ArchiCAD integration Blog Posts

BIM Content On Demand - Test

2010

Occasionally we do something slightly different & get commissioned to build BIM content for Architects to use in-house. This is a big help for the architects as it helps to speed up their building information process, saving both time & money.Below is a test... Read More

Under the Hood: Barrington A

2010

When developing BIM content, at Barrington Arch we use our own custom developed 5-step process. This helps to make sure that the content is not only built to the highest of industry standards, but also meets the needs of your company's target market. The process goe... Read More

High Speed Doors BIM Content

2010

Recently we've been hard at work building some BIM content for High Speed Doors in New Zealand.This content has been built in both Revit & ArchiCAD formats and we expect it to yield great results for them. Below is a screen cast of the ArchiCAD High Speed Doors... Read More

BIM Content Shouldn't Be An

2010

More & more we are seeing companies that run "building product directories" adding BIM (building information modeling) content as an add-on service for their already advertising clients, this in a lot of ways makes sense, as it helps to promote BIM &am... Read More

What BIM Means For Doors

2010

At the moment we are working with two doors manufacturers to bring their products to BIM (building information modeling), for both the ArchiCAD and Revit formats.Maybe your company manufacturers doors & you're looking for a new way to market them to architects &... Read More

Barrington Arch @ CDC High t

2010

Although it doesn't compare to todays announcements at Apple's WWDC conference, we will be doing a short key-note presentation at this years Canterbury Development Corp (CDC) Hi-tech launch evening.We've recently been working in close with CDC and New Zealand Trade... Read More

BIM & Concrete Products

2010

Concrete products are huge part of all buildings now days. Not so surprisingly they can also benefit hugely from being integrated into BIM!If your company manufacturers any of the following products you should start thinking about getting them into a BIM format such... Read More

BIM & Beam Manufacturers

2010

At the moment we are building some BIM content for ProWood NZ who manufacturer engineered timber beams. BIM provides a huge oppotunity for beam or "structure" manufacturers to get their products into a project early and become more apart of the design team... Read More

BIM & Window Manufacturers

2010

How does BIM affect window & door manufacturers??We've been working with a couple of window & door manufacturers recently, they've noticed the move to BIM (building information modeling) software & have wondered how the growing use of Revit & ArchiCA... Read More

Barrington Arch BIM eBook

2010

We've made a few updates to our Guide to BIM (Building Information Modeling) eBook. Whether you're a consultant or a product engineer feel free to download your copy. It will help you to better understand where you & your company fits into the "BIM" pr... Read More

The time difference from som

2010

There's always been a huge difference in the time from when someone specify's a manufacturers product, until the product is actually bought (and/or built). This can be anywhere from months to years.As everything now days is speeding up, construction times, manufactu... Read More

Great Buildings Designed Wit

2010

We always keep an eye out for great buildings being designed and constructed using BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology. On a recent trip to Melbourne, Australia (to work with a client) we stopped to have a look at the new Melbourne Convention Centre.This... Read More

New Zealand interest in Revi

2010

There's a lot of content being released by manufacturers in New Zealand at the moment, which is great to see.However we think that most of these manufacturers have missed a huge opportunity, what about all of those ArchiCAD users?ArchiCAD users make up around 50% of... Read More

BIM in 2010

2010

We are all back and feeling refreshed!2010 is an exciting year for our company (and the rest of the world). As it's January loads of manufacturers are sitting down and figuring out their plan of attack for the year. It's great to see more of them embracing the move... Read More

Covering all of the BIM base

2009

We are finding more & more manufacturers are coming to us for Revit families of their products. It is great to see them embracing BIM (building information modeling) & we are happy to help create the families for them. As well as help distribute the finished... Read More

Resene Colour files for Arch

2009

We have just finished helping Resene NZ & Australia to convert their latest colour ranges into an easy to use ArchiCAD format. Opening them up to a huge market. As usual you can download these files for free from Resene's Website, the ArchiCAD object depositary... Read More

Markham Distributing Welcome

2009

In February we helped Markham Distributing integrate three of their main products into BIM. Markham Distributing is a New Zealand owned company and distribute a range of products for concrete floor slabs.We helped Markhams integrate their products into ArchiCAD (whi... Read More

BIM integration for Paint Ma

2009

We now have a new proprietary system which allows us to easily convert paint colours into BIM software. This is a fantastic tool to provide to specifiers as it puts your colours directly into the BIM software.This means your colours are there throughout the entire d... Read More

Testimony from Resene New Ze

2009

Below is a recent testimony from Karen Warman. Marketing Manager for Resene Paints New Zealand.We helped Resene to convert their colour range (5000+ colours) into ArchiCAD colour files. This now allows Architects and Designers throughout the country to quickly and a... Read More

Resene New Zealand Colour Ra

2009

We are now working with Resene New Zealand (NZ's largest paint supplier & reseller). Over the last couple of months we have converted over 5000 colours from their vast range, into ArchiCAD materials. This has been done using one of our proprietary system. Which... Read More

ArchiCAD Integration

2008

We have now merged with SDB objects and are now specialists at ArchiCAD integration. We can can build 3D objects of your products and distribute them to architects & designers throughout the world. This is a very powerful way to promote your products and a great... Read More

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