ArchiMAG issue 1/2011

ArchiMAG issue 1/2011

ArchiMAG issue 1/2011 The first issue of the year is out! By now, the new ArchiMAG issue should have reached all of our readers. The new issue 1/2011 is full of interesting articles. The ”hot topic” of this issue is a new Graphisoft EcoDesigner, which is introduced in the magazine by Miklós Sved, who is one of the software developers of EcoDesigner. The article gives great... Read More

Texture Workshop – create your own textures for visualization

Texture Workshop – create your own textures for visualization

You have many alternating techniques to visualize a building model in ArchiCAD. This tutorial shows you how to make suitable texture images for ArchiCAD, Artlantis or some other program that uses textures to give a ‘real-life’ feel to the modelled surfaces. Textures in ArchiCAD are shown in a 3D window when you use the OpenGL engine or with renderers in a rendering window. The... Read More

EcoDesigner

EcoDesigner

Isler House in New Zealand. Architect: Dave Chisholm EcoDesigner EcoDesigner is an add-on to ArchiCAD that enables the leveraging of data from a building information model for a topic of current interest: evaluation of the energy consumption and energy conservation of a building. This article first discusses the work process used with the program and then comments on a trial run. With... Read More

User experiences in the 1/2010 issue

User experiences in the 1/2010 issue

Novo Orlovsky by www.kohografi.fi In the latest issue of ArchiMAG, we published an interview with Michał Kazłowski and Joanna Wachowicz – two Polish architects from Archi-Med Sollers. Novo Orlovsky, a proposed new suburb in Russia is presented in another article. This plan is stunning in it’s size and was intended to house nearly 30 000 people. A fascinating restaurant... Read More

Support article in the 1/2010 issue

Support article in the 1/2010 issue

Texture workshop – create your own textures for visualisation This tutorial shows you how to make suitable texture images for ArchiCAD, Artlantis or some other program that uses textures to give a ‘real-life’ feel to the modelled surfaces.  Read More

Software articles in the 1/2010 issue

Software articles in the 1/2010 issue

Isler House in New Zealand. Architect: Dave Chisholm Four great articles were written about different software in the latest issue of ArchiMAG magazine. Below you can find short introductions to the articles. Subscribe to receive the full magazine. ArchiCAD 14 ArchiCAD 14 continues to lead the way among building information modelling tools. Special emphasis has been placed on compatibility... Read More

GDL related articles in the 1/2010 issue

GDL related articles in the 1/2010 issue

Prisms and Rounded Corners in GDL Extruded polygons, or prisms, are among the most versatile 3D elements in GDL. This is a discussion of status codes for some types of prism. To Save or Save As? How to avoid missing objects? This article provides a few answers to questions relating to editing existing objects and object identification, i.e. GUID.  Read More

Building Information Modeling in the 1/2010 issue

Building Information Modeling in the 1/2010 issue

Copenhagen Two articles were written about BIM in the latest issue of ArchiMAG magazine. Below you can find short introductions. Subscribe to receive the full magazine. Next Evolution of BIM: Open Collaborative Design Across the Board One may argue about the degree of productivity increase brought about by BIM, but it is beyond dispute that the previously unseen wealth of information... Read More