Posts Tagged ‘ArchiCAD’

BIM terms glossary

Posted by modlar in BIM, BIMstop, Case studies, Technology on September 5th, 2012 No Comments

All industries now days seemed to be swamped with acronyms! For a start there is “BIM” (Building Information Modelling), but from that point we now have more arriving daily, not to mention the hundreds of different file extensions. To help everyone get their heads around them we’ve started a simple glossary of terms, open to… read more

1972 Munich Olympic Stadium BIM

Posted by modlar in BIM, Videos on August 9th, 2012 No Comments

Building on the Olympics theme, I have just found a video which builds the 1972 Munich Olympic Stadium in ArchiCAD. The Munich Olympic Stadium was designed by Günther Behnisch and Frei Otto, and built by Bilfinger Berger. Apparently the sweeping transparent canopy was supposed to imitate the Swiss Alps and symbolize a new Germany. The BIM stadium looks awesome and quite similar to… read more

Top companies using BIM

Posted by modlar in BIM on July 31st, 2012 No Comments

I was just reading this great article which discussed if investment in BIM for individual firms was paying off, here’s a link: It is clear from the article that many firms have already adopted BIM but that it does take some investment, including staff time and money, to perfect it . However, the article and quoted CEO’s are very optimistic and pleased… read more

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy remodeled in BIM using ArchiCAD

Posted by modlar in BIM, Case studies, Videos on July 25th, 2012 No Comments

Here’s a great video that was just sent to us, that really shows how advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools are getting. Below you will see none other than the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy being modeled. It is first modeled with native ArchiCAD building elements to form the main structure, you will also see… read more

Polyflor BIM content for Revit and ArchiCAD now live

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Revit on July 19th, 2012 No Comments

We’re pleased to announce that Polyflor BIM files are now available for their complete flooring range on the BIMstop network, in both Revit and ArchiCAD formats. You can download them directly from Polyflor’s BIM profile on our network here > The Polyflor BIM files allow you to easily place all of the products from Polyflor’s… read more

Philippe Starck Lemon Squeezer “Juicy Salif” modeled in BIM

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Videos on May 29th, 2012 No Comments

Here’s a fun video showing how powerful the latest Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools are getting. The below video is demonstrating the latest ArchiCAD 16 which introduces direct modeling capabilities into the native BIM environment with its brand new MORPH™ tool. The tool allows you to play with any objects within the ArchiCAD BIM environment, allowing… read more

Miele BIM content now available

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Revit on May 28th, 2012 No Comments

BIM content for Miele Appliances is now going live on our BIMstop network. You can download it all directly from Miele’s BIM profile at: The content is available in Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD formats. WIth an IFC export coming soon. These new BIM objects make specifying Miele appliances within your designs a breeze. The… read more

BIMstop is a Hi-tech awards finalist.

Posted by modlar in BIMstop on May 17th, 2012 No Comments

The awards night for the NZ Hi Tech Awards was held last Friday. We were very excited for BIMstop to be announced as one of 6 finalists in the Ministry of Science & Innovation (MSI) Startup award category. Sadly we didn’t win, however it was still fantastic to be involved in a great event like this… read more

BIM used on Monash University project

Posted by modlar in ArchiCAD, BIM, Case studies, IFC, Revit on May 15th, 2012 No Comments

The Robert Menzies Building, constructed in the 1960’s and designed by Eggleston Macdonald (now DesignInc) has undergone a major redevelopment to deliver a 40 year life cycle, incorporating emerging trends in education environment design. The existing structure and envelope has been rejuvenated to deliver a landmark internal teaching and academic collaborative environment that integrates the… read more



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