ArchiCAD 19

ARCHICAD Updates Available Today!

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As of today, the Updates are available through ARCHICAD’s Check for Updates system for the following language versions:

 

 

  • AC 19 Update 8000: All languages
  • AC 20 Update 5025: AUS, AUT, CHE, GER, INT, UKI, USA

The AC 20 Update will be available for the rest of the language versions soon!

Read the Release Notes & download the Update packages from our sites:

A Definitive Guide to Tabs in ARCHICAD 19

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ARCHICAD 19 brings us Tabs, but what are they, why were they introduced and what's the most efficient way to use them? We'll answer all these questions as we take an in-depth look at what tabs can and can’t do, then armed with that knowledge introduce best practices to use them efficiently. And who better to collaborate with than the GRAPHISOFT Product Designer tasked with implementing Tabs into ARCHICAD: James Badcock?

 

BIM: One of the Three Things you need includes a Template

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To start being successful at BIM you need just three tools: a BIM application, a computer, and a powerful template. These three things provide the foundations necessary to efficiently create Building Information Models and deliver the Information and documentation in your BIM process. Three things. Not many compared to say, a builder, who needs a whole range of tools, but each as equally important as the next.

 

New ARCHICAD 19 Work Environment Commands

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As I was creating the new Work Environment Profiles for the BIM6x Template Kits, I was pouring through the new commands in ARCHICAD 19. You know, the ones you can access via the dropdown list in the Keyboard Shortcuts, Toolbars and Menus panels of the Work Environment dialog:

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"We have been using ARCHICAD at BMA LLC for over 15 years and have been super satisfied with the software! The integration of Architecture and Engineering into a complete BIM model helps us from the creative prelims through the Construction Documents combining with all the disciplines. We seem to be modeling more and more and that has helped us with the overall design, details and documentation. The power of ARCHICAD is the seamless process of Design Development, Client Interaction, Documenting Working Drawings, and Construction Understanding and Visualization - the complete package!"

Tim Boden- Architect AIA NCARB, Boden Mountain Architecture
Sandpoint, ID
"We consider BIM6x a valuable part of our company. Not only have they customized templates to meet our office needs, their team is responsive and continues to provide the technical support we need for daily operations. This is a key service for any company who doesn't have an in-house BIM Manager."

Veronica Schreibeis, Vera Iconica Architecture
Jackson, WY