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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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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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Queen’s Wharf in Australia Takes Shape with Nemetschek Group Software

Open BIM AEC workflows and Nemetschek Group software power Queen’s Wharf mega project in Brisbane, Australia.

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Member Access — (emTech) Section Plus for Xpresso #24

Member Access (emTech) Section Plus for Xpresso #24 brings innovative news on M1 chip, Apple, VR, AR, headset, robotics, AI, architecture, and more…

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Viewpoint: Nemetschek Group — The Power of Paradigm Shifts

The Nemetschek Group says construction (AEC) industry needs paradigm shift—offers integrated design transformative technologies.

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The Sensible Pathway to Open BIM — One German Firm’s Story

ARP ArchitektenPartnerschaft with Vectorworks has benefitted from a scalable pathway to BIM, from little BIM to Big BIM with Open BIM.

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BIM News: Abvent Group Partners with BIM One, Author of BIM Track

Abvent partners with BIM One of North America to offer its BIM Track app to its EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) region customers.

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Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf project wins prestigious buildingSMART International Award for Best Design

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.

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scape Landschaftsarchitekten—BIM Lessons for Landscape Architects

The scape Landschaftsarchitekten office in Germany is one landscape architecture firm that is excelling at its use of BIM technology in their practice. The lessons, from both failures and successes, are critical to the firm’s success overall.

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ARCHICAD User Wins Prestigious buildingSMART International Award

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.

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GRAPHISOFT and Surbana Jurong Enter Strategic Partnership

GRAPHISOFT signs Memorandum of Understanding with a global giant in urban design and infrastructure development and management.

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Event: ARCHICAD Collaboration with Revit

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.

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Product In-Depth: A Focus on Workflow in ARCHICAD 21

ARCHICAD 21 has some truly astounding new tech inside but the Hungarian BIM leader says this release is all about the workflow.

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SCIA Engineer 17 Released—Productivity Boost for Structural Engineers

The Nemetschek Group’s SCIA subsidiary has unveiled the new SCIA Engineer 17 for the structural engineering analysis and design software market.

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Vectorworks Event News—Managing BCF Data for IFC-based Workflows

To help manage communications between collaborators and software that leverage IFC-based workflows, buildingSMART International has developed a new standard: the BIM Collaboration Format (BCF). This event shows users how to integrate the new BCF format in Vectorworks BIM workflows.

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Event News: Nordic BIM Academy Launches in Copenhagen 2016

Worldclass BIM event set to take center stage in Copenhagen in November—Nordic BIM Academy Copenhagen 2016

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High Growth Dynamics Continue for Nemetschek Group in 2016

Nemetschek Group continues to propel itself to record financials on the basis of sound if not brilliant US-based acquisitions.

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GRAPHISOFT Plays Key Role in Budapest ‘CAADence in Architecture’ Conference

CAADence in Architecture Conference merges theory and practice in emerging information technology impacts on the world of architecture. The conference look at Building Information Modeling and Algorithmic-Aided Design (AAD) together from one viewpoint.

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Ouellette Talks—Ambitious Routes Abound for Expanding openBIM Mission

Can the openBIM Movement accelerate? Can the IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) certification process expand to help that happen? Acknowledging that there are often many routes to success, these are some of the questions Jeffrey Ouellette, buildingSMART International’s new ISG Chair addresses in discussing how critical open standards are to the entire global building industry.

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Former Autodesk and Siemens Executive Takes CEO Reigns at Nemetschek Scia

SCIA, a global leader in structural design software and member of the Nemetschek Group, has appointed Mrs. Hilde Sevens to their board of directors as chief executive officer, effective 1 December 2015.

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Nemetschek’s SCIA nv introduces SCIA Engineer 15.2

As part of the company’s plan to accelerate the release of new technology, SCIA nv, a global leader in structural design software that supports the BIM process and member of the Nemetschek Group, has introduced SCIA Engineer 15.2.

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GRAPHISOFT to share insights into OPEN BIM at RTC Europe 2015

Graphisoft will be attending the RTC Europe 2015 event in Budapest later this month, discussing Open BIM.

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Trimble and Nemetschek Group form strategic alliance

The two AECO American and German technology giants form partnership to expand adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) across building design, construction and operation workflows.

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GRAPHISOFT partners with buildingSMART Korea to foster national BIM standards

Open BIM gains further adherents and supporters in Graphisoft and buildingSMART Korea partnership. The new understanding will lead to national BIM standards for Korea that are Open BIM based and support the mutual goals of all stakeholders in the AECO space

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Nemetschek Vectorworks and Datacubist Oy Partner to Strengthen IFC Quality Exchange

Vectorworks Architect users gain BIM validation tool integration with new Datacubist Oy – Nemetschek Vectorworks partnership

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Product Review: Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014

In this product review Architosh looks at the new Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014, with a particular emphasis on its new BIM worthy features in open schema support and IFC 2×3 export options.

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Nemetschek AG Joins buildingSMART International’s Strategic Advisory Council for Better Interoperability

Nemetschek AG, parent company of 12 leading AECM software companies has joined the new buildingSMART Strategic Advisory Council

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Nemetschek Vectorworks & Synchro Software Ltd. Join Forces to Support Open BIM

Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc. partners with Synchro Software for tie-in to 4D BIM

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Nemetschek Scia joins the American Institute of Steel Construction and Supports Integration Initiatives

Nemetschek Scia joins AISC in the United States to further advance BIM within the steel building industry

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Nemetschek bim+ shown at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York

Germany-based Nemetschek bim+ was at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York to showcase their innovative cloud-based BIM collaboration technology

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Nemetschek of Germany releases bim+ and open platform beta

Nemetschek bim+ is the future of the Internet-based building industry, company has open platform in beta and is now open for sign-up

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Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD receives IFC Certification 2.0, Passes COBie Design Challenge Also

Graphisoft has announced some important milestones for its support of the Open BIM Movement and IFC (Industry Foundation Classes)

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Global engineering competition inspires innovations in structural and civil engineering

The Nemetschek Structural Group launches the eighth edition of its International Engineering Contest – Inspirations in Engineering – with over $11,000 (US) in cash prizes

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Graphisoft sponsors BIM Symposium at ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX 2012)

BIM Symposium will highlight collaboration and communication

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Free Open BIM course aimed at getting Structural Engineers onboard with BIM

Free Open BIM Course from Nemetschek Scia offers engineering students BIM lessons

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Graphisoft introduces ArchiCAD 16 – Latest BIM software for architects

Graphisoft introduces ArchiCAD 16 with new direct-modeling capabilities, built-in advanced energy analysis and new cloud-based BIM components features

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Akos Pfemeter of GRAPHISOFT Talks to Architosh about Open BIM

Akos Pfemeter of GRAPHISOFT Headquarters in Hungary talks to Architosh about the recent OPEN BIM announcements and what it means for this group to promote a true industry open set of standards for BIM workflows and technical requirements

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Open BIM stakeholders establish global program to promote Open BIM standards

Open BIM movement moves forward with coordinated global efforts

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ArchiCAD OpenBIM Live Webinar

Graphisoft to host live OPEN BIM Webinar

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openBIM Real Interoperability Practical Collaboration

Event: Learn about openBIM and Vectorworks Architect and receive AIA credits

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