Architecture Firm IttenBrechbühl Finds Success with First Open BIM Project

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 10/13/20 11:45 AM   |  2 min read time

3D Modeling has become an industry standard in the architecture community. In a heavily digital age, it’s important to be able to create visuals of a planned space that are ready to share with collaborators and clients alike. IttenBrechbühl of Switzerland knows first-hand about the importance of accurate file sharing for project collaboration, and that the most effective way they could have accomplished such a feat is with the BIM capabilities of Vectorworks.

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Topics: Big BIM, IFC

Design Iteration and Making Changes in BIM Level 2

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 6/26/20 12:45 PM   |  2 min read time

Assael Architecture knows a thing or two about the time commitment that comes with the design process  for projects and the struggle to do it well among teams due to working in multiple platforms. With Vectorworks’ all-in-one design, Assael has been able to complete project after project quickly and efficiently.

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Topics: Open BIM, Big BIM, BIM, IFC, BIM (Architecture)

WATCH: Vectorworks Design Summit Virtual Presentations

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 4/23/20 9:52 AM   |  2 min read time

You’ve likely heard that we’ve cancelled our Vectorworks Design Summit due to COVID-19. This decision comes with a heavy heart—but, even though we can’t be together in person, we still believe in the value the event brings to our users.

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Eric Gilbey, Martyn Horne, Rubina Siddiqui, Spotlight, Vision, Big BIM, BIM, connectCAD, Vectorworks Design Summit, COVID-19, BIM (Landscape)

Big BIM with a BIG Impact

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/20/20 10:40 AM   |  1 min read time

In a Big BIM workflow, there's a complexity that comes with coordinating information between multiple contractors and various models. The larger the project gets, the more complex it gets. Which begs the question—on a large project, how large does the firm need to be for successful completion?

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Topics: Big BIM, BIM, Project Highlight

Your Favorites: Top 9 Posts from 2019

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 12/23/19 3:59 PM   |  3 min read time

As the year comes to a close, we’re looking back on our top stories of 2019. From GDTF to IFC4 to landscape BIM, here’s a roundup of your favorite Planet Vectorworks blog posts.

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Topics: Architecture, buildingSMART International, Eric Gilbey, rendering, Big BIM, BIM, connectCAD, McGregor Coxall, GDTF, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design, Interiors

Opening Doors with IFC4

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 8/8/19 3:28 PM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks, the first BIM software to receive IFC4 export certification, now supports your Open BIM workflows better than ever before.

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Topics: buildingSMART International, Open BIM, Rubina Siddiqui, Big BIM, BIM, IFC

New Video Shows Big BIM in Practice

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/12/17 12:16 PM   |  1 min read time

In this video, the team at Itten+Brechbühl AG discusses how successful implementation of a Big BIM process has transformed the way the firm approaches design — and solidified their name as a leading architecture firm in Switzerland.

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Topics: Big BIM, BIM

Collaborative Design With Open BIM

Posted by Guest Author on 8/25/14 11:59 AM   |  3 min read time

Mark Flamer, P.E., Registered Civil Engineer and General Building Contractor, Structural Engineering Consultant for Nemetschek Scia, and Software Engineer for Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.

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Topics: Nemetschek Scia, Open BIM, 3D Modeling, Big BIM, BIM, GIS, IFC, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Project Highlight, Vectorworks software, BIM (Architecture)

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