VendorHub

 

The objective of AECbytes VendorHub is to provide AEC professionals with a comprehensive "at-a-glance" listing of AEC technology solutions and services grouped into related categories. All vendors in the AEC space have the opportunity to participate in AECbytes VendorHub and list their products and/or services for a nominal fee.

 

Please use the links on the left to browse through the solutions and services in different categories. You can also see the latest news from the participating vendors highlighted below.

 

Hope you find VendorHub a useful resource for finding relevant products and services more easily and keeping updated on their significant developments.

 

Vendor Highlights


 

New Features in Allplan Architecture 2017

  • Easy-to-use task management provides the new Task Board with direct connection to the open collaboration platform bim+. The Task Board provides support for interdisciplinary collaboration thanks to the clear assignment of tasks, and therefore offers a high level of transparency.
  • A wealth of innovations in the area of modeling simplify the modification of 3D solids and offer new options for creation and display. Thanks to the fundamental redesign of the functions for section and view generation, you can create your designs even more smoothly.

  • A new function for automatically updating plans ensures that they are always up-to-date.

To make Allplan Architecture 2017 the most stable and user-friendly Allplan version, we have implemented many customer requests and detailed improvements. As a result, Allplan 2017 is the ideal tool for your day-to-day work.

 

FINE4Rate: the BIM power to the benchmark software for the house energy rating in Australia

 

4M has launched FINE4Rate, a customised BIM application which provides the BIM power to the benchmark software for house energy rating in Australia (supported by CSIRO and the Australian Government Department of Climate Change). FINE4Rate by 4M, the customized BIM application for the NatHERS thermal comfort modelling environment, brings the power and speed of BIM to all Energy Assessors, users of the AccuRate Sustainability Software. For further technical details see: http://www.au.4mbim.com/fine4rate/.

 

In addition, detailed training courses on FINE4Rate are provided by SmartRate in association with 4M Australia. SmartRate is one of the most experienced training centers in the country, specialized in the energy efficiency requirements of the Building Code of Australia.
(see at http://www.smartrate.com.au/training/courses/workshops/fine4rate).

New Video Case Study: Hear how MNS Engineers uses the EADOC Capital Project Management system for 24/7 access to all project documents and communications including RFIs, submittals, daily logs, change orders, and more.

 

MNS Engineers uses EADOC to coordinate entire project teams and client stakeholders with immediate access to project information from any location. Centralizing project data and communications increases collaboration and accountability, reduces the review time for RFIs and submittals, and allows the project team to minimize the time and expense of manually handling and tracking physical documents.

 

Twinmotion Case study: Pim van den Broek

 

See what a very creative Twinmotion user in The Netherlands has done using this revolutionary software.

 

Pim van den Broek used Twinmotion for the "Domela Nieuwenhuis" project in Amsterdam. This was a piece of wasteland where a church had stood and it was now being considered for development by the municipality. They were looking for a landmark which would revert to the old church, but in a modern design and with a modern function. The firm of Pim van den Broek that was commissioned for the project used Twinmotion because it enabled them to quickly produce a clear image of the concept, with. visualizations and animations that gave all parties a clear idea of the possibilities of the space. The process took only two days, from the first idea until the final renderings and animations.

 

ARCHICAD 20

 

The 'I' in BIM: Information is the most valuable part of BIM and ARCHICAD 20 helps designers to bring out the most of it!

 

Graphical Favorites: Brand new Graphical Favorites provide excellent visual feedback about saved element settings with automatically-generated, colored 2D or 3D thumbnail previews — available instantly for every Tool.

 

BIM Visualization: ARCHICAD 20 brings project visualization to the next level by updating the CineRender Engine and enabling more accurate handling of "free-form" (Non‐Uniform Rational Basis Splines) shapes.

 

Fresh look at BIM: The fully-refreshed user interface maximizes working area; the clean and modern tool and command icons look sharp. Tab-based navigation keeps you where the action is: right in front of you.

 

Tekla Warehouse

 

This is the free Tekla Structures BIM storage. Find, import, install, and share internally and globally. Produce high quality models efficiently.