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ArchiCAD 18: series 2 regional launch events for SADC

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

ArchiCAD 18 series 2 launch events in SADC, featuring new features demonstrations, new features training and various certification Training News. Details are region specific, with click through for further details and RSVP. Don't forget to collect your personalised ArchiCAD T-shirt at your regional...

ArchiCAD 18: series 1 regional launch events for SADC

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

ArchiCAD 18 launch events in SADC, featuring new features demonstrations, new features training and various certification Training News. Details are region specific, with click through for further details and RSVP. Don't forget to collect your personalised ArchiCAD T-shirt at your regional event,...

SMART-XA: TOOL 1 has been updated to v1.4

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Herewith the latest version of the smart-XA™ tool Updates, as per the requests from the 2014 ArchiCAD Retreat . smart-XA™ Tool Kit 1 (V1.4).zip Master smart-XA™ smart-XA™ Climatic Zone Control (V1.4) 1: Added Further 2D Representation Customisation (Background Fill) 15% Glazing Calc 15% GLAZING vs...

New Java Update (Java 1.7.0_60-b19)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

New Java update has been released, please take note that after upgrading to the new version (Java 1.7.0_60-b19) the upgrade site https://www.upgrade.graphisoft.com will not be able to upgrade or display keyplug information unless some settings are changed in the Java control panel ( MAC or Windows...

Swartland ArchiCAD object portal is now live

Monday, June 2, 2014

GRAPHISOFT SA joins bim bakery™ in congratulating Swartland Boudienste , on being the first South African manufacturer or supplier, who have developed a truly parametric and localised ArchiCAD object library for their door and window product range, with full support for Smart XA calculations and...

Create a Patch With a Composite Profile

Friday, May 30, 2014

Connecting two plastered composite walls in a linear may pose some technicalities in the sense that the plaster will not cover the connecting potion of the thicker wall hence leaving one to opt to a workaround that may not be fully functional. Sometimes we may want to draw a plaster manually with...

"bim bakery" congratulates "Swartland" on being the first...

Friday, May 30, 2014

GRAPHISOFT SA joins bim bakery™ in congratulating Swartland Boudienste , on being the first South African manufacturer or supplier, who have developed a truly parametric and localised ArchiCAD object library for their door and window product range, with full support for Smart XA calculations and...

30 Year old BIM software that does not "retire"

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

This year, your ArchiCAD licence, even if it is one of the original licences from 30 years ago, can be upgraded to the amazing new ArchiCAD 18 version. That is correct, ArchiCAD licences do not retire , we welcome all owners of ArchiCAD 1.0 or 3.0 or 4.55 or 6.0, 6.5, 7.0, 8.0, 8.1, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0...

Graphisoft SA setting up at A.C.E!

Monday, May 26, 2014

Graphisoft SA is in Gauteng again! S'pha and Zanele from our team are busy setting up stand 412 at Sandton Convention Centre for the 2014 Africa Construction Expo . At the stand you can download: 1. ArchiCAD 18 new features. 2. Large project case studies, including 2 very detailed medical...

Would Structural Engineers use ArchiCAD?

Saturday, May 24, 2014

This question has been raised repeatedly lately, alongside the question of Mechanical Engineers doing same? The natural reaction would be: "No, ArchiCAD is for Architects!" There may however be more to consider, let us review a post from GRAPHISOFT US' blog. The blog post, titled: " Those...

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