Mary Moscarello Gutierrez
The love of Legos takes this BIM education program to a whole other level. Read about how BIM and Legos bridged the gap of understanding for people who know BIM has benefits – they see it clearly in the end!
Announcing the next version of ARCHICAD 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.
Design in Action pairs DC Public and Charter High School students with top DC architecture firms for one week during Spring break. Started in 2012 by Janet Bloomberg, AIA of KUBE Architecture, the program has grown to include over 26 architecture firms each year. GRAPHISOFT North America partnered with the Washington Architectural Foundation, Catholic University of America’s Architecture School (CUA), and Common Good City Farm (CGCF) to support Design in Action: Build (DIA: Build).
In this article, MDT founders discuss how working with BIM has helped them deliver large commercial projects on time, and with improved accuracy.
Sustainably designed environmentally responsible projects are the hallmark of Oak Park, Illinois-based ARCHICAD firm Tom Basset-Dilley Architect (TBDA).
PH create mixed-use developments; residential properties; urban centered projects (spanning single family homes and large-scale city centers); as well as historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects.
ARCHICAD has been the software of choice at Isaman design, Inc. for the past 8 years, where a team of 6 tackle custom residential projects.
Our final studio profile of Episode 4 of By Design lets us see architecture through the eyes of Olvia Demetriou, Co-Founder of DC architectural firm HapstakDemetriou+. Demetriou comes to the industry from a familial connection, being born and raised in the urban planning and architecture field. That early exposure to high intensity design meetings shaped her and helped her realize at a young age she wanted to be an architect.
Watch the Studio Profile for insight into Demetriou's unique and rich experience as a pioneering woman in the industry. You'll hear her speak about her use of ARCHICAD and how it supports her ability to create renderings that have made a developer say, “I want to live there".
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We move forward through Episode 4 of By Design and take a closer look at CORE architecture + design. This prominent DC-based firm relies on ARCHICAD to support their creativity and help them stay profitable. Allison Cooke and the team at CORE truly embrace an interdisciplinary approach to projects. Learn how being able to look at multiple perspectives, via ARCHICAD and the firm's blended, cohesive team strategy helps them be successful.
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As GRAPHISOFT continues its original digital content series, our focus moves to the stories of two successful female architects. Allison Cooke and Olivia Demetriou describe their journeys into architecture and examine their roles at the head of two successful DC-based architectural firms, CORE architecture + design and HapstakDemetriou+. See how they are Breaking Ground in By Design, Episode 4. Be sure to sign up for series updates so you don't miss an episode.
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ARCHICAD allows us to tap into a vertical workflow that allows our process to be more efficient throughout the life of a project ~ Aaron Leshtz
We move forward through Episode 3 of By Design, taking a closer look at Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA). The projects that this prominent San Francisco-based firm creates truly stand out. Luke Ogrydziak and Zöe Prillinger combine deep interests in architecture and technology and develop projects using representational tools to explore options. ARCHICAD supports their creativity and gives them freedom to design in an efficient way.
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Richard Gemigniani of Gemigniani Architects, based in Sherman Oaks, CA has been using ARCHICAD since the late 1990s at his mac-based practice. Having used ARCHICAD for so many years, Gemigniani says it has made his practice more efficient.
As we move through Episode 3 of By Design, Pacific Rising, we discover how CAST Architecture relies on ARCHICAD to work through design ideas. When the team at CAST explores possibilities, ARCHICAD is there from the beginning of the project, supporting their creativity by providing a fluid modeling tool. That means they find themselves using it for a project's entire life cycle, without turning to other software.
Click here to watch their profile and see how that aspect of their workflow lets them work the details and understand the materials, structural aspects and provide documentation, in a more efficient workflow.
Ketchum, Idaho-based Williams | Partners Architects, P.C. (WPA) focuses on high-end residential projects using ARCHICAD as their BIM software of choice. The use of ARCHICAD provides streamlined workflows when consulting with interior designers or structural engineers.