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Fukushima Catering Center designed with ARCHICAD

February 5, 2016 1:41 pm

After the tragic accident of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster caused by the earthquake in March 2011, TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) focused their efforts on the reconstruction of Fukushima. The project is estimated to last for 30 to 40 years. In order to ensure the safety of this long-term project, the improvement of the working environment for the workers is important. Read on...

ARCHICAD: looking back 20 years

January 25, 2016 2:47 pm

Join us for a walk down memory lane as ARCHICAD guru Djordje Grujic looks back at his experience with ARCHICAD over the course of the past 20 years. "It is 20 years since October 1995, when my first review of the then current ArchiCAD 4.55 was published in the Računari magazine… Reading the article of 20 years ago about the same software that I still use and write about inevitably kicked off the comparisons: then and now, there and here… A lot has changed, but incredibly, what is the most important has stayed the same!" Read on...

How the Cloud sees GRAPHISOFT’s Trending News

January 25, 2016 2:44 pm

This Word Cloud gives us a glimpse into what the most important Trending News topics were in 2015 on graphisoft.com It's probably no surprise that GRAPHISOFT and ARCHICAD were the most mentioned topics, so we took those out to see what we'd get…clearly BIM weighed heavily in our 2015 stories, but maybe you see a few here that you didn't expect…

GRAPHISOFT ARCHICAD live, online webinar featuring Twinmotion 2016

January 22, 2016 4:24 pm

Award-winning Twinmotion is a real-time visualization technology changing the way designers and engineers interact with their models. Developed by Ka-Ra and distributed worldwide by Abvent, Twinmotion is compatible with every 3D modeling software on the market today, including ARCHICAD. Twinmotion is a great fit for any landscape, urban planning or building professional. Designed with an easy, intuitive user interface, it can be used right out of the box. In addition to being incredibly easy to use, Twinmotion creates high quality images and animations in the blink of an eye. Read on...

#GRAPHISOFTjobs movie premier event attracts top, young Hungarian talent

January 21, 2016 11:41 am

The Oscar-nominated movie, Steve Jobs, made its premier in Hungary on January 14. What better way to commemorate the unique relationship between GRAPHISOFT and Apple founder Steve Jobs than by hosting an event for young, Hungarian talent from the top universities in Budapest? Students of electrical engineering and informatics, and math were invited to the Hungarian premier of the movie; those who submitted their CV received a laptop case, GRAPHISOFT baseball cap and other giveaways. More importantly, these future developers were able to mix and mingle with current GRAPHISOFT developers, and to learn more about the company as a potential, future employer. Read On...

Review: Grasshopper ARCHICAD connection

January 21, 2016 11:00 am

Martyn Day of AEC Magazine offers his thoughts on how ARCHICAD is catching up in the field of advanced architectural computational design: "…GRAPHISOFT has been working with McNeel to build a link between Grasshopper and ARCHICAD. So those architects who have learnt to use Rhino and Grasshopper can now also run their scripts in ARCHICAD and drive a full Building Information Modelling (BIM) model. In a single alliance, GRAPHISOFT has gone from nowhere in generative design to being able to run the most popular, free, computational design package on the planet." Read on...

GRAPHISOFT Australia Supports BIM Immersion and University Competition

January 21, 2016 9:48 am

GRAPHISOFT Australia recently supported the 5D Building Information Modeling (BIM) Immersion and Competition organized by the University of Melbourne, the National University of Singapore’s School of Design and Environment and the University of Los Andes, Colombia. 24 students from across the three Universities took part in the event which was held at Melbourne University’s faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. The 3-day event included intensive BIM education and training, and 2 days of competition. ARCHICAD was the chosen software platform medium focusing on BIM quantity take-off and estimating/cost management. Read On...

Nemetschek acquires Solibri

December 21, 2015 3:08 pm

GRAPHISOFT is pleased to announce that its parent company, Nemetschek AG, has acquired 100% of Solibri Oy. The company is a global leader in providing software solutions for the quality assurance and quality control of Building Information Modeling (BIM) based on open standards. The rule-based model checking tool is unique worldwide. “The acquisition of Solibri has been consistent with our acquisition strategy in the AEC industry and greatly strengthens our global position as a leading provider of Open BIM solutions. With the support of the Nemetschek Group, Solibri will continue to pursue its international growth strategy and benefit from our global customer access,” comments Patrik Heider, CFOO and Spokesman of the Nemetschek Group. “In Solibri we see a strongly growing company which will strategically strengthen our solution portfolio.” Read on…