Tips and Tricks

The Power of a Pre-Linked ArchiCAD Template, Part 2 – Views

This is the second in a series of tutorials which walks users through the fundamentals of creating and using a pre-linked template in ArchiCAD. It focuses on the second step: the Views in the View Map.

The Power of a Pre-Linked ArchiCAD Template, Part 1 – Viewpoints

This is the first of a series of articles which walks users through the fundamentals of creating and using a pre-linked template in ArchiCAD, which has all the viewpoints of a project linked into sets of deliverables even before a model is created. Such a template offers benefits in easy adoption, consistency ...

Revit 2016's New Physical-Realistic Rendering Engine

The 2016 version of Revit that was just announced has a number of new features, a key one of which is the new CPU-based Autodesk Raytracer rendering engine as an alternative to NVIDIA's GPU-based mental ray rendering engine. This article covers what is new and different about this new rendering ...

Implementing Performance-Based Design to Meet a Growing Industry Trend

Duane Carter, Director of Sustainability at Solomon Cordwell Buenz, discusses the industry's increased focus on building performance and shares eight simple tips for getting the best out of performance-based design ...