Archive for June, 2011

BIMstop Add-on for ArchiCAD out now.

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM, BIMstop on June 30th, 2011 No Comments

A core goal of ours is to give all BIM (building information modeling) users better and faster access to the BIM content they need. Search is a key part of this, but until now you still had to go to the web each time. Shouldn’t this be easier? Well today we are releasing our first… read more

BIM paint finishes

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 29th, 2011 No Comments

We’ve had some good questions recently about BIM (building information modeling) and paint finishes. This affects a lot of building product manufacturers who are trying to create great BIM tools, but who’s product are finish or surface based. Usually for these sorts of products we work with the manufacturers to get their finishes into native… read more

Horiso BIM content for Revit, ArchiCAD & Sketchup

Posted by scottbarrington in ArchiCAD, BIM on June 21st, 2011 No Comments

We’ve recently been doing a lot of work with a new client to get all of their product range into useful 3D BIM formats. This has involved building content for Revit, ArchiCAD and sketchup to help them reach as much of them potential market. Below is the first one of these, an Exterior blind object… read more

Whitewash Head Road, Christchurch, post earthquake.

Posted by scottbarrington in General News on June 19th, 2011 No Comments

Here’s an amazing video that just circulated our office of Whitewash Head Road in Christchurch – post earthquake. For those who aren’t familiar with Christchurch, Whitewash Head Road was one of the most sort after addresses in Scarborough, fetching high land prices. It followed the cliff edge, down the road from Sumner beach. This part… read more

Apple’s new mothership

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 13th, 2011 No Comments

I was pretty excited last week when Apple announce they were building a new campus. They had bought a large amount of land from HP late last year, so it was interesting to see what they were going to be building. They’ve now annouce that it is going to be a new “space ship” looking… read more

BIM Infographic

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 8th, 2011 1 Comment

Here’s a new Building Information Modeling infographic we’ve put together, this is normally a part of our free Guide to BIM ebook available here. Everybody learns and thinks in different ways, so we hope this will be a welcome addition for the visual thinkers out there. If you’d like download it to have a look… read more

Freeform modeling in BIM

Posted by scottbarrington in BIM on June 6th, 2011 No Comments

Here’s an amazing BIM model of a free form building. It was built by Arthur Kupreychuk (Kiev, Ukraine) and won the recent competition on Architectsjury.  



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