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Mamou-Mani, Maker

Mamou-Mani, Maker

Like explorers heading their tiny craft upstream, a pair of bicyclists float over the sands of Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. A dust storm shrouds them from 60,000 more inhabitants of their pop-up metropolis at the 2016 Burning Man Festival, known as Black Rock City....
Doris Sung And The Surly Strongman

Doris Sung And The Surly Strongman

If you are one to break into architectural studios in the middle of the night, think twice about breaking into dO|Su in Los Angeles. There, its principal Doris Sung keeps her collection of critters, self-propelled, self-assembling, super-smart thermal bi-metal robots...
Mix Master

Mix Master

In his Crown Heights, Brooklyn, studio last year Charles Goldman was reading the New York Times. After weighing its symbolic value as a “spreader of information,” he launched a series of “plop sculptures” out of mashed issues of the Times. “Then I left a bucket...
ARCHICAD 20 Training Series Updated

ARCHICAD 20 Training Series Updated

Volumes 1 & 2 of the ARCHICAD 20 Training Series have been updated. Located at the Help Center and at graphisoft.com, Volume 1- The ARCHICAD BIM Concept and Volume 2- Conceptual Design are now available. The manual’s illustrations now show improvements made...
Tunnel Visions

Tunnel Visions

Lisa Schon remembers holding the bird in a piece of cloth. Its tiny eyes turned to stare at her, bewildered. “I could feel its heart beating like mad,” says Schon. “The bird was terrified, and at the same time I was scared I might crush it.” Little did the captive...
ARCHICAD Firm Works on the Verge

ARCHICAD Firm Works on the Verge

Noted ARCHICAD firm, Kitchen & Associates, (K&A) is currently providing comprehensive architectural, engineering and interior design services for this six-story, 173-unit, mixed-use, purpose-built project located on the corner of West McMillan and Clifton...
Bore No More

Bore No More

 While your bridges soar your website snores. What happens when an architecture or engineering partnership’s commitment to strength, utility and beauty falls short digitally—adequate but hardly excellent? There are still many who could care less: “Our reputation...
Need a Reason? How about Five?

Need a Reason? How about Five?

In Case You Missed It If you’re just joining us from an email/social media/blog hiatus, you might have missed the announcement that registration is now open for the 2017 GRAPHISOFT North America BIM Conference. In March, hundreds of ARCHICAD users will gather to...
Sign Up and Save!

Sign Up and Save!

The Wait is Over—Sign Up Today for the Only Conference that’s 100% ARCHICAD! The GRAPHISOFT BIM 2017 North America User Conference, March 22nd – 24th, Las Vegas Once again, GRAPHISOFT is bringing together top-notch professionals, industry experts, and...
Welcome to the New Free Marketing Economy

Welcome to the New Free Marketing Economy

True or False? Social media advocacy marketing just doesn’t work for design firms. The content being posted is just too subtle, or too confidential, and the stakes far too high.    After all, what employee of an architectural firm in his right mind would risk...
Make Likes (and New Business), Not War

Make Likes (and New Business), Not War

I’m not particularly fond of the term marketing strategy, and never have been. In fact, hearing it used would make me run for cover — call me paranoid, but who knew what “strategy” ultimately lay in store against me? What’s more, I generally liked our subscribers and...
macOS Sierra Has Released, But WAIT

macOS Sierra Has Released, But WAIT

Important Information for ARCHICAD Users on Mac We know you know Apple has recently released macOS Sierra. We want you to know that GRAPHISOFT’s internal testing of the exciting new macOS is in progress.  Our testing is still ongoing, so please note: we recommend that...
How to Win Clients via YouTube

How to Win Clients via YouTube

There I was squeezing tubes of complimentary Colgate onto my headlights, rubbing it around with my fingertips, then polishing with my Oral B on high blast. Miracle of miracles, the yellowing glass (tartar buildup?) was clear again. And it was YouTube that showed me...

First Fridays for Education – August

Stand Out-Be an ARCHICAD Campus Rep Are you a wiz at learning new software?  Do your classmates usually turn to you with software questions? Flex your BIM software muscles and be an ARCHICAD Campus Rep!  What do Campus Reps do?  Promote ARCHICAD to classmates Give out...
Our Buildings, our Bodies

Our Buildings, our Bodies

Book Bim Dept. | Exploring… Mind in Architecture: Neuroscience, Embodiment, and the Future of Design, edited by Juhani Pallasmaa and Sarah Robinson, MIT Press 2015  Essays by Thomas D. Albright, Michael Arbib, John Paul Eberhard, Melissa Farling, Vittorio...
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