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12Jan

  If we don’t know who we are, how do we find the confidence to build things? And if our buildings won’t speak to us, how can we know what they are? Self-induced highs of perception just won’t...

  If we don’t know who we are, how do we find the confidence to build things? And if our buildings won’t speak to us, how can we know what they are? Self-induced highs of perception just won't get...

22Nov

  There are those not embarrassed to be called sidewalk superintendents: the millionaire in his unstructured blazer, the local loafer in his peppermint cable knit, the schoolgirl in her pleated...

  There are those not embarrassed to be called sidewalk superintendents: the millionaire in his unstructured blazer, the local loafer in his peppermint cable knit, the schoolgirl in her pleated...

6Apr

I was in Las Vegas for 56 hours for the GRAPHISOFT North America 2017 BIM Conference. I arrived around 2 pm on Wednesday and flew home a little after 10 pm Friday night. In that short amount of...

I was in Las Vegas for 56 hours for the GRAPHISOFT North America 2017 BIM Conference. I arrived around 2 pm on Wednesday and flew home a little after 10 pm Friday night. In that short amount of...

4Jan

Part One: Never do just one thing In my first post about Project Info, I ended with this statement about automation and coordination: “It’s an old ARCHICAD adage that if you’re...

Part One: Never do just one thing In my first post about Project Info, I ended with this statement about automation and coordination: "It's an old ARCHICAD adage that if you're going to see...

1Dec

Good BIM practices require us to include as much information as we know, as early as possible. Often this results in educated guesses, placeholders, and an avalanche of specificity that frightens...

Good BIM practices require us to include as much information as we know, as early as possible. Often this results in educated guesses, placeholders, and an avalanche of specificity that frightens...

12May

In the previous three articles on ARCHICAD Tools we covered the basic concepts of how to pick the ideal Tool to model various elements in ARCHICAD. If you are just joining us, here are links to...

In the previous three articles on ARCHICAD Tools we covered the basic concepts of how to pick the ideal Tool to model various elements in ARCHICAD. If you are just joining us, here are links to...

9May

This is the third post in my series on ARCHICAD Tools. If you’re just joining us, here are links to first two posts:A Tool by Any Other Name — Part 1A Tool by Any Other Name — Part 2Not Every...

This is the third post in my series on ARCHICAD Tools. If you're just joining us, here are links to first two posts:A Tool by Any Other Name — Part 1A Tool by Any Other Name — Part 2Not Every...

28Mar

In a recent blog post, we looked at why we should care about IFC. Now we will look at one way to use IFC. Don’t panic, this is not going to get overly technical. I won’t get into naming...

In a recent blog post, we looked at why we should care about IFC. Now we will look at one way to use IFC. Don't panic, this is not going to get overly technical. I won't get into naming conventions...

1Feb

A lot has happened since 2006 As of January 2016, I have been using ARCHICAD for ten years. I first used ARCHICAD while working for the Nelson Tremain Partnership in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Below is...

A lot has happened since 2006 As of January 2016, I have been using ARCHICAD for ten years. I first used ARCHICAD while working for the Nelson Tremain Partnership in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Below is...

26Jan

Introduction This post is part 3 in my series on Layer Theory. If you’re just joining us, here are the links to the first two posts: Part 1: LEGO and Layers Part 2: Do you need that Layer? I...

Introduction This post is part 3 in my series on Layer Theory. If you're just joining us, here are the links to the first two posts: Part 1: LEGO and Layers Part 2: Do you need that Layer? I highly...

30Sep

One of the biggest changes in ArchiCAD 17 is the introduction of a new Attribute: Building Materials. To understand why Building Materials are arguably the most important change to happen to...

One of the biggest changes in ArchiCAD 17 is the introduction of a new Attribute: Building Materials. To understand why Building Materials are arguably the most important change to happen to...