Using ModelPort to Manage Manufacturer Objects in Archicad

Tom Simmons of ARCHVISTA Consulting shows how to use ModelPort to resolve problems such as file size, polygon count, layer management, and missing materials with models downloaded from manufacturer websites before using them in Archicad.

COVID-19 Modular Hospital

COVID-19 Modular Hospital: Project Profile

PT. Wijaya Karya (WIKA) describes the implementation of AEC technology on the COVID-19 Modular Hospital in South Jakarta that it was tasked with building in less than a month at the start of the pandemic in 2020. Delivery also needed to be cost-effective and environmentally sustainable.

BIM in Landscape

ENVIRONMENT for Revit: Extending BIM to Landscape Architecture

This review looks at Environment, a plug-in to Revit that extends its capabilities for site and landscape design, with tools for modeling terrain from scratch, visualizing and analyzing topography, creating outdoor walls and railings quickly along sloped surfaces, and other useful tasks for landscape architecture.

Prism app by Bryden Wood

AEC Technology Development at Bryden Wood

This article takes a closer look at the innovative tools for design automation being developed by the A/E firm, Bryden Wood, including applications for school design, housing, and motorways, as well as its “factory on site” approach to industrialized construction.

VendorHub News

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  • Solibri Develop & Integrate webinar on Sep 15: Value adding rule development. >>
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  • Graphisoft releases Archicad 25 — Strengthens user-service relationships with Graphisoft Forward — Launches Building Together conference registration. >>
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  • ALLPLAN blog: The Efficiency of BIM for Bridges. >>
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  • Ideate Software Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of IdeateApps for Revit. >>
  • Artlantis Testimonial by Michael Lennie, Architectural illustrator. >>
  • Microsol Resources webinar on Aug 12: Introduction to Bluebeam Revu Basics. >>
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Extending BIM to Infrastructure

Now that BIM has conquered the building industry and is here to stay, this article explores the application of the same “information modeling” concept to infrastructure.

Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley

Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley: Case Study of an IPD Project

While IPD is still more of a goal than a reality for most of the AEC industry, there are a few ground-breaking projects that are already using this new collaboration and delivery method.

Eureka Tower

The Eureka Tower: A Case Study of Advanced BIM Implementation

Standing 92 stories tall with a total height of 300 meters (984 feet), the Eureka Tower located in Melbourne, Australia, is not only the tallest residential building in the world, it is also one of the largest projects to be designed using BIM.

Labor Productivity in Construction

Labor-Productivity Declines in the Construction Industry

Dr. Paul Teicholz, Professor (Research) Emeritus, of the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University explores the gradual decline of field productivity in the construction industry and its main causes.