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Viewpoint: Megacities—A Risk to the Masses? 

Urban populations are exploding as more of humanity moves to cities and megacities for work and life. However, crowds pose various risks and challenges to safety and quality of life and new technologies now exist to mitigate these hazards.

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YII2019: Bentley’s Citilabs and Orbit Geospatial Technologies’ Acquisitions

Advancing mobility digital twins through Orbit GT’s automated mobile mapping workflows (digital context) and Citilab’s CUBE simulations (digital components) for predictive transportation scenarios (digital chronology).

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AIA: Revolutionary Software for Architects and Planners—Debuted in Vegas!

Digital Blue Foam’s automated workflow uses web data to inform generative design and links to BIM software to reduce time for design study by 50-98%.

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Bentley Acquires Agency9—To Help Them Realize ‘Digital Twin’ for Every City

OpenCities Planner takes advantage of city-scale reality models to span GIS and BIM

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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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A 3D City Within Weeks—Agency9 of Sweden Can Deliver

Getting a high-quality 3D city model within weeks is no easy feat. But with the power of software and high-resolution satellite imagery, it’s now possible and delivered within CityPlanner software.

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CloudCities Update Focuses on BIM—New IFC Support and Password Protected Scenes

AEC industry cloud-based software upstart, CloudCities, advances its offering with new IFC BIM model integration features, private scenes and attribute editor.

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Firm Profile: BOGDAN & VAN BROECK—The Ecology of Densification

Continuing on a trend of expanding the scope of discourse beyond the “digital” in design practice, Architosh is pleased to present this feature interview of Belgium professor engineer-architect Leo Van Broeck and his award-winning ecological, research-oriented design practice. The design keynote speaker at the recent Vectorworks Design Summit, Leo spoke to Architosh recently about his firm, co-founder, work and their philosophical positions in the field of architecture and urban design.

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ArchiCAD firm Urban Strategies Inc. wins prestigious awards for innovative designs

GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced that Urban Strategies, a GRAPHISOFT client based in Toronto, Canada, has won a number of prestigious awards for work recently completed in Singapore, all designed using ArchiCAD

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New Architectural Visualization Solution Coming from French-based Twinmotion

A new architectural visualization solution is on the horizon called Twinmotion, or least that is the company’s name which appears based in France

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Smartgeometry Brings Urban Compaction WorkShop/Conference 2014 to Hong Kong

They’ve been to cities like Barcelona, Copenhagen, Troy and London. This 2014, Smartgeometry brings topic of Urban Compaction to Hong Kong, China.

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Job Listing: Simulicity, Inc. now adding software engineers

Simulicity is a stealth-mode IT startup, fusing Big Data and Design Thinking to make smarter, faster urban planning a reality for architects…and for the communities they serve

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Mac and Windows-based CityEngine gets purchased by ESRI

GIS leader acquires Procedural Inc, maker of CityEngine

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GTA brings 3D facades to real-world 3D city models

GTA and Procedural work on CityEngine integration with tridicon 3D.

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Tidbit: Fascinating 3D patents for future iPhones

Apple files fascinating 3D patents for future iPhones the portend to exciting applications for architects, urban planners and environmental professionals.

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