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ArchiCAD "HAMMERS" the opposition!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

ArchiCAD 16 : Product of the Year in the UK! Affectionately known as ‘The Hammers,’ the Construction Computing Awards , showcase and reward the technology, tools and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social...

How long have you worked with a BIM system

Thursday, March 29, 2012 my case, it has been since 1994. Started off quite funny actually, but that for another time. In 1994, working in a small to medium size architectural practice in Durban, South Africa , I switched from the ox cart industry standard 2D tablet based monster to ArchiCAD 4.5, yup 4.5, also...

Open BIM FAQ: What are the characteristics of the traditional approach?

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Traditional approach to interdisciplinary collaboration basically means any form of 2D collaboration including paper, DWG or PDF or any other 2D forms. This approach can be characterized as follows: Limited coordination workflow → the whole workflow relies too much upon manual work and willingness...

Open BIM FAQ: What are various approaches to address collaboration issues?

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Sticking to the technical level coordination between the different trades has been through a long evolution. Traditionally different trades submitted full printed documentation sets at the different stages of the design process and used light-tables to try and coordinate the different building...


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