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Building Information Modeling (BIM) software enables designers and engineers in the modeling of the full lifecycle a construction project including the design, model analysis, planning, costing, construction and more. Scan2CAD’s BIM articles aim to guide you through the world of BIM by distilling complex themes to simple concepts.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) software enables designers and engineers in the modeling of the full lifecycle a construction project including the design, model analysis, planning, costing, construction and more. Scan2CAD’s BIM articles aim to guide you through the world of BIM by distilling complex themes to simple concepts.

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How to Import an Image into ArchiCAD

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ArchiCAD is an architectural BIM and CAD program by Graphisoft. Those of us familiar with the program will know how useful ArchiCAD is when it comes to dealing with the aesthetic as well as technical sides of a building’s design process….

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Revit: Learn the Basics in 1 Hour

Woman using laptop - Autodesk Revit, learn the basics

Founded in 1997 and acquired by Autodesk in 2000, Revit is a BIM (Building Information and Modelling) software package for structural engineers, MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) engineers and landscape professionals. This package allows you to design a structure or building…

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Vectorworks Products Compared

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Few companies in the computer-aided design industry can be hailed as reliable go-to sources of both drafting and BIM software packages. One of such companies is Vectorworks Inc. Currently, a subsidiary of European software giants, the Nemetshcek group, Vectorworks Inc. began…

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Vectorworks vs Revit: CAD Software Compared

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In recent history, there were a couple of CAD software juggernauts who would dominate the market leaving little choice for the solution you would opt for.  Now, however, there is a much more vibrant and growing list of CAD solutions, each of…

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How Much Does Vectorworks Cost? Pricing Explained

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Vectorworks is a multifaceted rendering, 2D drafting, 3D modeling, and fully-integrated BIM (Building Information Modeling) application for architectural, landscape, and entertainment designs. Thanks to its capability to deliver a flexible and collaborative design process, Vectorworks is frequently selected by industry professionals….

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Graphisoft – Everything You Need To Know

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Graphisoft is one of the design and engineering industry’s biggest names when it comes to Building Information Modeling software. Over the years, it has become a household name for engineers, urban planners, architects, and interior designers. Its most well-known product –…

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How Much Does ArchiCAD Cost? Pricing Explained

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We have previously discussed the benefits of choosing ArchiCAD for your primary CAD software. With ArchiCAD’s BIM capabilities it is certainly a strong competitor in the CAD software landscape. However, pricing is an important factor in selecting the best CAD solution…

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ArchiCAD: Learn The Basics In 1 Hour

ArchiCAD - Learn the basics in 1 hour

ArchiCAD is a popular architectural BIM CAD software utilized all over the world today. Developed by Hungarian company Graphisoft in 1982 originally for the Apple Macintosh, it was officially launched in 1987 and is regarded as the first implementation of Building…

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CAD Software Compared: AutoCAD vs Vectorworks

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As a comprehensive raster-to-vector solution, Scan2CAD acts as the bridge between an initial sketch and a professional CAD drawing. After converting their drawings in Scan2CAD, our users go on to use a wide array of CAD software—and, naturally, we often get…

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Vectorworks 2019—What’s New?

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One of the leading pioneers in cross-platform CAD and BIM software packages, Vectorworks is used worldwide by designers, engineers and architects. Having started out primarily targeting the architecture industry, Vectorworks has since branched out into the entertainment, landscape and design sectors….

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