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Former Revit CEO Dave Lemont joins Acelab
Former Revit CEO, Dave Lemont joins Acelab as its Executive Chairman, to help grow the company’s rapidly expanding product selection platform.
Blue Ocean Sustainability intros Skema for BIM 2.0 Design Automation
Skema for BIM 2.0 design automation is new cloud-based next-generation software technology for architects and designers.
Autodesk introduces Forma for next-generation building design in the cloud
Autodesk releases the first version of Autodesk Forma, the new AEC/O industry cloud, with Spacemaker’s innovative technologies powering AI capabilities.
Amy Bunszel of Autodesk Talks to Architosh About Forma
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.
Jumping Out In Front—How BOXX Workstations with AMD Processors Transformed Frantom Designs’ Creative Workflows
Frantom Designs has moved to BOXX workstations with AMD chips, and it has transformed their design workflows dramatically.
Autodesk says new cloud-based AEC tool Forma coming in May
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.
AutoCAD 2024—Dania El Hassan Talks About AI, M-chip Support, and Meeting Customers Where They Are
CAD technology is still ‘leading-edge’ at Autodesk—latest OS-based technologies, AI, machine learning, and new Apple Silicon make AutoCAD anything but old-fashioned.
SketchUp now gains new Revit Importer
SketchUp unveils native interoperability with new Revit Importer for Studio, plus cool new modeling tools for SketchUp for Desktop
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.
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.
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.
V-Ray 6 for Revit Connects with Enscape
Chaos announces that its V-Ray 6 for Revit connects with Enscape, so architects can easily share data between the two applications.
Autodesk Cloud-based Platforms and AI/ML Aim to Help Solve the Biggest Problems We Face
A connected world post-Covid suggests new possibilities for how the AEC industry will solve big problems—like climate change, remoteness and collaboration, and how to learn and benefit from convergence in multiple sectors.
Twinmotion Now Available to All Revit Subscribers
Revit users now benefit from the power of immersive, real-time rendering from Epic Games’ Twinmotion software.
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.
AU22: Autodesk Directs Development Toward Industry Clouds
Autodesk introduced industry cloud solutions at AU22 — and a big paradigm shift for the AEC market in particular with Forma.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chaos acquires Cylindo — 3D Commerce Platform
Cylindo is the latest Chaos 3D software company acquisition following Render Legion and the Enscape merger—a major event for the Bulgaria-based company.
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.
Case Study: AE Firm CESO is Powered by AMD Radeon Pro and Dell Technologies
AMD-powered workstations from Dell are powering AE firm US-based CESO delivering faster multi-application workflows for clients.
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.
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.
Chaos Releases V-Ray 5 for Revit—Update 2
V-Ray 5 for Revit, update 2 boast new linked doc replacements, expanded real-time support and a new scatter tool for better rendering.
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.
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
AMD’s Viewport Boost Feature—3D and BIM Acceleration Technology
AMD Viewport Boost is intelligent innovation from AMD that minimizes the wait time slices that dominate a BIM user’s day, worth real money!
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.
Two Years In — Autodesk’s Assistance to Notre-Dame in Paris
BIM technologies are giving the most famous cathedral in the French capital a fighting chance to return to visitors in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.
Upcoming Xpresso No. 30 — Autodesk’s Role on Notre-Dame Cathedral Reconstruction
Below we discuss our special feature in the upcoming INSIDER Xpresso newsletter—where we learn about Autodesk’s role in the Notre-Dame cathedral reconstruction efforts and its work on a BIM model and more.
The Wild is Changing the Realities of Work—The Pandemic Just Helped
Some AEC pros didn’t see the value of VR workflows until the pandemic hit. Now VR workflows may contribute to how work changes for the good in the future of AEC.
ODA Launches Strategic Interoperability Group (SIG) for CAD/BIM Industry
ODA’s new SIG offers collaborative solutions for real-world interoperability challenges CAD and BIM industry software development.
V-Ray 5 for Revit launches with Real-Time visualization
V-Ray 5 for Revit is a full-spectrum visualization solution with real-time photorealistic rendering integrated into a BIM workflow.
ViewAQC for Revit used by 6 of 12 ENR Top 500 Design Firms
ViewAQC is a key Revit application used to link multiple Revit models and their view cross-references.
Ideate Software Celebrates 6th Anniversary of Ideate Sticky for Revit
Ideate Sticky for Autodesk Revit had its source origins inside Revit Corporation. Ideate Software celebrates sixth anniversary of plugin.
Autodesk’s Future AEC Apps Will Embrace The Mac—Multiplatforms
Learn more about Autodesk’s views on future AEC development working across platforms, including Mac.
Synergy and Alignment — The APIs Democratizing Role
APIs can open more than just Revit—generating productivity gains by delivering a customizable flexible production system for AEC—and synergizing with larger ICT innovations.
AEC Inflection Point — The Story of the Revit Revolt
Less a revolt and more a signal, the current groundswell of protest over Revit is actually a symptom of a larger looming change.
The Pre-Revolt Factors — Why the Open Letter
The signs that a one-size-fits-all type of platform would never work for the AEC industry goes back decades.
What’s Beyond Revit — Anagnost on Autodesk AEC Futures
Autodesk’s CEO looks beyond the controversy and aims to foster confidence in its long-term vision for architects.
‘Force Multipliers’—Architosh’s Editor on latest TRXL Podcast
TRXL is the new podcast on how technology is changing the field of architecture. In this episode, Architosh’s editor is special guest.
Xpresso Exclusive Preview: An Unhappy Marriage—Autodesk Revit Users Unite Around Open Letter
The following is a preview of an exclusive feature that ran in the August issue of INSIDER Xpresso, Architosh’s free monthly newsletter.
Autodesk Responds to Open Letter on Revit
Autodesk pens letter on Revit in response to British group—offers a detailed explanation of its development logic, promises a commitment to listening.
British Designers Send Letter to Autodesk—Demand Revit Progress Fair Pricing
An Open Letter about Revit is aimed at Autodesk’s CEO by global British architecture firms asking for progress, fairer licensing, and true partnership.
Generative Design in Revit Powers Speed for Stamhuis
Dynamo automation helps Stamhuis—a leading retailer in Europe—build customized, powerful, and efficient Revit workflows, improving BIM and project delivery.
Member Access — (emTech) Section Plus for Xpresso #17
Member Access—(emTech) Section Plus is our new exclusive that builds off of what we shared in Xpresso #17. We offer deeper content on computational design, robotics, AI, and more.
Unity Reflect adds Navisworks integration, BIM coordination
Unity announces Unity Reflect with Navisworks support, among other features.
Talking to 2019 Autodesk Innovator of the Year—Amr Raafat of Windover Construction
Trained as an architect, Amr talks to us about Windover Construction’s award-winning project and the innovations at his company using VDC technologies like Hololens and drones.
Layer App Launches New Project Templates for Faster Implementation
The app’s new variety of project templates and robust suite of team communication tools can be used during any phase of a building project
Autodesk BIM 360 Design Expands Global Collaboration Options with Europe Data Center
Autodesk expands reach with BIM 360 Design and new Europe Data Center. Addresses the needs of design professionals working from home and remote locations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
INSIDER: Expanding a BIM Workflow Near You—McNeel’s New Open Source Rhino.Inside SDK
BIM tools have failed global design leaders in many areas—especially advanced modeling. Now Rhino and GH are coming “inside” to help solve long extent pain points in the AEC industry.
BIM News: ODA Adds Limited Family Creation for BimRv 2020u2 SDK
New ODA SDK for BimRv 2020u2 adds limited Revit Family creation.
INSIDER Xpresso #12—Subscribers First to Read In-Depth Report on McNeel’s “Rhino.Inside”
Our latest INSIDER Xpresso #12 newsletter features a key upcoming INSIDER Report on McNeel’s pivotal SDK technology ‘Rhino.Inside.’ Subscribers to the newsletter have gained early access to learn all about how Rhino and Grasshopper technology may find its way into every major CAD and BIM tool in the AEC market at some point in 2020.
Chaos Group Releases V-Ray Next for Revit
Photorealistic Renderer gains over 20 new features and improvements, bringing smart tech to the BIM world.
AU19: Autodesk and Unity Tout New Unity Reflect at AU—Available Today!
Unity’s new Unity Reflect, announced at AU 2019 as imminent for release in December, has now arrived for purchase. The new live-synched, real-time immersive visualization tool supercharges AEC workflows for collaboration among project stakeholders.