Upcoming Events

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Mar
26
Tue
ARCHICAD User Group @ DeForest Architects - Seattle
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

User Groups are a a place to meet, exchange ideas, ask questions, and share accomplishments with other professionals in our industry. We present projects, share tips-and-tricks, and provide the opportunity to network with other ARCHICAD users.

At this event you will also have the opportunity to:

  • Discover the latest GRAPHISOFT BIM technologies including ARCHICAD;
  • Discuss software management strategies and best practices for rolling out new versions of ARCHICAD;
  • Exchange ideas, ask questions and share your accomplishments with ARCHICAD and related BIM apps;
  • Share and discuss projects with the group (why not bring along a laptop or smart phone loaded with BIMx to show off your work);
  • Learn more about the resources available for your local ARCHICAD community;
  • Meet your local GRAPHISOFT Team;
  • Network and enjoy refreshments.

Speakers will include Thomas Simmons of ARCHVISTA, Inc. and Jared Banks, AIA of Shoegnome Architects.

Mar
28
Thu
BIM & Interior Design
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Looking to improve your interior design process with 3D modeling?
  • Want to automate cost estimates, asset management and furniture schedules?
  • Are clients asking for visualization & VR?
Discover how ARCHICAD can enhance your interior design workflow from concept to material and product selection while improving your design process.
Interior Design
You’ll uncover how to use ARCHICAD for:
  • Handling early design modeling and visualization of interior space
  • Using the model to explore ideas for material and color design options
  • Integrating objects from manufacturers for furniture, appliances, lights & more
  • Better coordination of documentation with layout solution for material boards
  • Improving client communication and engagement with design immersion.
Please join us to see how our industry leading BIM tool can improve your business productivity and reduce errors.
Apr
2
Tue
New ModelPort 2.0 Eases the Creation of ARCHICAD Object Libraries
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
New ModelPort 2.0 Eases the Creation of ARCHICAD Object Libraries

With the release of ModelPort 2.0 downloading and managing ARCHICAD objects has never been easier. A plug-in to ARCHICAD, ModelPort opens the door to a wide variety of object types including OBJ, FBX and DAE as well as MODO, Blender and Lightwave. The latest editing tools provide the ability to change materials, textures, pen weights, and more. Plus you can view the object before and after importing it into ARCHICAD. Best of all, you can reduce the file size and control the polygon count of objects improving both speed and performance.

Join us to learn how ModelPort 2.0 can ease the creation and management of your ARCHICAD libraries.

New ModelPort 2.0 Eases the Creation of ARCHICAD Object Libraries
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New ModelPort 2.0 Eases the Creation of ARCHICAD Object Libraries

With the release of ModelPort 2.0 downloading and managing ARCHICAD objects has never been easier. A plug-in to ARCHICAD, ModelPort opens the door to a wide variety of object types including OBJ, FBX and DAE as well as MODO, Blender and Lightwave. The latest editing tools provide the ability to change materials, textures, pen weights, and more. Plus you can view the object before and after importing it into ARCHICAD. Best of all, you can reduce the file size and control the polygon count of objects improving both speed and performance.

Join us to learn how ModelPort 2.0 can ease the creation and management of your ARCHICAD libraries.

Apr
3
Wed
ARCHICAD User Group @ AIA East Bay
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join other ARCHICAD Users as we examine best practices for utilizing this platform to create and manage building projects of all types. You’ll discover technical tips and tricks as well as ideas for how to use ARCHICAD to provide new service offerings that can increase your income.

6:00 – 6:20 – Wine & Cheese Welcome

6:20 – 7:00 – Topical Presentation

7:00 – 8 :00 – ARCHICAD Q&A

If there’s something you’d like to explore or if you’d like to share a recent discovery or project case study, let us know – info@archvista.com or 800-522-05554. We’re always looking for ways to help our users make the most of ARCHICAD.

 

Apr
11
Thu
BIM | Commercial
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Looking for an easy to use BIM solution?
  • Want to automate documentation, building schedules, conflict detection and more?
  • Losing time modeling your designs in SketchUp and then rebuilding your model in Revit?

commercial design

Join this webinar to examine how ARCHICAD can enhance your commercial and retail workflow from concept to documentation while improving your design process. You’ll uncover how ARCHICAD handles:

  • Early Design Modeling & Visualization
  • Using the 3D Model to Explore Ideas with Clients
  • Access to Parametric Library as well as Manufacturer Objects
  • Consultant Integration for Clash Detection & Mobile Project Review

We hope you can join us!

ARCHICAD User Group @ Guggenhiem Architecture + Design Studio - Portland
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at this User Group to review some of ARCHICAD’s features and explore the small ways to make significant improvements to your efficiency.

Some of the features and tools we will be reviewing are:

  • The Arrow and Marquee tools
  • The Find and Select Palette
  • Selection Settings vs Selection Set
  • The Selections Palette
  • Element Information Palette
  • The Measure Tool
  • Self Auditing with Schedules

This User Group will have our new Pacific Northwest reseller, Tom Simmons from ARCHVISTA in attendance. With over two decades of experience working with BIM, Tom is a great resource for ARCHICAD users of all levels.

As always, food and drinks will be provided.

Come ready to discuss any thoughts, questions, or issues you have been experiencing.

User Groups are a a place to meet, exchange ideas, ask questions, and share accomplishments with other professionals in our industry. We present projects, share tips-and-tricks, and provide the opportunity to network with other ARCHICAD users.

At this event you will also have the opportunity to:

  • Discover the latest GRAPHISOFT BIM technologies including ARCHICAD;
  • Discuss software management strategies and best practices for rolling out new versions of ARCHICAD;
  • Exchange ideas, ask questions and share your accomplishments with ARCHICAD and related BIM apps;
  • Share and discuss projects with the group (why not bring along a laptop or smart phone loaded with BIMx to show off your work);
  • Learn more about the resources available for your local ARCHICAD community;
  • Meet your local GRAPHISOFT Team;
  • Network and enjoy refreshments.
Apr
17
Wed
ARCHICAD User Group @ Mogavero Architects
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us in Sacramento for an ARCHICAD User Group hosted by Mogavero Architects!

You’ll have the opportunity to network with other ARCHICAD Users as we examine best practices for utilizing this platform to create and manage building projects of all types. You’ll discover technical tips and tricks as well as ideas for how to use ARCHICAD to provide new service offerings.

6:00 – 6:20 – Wine & Cheese Welcome

6:20 – 7:00 – Topical Presentation

7:00 – 8 :00 – ARCHICAD Q&A

If there’s something you’d like to explore or if you’d like to share a recent discovery or project case study, let us know – info@archvista.com or 800-522-05554. We’re always looking for ways to help our users make the most of ARCHICAD.

 

Apr
18
Thu
BIM & Residential Design
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Want to change from 2D CAD to 3D BIM?
  • Interested in improving your profitability?
  • Do you struggle using Revit in design?

We invite you to join this webinar to learn how ARCHICAD can enhance your residential project workflow from concept to construction while improving your design process. You’ll discover how ARCHICAD is used for:

Early Design Modeling, Sketch Rendering and Presentations

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Photo-Rendering, Energy Analysis and Mobile Project Review

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Design and Specification using Manufacturer Product Objects

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Model Based Detailing and Bi-directional Building Schedules

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Intelligent Documents that Reduce Errors and Improve Coordination

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These are only a few of the many benefits we will discuss as we explore why ARCHICAD is the leading tool for residential design and construction.

Apr
25
Thu
BIM & Design Build
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ARCHICAD can enhance your project workflow from concept to construction with an integrated system for design build projects.

Learn how to streamline costs, refine construction methods and increase your ROI. Our flexible parametric objects help you generate model based details quickly while simultaneously generating interactive schedules for pricing, doors/windows, equipment, and more.

We invite you to join this webinar to see how our industry leading BIM tool can improve your business productivity and reduce errors.

 

May
8
Wed
ARCHICAD User Group @ Fergus Garber Young Architects
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

HOSTED BY: Fergus Garber Young Architects

Join other ARCHICAD Users as we share best practices for utilizing this platform to create and manage building projects of all types. You’ll discover technical tips and tricks as well as ideas for how to use ARCHICAD to provide new service offerings that can increase your income.

6:00 – 6:20 – Wine & Cheese Welcome

6:20 – 7:00 – Topical Presentation

7:00 – 8 :00 – ARCHICAD Q&A

If there’s something you’d like to explore or if you’d like to share a recent discovery or project case study, let us know – info@archvista.com or 800-522-05554. We’re always looking for ways to help our users make the most of ARCHICAD.

May
14
Tue
Finding Objects that Work with ModelPort
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Finding Objects that Work with ModelPort

Finding the perfect objects to enhance your ARCHICAD 3D Model can be challenging. Some websites offer modern furniture, others provide manufacturer parts and still others provide landscaping. Some offer all of them and more. But which ones offer the best selection to be used with ModelPort – the leading object importer and editor for ARCHICAD?

Join this webinar to gain insight into the online resources best suited to help you build your ARCHICAD object library with the use of ModelPort.

Finding Objects that Work with ModelPort
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Finding Objects that Work with ModelPort

Finding the perfect objects to enhance your ARCHICAD 3D Model can be challenging. Some websites offer modern furniture, others provide manufacturer parts and still others provide landscaping. Some offer all of them and more. But which ones offer the best selection to be used with ModelPort – the leading object importer and editor for ARCHICAD?

Join this webinar to gain insight into the online resources best suited to help you build your ARCHICAD object library with the use of ModelPort.

May
15
Wed
Rethink BIM | Design to Virtual Reality @ Center for Architecture & Design
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rethink BIM | Design to Virtual Reality @ Center for Architecture & Design

Struggling with BIM in design? Are your clients requiring interactive 3D models or Virtual Reality? You’re not alone!

Firms are rethinking their approach to BIM as technology savvy clients expect more from architecture design services.

Join us to hear architects discuss why they’re shifting BIM earlier in the design process, how this is impacting their business profitability and why a growing number of firms are switching to ARCHICAD, a design focused BIM platform. We’ll discuss how to use ARCHICAD as a design tool including as a replacement to SketchUp, to develop project presentations and as a bridge to immersion technologies such as BIMx, Google Cardboard VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

You’ll hear firms discuss their strategies for using BIM in the design phase including…
  • Laney LA
  • Joseph Vance Architects
  • CORE Architecture
  • KA DesignWorks
  • CAST Architecture
  • HapstakDemetriou+

What you will learn:

  • Discover why firms are rethinking their approach to BIM.
  • Discuss the impact of technology savvy clients and their expectations for architectural design services.
  • Understand the opportunity for presenting your design ideas through interactive 3D models or virtual reality such as BIMx, Google Cardboard VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
  • Learn why architects are increasingly switching to ARCHICAD’s design focused platform.

AIA CES:  1.5  LUs

Jun
5
Wed
ARCHICAD User Group @ AIA San Francisco
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join other ARCHICAD Users as we examine best practices for utilizing this platform toMark Davis create and manage building projects of all types. You’ll discover technical tips and tricks as well as ideas for how to use ARCHICAD to provide new service offerings that can increase your income.

6:00 – 6:20 – Wine & Cheese Welcome

6:20 – 7:00 – Topical Presentation

7:00 – 8 :00 – ARCHICAD Q&A

If there’s something you’d like to explore or if you’d like to share a recent discovery or project case study, let us know – info@archvista.com or 800-522-05554. We’re always looking for ways to help our users make the most of ARCHICAD.