Modlar Blog

It's Roofing Week!

2014

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Although the drier months are approaching, we want to highlight the structures that offer protection from springtime downpour.This week at Modlar, were celebrating roofs! In addition to our incredible assortme... Read More

New Products Bring Welcome W

2014

As it was previously announced, several building product manufacturers have just signed on to be featured in Modlar's BIM marketplace. Because we're rolling out so many new products in the coming month, we've decided to have Welcome Week!A variation on our Product o... Read More

Welcome, Window Week!

2014

Uniting the interior with the exterior, windows offer exposure to the outside world from the comfort of being indoors. Buildings and homes are often designed around their openings, so were excited to introduce windows as our new Product of the Week!Modlar offers a v... Read More

March Recap

2014

February was an impressive month for Modlar, but March proved to be even stronger!In the last 30 days, downloads per specifier jumped from 9 items to 12, and the average time visitors spent on Modlar.com doubled, going from 4 minutes to 8 minutes.Our numbers also de... Read More

It's Lighting Week!

2014

#FaucetWeek has come and gone, but we were happy to bring you an impressive selection of products from manufacturers like Brizo and Delta. Now, lets get inspired by the fixtures that light up our living spaces, offices, and commercial properties!This week, lights fr... Read More

Create a Floor Plan... with

2014

Drawing out floor plans by hand is officially a thing of the past.The recently unveiled RoomScan is an app for mobile phones and tablet devices, using position sensors to create floor plans for any room. Directions for use are simplified, as the app provides illust... Read More

Faucet Week Has Arrived!

2014

Now that #ChairWeek has come to an end, its time to get our hands wet with all of the faucets that will be featured as the new Product of the Week!From kitchen to bath, Modlar will be highlighting faucets from its impressive catalog all week long. Manufacturers like... Read More

Noritz Tankless Water Heater

2014

For over 60 years, Noritz has been a leader and innovator in the water heating industry. In 1981, the manufacturer introduced the first electronically-controlled tankless water heater, and they have remained at the forefront among consumers through energy savings an... Read More

Chair Week is here!

2014

#FinishesWeek was a success, and we had a great time showing you some of our favorite paints, tiles, and more. Now it's time to sit back and enjoy, as chairs are the new Product of the Week!Modlar has a massive variety of chairs, available in several 3D BIM formats... Read More

BIM is Unstoppable: What do

2014

As Paul Morrell, the UK's chief adviser on construction points out, "BIM is unstoppable." Building Information Modeling has been around for decades, but "the need to deliver a low carbon future," while reducing overall costs has generated enthusi... Read More

It's Finishes Week!

2014

#OvenWeek has wrapped up, but we're so happy we could share an array of impressive products with you!This week, the focus is on finishes. From paints to tiles, Modlar provides a full spectrum of products from companies like Sherwin Williams, Woven Image, Polyflor, a... Read More

February Recap

2014

February has come and gone, but the Modlar team is very excited about all the growth we saw!The month kicked off with our trip to the NAHB International Builders Show in Las Vegas. Over 1,100 of the industrys most well-known manufacturers and suppliers attended, and... Read More

Introducing Product of the W

2014

It's a brand new month, and the Modlar team is kicking it off with an exciting initiative! Each week, we will showcase various products, along with the manufacturers that provide them.For the start of March, the spotlight is on ovens. Modlar offers ovens by Gaggenau... Read More

Taco Hydronic Systems Now Av

2014

Family-owned since 1920, Taco has established itself as one of the hydronic industrys most reliable brands. The HVAC manufacturer boasts annual sales of over $100 million, which can be largely attributed to product innovation and development over the last 80 years... Read More

15 Awesome Things That Happe

2014

It's was an incredible week in Vegas for the Modlar team, and this year's NAHB's International Builder's Show was a definite success. We decided to take a moment to reflect upon the past few days, and countdown some of our favorite moments with you!

Greetings from Las Vegas!

2014

As you may have heard, Modlar is exhibiting in this year's NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. Day 1 is just wrapping up, and we're having so much fun sharing Modlar's vision with everyone that comes our way!The Modlar team got started early this morning... Read More

Announcing Modlar's MODster

2014

As youre probably well aware, change is in the air at Modlar. Weve got some exciting new promotions in store, and we want you to get involved! 3D printing is all the rage in the AEC industry, and is set to revolutionize the way buildings are constructed. Several su... Read More

Modlar Integrations for 2014

2014

As all business applications move to the cloud, file management is becoming a larger and larger problem. You may be asking how you're supposed to organise everything, or how it can be effortlessly shared with the rest of your team or organisation.This transition is... Read More

New Year- New Beginnings

2014

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you managed to pry yourselves away from your computers, drawing tables, workshops and studios over the holidays to enjoy some well earned R&R, downtime with the family, or perhaps a tropical escape from which (we hope) youre yet... Read More

Tell Us What You Think and W

2013

As you already no doubt know, we're making some big changes around here at the moment. There's something about the end of the year that signals a time to review, reflect ,and plan in the hope of to bettering yourself in the year to come. We all do it. Here at BIMsto... Read More

The search is over- Welcome

2013

Today, as BIMstop continues its global growth, we are happy to announce the appointment of Ben Parikh as Vice President of Global Sales to lead BIMstops sales team. Ben is a sales and marketing veteran with a 16+ year proven track record of success in the high-tech... Read More

Further growth on the horizo

2013

'Award Winning Christchurch Startup Goes Global. BIMStop closes funding round with MOVAC , establishes global HQ in Silicon Valley' Christchurch start-up BIMStop announced it has raised new capital from New Zealand Venture Capital firm MOVAC to fund its rapid growt... Read More

GRAPHISOFT Acquires Anzix in

2013

BUDAPEST, October 15, 2013 GRAPHISOFT, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that it has acquired 100% of Anzix S.A., its distributor partner in Mexico as part of a strategic market development plan in Cen... Read More

Build Sydney Live

2013

Global collaborative openBIM event Build Sydney Live sets sail for Australia.The worlds leading collaborative design competition launches with a splash!Global SaaS company Asite and co-organizers Building Smart Australasia today announced that the venue for BIM Cent... Read More

New jobs at BIMstop

2013

BIMstop has had a very successful year so far and is looking to grow its team further. We've always set out to build a great company, in what we see as a very exciting industry. To achieve that we've focussed on hiring the best and most motivated people we could fin... Read More

Project Coventina Part 4

2013

Welcome to the final episode of the Coventina Project.I hope in this four part series you have enjoyed reading about the project and would like to hear more in the near future.Previously, I discussed clash detection, tender stage two and consultant methodology. My a... Read More

IBM Smart Camp Sydney 2013

2013

As you're probably well aware of by now, we were recently chosen as one of four finalists for the IBM ANZ Smart Camp in Sydney. We were elated to find out that we had been selected from a group of 100+ potential startups across the Australia, New Zealand region and... Read More

IBM Smart Camp Finalist

2013

This week we received some great news! We have been selected as one of four finalists to partake in the IBM SmartCamp Sydney. Scott Barrington (CEO) will be attending the day long event where we will gain invaluable information from international industry leaders an... Read More

BIMstop's new look

2013

At BIMstop we don't like to settle or just stick to the old way of doing things, we want the best, most useful site for our architectural community around the globe and we pour all of our energy into achieving it.Over the last 12 months, we've spent a lot time talki... Read More

5 popular BIM questions from

2013

With the global interest in Building Information Modeling (BIM) constantly increasing, we like to keep a handle on what is being talked about and asked in the community.This July has been no exception, here's 5 interesting BIM questions that have been asked this mon... Read More

Project Coventina: Part 3

2013

Editors note: Chris is a Architectural designer at the UK based Architectural practice of Ellis Belk Associates ltd. and has over seen the BIM process of many large projects over his years as a professional in the AEC industry. He takes personal interest in the dire... Read More

TELUS Sky: BIG & DIALOG

2013

Exciting plans have been revealed by BPO provider TELUS recently; they propose a LEED Platinum, $400m, 750,000 m/sq multi-use tower just meters from the newly completed The Bow by Foster + Partners in Calgary. It is suggested by the news report from the Calgary Her... Read More

Great products at the AIA 20

2013

Day 2 at the AIA 2013 Expo continued to showcase some great building products from across North America and a other exciting ones from further afield.It's always interesting to see the innovation in this sector, from both large corporation to new startups. For those... Read More

AIA Expo 2013 - Photos from

2013

This week we're in Denver, Colorado, USA for the annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) expo. It's being heald in the Colorado Convention Center which is a great complex and very easy to get to.The AIA Expo is a fantastic showcase of products, materials and t... Read More

Project Coventina: Part 2

2013

Editors note: Chris is a Architectural designer at the UK based Architectural practice of Ellis Belk Associates ltd. and has over seen the BIM process of many large projects over his years as a professional in the AEC industry. He takes personal interest in the dire... Read More

Project Coventina: Part 1

2013

Editors note: Chris is a Architectural designer at the UK based Architectural practice of Ellis Belk Associates ltd. and has over seen the BIM process of many large projects over his years as a professional in the AEC industry. He takes personal interest in the dire... Read More

The Round-up on the ICFF New

2013

Described as North Americas premier showcase for contemporary design the annual ICFF, or International Contemporary Furniture Fair was held this year in New York over four days at the Javits Center boasting 165,00 square feet (15,300 m/s) of floor space, over which... Read More

A first at the Hi-Tech Award

2013

Monday signals the start of a new working week; a time to plan, review and get motivated for all the exciting (and perhaps not so exciting) activities set to follow over the next 5 days. Mondays for us always starts with a team coffee and a chat, intended as a time... Read More

Crown Sydney: Barangaroo Red

2013

Architects worldwide are eager to participate in the $6 billion dollar redevelopment of Barangaroo, the currently unused 22 hectares of warfront has been labeled the development opportunity of a lifetime. Situated between the Sydney waterfront and the Western edge o... Read More

Gaggenau BIM now available

2013

Were pleased to announce the first batch of Gaggenau>Gaggenau BIM has landed at BIMstop>BIMstop as a result of our recent partnership with the sophisticated product designer. Were excited to have Gaggenau on board and with even more BIM currently under devel... Read More

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