Free HKIBIM Networking Seminar: From Algorithmic Design to BIM
Rhino - Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Connections connect the best design tools for the different design stages. These tools fill a gap in the design process between early stage design and Building Information Modeling. They offer solutions for seamless, bi-directional geometry transfer as well as a way to translate basic geometrical shapes into full BIM elements while adding algorithmic editing functionality.
Full BIM Data Access Anywhere - Live Online Seminar
BIMx Pro has changed the way projects are delivered worldwide by introducing Hyper-Models to replace paper-based documentation on construction sites.
Join us on Tuesday, September 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM HK local time for a live online webinar highlighting all the new BIMx and BIMx PRO features.
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GRAPHISOFT Hosts IFC Technical Conference in Budapest
GRAPHISOFT recently hosted the Implementation Support Group (ISG) fall meeting, September 15-16 in Budapest, Hungary. GRAPHISOFT has been developing IFC standards since 1997 as a pioneer in IFC implementation. The ISG is responsible for supporting the implementation and certification activities for buildingSMART’s open standards, primarily centered around Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and the BIM Collaboration Format (BCF), enabling the exchange of BIM data among different software products.
JUUL I FROST build on ARCHICAD and Solibri strengths
Watch this video to learn how Danish firm JUUL | FROST Architects leverages the strengths of both Solibri and ARCHICAD to ensure a smooth workflow throughout the design and construction of a major project.
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Architects Head Back to School with LEARNVIRTUAL – A Hybrid–Learning Platform Focused on ARCHICAD In-Practice
Oakland, CA, September 19, 2016 - ARCHVISTA, the premier GRAPHISOFT reseller and BIM technology consultant serving Northern California, has developed a better way for architects, designers and home builders to brush up on more than software. Introducing LEARNVIRTUAL, a new online learning platform. With a laser sharp focus on ARCHICAD In-Practice, LEARNVIRTUAL features online case study presentations by seasoned professionals sharing their practical insights, and offers virtual courses taught by experienced coaches. LEARNVIRTUAL also provides hundreds of OnDemand Courses that teach the fundamentals of ARCHICAD.
Live webinar: BIM Data Access Anywhere with BIMx
Join us on September 20 for a live webinar featuring Ernesto Minnucci from MINNUCCI ASSOCIATI. Ernesto will present some of their firm’s recent projects, including the Pietrarsa Railway Museum and the Naples Central Station, where MINNUCCI ASSOCIATI made extensive use of BIMx for client communications. BIMx also provided them the digital tool they needed to manage the entire lifecycle of the buildings. In this live presentation, we will also highlight all the latest BIMx and BIMx PRO features that were released this summer. Finally, we will take a sneak peek into new BIMx features that will be released later this fall! The webinar is free but space is limited. Register today for any 1 of the 3 English-language events or the Italian-language event.
The Architizer A+ Awards for BIMx have arrived and they're gorgeous!
BIMx fans may recall that GRAPHISOFT's award-winning mobile BIM communication tool won the 2016 Architizer A+ Award in the Mobile Apps category last spring. BIMx won both the professional Jury Award and the Popular Choice Award by ranking highest in user votes in the mobile app category. A Gala was held in New York honoring the winners, but the hand-sculpted awards were just received a few days ago. Thanks, again, to the jury and the public for voting for BIMx.
We had some fun with the big reveal.
Grasshopper – ARCHICAD Live Connection update
The latest update to the Live Connection tool ensures better communication between Rhino/Grasshopper and ARCHICAD, while offering additional features for ARCHICAD 20 users:
- The Grasshopper-ARCHICAD 18 and ARCHICAD 19 Live Connection v1.5 plugins ensure a more stable live connection between the applications.
- The Grasshopper-ARCHICAD 20 Live Connection v1.6 plugin provides all the functionality included in the v1.5 version; it also ensures that the new ARCHICAD 20 element properties are now accessible in Grasshopper.
- The development of the Mac version of the Live Connection plugin for ARCHICAD 20 is in progress and the beta version will be available soon.
Please visit the download page to download and install the new plugins!
Review: GRAPHISOFT is arguably ahead on technology
"With GRAPHISOFT still in firm command of it's key rival in BIM in the areas of performance and platform flexibility, and with BIMx dominating the industry with both awards and actual usage, the company seems to have been able to utilize the past year for focusing on what will be necessary in the future of practice in BIM," says Anthony Frausto-Robledo, AIA, LEED AP, and editor of Architosh.
Read this in-depth analysis of how GRAPHISOFT is positioning itself for the future by partnering with the most dominant algorithmic design software company and creating a meta-data infrastructure with a flexible graphical super-system -- to help visibly put that data to work.