1960’s Box House Revised

1960’s Box House Revised

When interior designer Chris Choy bought a typical 1960’s San Francisco box house, it was not in a great shape, it desperately needed updating. This didn’t stop Choy buying the house though as he saw potential in the house. Instead, he asked Terry&Terry architects to join him turning a boxy house into a modern dwelling. The house before renovation Even though Chris Choy’s... Read More

BIM survey shows ArchiCAD as the industry standard in New Zealand

BIM survey shows ArchiCAD as the industry standard in New Zealand

New Zealand company Masterspec recently announced the results from their 2012 Nationwide BIM Survey. With a total of 524 industry respondents (81% architects and architectural designers), the results provide a credible picture of present day standards, attitudes and the progress made towards BIM in New Zealand. The survey results clearly show ArchiCAD as the BIM software standard... Read More

ArchiMAG 2/2012 out!

ArchiMAG 2/2012 out!

New ArchiMAG issue is available for download in the ArchiMAG app! This issue features articles about ArchiCAD Start Edition and Archisuite just to name a few. Issue is packed with case studies from Iceland, USA, Qatar, Norway, Tanzania, Egypt and Jordan! Download yours now! IF you still haven’t downloaded ArchiMAG app to your iPad, do so now: http://itunes.apple.com/app/archimag/id499216257?l  Read More

COR – Green Building that Stands Out

COR – Green Building that Stands Out

Two online portals – ShareAEC and AECCafe – jointly organised a Sustainable Architecture Challenge some time ago. The competition’s aim was to find innovative ways for sustainable architecture. Of all the submitted works, one entry stood out from others: COR – a multi-purpose complex. It mesmerized the jury with its original and well-thought design as sustainability... Read More

Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New

Architect John Allsopp has created an awardwinning concept house that combines the Caribbean way of living with sustainability. Antillean Gothic won the award for Best Architectural Innovation in the 2011 Caribbean Construction Awards. Let’s take a closer look and see what this unique housingconcept is made of. The devastating earthquakes in Haiti in 2010 was a turning point... Read More

New ArchiMAG out!

New ArchiMAG out!

A Brand new ArchiMAG issue is available in-app’s store. To read the latest issue, download ArchiMAG app from Apple’s App Store. The new issue is packed with interesting articles such as Use of BIM in Renovation of Swedish Theatre in Helsinki and Case Study of Sustainable COR Building by Oppenheim. Also, there is reviews of RIK Landscape Pack and Share your Design collaborative... Read More

ArchiMAG now on App Store

ArchiMAG now on App Store

ArchiMAG app is now available! Go to App Store and search for “ArchiMAG” and you’ll be pleasantly surprised 🙂 Also, if you are reading this on iPhone or iPad you download ArchiMAG straight away from App Store. Currently there is a back catalog issue and a free sample issue available for download but we will be uploading a brand new issue of ArchiMAG soon.... Read More

BIM Modelling – a Useful Tool for the City of Helsinki

BIM Modelling  – a Useful Tool for the City of Helsinki

The City of Helsinki encourages the use of building information modelling as it enables the city to acquire more and better information on its properties and to maintain them more easily. Thus, the city is gradually shifting to BIM modelling, in both new build and refurbishment projects. The City of Helsinki Public Works department has its own Architectural Division with a current... Read More

BIMx Brings ArchiCAD Models to Desktop, iPad & iPhone

BIMx Brings ArchiCAD Models to Desktop, iPad & iPhone

Graphisoft has adapted its Virtual Building Explorer (VBEG) program to be compatible with mobile devices, and at the same time it has been renamed BIMx. i.e. BIM Explorer. In addition to sending files, BIM models can now be shared via new routes where the platform is Facebook and a cloud server. CAD software producers are currently competing to devise solutions that make it possible... Read More

ArchiMAG soon on iPad & Facebook

ArchiMAG soon on iPad & Facebook

We are currently waiting for Apple’s approval for our ArchiMAG app. Almost there! Be patient… ArchiMAG will be published on iPads soon! Also there is now a Facebook page for ArchiMAG, where you can hear the latest BIM news and leave your comments about the magazine. Check out the ArchiMAG Facebook page and like it!  Read More