BIM-GIS workflow announced
HONG KONG, May 4, 2018 – Mr. Peter Koncz, Sales Manager for Hong Kong & Macau at GRAPHISOFT Asia has revealed the BIMx-VGIS add-on, result of a joint partnership started in 2015 with local partner Global Virtual Design and Construction. The BIMx-VGIS add-on enables the integration of GIS utilities data into the ARCHICAD BIM environment and allows bi-directional workflow between the mobile BIMx viewer app and VHSmart, GVDC's cloud based facility management system.
BIM for Large Design Firms
We have interviewd Mr William Cheung, director at LWK, about their successful implementation of BIM with ARCHICAD and how it is used for the early desing stage or to comply with the stringent plan submission regulations of Hong Kong.
LWK & Partners is a multinational architectural practice with over 800 staff, providing architectural services through its offices in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang, Chongqing, Macau and Philippines.
BIM empowering SME Architecture
Enzyme is a Hong Kong based power user of ARCHICAD, who are specialised in architecture and BIM consultancy. Watch the cinematic style introduction made by our GRAPHISOFT colleagues in Hong Kong.
The emotions behind working with ARCHICAD
GRAPHISOFT Latin America recently launched a video series focused on the personal and emotional benefits of working with ARCHICAD. The first video in the series introduces Rivadeneyra Architects of Mexico, and is based on a father and son's inter-generational relationship, where ideas and sketches are transformed into 3D models in a simple and effective way. The second video introduces 19N99W Architects and focuses on the concept of happiness through collaboration and communication using BIMcloud and BIMx.
GRAPHISOFT Introduces BIMx Presenter
GRAPHISOFT has announced a significant update to its multi award-winning BIM presentation and communication app, BIMx. Available for both iOS and Android users, the new Presenter feature allows architects and clients to experience building designs in a more immersive and organized way.
ARCHICAD 22 – BIM inside and out!
GRAPHISOFT has announced the release of ARCHICAD 22, the latest version of its award-winning BIM software solution. ARCHICAD 22 improves the architectural design and documentation workflow for building façades. In addition, ARCHICAD 22 introduces significant improvements to its construction modeling, information management and 2D performance. “The most powerful thing about our new Façade Design workflow is that it covers the entire design workflow from concept through design development to documentation supporting local standards – all 100% BIM," said Peter Temesvari, Director of Product Management at GRAPHISOFT.
GRAPHISOFT introduces BIMx Web Viewer
GRAPHISOFT has unveiled the browser-based version of BIMx, making ARCHICAD content navigable as an additional service of the BIMx Model Transfer site. The BIMx Web Viewer lets users and their clients access the full content of a Hyper-model, including 3D models, documentation and any BIM data without having to install an application or browser plug-in. Users can navigate directly in their browser window on both PC and Mac. Active SSA (Software Service Agreement) holders can easily embed BIMx Web Viewer in their own website to present their company’s portfolio to clients and prospects in a unique way.
Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT Extend Strategic Partnership
Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT have reached an agreement to continue and extend their strategic partnership for the promotion of BIM from 2018 to 2022 – originally launched in 2013 – with a special focus on developing next-generation BIM workflows. The first phase of the partnership resulted in an array of additional and improved functionality of ARCHICAD. In the next phase, the partnership will expand into a jointly-developed, next-generation BIM workflow that utilizes the entire GRAPHISOFT product ecosystem.
ARCHICAD Subscription Option Available in U.S. and Canada
GRAPHISOFT has announced the extension of licensing options available for ARCHICAD, its industry-leading BIM software solution. Buyers can now choose between perpetual licensing and flexible monthly or annual terms. “Offering choice and freedom to our customers with these flexible licensing and purchasing options strengthens a firm’s ability to manage risk and be in control of their business decisions,” says Campbell Yule, GRAPHISOFT’s Global Business Development Director.