framework—including notes on BIM performance leadership, IFC technologies, Apple Silicon, and DDScad.
Diébédo Francis Kéré, Kéré Architects, is 2022 Pritzker Prize winner
The Graphisoft Community has gained a new state-of-the-art online resource—merging, upgrading, and providing modern search and more.
Building Together 2021 by Graphisoft will bring global thought leaders on topics such as sustainability to future architects and more.
Apple plans for next round of Apple Silicon (Mac chips) revealed in several Bloomberg reports today—up to 32-core Mac chip in Mac Pro.
Build The Vote is an initiative created and executed by acclaimed architects and supported by GRAPHISOFT to help encourage citizens to recognize the importance of voting in this election.
Nemetschek challenges the status quo with new Integrated Design BIM workflows, streamlining workflows between architects and engineers.
We take a look into themes shown in the upcoming Graphisoft Building Together digital global event and tie-in some analysis and commentary from what we heard a year ago at Graphisoft’s last major event in the US.
GRAPHISOFT has announced with fairly short notice a global digital event titled Building Together. It will prominently feature a discussion of the world’s second tallest building designed with ARCHICAD.
ARCHICAD users working from home can use BIMcloud as a Service to effectively work together as an integrated team regardless of project size or location of team members.
In an outstanding display of IFC collaboration and Open BIM teamwork, PDC (a division of DBM Vircon) has won first prize in the design category at the recent 2019 buildingSMART International Awards. The award recognized PDC’s Digital Engineering team for its pioneering and innovative efforts on the $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf project in Brisbane, Australia.
Digital Blue Foam’s automated workflow uses web data to inform generative design and links to BIM software to reduce time for design study by 50-98%.
The former Bentley executive Huw Roberts will lead the company’s next strategic growth phase as the next GRAPHISOFT CEO.
The European BIM Summit takes places in April 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. GRAPHISOFT and its distributor in Spain (SIMBIM Solutions) will be supporting the event.
In 2018 more than 2,100 architects voted for their favorite out of 6 architecture programs. ARCHICAD was rated highest in all the categories.
Italy-based Minnucci Associati has won a buildingSMART International Award for their work on Naples Central Station. The awards honors excellence in use of bSI and Open BIM standards and tools.
This exciting webinar news came to us late but we want to make sure readers are very aware of this exciting learning opportunity to hear Alex Hughes of KURV talk about his unique and powerful design to BIM workflow.
GRAPHISOFT’s original digital content series “By Design, Season 1” has been recognized for Highest Social Media Engagement by Architectural Record, receiving the Gold Award for Best Branded Content Series from the Summit International Awards (SIA) and another Gold Award for Marketing Effectiveness from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA).
A newly revamped Curtain Wall tool provides powerful capabilities for facade design masters using either traditional or algorithmic-based design methodology. In addition, GRAPHISOFT intros new patent-pending Machine Learning algorithms to speed up BIM.
Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT have reached an agreement to extend their strategic partnership for the promotion of BIM from 2018 to 2022 — with a special focus on developing next-generation BIM workflows.
There are numerous ARCHICAD courses online happening throughout the spring heading into the summer. Earn AIA credits on these courses and more.
GRAPHISOFT congratulates one of its long-time users, architect and professor Balkrishna Doshi, of India, for his 2018 Pritzker Prize Honor.
GRAPHISOFT has an upcoming event in March focused on ARCHICAD and Revit together for the ultimate in Open BIM collaboration training. Learn how to utilize three technologies in Open BIM workflows between two of the leading BIM authoring platforms in AEC.
Learn Grasshopper and Rhino and how it can power ARCHICAD in this AIA-credited online learning course by GRAPHISOFT.
New BIM software from France aims to simplify the building design process by allowing architects and designers to use whatever modeling software they want up-front and then segue gracefully into IFC2x3 BIM compliant models which can then be pushed to the main BIM tools.
A new online course teaches you how to take your ARCHICAD BIM models into the Unreal Gaming engine environment.
As game engines continue to evolve as full-fledged complete 3D development environments, their ability to simplify complex development challenges across platforms means more professional 3D pros will begin to take advantage of them.
Learn what it takes to become an ARCHICAD BIM Manager in this online course.
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is the most game-changing internationally celebrated architecture practice in existence, but even hearing about their work with Audi was still shocking. In this interview, Kai-Uwe Bergmann gives us a special insider view of how their firms thinks—about practice…project opportunities and the architectural industry.
An award-winning multi-national design practice disproves common assumptions, showing that BIM when combined with niche ideas about materiality and advanced digital simulation, conspire towards large works of architecture with cultural significance and lasting beauty.
In this brief article we look at a few ARCHICAD “Add-On” applications, some you may not have heard of before. The good news is the world of apps that extend and enrich the ARCHICAD universe keeps on growing.
GRAPHISOFT establishes its first key link between its leading BIM software solution for architects and designers and Bluebeam Revu, the market-leading collaboration software used by big construction firms in the United States and abroad.
The best Mac CAD applications offer more than just a great CAD solution. On the macOS platform they need to reach for their “mac-ness” and translate Apple’s ethos and user-interface design standards into a coherent CAD experience.
ARCHICAD is the original BIM application and arguably the market leader for BIM innovation for the global architectural community. The veteran BIM application has more than 50 third-party Add-On applications that powerfully extend what ARCHICAD can do.
ARCHICAD users will get direct import and export of Revit families and files via new plugin from BIM6x.
AEC industry pros in the UK market deem ARCHICAD the BIM Product of the Year, seven years running.
GRAPHISOFT premieres new By Design film series.
Boston’s local CAD industry has a good ARCHICAD 21 focused User Group Meeting in July while July is also the summer of savings month by Cambridge’s CADGarage.
Black Spectacles is well known for its architecture industry online learning courses. Now GRAPHISOFT has partnered with them to provide new ARCHICAD training for the North American market.
Creating bespoke solutions as part of yours or your firm’s toolkit goes part and parcel these days with staying competitive in the world of architecture. But these skills—scripting and even programming—are very left brain for the traditionally right-brained world of creatives.
Architosh’s Day 2 summary from the 2017 BIMCON event in Vegas. In this post, we discuss more learning sessions and recap Marc Kushner’s closing keynote talk.
Architosh attended GRAPHISOFT’s 2017 biennial BIMCOM event this year in Vegas. Here is our Day 1 summary with tons of details, tidbits, and tool talk for the ARCHICAD and even non-ARCHICAD AEC professional.
Details on GRAPHISOFT’s big annual BIM conference in Las Vegas are shared. This not-to-be-missed event is aimed at all ARCHICAD and BIM users, from Canada to Mexico and beyond.
ARCHICAD and Revit interoperability advances due to new updated ‘add-in’ software for Autodesk Revit.
In this feature article Architosh takes a deeper look at the three big new features in ARCHICAD 20. Part insights, part step-by-step we dive deep into many aspects of graphic overrides, the Property Manager and what the new UI brings to UX.
Flagship event for Graphisoft in North America will bring together renowned keynote speakers and a powerful BIM technology course line up, offering unique learning experiences and networking opportunities for attendees.
Now it is possible to utilize Solibri Model Checker (SMC) in a faster, near real-time way with the popular BIM application ArchiCAD.
French software company, Abvent, has dominated the first annual Digital Transition Plan for Buildings Awards held in Paris, France on 29 November 2016.
GRAPHISOFT takes home top honors in French building industry awards program.
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore has recently launched the Code of Practice (CoP) for BIM e-submissions and voluntary submission of architectural plans in native BIM formats, which includes GRAPHISOFT’s .PLA file format.
GRAPHISOFT has again took top prize in the BIM Product of the Year category at The Hammers.
The AIA in California has partnered with GRAPHISOFT to help increase Return-on-Investment for its members helping them with transitions to BIM workflows.
GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced the development of an online ARCHICAD certification test.
A leading German-based AEC magazine focused on competitions for tenders has published software usage data for AEC professionals, largely architects, which shows Nemetschek Group companies dominating US giant Autodesk.
Architects Head Back to School with LEARNVIRTUAL—Hybrid Learning Platform Focused on ArchiCAD In Practice
ARCHVISTA Announces LEARNVIRTUAL—Cutting Edge Learning Technology and Virtual In-Person Training at Affordable Pricing.
By partnering with the most dominant algorithmic design software company and creating a meta-data infrastructure with a flexible graphical super-system—to help visibly put that data to work—the Hungarian BIM software maker is positioning itself for the future.
Graphisoft, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software maker for architects and designers has announced the winners of its Grasshopper-ArchiCAD Workflow Competition.
ArchiCAD Student Design Competition Winners Announced. Graphisoft North American partnered with Kitchen & Associates and AIA West Jersey.
The Germany, Munich-based, Nemetschek Group is flourishing, driving the strongest growth in the AECO software industry after a string of brilliant software acquisitions. But all of this success has largely been driven without the benefit of a full-time, directed strategy group. Now the AECO software multinational—the smallest of the Big 4 global AECO software companies —is setting up a global strategy group in Washington, DC.