Structural Workflows was last modified: June 2nd, 2016 by DevSA
Increasingly, new developments in ArchiCAD emphasize effective collaboration between architects and structural engineers. This collaboration requires reliable methods for sharing and storing building model information, design solutions and proposals; it also requires a way to manage all the changes made to the building model by any of the participants, while also minimizing the possibility for human error.
ArchiCAD supports all major model and data exchange formats and some specialized formats, including intelligent 3D modeling, universal 2D drawing, documentation and image formats.
This presentation introduces how architects – using ArchiCAD, and structural engineers – using Tekla Structures, can exchange design information as well as manage changes by implementing the “OPEN BIM approach” in their practice. This presentation also demonstrates the architectural-structural workflow – step-by-step – through practical, real-life examples. Some case studies where architects and engineers have already implemented this open collaboration workflow in their practice are also displayed.
This presentation introduces how architects – using ArchiCAD, and structural engineers – using Revit Structure, can exchange design information as well as manage changes by implementing the “OPEN BIM approach” in their practice. This presentation also demonstrates the architectural-structural workflow – step-by-step – through practical, real-life examples.
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This presentation introduces how architects – using ArchiCAD, and structural engineers – using Scia Engineer, can exchange design information as well as manage changes by implementing the “OPEN BIM approach” in their practice. This presentation also demonstrates the architectural-structural workflow – step-by-step – through practical, real-life examples.
Case study about the collaboration between ArchiCAD and Scia Engineerhttps://graphisoft.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/TaiwanTower_GRAPHISOFT_CaseStudy.pdf
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