For visualising architectural concepts or a design process the usage of animated GIFs is getting more and more popular. No wonder, with a sequence of images you can provide a very clear explanation of your project’s fundamental idea. The message of GIFs can’t be missed, it is easy to understand, no extra application is needed for playing.
It’s Friday and the last full week for 2 weeks. If you’re having a hard time staying focused, Graphisoft have added ‘secret’ features in ArchiCAD These are known as ‘Easter Eggs’. For the next few days leading up to Easter the Tip of the Day will be Easter Egg tips. Here’s one of our favourites: Turn a chair
This month we’re bringing you something very special – a guest blog by architect and blogger Jared Banks (AKA the creator of Shoegnome.com). Jared was eager to share with us some helpful tips on using the ‘right’ lingo when working with other architects and designers. We hope you enjoy!
We’ve now enhanced myCadimage (our Customer Portal) known as so that you can update your Time Zone settings.
When logged on to myCadimage.com don’t forget to have a look at the ArchiCAD Resources page (NZ ARCHICADselect customers only) it contains country specific Objects, Templates, Documents and some additional Libraries.
If you are experiencing an issue or have a query that could be backed up with a visual image, you can add the image to your support query so our Support Team can see exactly what you are seeing. Here’s some instructions on how to take a screenshot:
The Cadimage Keynotes Tool has now been released for ArchiCAD 18, and is ready for download right away. Before you get started with it though, here are a few things that you should know. The first thing that you’ll probably notice with the new Keynotes Tool, is that when you go to Import notes, the
Do you find that you are constantly drawing the same details? Ok so they might not be exactly the same but are close enough. Why not make a module file of the detail so that you can take some of the repetitiveness out of the job. It is a really simple process. Firstly draw the
When placing beams the first height you are asked for is the thickness of the beam. This thickness is always measured from the top surface downwards. This surface is also important when considering your set out as this surface is the one used to measure the height from the floor level ArchiCAD always measures the
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdős – A beautiful new children’s biography of Paul Erdős, the Hungarian eccentric genius, itinerant mathematician, and one of the most prolific publishers of papers in mathematical history. From Wikipedia: He spent most of his life as a vagabond, traveling between scientific conferences and the