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BIM Server Scare

It was like we’d just saved the world from a nuclear holocaust. But we couldn’t tell anyone because it wasn’t rogue KGB operatives still disgruntled from the end of the Cold War or Kim Jong Un and his lackeys with their fingers on the button. It was aliens from another …

ArchiCAD in China!

Two big pieces of news from Graphisoft this week. Both to do with Graphisoft partnering up with Chinese firms. This is very exciting news. You can read both press releases below. Graphisoft inks Strategic Partnership with JZFZ in China Graphisoft joins forces with UDG in China Why does an ArchiCAD …

ArchiCAD Spring Academy 2011 Recap

Daniel Dusoswa, Chairman of ACUA (ArchiCAD Users Association), forwarded me Ray Elysee’s recap of the 2011 ArchiCAD Spring Academy. After reading it, I am even more jealous of everyone who was there. I hope that in coming years I’ll be able to attend and that some of us users in …

Virtual Visible Views Project

In the ArchiCAD LinkedIn group, Michael Scarmack, AIA, recently started gauging interest in a global experiment using the ArchiCAD BIMserver that he’d like to conduct. There’s a lot of excitement about this grassroots project and I think it will lead to some big things. What things? I don’t know. But …

Design Sharing in BIM

Graphisoft has produced a very informative white paper on BIM Collaboration. It nicely shows the differences and advantages of the three basic types of BIM file sharing (which could be extrapolated to the original Teamwork, Revit’s new Revit Server, and ArchiCAD’s Teamwork 2). Here’s the white paper. It’s definitely worth …

MNAUG #8 Recap

Last night we had our 8th Minnesota ArchiCAD Usergroup meeting. We’re coming up on one full year of meetings (our first meeting was in October 2009)! We’ll have to celebrate at our next meeting in November. I’m thinking I’ll bring pizza for everyone. Thoughts? While the intent of the meeting …