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Itten+Brechbühl AG Wins for BIM Innovation

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/6/16 10:27 AM
Proving that just like fine wine, innovation gets better with age, Itten+Brechbühl AG, a Swiss architectural office and general planner company with almost 100 years of experience, was honored at the first BIM-Prize of Switzerland Awards, organized by Arc Award and Bauen digital Schweiz. Itten+Brechbühl took home the gold in the Innovation/Performance category for their advanced use of BIM in designing the SwissFEL project, one of the most remarkable research buildings in Switzerland. Read More

Topics: Andreas Johri, Architecture, Research, Solibri, SwissFEL, 3D Modeling, Arc Award, Bauen digital Schweiz, BIM, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, Paul Scherrer Institute, Zurich

Be Inspired, Earn Credits at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Hannah Force on 2/25/16 1:53 PM
If you’re looking to enhance your workflows, improve your design skills, and have some fun, then look no further. With 30+ thought-leadership sessions, 32+ Continuing Education credit opportunities, 17+ hours of one-on-one tech support, and extensive software training, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit attendees will gain newfound energy and fresh ideas to create innovative design solutions. Read More

Topics: AIA LUs, Architecture, Asite, Bluebeam Software, EIZO, Entertainment, exhibit design, Exhibit Logic, Fairmont Chicago, graphical scripting, Maxon Computer GmbH, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, Rendering Tricks, Scia, Site Analysis, Solibri, Spotlight, The Office of James Burnett, 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architectural Tours, BIM, Canon U.S.A, Chief Marketing Officer Stewart Rom, collaborative BIM, continuing education, Energos, energy modeling, ESP Vision, Flansburgh Architects, HP, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, LA CES PDHs, Marionette, MIllenium Park, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksDesignSummit

Inspiration: Designing for Detail at the SwissFEL Research Facility

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 12/28/15 11:56 AM
The design and construction of the SwissFEL particle acceleratory facility in the forests of Switzerland presented architects and civil engineers with unique challenges. But equipped with Vectorworks software's BIM capabilities, architects at Itten+Brechbühl AG developed a model to account for the meticulous level of detail required to design a facility that houses a state-of-the-art free electron laser while also respecting the lush habitats of the surrounding landscape. Read More

Topics: Andreas Johri, SwissFEL, SwissFEL particle acceleratory facility, BIM, Community, inspiration, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, Journal of the National Institute of Building Scie

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