ARCHICAD Education Articles

Pick Your Playlist – Learn ARCHICAD 19 – Point Cloud Support

Pick Your Playlist – Learn ARCHICAD 19 – Point Cloud Support

Refurbishment projects typically start with a time-consuming building-survey phase that may involve manual measurements and the creation of a digital building model. But now 3D scanners – representing the latest technology innovations – can generate “point-clouds” containing all the necessary geometry information of an interior, including its volutes and ornaments.

ARCHICAD 19 can read the most commonly used point-cloud file formats and create the corresponding 3D geometry instantly. So you can align your design with automatically-generated, 100% accurate point-cloud 3D geometry information.

First Fridays for Education – December

First Fridays for Education – December

A new school year, new software and new blog features for just for you! Introducing “First Fridays for Education”, every first Friday of the month, you’ll see a new video tutorial, along with inspiring stories of students and professors who are pushing the limits of design and productivity with ARCHICAD.

First Fridays for Education – November

First Fridays for Education – November

A new school year, new software and new blog features for just for you! Introducing “First Fridays for Education”, every first Friday of the month, you’ll see a new video tutorial, along with inspiring stories of students and professors who are pushing the limits of design and productivity with ARCHICAD.

First Fridays for Education

First Fridays for Education

A new school year, new software and new blog features for just for you! Introducing “First Fridays for Education”, every first Friday of the month, you’ll see a new video tutorial, along with inspiring stories of students and professors who are pushing the limits of design and productivity with ARCHICAD.

Company blogs for ARCHICAD users

Company blogs for ARCHICAD users

I mentioned in one of my recent posts that user groups don’t need special online groups or dedicated blogs, mostly because they are too small to create critical mass. I stand by that comment, but there is another type of small organization that greatly benefits...

Register for the GRAPHISOFT BIM 2015 North America User Conference

The wait is over. Two years ago, GRAPHISOFT held the first-ever North America User Conference. Once again, GRAPHISOFT is bringing together top-notch professionals, industry experts and trend-setters who use ArchiCAD every day across North America. The 2015 North America User Conference will provide the opportunity to engage in informative and useful discussions that will improve day-to-day use of ArchiCAD.

I want to learn ARCHICAD, where do I start?

I want to learn ARCHICAD, where do I start?

“I want to learn ARCHICAD…what should I do?” I get this question ALL the time. And because I am who I am, I often drop everything I’m doing and respond, whether I’m asked via the Internet, over the phone, or in person. If you’ve...
ArchiCAD Window Display Cheat Sheet

ArchiCAD Window Display Cheat Sheet

On my personal blog, Shoegnome, I recently wrote about how Twitter can teach you ArchiCAD. You can (and should) read it by clicking here. The title of the post is a bit misleading because I actually spend most of the article giving tips on how one can best take...
Thinking WITH ArchiCAD, a Student’s Perspective

Thinking WITH ArchiCAD, a Student’s Perspective

Profiling students and how ArchiCAD supports their education and eventual entry into the job market is nothing new on the BIM Engine by ArchiCAD blog. Recently, we came in contact with Drew Bell. He maintains an architecture blog of his own and is about to begin his entry into the field of architecture as a profession, preferably using ArchiCAD – well, I’ll let him tell you why.

Student Driven Design Exellence

Student Driven Design Exellence

The Interior Design Program at Abilene Christian University has been in place in the Department of Art and Design for ten years, and has quickly gained a reputation as being a premier program.  This is due in large part to the various local, regional, state and...
User Conference Savings End September 18th!

User Conference Savings End September 18th!

With the last minute flurry of registrations, we have extended the Early Bird savings to September 18th. Be sure to register now to reserve your seat and save!  Attend and Earn 10+ AIA CES. The conference agenda includes a full slate of informative course offerings to...
ArchiCAD Training Series: Download Today!

ArchiCAD Training Series: Download Today!

You can now download GRAPHISOFT approved training materials.  The training material consists of multiple segments, appealing to users with varying degrees of ArchiCAD knowledge. Each volume includes a step-by-step PDF manual, narrated video clips and ArchiCAD project...
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