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Discover a range of stories from architects in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico regions.

Reimagine 2019 Round Up

Reimagine 2019 was a whirlwind of guest presentations and software deomonstrations held in Las Vegas. If you didn’t get to attend the event, you can still check out some of the video recordings here!

“[ARCHICAD is] Undoubtedly the best design tool available to architects today”

AOME Architects

“[ARCHICAD] has given my office an edge… We have been able to take on more projects and increase profits.”

Mittmann Architect

“[Using ARCHICAD] has changed my life… My productivity is perhaps 3x what it was, with a fraction of the stress. “

Green Design Build LLC

Join Us for a Live Q&A

Due to an unforeseen conflict, we need to reschedule the By Design webinar that was set for January 31st to February 7th. If you have already registered, you do not need to take any action; you will...

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. 

Watch Episode 3: Pacific Rising here

By Design Firm Profile – Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA)

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...

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.

By Design – Firm Profile, CAST Architecture

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...

Architecture in the Age of Anxiety

  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...

As GRAPHISOFT continues its original digital content series, we turn our eye onto the West Coast. The architecture firms we're profiling celebrate contrasts - proving the idea that something can be completely different and yet still be a good neighbor. OPA & CAST Architecture. Be sure to sign up for series updates so you don't miss an episode.

 

By Design – By GRAPHISOFT – Episode 3

As GRAPHISOFT continues its original digital content series, we turn our eye onto the West Coast. The architecture firms we're profiling celebrate contrasts - proving the idea that...

We're into the next part of By Design Episode 2 where we're getting an in-depth look at the impressive work Toronto-based firm, Urban Strategies does with ARCHICAD.

In this firm profile piece, you'll come to understand the passion and commitment that Michel Trocmé and his team bring to every project so that communities can reinvest in themselves and hold onto their special quallities. Trocmé explains how they figure out big ideas for cities using ARCHICAD. It is an intense amount of information and in his experience, the models stand up to those immense amounts of data without fail. 

Prepared to be impressed.

Click here to watch the Urban Strategies profile.

By Design – Firm Profile, Urban Strategies

We're into the next part of By Design Episode 2 where we're getting an in-depth look at the impressive work Toronto-based firm, Urban Strategies does with ARCHICAD. In this firm profile...

By Design Episode 2 continues with an in-depth look at the legacy that Chicago-based firm, Landon Bone Baker has built over the years.

In this firm profile piece, Pete Landon and Jeff Bone speak with passion and humility about what motivates them to remain committed to bringing good design to community based housing.

Prepare to be inspired.

Click here to watch the LBB profile.

By Design – Firm Profile, Landon Bone Baker Architects

By Design Episode 2 continues with an in-depth look at the legacy that Chicago-based firm, Landon Bone Baker has built over the years. In this firm profile piece, Pete Landon and Jeff...

Expanding Your Choices

Increased Interoperability You may have already heard the big news from BIM6x, our long-time ARCHICAD reseller and BIM solutions provider. The company has globally released an RFA RVT...

Join Us for a Live Q&A

On Tuesday, December 5th - GRAPHISOFT North America will host an interactive meeting featuring Alex Hughes from KURV Architecture in NYC and Anthony Laney from Laney LA in Los Angeles. During the...

Our original digital content series continues with Episode 2: The New Urbanism.

In this episode we feature two prominent ARCHICAD-firms, Chicago, IL-based Landon Bone Baker and Toronto, Canada-based Urban Strategies. These powerhouse firms apply a visionary approach to designing public housing (aka social housing).

As we move through "The New Urbanism" we'll examine the architect's role in creating housing that contributes to vital, vibrant, and successful communities.

The trailer for Episode 2 is now available here.

By Design – By GRAPHISOFT: Episode 2

Our original digital content series continues with Episode 2: The New Urbanism. In this episode we feature two prominent ARCHICAD-firms, Chicago, IL-based Landon Bone Baker and Toronto, Canada-based...

By Design bonus material is now ready for your viewing pleasure.

Visit our By Design page to learn more about Laney LA, Inc. Hear from the founder of LA's hottest residential architecture firm as he opens up about his dreams, challenges and the lessons he's learning from Hollywood.

In this insider look, you'll learn how he fused his passion for creative work with an approach to design that puts his clients in the driver's seat.

Get an inside look at how ARCHICAD supports Laney's teams of emerging professional to use their unique talent and the latest technology to earn an expanded role at the client table.

See all the By Design videos here

By Design – Firm Profile, Laney LA, Inc.

By Design bonus material is now ready for your viewing pleasure. Visit our By Design page to learn more about Laney LA, Inc. Hear from the founder of LA's hottest residential...

BY DESIGN – By ARCHICAD

  We recently began promoting our original digital series "BY DESIGN". It is a collection of first-hand stories told by ARCHICAD users who inspire us. We'll cover a range of topics in BY DESIGN...

CORE Depends on ARCHICAD

Project Facts: 2000 Project started 11 Stories tall 400,000 square feet Years of Coordinating, Designing and Managing Core architecture + design (CORE) recently completed a downtown Washington DC...

Go Mobile in Five

Take Your BIMx with You This five-minute video clip explains how easy it is to explore BIMx Hyper-models on mobile devices. Using the latest, multi-award winning BIMx and...

SketchUp to ARCHICAD Webinar

What’s in It for Me? Building information modeling (BIM) is now the technique of choice for the building design and construction industry. Firms and solo practitioners looking for a competitive edge...

Meet the Microbi(H)ome Family

There’s a marine architect in London, a leading megayacht designer, who makes it a point to check out his clients’ socks, scarves, ties, autos, and book collections before submitting a single...

BIMx and BIMx PRO Update

There's been an update to BIMx and BIMx PRO that you may not have heard about. Award Winning App Gets Better Some changes include interactive and aesthetically pleasing credit display enabled in the...

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