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Bentley Systems Advances SYNCHRO 4D/5D BIM Solution

Bentley SYNCHRO software expansion adds advancements in 4D and 5D models and cost and performance management improvements.

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Vectorworks Wins at 2022 Hammers—Architectural Design Product of the Year

Vectorworks, Inc. Wins Architectural Design Product of the Year at 2022 Hammers.

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YII: Bentley Systems Advances iTwin Platform—New Cloud Products

iTwin to empower Bentley Infrastructure Cloud and advanced engineering applications for the infrastructure industry.

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Nemetschek Group announces Louise Öfverström as new CFO

The Nemetschek Group today announced that the Supervisory Board has appointed Louise Öfverström as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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Graphisoft to acquire Abvent’s French and Swiss Archicad business units

Abvent’s Archicad business units joining Graphisoft will bring key benefits to architects and engineers in two of Europe’s key AEC markets.

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Nearabl adopts Bentley iTwin platform

As Nearabl adopts Bentley iTwin, it extends the use of its technology within the global infrastructure, construction, and design industries.

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Next Xpresso Newsletter Coming Nov 15

Xpresso returns this month after a one-month gap due to unforeseen circumstances—free newsletter is read by executives in over 75 percent of the AEC/O industries’ top software companies.

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The Revit Open Letter Through the Lens of QWERTY-Nomics

Economist Milton Friedman said, “the most important single fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.” The truth of that fact is up for serious debate amongst AE firms who have signed the recent Nordic Revit Open Letter.

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AU22: Autodesk’s Key Construction Industry New Items

Autodesk introduced key new improvements and advancements to its Autodesk Construction Cloud solutions during AU22.

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Global BIM Event—Building Together 2022 to Explore Disruptive Industry Trends

Building Together 2022 attendees gain actionable and practical insights into key AEC industry challenges shared by leading experts in sustainable architecture, digital transformation, and more…

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Deep Insights about Vectorworks 2023 — Execs Talk to Architosh

This year’s Vectorworks 2023 updates deliver some compelling time-saving new features and improvements, just in time for an AEC industry that is getting more vocal about the need for productivity and the value they extract from software.

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Autodesk Begins New Era for Future of Architecture

The AEC industry is on the cusp of necessary dramatic change due to maturing technical paradigms, economic realities, changing cultural perspectives, and pressing environmental and geo-political realities.

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Vectorworks 2023 Now Released—Boast Time-Saving Tech for Designers

Vectorworks 2023 product line focuses on process automation, allowing more time for design in overall workflows.

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Graphisoft’s Near-Term Future—2022 Launch Event Details

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.

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Vectorworks Inc Teases Version 2023 Product Launch with Details

Vectorworks 2023 product line is teased out ahead of its formal release in the coming weeks. Big push on BIM updates coming.

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Slowing the Climate Crisis—Habit Studio Firm Profile

BIM with Vectorworks is behind a small architecture studio in Halifax—making a big impact one building at a time.

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AKULAR releases AKULAR TWIN

AKULAR has just announced the release of AKULAR TWIN, a lightweight mobile application built upon Bentley Systems iTwin platform.

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Ideate launches Automation 2.0 for Revit

Ideate Software launches Ideate Automation 2.0 to automate time-intensive BIM (building information modelling)  tasks in the background. On its own, Ideate Automation can be used to export PDF files. However the full extent of its power becomes apparent when used in conjunction with other Ideate Software products.

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Enscape 3.4 Now Released

This latest version offers architects and designers many innovative feature updates. Enscape is not a standalone application. It plugs into your existing modeling software, giving you an integrated design and visualization workflow across all project phases.

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Bricsys Teams with VREX—Push BIM Models to VR

VREX and BricsysCAD BIM are now teamed to facilitate virtual reality-based collaboration workflows amongst AEC stakeholders.

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AIA22: What is IES Virtual Environment?

Originally aimed at engineers, IES product range has expanded and developed to include a collection of powerful tools that architects will find invaluable for modeling the energy efficiency of the buildings they design. IES was at the 2022 AIA National in Chicago. This is a brief roundup of its various tools for architects.

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Why Good UX Design Matters in the BIM Software Industry

Good UX (user-experience) design is paramount in successful BIM applications and UX design practices will improve outcomes in BIM industry.

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GRAPHISOFT announces Archicad 26

Graphisoft announces Archicad 26 at major launch event, along with vision and roadmap, plus BIMx, BIMcloud and DDscad updates.

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AIA22: BEST of SHOW Profile—Spaces for Architects

Conceptual design and its key participants are undeserved in the overall AEC workflow. Most of today’s architectural software is focused on the later stages of construction documentation and the construction itself. Spaces is a powerful yet easy-to-use sketching application that runs on iPad and Apple Pencil, created specifically for architects and designers.

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The Roberts Interview—Ahead of the Graphisoft 2022 Release Event

Graphisoft BIM technologies are expanding via a larger ecosystem of tools, integrations, and expansions. Huw Roberts explains the details.

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ToolTalk: Snaptrude cloud-based design tool for ‍architects.

Snaptrude is engineered so that architects and interior designers can work on their designs and communicate with their teams. Being cloud-based, it works on virtually any modern computer system, anywhere in the world that has a reasonably good internet connection.

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BIM News: Infurnia—design and collaborate in the cloud on any device

Infurnia users can design and collaborate in the cloud on any device, using various design functions and managing their data efficiently.

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AGACAD launches Smart Documentation for Revit

AGACAD Smart Documentation is designed to simplify and automate the preparation of documents and drawings created in Autodesk’s Revit.

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Apple Unveils new M2 Chip in New Macs

Apple’s M2 chip has arrived. It will be deployed in Apple’s most popular Mac models and scale up through the product line over time.

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving—Vectorworks Talks Apple Silicon

From more GPU rendering cores to the advantages of integrated memory that only feature in System on a Chip (SoC) design, Vectorworks leaders talk acceleration and future benefits.

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Ideate Explorer improves management of Revit warnings

Ideate’s Explorer significantly improves the way it manages the warnings generated by Autodesk’s Revit BIM software.

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Fireside Chat: Bricsys CEO Rahul Kejriwal Talks About BricsCAD to Architosh

Rahul Kejriwal says his company wants to be as customer-obsessed and as loved as McNeel & Associates. He lays out the how and why with examples and shares Bricsys’s philosophy and mission with Architosh.

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FRILO acquires DC-Software

FRILO acquires DC-Software, adding a sophisticated product range comprising of more than 30 software programs to its portfolio.

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ALLPLAN updates its BIM software

ALLPLAN  introduced its latest service release for its Allplan 2022 software on April 7, 2022

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Nemetschek’s FY21 Results Plus New Group CEO

Architosh reports on Nemetschek Group’s FY21 results plus its new CEO Yves Padrines and some analysis and commentary.

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GKV — Diversification and Adaptability with Vectorworks

Modular construction is just another sector specialty for this New York City architecture firm that excels at delivering design services in large part due to its agile BIM platform.

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Viewpoint: Challenges of BIM Implementation from an Architect’s Perspective

This BIM expert and architect share his insights on the challenges of adopting BIM—from economic to firm cultural considerations.

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Tech Soft 3D Advances CAD Technologies — New Accelerations

Apple Silicon support, deeper AEC technologies, and new analysis and simulation acquisitions are just some of the developments propelling Tech Soft 3D’s software kits that power leading AEC and MCAD industry solutions.

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Vectorworks releases Unity-powered 3D model viewing technology

Latest service pack update for Vectorworks 2022 brings Unity-powered 3D model viewing to mobile and web, plus other key features.

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Xpresso No. 36 — How-To: Selecting the Optimal CPU for your Workstation

How do you currently select your next workstation’s main chip—the CPU? Chances are you are not calculating this process. But you can!

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Matterport to hosts ‘Space Jam’ demo for AEC industry

Matterport to host Space Jam virtual AEC industry event where four platform partners will demo their solutions.

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HOOPS 2022 Toolkits Enhance Manufacturing and BIM Workflows

Tech Soft 3D advanced HOOPS technology new SDKs for MCAD and AEC industry software developers and their innovative apps.

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AGACAD Launches Panel Design Automation for Revit

AGACAD Sandwich Panels brings a powerful collection of features for automation, efficient modeling, design, and output to Autodesk Revit.

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Procore’s Latest Innovations—Platform Updates and Global Expansion

A look back at Procore — recent and upcoming innovations and announcements from its Groundbreak event in the fall.

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BIM and ARES—Further Notes on AERTWORKS US Deal

BIM is becoming more central to Graebert’s ARES Commander. The latest technologies are aimed at the realities of drawings production.

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AERTWORKS Becomes US Reseller for ARES CAD Software

ARES CAD technology to be further accelerated in United States market due to new reseller partnership between Graebert and AERTWORKS.

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Clarity for Revit Workflows Brings New Space Planning to Automation Software Suite

Have you ever wanted a robot to stay at the firm all night and grind out all the tedious Revit model coordination work? If so, it’s time you meet IMAGINiT Clarity

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Nemetschek Group: Ends 2021 with Successful and Exciting Year

The Nemetschek Group advanced digitization, increasing interest in sustainability in the construction industry in 2021.

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Architosh’s 34th Xpresso Newsletter Published

Architosh INSIDER Xpresso newsletter has just released its 34th issue focused this month on BIM and 2022 predictions.

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Nemetschek Group—10 Brands at BIM World Munich 2021

10 BIM industry brands from the Nemetschek Group will be showcased at BIM World Munich this week in Germany.

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Event News: Geo Week Conference Coming Early February

Geo Week merges AEC Next, SPAR 3D and Lidar Forum into one super conference and exhibition across 3D-CAD based engineering and design sectors.

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Graphisoft global study reveals BIM knowledge most sought-after skill

BIM and the future architect is the focus of this global study that paired with an interesting panel discussion from Graphisoft’s event.

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Archicad 25 Update 2—Adds Redshift Render and More

Archicad 25 Update 2 is available now—new features include GPU accelerated Redshift Rendering, new interoperability and more.

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Nemetschek Group Reports Strong Q3 2021 Momentum

Nemetschek revenue through subscription and SaaS models builds momentum – company posts strong top line and margin growth.

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Vectorworks 2022—Powerful New Core Technology and Modern Chip Support

Vectorworks 2022 looks to dazzle its users with powerful new core technologies beneficial to a full array of AEC, Landscape, and Entertainment Industry professionals. And it is the first BIM to support a modern ARM-based desktop computing architecture.

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The ARM Wars: Vectorworks 2022 is the First BIM on ARM—the M1 Interview

Leadership at Vectorworks recently told a UK-based publication that their software on Apple’s ARM-based M1 chip platform is 40 – 200 percent faster than on rival Intel-based platforms (Mac or Windows).

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AU21 – Autodesk introduces cloud-based tools for AEC industry

Autodesk introduces cloud-based tools to drive sustainable, resilient project outcomes for buildings and infrastructure.

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BIM News: ODA Adds Support for Autodesk Revit 2022

ODA BIM technologies provide larger AEC industry with more interoperability thanks to new support for Revit 2022 files and data structure.

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Archicad Users Gain New State-of-the-Art Community Platform

The Graphisoft Community has gained a new state-of-the-art online resource—merging, upgrading, and providing modern search and more.

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Vectorworks Named Finalist in Hammers Awards

Vectorworks gets nominated for three Construction Computing Awards for 2021.

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