1:50 DOCUMENTATION AUTOMATED FROM A BIM MODEL (COMPLEX PROFILES 02)

PRODUCE COMPLETE SETS OF DRAWINGS AT 1:50 AND 1:200 AUTOMATICALLY FROM YOUR MODEL There is a conversation that still goes on and on with all my friends who are architects and engineers working in [...]

AUTOMATED SCHEDULES: INTRODUCTION

GET IT AUTOMATED, GET IT DONE RIGHT Today I want to introduce the world of automated Schedules in ARCHICAD. This article is for those who are new in the BIM methodology and also for those who [...]

ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS AND DOCUMENTATION IN ARCHICAD (PART 2) – CUSTOM LINES AND FILLS

Today is going to be a very short but effective post! In our last related post we talked about the great control that ARCHICAD gives you over the 2D representation of the 3D elements. We had an [...]

BIM for Small Firms

BENEFITS OF USING BIM IN SMALL FIRMS The benefits of the Building Information Modeling in large companies are well known. What may not be as well known are the benefits that can provide to small [...]

Clash Detection and The Wrong BIM Workflow Part II: Asia Case Study

BIM can be a way to fix problems or avoid them from the beginning Some time ago we published an article about the main concerns that professionals from the AEC environment rise when contemplating [...]

Renovation and Rehabilitation Projects: Introduction to Renovation Filters

Every Stage of your Renovation within the same BIM File The Renovation Filters in Archicad are a powerful tool to organize what is old and what is new in your project. In other words, what is [...]

Design Strategies 2: From Massing to BIM

The whole BIM process starts with Massing and Design Parametric shaped slabs within morph geometry Most of professionals related to the construction industry already know the big advantages of [...]

The Wrong BIM Workflow

Why firms fear upgrading to BIM Understanding the concept of BIM is quite simple and when explaining its benefits most of the Architects react like “yes, it make sense..”. But the big [...]