ARCHICAD User Articles

VernerJohnson Relies on ARCHICAD During the A to Z of Museum Planning

VernerJohnson Relies on ARCHICAD During the A to Z of Museum Planning

Boston-based Verner Johnson, Inc. specializes in planning and designing museums and the outdoor public spaces they occupy. Their planning work involves developing a complete facility program to understand what types of spaces within the museum are required, how large they need to be, and how they need to relate to one another. The firm relies on ARCHICAD to develop a master plan, which can then be used to assist existing or new museums develop their mission and be successful in achieving it.

ARCHICAD Firm Wins AIA Milwaukee Emerging Professionals Design Competition

The team at Galbraith Carnahan Architects (GCA) took first place in the recent 2015 AIA Milwaukee Emerging Professionals Design Competition. Using ARCHICAD, architect, Nick Carnahan, and intern architects Brandon Reinke and John Annis seized the opportunity to display their skills by submitting a design titled The Oneida. Using ARCHICAD 18 and the built-in rendering engine powered by CineRender, the design shows off a more modern look, using materials that play off the old and new components.

Energy Modeling with ARCHICAD

Energy Modeling with ARCHICAD

Beth Brant, Director of Sustainability and designer at DSGN, completed documentation on a Dallas Fire Station project. Brant developed a presentation using the built-in energy modeling tools found in ARCHICAD on the project, which had construction drawings in place....
Sylla International Designs Innovative House with ARCHICAD

Sylla International Designs Innovative House with ARCHICAD

More than a year ago here on the blog, we profiled Cheikh Sylla of Tampa, FL-based Sylla International and his decision to adopt ARCHICAD over another BIM software he had been using for quite some time. Since then he has been busy, putting his skills and ARCHICAD to the test. At the start of 2015 Sylla evaluated his decision candidly, honestly sharing his experience for his readers and other architects considering a similar change.

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...
How to start and grow an ArchiCAD User Group (Introduction)

How to start and grow an ArchiCAD User Group (Introduction)

I wrote about the future of the ArchiCAD community in my recap post of the 2015 BIM Conference and challenged people to step up. I have not been disappointed with the results. The first e-mail I got was from Adam Lasota. Adam is looking to start a user group in his area (New York City). There actually already is a user group, but it’s not as active and healthy as he’d like. He is working with two great local Graphisoft employees, but he was looking for advice on how to energize the group and make the meetings something everyone wanted to attend.

Looking Back a Bit

Looking Back a Bit

Thanks to handy little social media apps, we can call up the past pretty easily. Do you know where you were a year ago today? I do. I was up before sunrise. I was in another country. I was drinking LOTS of coffee. (heck, it was EARLY) I had good reason to be doing all...
Be a Pro at Using BIMx PRO

Be a Pro at Using BIMx PRO

Have you wondered about how BIMx and BIMx PRO can support your practice? How can the presentation app serve you best? What are some of the ways you can capitalize on your ability to communicate with prospective clients and customers? Live Webinar March 10th Take...
Simplified Project Sharing with BIMx Pro

Simplified Project Sharing with BIMx Pro

The simplified license options now available for BIMx and BIMx PRO make it easier than ever for users to select either the FREE version or the paid PRO version. Even with paid licenses, the purchase decision boils down to either providing all models on one device OR one model on all devices.

BIG Goes Hot to Cold, Worldwide

BIG Goes Hot to Cold, Worldwide

Bjarke Ingels of BIG – on the Hot to Cold exhibit at the National Building Museum says, viewing climate challenges as an opportunity to explore and create ways to respond to existing conditions and enhance the building’s performance rather than succumb to it, opened the architect to making informed design decisions

Field Techs Equipped with BIMx

Field Techs Equipped with BIMx

One of the largest architecture, engineering and construction firms in Japan, Takenaka Corporation has equipped thousands of its field technicians with BIMx Docs. Takenaka is taking BIM data into the field, onto the construction site in a streamlined and paperless manner.

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.

Looking to meet other ARCHICAD users? Why not come along to one of our upcoming User Groups!  VIEW DETAILS
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