ARCHICAD 15 Articles

Returning to the Days of Ancient ArchiCAD

Returning to the Days of Ancient ArchiCAD

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 rendering I did for them in 2006 using ARCHICAD 9’s brand new...
New ARCHICAD, New Windows OS, New Mac OS, repeat.

New ARCHICAD, New Windows OS, New Mac OS, repeat.

I rarely put warnings before my blog posts. I think I will today: upgrading software is a complex yet super simple decision. The discussion that follows is an attempt to navigate that contradiction. Converging Forces Over on my blog, there are two regular features...
Continuing IFC Commitment

Continuing IFC Commitment

GRAPHISOFT Announces Updated Plugin for Revit Structure, Revit MEP and Revit Architecture GRAPHISOFT is fully commitment to supporting IFC and backs up that commitment with action. The company has released the plugin for Revit 2014. Accessing the updated plugin for...
Getting into Interiors with ArchiCAD

Getting into Interiors with ArchiCAD

Tracy Stone, of Tracy A. Stone Architect has been working with ArchiCAD for many years. She has shared her design vision on projects both as an architect and instructor. Most recently, she employed the tools within ArchiCAD v15 & 16 on an interior design project...
The Powerful Google Earth/ArchiCAD Connection

The Powerful Google Earth/ArchiCAD Connection

In this series of articles, we will focus on residential design/build using Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD. Whether you are using ArchiCAD 15 or the Start Edition, you will be able to offer more value to your clients by following the techniques outlined in this series. This...
Align View – Creative Imaging in ArchiCAD

Align View – Creative Imaging in ArchiCAD

The Align View Function in Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD, allows you the architect to offer value to your clients. When designing an addition or renovation to an existing building, it is valuable to see and show the new design elements in context. Clear depiction of how the...
Grounding Cloud Computing to Reality

Grounding Cloud Computing to Reality

A recent article authored by Graphisoft CEO, Viktor Várkonyi explores issues floating around cloud computing. In it, Várkonyi provides us with a very clear breakdown of the four most popular approaches to cloud computing, which is not actually a specific technology...
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