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Vectorworks 2023 SP4 Delivers NVIDIA Omniverse Connection
Vectorworks Embraces NVIDIA Omniverse. Service Pack 4 for Vectorworks 2023 delivers next-generation technology to designers.
Vectorworks News: Reduce CO2 Emissions on Projects
Carbon emissions from buildings amount to nearly 40% of all global CO2. Architects can learn how to reduce embodied carbon and operations carbon from two practitioners.
Nemetschek Group Achieves Record 2022 Revenue—Preliminary Figures
The Nemetschek Group has achieved its revenue and profitability (EBITDA margin) targets for 2022, based on preliminary accounting across its companies.
Autodesk announces Tech Preview: Carbon Insights
Autodesk announces its Tech Preview: Carbon Insights, offering access to a pre-release version of its cloud-based Carbon Insights service.
ARES Trinity — A Review of the Industry Leading DWG CAD Software
We have taken a deep dive into the native DWG CAD ecosystem from Germany, and Architosh finds much to admire in this industry leader.
ARES Kudo Delivers Multiple Benefits for University CAD Instruction
When a university computer lab was on lockdown during the pandemic, an instructor was forced to change technology so students could continue their CAD studies. What wasn’t expected was the discovery of how cloud-based CAD could transform the educational process leading to faster learning and streamlined teaching.
Autodesk announces Tandem facility monitoring beta program
Autodesk announces Tandem digital twin facility monitoring beta program, offering near real-time monitoring.
BOXX Updates APEXX E3 workstation with 13th Gen Intel Core Processors
This latest Intel workstation from BOXX Technologies delivers Intel Core Gen-13 processors in the APEXX E3 entry-level model.
Solibri Inside—Nemetschek Group Advances Quality Assurance in BIM
Innovative Solibri Inside technology solution brings seamless, integrated BIM model checking directly to native BIM authoring solutions Allplan, Archicad, and Vectorworks.
AMC Bridge webinar: Path to Digital Twins
AMC Bridge expert discussions continue with the “Path to Digital Twins – Hype vs Reality” webinar.
AMC Bridge CAD-to-BIM Translator
AMC Bridge announces its CAD-to-BIM translation software demonstration. This takes BIM and metadata in a 3D model from Creo Parametric and imports it into Autodesk Revit.
New Vectorworks and Solibri Inside BIM Integration
Solibri Inside is the new SaaS offering integrated into Vectorworks Architect 2023 — helping architects streamline BIM model checking and save time and money.
First Principles and Vectorworks BIM Shine at UK-based Studio Partington
A less ideological approach to utilizing BIM marries well with this UK architecture practice’s organic path to expertise in sustainable design leadership in architecture, policy, and research.
Apple Intros new M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pro
Apple delivers brand new MacBook Pros with new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. Both make compelling mobile workstations.
Snaptrude V1.0 Released—Cloud Era Platform for Architecture
Snaptrude reaches key V1.0 release. The new collaborative design and BIM application—aimed at architecture—offers cloud-era technologies, works through a web browser, and is always up-to-date.
Apple’s Leading-Edge Plus PC Hardware Ecosystem Deployed on Vectorworks Cloud Services
Vectorworks Cloud Services has more capabilities than many people realize, including industry-unique technologies that let Mac users benefit from Windows hardware and Windows users benefit from Apple’s avant-garde software. And that’s just the cherry on the proverbial ice cream sundae!
Architosh Editor as Guest on TRXL Podcast—107: ‘Quasi-Irreversibility of Investment’
Anthony Frausto-Robledo is a featured guest on TRXL Podcast — Anthony and Evan Troxel discuss recent features on Architosh on the Revit Open Letter and Autodesk Forma.
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.
Vectorworks Wins at 2022 Hammers—Architectural Design Product of the Year
Vectorworks, Inc. Wins Architectural Design Product of the Year at 2022 Hammers.
YII: Bentley Systems Advances iTwin Platform—New Cloud Products
iTwin to empower Bentley Infrastructure Cloud and advanced engineering applications for the infrastructure industry.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
AU22: Autodesk’s Key Construction Industry New Items
Autodesk introduced key new improvements and advancements to its Autodesk Construction Cloud solutions during AU22.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AKULAR releases AKULAR TWIN
AKULAR has just announced the release of AKULAR TWIN, a lightweight mobile application built upon Bentley Systems iTwin platform.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GRAPHISOFT announces Archicad 26
Graphisoft announces Archicad 26 at major launch event, along with vision and roadmap, plus BIMx, BIMcloud and DDscad updates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FRILO acquires DC-Software
FRILO acquires DC-Software, adding a sophisticated product range comprising of more than 30 software programs to its portfolio.
ALLPLAN updates its BIM software
ALLPLAN introduced its latest service release for its Allplan 2022 software on April 7, 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.