A New Way to View the "I" in BIM

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/18/19 3:39 PM

In recent years, digital design has seen a transformation with the implementation of BIM, or Building Information Modeling, the concept that data be attached to its corresponding digital model. The idea here is to ease communication between project partners by having one point-of-reference, one model that can be used through all design phases — from sketching to construction. 

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Topics: Martyn Horne, BIM, COBie, IFC, Nemetschek Group, Vectorworks UK, BIM Show Live 2019, BIM Show Live, UK BIM Alliance

Celebrating Dwyer Architectural on International Women's Day

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/8/19 9:34 AM

For International Women’s Day this year, we want to celebrate Dwyer Architectural, the women-owned firm with locations in Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo, New York. Established in 2010, their nineteen-person firm has worked tirelessly within the healthcare, medical research, and higher education fields to create stunning designs for their clients. In 2013, they applied for and were accepted into the New York State Minority and Women Business Development (NY MWBE) program, allowing them to become a certified women-owned firm, a change that has helped them make a name for themselves within the architecture industry.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Syracuse, Rochester, NY MWBE program, women-owned firm, International Women’s Day, Dwyer Architectural, Buffalo, New York, Kelly Yahi, Kimberly A. Dwyer, Maternity Renovation, Upstate University Hospital Community Campus, Curt Henry, Community Memorial Hospital

Architosh Highlights Bleeding Edge Innovation at Vectorworks

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/1/18 9:52 AM

Robots for the construction industry. Artificial intelligence. Augmented reality. These are just a few of the innovations our CEO, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, recently discussed with Anthony Frausto-Robledo, publisher and editor-in-chief of Architosh.

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Topics: Augmented Reality, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, BIM, artificial intelligence, machine learning

Unleash Your Creativity with Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/12/18 10:26 AM

Today's the day! Meet the newest versions of Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision. 

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, openBIM, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, 3D, 3D Modeling, BIM, Vectorworks Landmark, Braceworks, vectorworks 2019

IttenBrechbühl Presents SwissFEL BIM Project at the 2018 Architecture Biennale in Venice

Posted by Lisa Lance on 7/26/18 10:22 AM

Architecture and general planning practice IttenBrechbühl exhibited a spatial installation with images of the SwissFEL, Switzerland’s X-ray free-electron laser, at the renowned Architecture Biennale in Venice.

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Second China BIM Forum, SwissFEL, BIM, Paul Scherrer Institute, IttenBrechbuhl, 2018 Architecture Biennale, European Cultural Foundation, Swiss Free Electron Laser

Workflow Wednesday: How to Improve Your Bottom Line with Better Resource Management

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/3/18 8:25 AM

If you’re a BIM manager, you understand the importance of office standards and managing resources. We’d like to help make your job easier. Whether you work in a large or small firm, we have a new guide just for you.

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Topics: Resource Manager, BIM, Workflow Wednesday, BIM Manager

Workflow Wednesday: The Guide You Need to Make the Move to BIM

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/13/17 10:49 AM

Making the move to BIM? We have a new tool to help you assess your organization’s existing processes and procedures to align your BIM goals with your defined BIM uses. It’s call the Strategic Planning Guide for Adopting BIM.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Workflow Wednesday

New Video Shows Big BIM in Practice

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/12/17 12:16 PM

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, Case Studies, Itten+Brechbuhl AG

Workflow Wednesday: How to Make the Most of Project Sharing

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/6/17 10:11 AM

Want to foster greater collaboration and communication within your project team and, at the same time, streamline your project management?  

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Topics: Project Sharing, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Workflow Wednesday

In Need of Last-Minute CE Credits? Opportunities Here

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 12/5/17 12:02 PM

Need to check a few continuing education credits off your to-do list?

It’s not too late — here are some of our AIA-accredited continuing education opportunities from the past year so you can earn CE credits before the end of 2017. Click the title of each to register and earn over 5 CEUs, including 3.5 AIA LU HSW.

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Topics: AIA, The Design Buro, webinars, A Placemaking Approach to Design, Architect magazine, Architectural Record, BIM, continuing education, Continuing Education Credits, King + King Architects, Living Building Challenge, Passive House, Universal Design

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