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Maxon Cinebench 2024 makes a leap forward in performance benchmarking for creatives, gamers, and hardware enthusiasts.
Precast concrete detailing tools used to model prefabricated buildings streamline the design and documentation process and aid construction.
SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse gains new AI-powered image search speeding up architect and designer workflows.
Apple’s lovable Mac Pro enclosure is now married to Apple’s industry-leading Apple Silicon. But the new M2 Ultra-powered workstation isn’t for everyone.
Enscape 3.5 for Windows offers numerous new capabilities, better image quality, new adjustable assets and more.
Skema for BIM 2.0 design automation is new cloud-based next-generation software technology for architects and designers.
Autodesk releases the first version of Autodesk Forma, the new AEC/O industry cloud, with Spacemaker’s innovative technologies powering AI capabilities.
We discuss in this feature other items about Autodesk Forma not mentioned in the official press release—such as interop, SketchUp export, Spacemaker customers, AI, NVIDIA Omniverse, and more.
Autodesk Forma is on its way, says the US CAD giant. Spacemaker-based Forma industry cloud for AEC marks an inflection point for the company.
SketchUp unveils native interoperability with new Revit Importer for Studio, plus cool new modeling tools for SketchUp for Desktop
The Nemetschek Group has achieved its revenue and profitability (EBITDA margin) targets for 2022, based on preliminary accounting across its companies.
We have taken a deep dive into the native DWG CAD ecosystem from Germany, and Architosh finds much to admire in this industry leader.
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 delivers brand new MacBook Pros with new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. Both make compelling mobile workstations.
Enscape for Mac SketchUp came out this year. We put the rendering plugin software through its paces on an Apple Silicon-based Mac and are very pleased with the results.
The new BOXX Technologies APEXX S4 ships with Intel’s latest high-performance processors and deliver outstanding performance at overclocked speeds with liquid cooling and rack-mount support option.
Tect can Uber-ize the building industry’s three-sided market dynamics between architects and their contractors (demand-side) and the building manufacturers (supply-side), resulting in streamlined economics for everyone.
Vectorworks, Inc. Wins Architectural Design Product of the Year at 2022 Hammers.
Following their mergers and acquisitions, Chaos leads the global AEC industry for visualization—aims to unify workflows.
360-degree photography via newly released RICOH THETA X is helping generate persistent eyes on the job site—something architects can greatly benefit from.
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.
Autodesk introduced key new improvements and advancements to its Autodesk Construction Cloud solutions during AU22.
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.
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.
Bluebeam Cloud is unveiled, offering a major milestone for one of the construction industry’s leading software companies and one transformed for the business of building.
The future of Bluebeam software technologies for AECO is set to be at least partly explained in Road Map keynote talk—plus more at XCON 22.
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 at major launch event, along with vision and roadmap, plus BIMx, BIMcloud and DDscad updates.
Graphisoft BIM technologies are expanding via a larger ecosystem of tools, integrations, and expansions. Huw Roberts explains the details.
New ThinkStation P360 Ultra from Lenovo delivers industry-defining tiny SFF workstation performance with discreet graphics.
Metaverse standards are coming to life with the new Metaverse Standards Forum driving industry-wide cooperation on metaverse interoperability.
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.
For AutoCAD, the US industry leader is tapping into the powers of artificial intelligence to benefit users, plus emerging core tech updates.
SketchUp for iPad is the latest SketchUp application from Trimble complementing Sketchup for Web and the desktop versions.
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.
Varjo Reality Cloud has arrived. The industrial-grade VR/XR headset leader has delivered its ground-breaking meteverse-ready technology to the world.
Enscape 3.3 delivers ten major areas of improvement boasting support of the latest SketchUp 2022 among other key enhancements.
Architosh reports on Nemetschek Group’s FY21 results plus its new CEO Yves Padrines and some analysis and commentary.
The world is experiencing a shortage of engineers and scientists across numerous STEM-based industries. One way to solve this problem and boost well-qualified young professionals is to look at how to boost STEM studies from a young age and increase the participation of girls and underrepresented groups.
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.
Richard Kerris is VP of Omniverse Development Platform at NVIDIA. During GTC22 I had a chance to speak to Richard to clarify questions about Omniverse and its potential.
Omniverse continues to be a north star at NVIDIA and it showed at this year’s NVIDIA GTC 2022 conference held last week virtually around the world.
This BIM expert and architect share his insights on the challenges of adopting BIM—from economic to firm cultural considerations.
ARES Trinity of CAD platform provides intelligent and automated DWG CAD solutions to multiple industries, including AEC and manufacturing. And it does so by providing favorable economics over rivals so companies can redeploy capital towards remote work and emerging technologies
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.
ARES CAD technologies eliminate waste in AEC/O workflows from design to construction for Japanese Big 5 firm Taisei Corporation.
Spaces is a new iOS app directed at the conceptual design phases of architecture, purpose-built for Apple’s powerful iPads and Apple Pencil.
AMD’s new Radeon Pro W6400 brings strong economic value and performance to the entry-level and SFF workstation market, plus real-time raytracing!
Tech Soft 3D advanced HOOPS technology new SDKs for MCAD and AEC industry software developers and their innovative apps.
A look back at Procore — recent and upcoming innovations and announcements from its Groundbreak event in the fall.
Vulkan 1.3 spec is now available with immediate driver support from GPU makers, plus public Vulkan Road Map and Profiles.
The global semiconductor industry is going through landmark tidal shifts that will impact all software. We review the scene and its implications on the platforms and devices and possible impacts on the CAD industry.
Users gain much from a Vectorworks Partner—the Partner Network offers a growing array of app and content integrations, from many of the hottest new names in AEC.
BIM is becoming more central to Graebert’s ARES Commander. The latest technologies are aimed at the realities of drawings production.
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
NVIDIA expands NVIDIA Omniverse technologies and ecosystem as announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
PreDesign is a web app included with Trimble’s SketchUp Pro and Architosh takes a detailed look at its benefits to architects.
NVIDIA RTX A2000 GPU delivers solid performance per dollar metrics — Architosh gives it a detailed spin across 3D CAD apps and benchmarks.
Monograph gains new Head of Engineering in Ernie Miller, plus rapid expansion and new Series-B funding round.
ZBrush from Pixologic looks to join the growing Maxon family of 3D tools for artists in film, broadcast, games and animation.