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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Twinmotion Now Available to All Revit Subscribers

Revit users now benefit from the power of immersive, real-time rendering from Epic Games’ Twinmotion software.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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!

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Unity Reflect adds Navisworks integration, BIM coordination

Unity announces Unity Reflect with Navisworks support, among other features.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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BIM News: ODA Adds Limited Family Creation for BimRv 2020u2 SDK

New ODA SDK for BimRv 2020u2 adds limited Revit Family creation.

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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.

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Chaos Group Releases V-Ray Next for Revit

Photorealistic Renderer gains over 20 new features and improvements, bringing smart tech to the BIM world.

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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.

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AU19: Autodesk University 2019—Gallery 1 and Introduction

Architosh kicks off our first of several Gallery articles from Autodesk University 2019 with a whole lot more to come soon!

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Autodesk’s Revit 2020.1 Release—Big New MEP Features

Autodesk has partnered with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), making Revit more integrated with EnergyPlus—the industry’s leading building energy systems simulation engine and OpenStudio SDK.

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ODA Toolkit Will Allow Generation of Revit Model Files from Any Application

Export Autodesk Revit files to JSON and OBJ with the new ODA BimRv SDK 2020.

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ToolTalk: Catching Up with The Wild—Noted VR Software for Design

The Wild is one of the coolest new AR/VR software packages with several industry-only unique features. We catch up with The Wild in this ToolTalk story and cover several of its latest features arriving earlier this year.

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AIA: Unity Brings Unity Reflect to Real-Time BIM

Unity Reflect will save customers time and money by giving AEC professionals the ability to export BIM data natively from Autodesk Revit and expanding collaborative real-time 3D experiences on any device.

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Autodesk Unleashes New Autodesk 3ds Max 2020

New release of Autodesk 3ds Max 2020 packs a punch with improved content creation and design visualization toolset.

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HOOPS Exchange 2019 Supports Autodesk Revit for AEC Workflows

While deepening support for existing manufacturing and AR/VR workflows, the new HOOPS Exchange advances BIM.

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The ODA (Open Design Alliance) Releases New ‘BimNv’ SDK for Navisworks Files

The ODA continues to advance AEC industry data interoperability with the release of BimNv, a new SDK for standalone access to Navisworks files.

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What’s In Epic’s New Game Engine—Beyond Autodesk Revit Support

Epic’s Unreal Engine version 4.21 is quite epic itself—massive new feature list and capabilities including those that touch on its new Unreal Studio and bring in CAD and BIM file formats.

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