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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...
Why Choose ArchiCAD BIM?

Why Choose ArchiCAD BIM?

Kurt Ameringer was interviewed while on the show floor at GreenBuild Toronto – he spoke about some key points to consider when deciding to switch to a BIM method for designing, constructing and managing buildings. This brief video will describe how design firms...
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...
IFC Made Easy

IFC Made Easy

Because more firms are embracing BIM as the preferred design tool, questions are arising about how to work together more efficiently. As the old standards of DWG and PDF exchange are slowly fading away, BIM offers a better exchange of information allowing the exchange of intelligent 3D data. This is obviously more valuable as the data is being used for things such as energy analysis and facilities management. So what is the best way to exchange this data with the people you work with? The new standard is evolving around IFCs.

Welcome to BIM Engine by ArchiCAD

Welcome, reader! This is post number one of “BIM Engine by ArchiCAD” the official blog of GRAPHISOFT North America. Although it’s “official” and “corporate,” it won’t be stuffy. We’re excited to explore all the topics you care about, including: Great architecture Ways...
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