Archive for 2009

Rendering hits the real time.

Posted by scottbarrington in General News on October 4th, 2009 No Comments

A problem with Architectural rendering & CGI is the amount of time & computer power it takes to produce the beautiful & photorealic images. Have a look at some of ours here> An amazing new technology that is emerging is “real time” renders. These allow us to work & adjust the images in real time,… read more

BIM marketing engine is starting up! – Just check these first.

Posted by scottbarrington in ArchiCAD, BIM, Revit on October 2nd, 2009 No Comments

In the last six months we’ve noticed that BIM (building information modeling) has been getting a real push. Ads for Graphisoft BIM server & Autodesk Revit are flooding the web and every directory service is pushing that they ‘now’ have BIM content available for download. This is great to see, however BIM has been around… read more

BIM content vs Your Sales Reps

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on September 29th, 2009 1 Comment

This morning when we were checking our site statistics (we have a live feed), & thought it would be a good time to share some. Earlier in the year we worked with Resene to integrate all of their colour ranges into ArchiCAD (the most widely used BIM software in Resene’s home country of New Zealand)…. read more

Testimony from Laing Homes

Posted by scottbarrington in Testimonies on September 28th, 2009 No Comments

Below is a testimony from Grant Laing, General Manager of Laing Homes. We were employeed by Laing Homes to help design low cost, modern, movable homes. This involved a large amount of design & careful planning, as well as 3D renderings of the finished designs. Below is the testimony from Grant: What were your perceptions… read more

Smoke Detectors – Run and buy some!

Posted by scottbarrington in General News on September 27th, 2009 No Comments

Over the last few months we’ve been working with Switched On Property Maintenance & Housing New Zealand to help repair four burnt out houses around the Christchurch area. Luckily all of the people in the houses escaped safely. However seeing the state of the burnt out house remains has really hit the smoke detector message… read more

Join the Tribe – Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook & Virb

Posted by scottbarrington in General News on September 21st, 2009 No Comments

Here at Barrington Arch we like to stay ahead of the pack. As well as having the standard means of communication such as our email addresses ( & phone (+64 3 669 0204), we are also continually looking for better ways to connect & engage with our great community! Many of you will be aware… read more

Guide to BIM (Building Information Modeling)

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on September 16th, 2009 No Comments

We have just released our new Guide to BIM. This free ebook download is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about “BIM” and where you and your company fit into it. BIM is a buzzword in the Architectural, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industries at the moment. However it is leaving a lot of… read more – 3D for everyone.

Posted by scottbarrington in Web 3D on July 22nd, 2009 No Comments

We are very excited to annouce the launch of! has been a huge work in progress and grew out of a need our BIM customers had. This need was that they weren’t able to easily view the amazing BIM content we had built for them. That is without having to go through the… read more

Testimony from EverGlow USA

Posted by scottbarrington in Testimonies on July 20th, 2009 No Comments

Recently we have been working with EverGlow NA Inc. to help them integrate their products into the latest BIM softwares (ArchiCAD & Revit). Below is a testimony from Charles V. Barlow from EverGlow: What were your perceptions about our service – and were you reluctant in any way before you came to us? We found… read more

Take our BIM objects for a spin!

Posted by scottbarrington in ArchiCAD, BIM on July 9th, 2009 No Comments

A question we get asked often by clients is: “How can we see/try out our new BIM objects?” When investing in BIM content for your companies product it is often hard to see what you are getting. Your customers (Architects, Engineers & Technicians etc) will love them, but how can you put them to more… read more



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