ARCHICAD 23, the latest version of its award-winning BIM software solution. ARCHICAD 23 vastly improves perceived performance of essential processes such as software startup, file opening, working in multi-project environments and switching between different views of the BIM project. The brand-new Opening, Column and Beam tools increase modeling accuracy and interoperability with engineering disciplines.


DESIGN

RE-ENGINEERED COLUMN,
AND BEAM TOOLS

ARCHICAD 23 enables architects to model faster and create accurate construction details and quantity estimations for reinforced concrete, complex steel, timber, and composite beams and columns. Complex columns, curved and haunched beams can now be modeled and documented to meet graphic and representation standards. Beams and columns can be displayed using various projected and symbolic views and cover fills.


COORDINATION

VOIDS,
NICHES AND RECESSES


ARCHICAD 23 introduces a new Opening tool dedicated to model and coordinate project design voids, recesses and niches — as horizontal, vertical or slanted openings across elements, element groups or even across stories. Such openings are important for project coordination as they are equally relevant for architects, engineers and consultants and must be documented by architects and by engineers. Openings can be modeled, scheduled, and documented using intuitive tools, and shared using open IFC standards.


VISUALIZATION

ONE-CLICK PHOTO-REALISTIC RENDERINGS WITH TWINMOTION

ARCHICAD 23 allows architects to experience real-time rendering and photo-realistic visualization with the seamless workflow of the Twinmotion live connection. Thanks to Twinmotion's state-of-the-art rendering solution, creating real-time photo-realistic renderings is now extremely fast and easy, while real-time synchronization enables architects to edit the model and make design decisions on the fly. All qualifying ARCHICAD 23 license holders are entitled to Epic Games’ upcoming enhanced version of Twinmotion, free of charge.


COLLABORATION

WORK SMARTER NOT HARDER

Renewed Solibri connection
ARCHICAD 23 enables seamless code- and constructability checking at any stage of the design. The updated add-on automatically detects and sends only those elements that are changed in the ARCHICAD model, resulting in faster round-trip collaboration.

Enhanced ARCHICAD 23 - dRofus 2.3 connection
ARCHICAD 23 allows architects to capture and organize client planning requirements and use these to validate and propose design alternatives. dRofus enables designers to collect and handle planning rules and design data with ease, even when working on large and complex projects, like hospitals, airports and universities. Thanks to the latest improvements, dRofus 2.3 fully supports ARCHICAD 23, and users can now import rooms from ARCHICAD into dRofus.

Rhino-Grasshopper-ARCHICAD live connection
The new Grasshopper Deconstruct Component can be used to extract ARCHICAD element surface data as a design reference. With the help of this function, changes to the core design scheme in BIM will automatically update all linked design details generated via design algorithms in Grasshopper.


PERFORMANCE

FASTER RESPONSE TIMES

ARCHICAD 23 puts a special emphasis on offering an uninterrupted flow starting from launching the software, accessing project data and navigating one’s way through the Building Information Model. This is achieved through a combination of raw performance optimization, streamlined workflows and reduced file sizes.


PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCEMENTS

#User Interface Enhancements

# New CineRender Engine

# Attribute Management

# View Settings Update

# Text Label Pointer Lines Options

# Curtain Wall Enhancement

# Integrated Software Key Activation & Deactivation

The GRAPHISOFT BIMx is a professional BIM project viewer featuring BIMx Hyper-model, a unique technology for integrated 2D & 3D building project navigation. BIMx Hyper-models offer extremely smooth handling and outstanding performance even for projects with complex/large 3D building models and excessive 2D documentation.

BIMcloud allows a BIM workflow on any network, hardware or software configuration, connecting teams and projects of any size or setup.

The GRAPHISOFT MEP Modeler™ is an Add-On to ARCHICAD®. Firms using ARCHICAD can use the MEP Modeler to create and edit 3D model-based MEP networks (ductwork, pipework and cabling) and coordinate them within the ARCHICAD Virtual Building. The MEP Modeler uses a familiar interface and tools integrated right in the ARCHICAD environment.


TWINMOTION

The simplest, fastest and most innovative cross-platform virtualization, 3D immersion and VR exploration solution on the market.

 
 

Get your amazing presentations ready in no time ! 

Twinmotion 2019 is designed for architecture, construction, urban planning and landscaping professionals. Powered by a robust graphic engine, Twinmotion is the only solution on the market capable of producing high quality images, panoramas, standard or 360° videos in mere seconds, allowing fully immersive 3D VR exploration.

A simple interface and pictograms make Twinmotion extremely easy to learn and use, regardless of the size and complexity of your project, your material, your IT knowledge and your modeler.

Why Twinmotion? 

Twinlinker allows you to easily create and instantly share virtual visits of your projects. Just export to Twinlinker the media you created with Twinmotion, then link them together to share virtual visits online

  • Simple interface

    A simple and intuitive interface made up of 600+ icons allows you to choose the season, the weather and the lighting. Enrich your scenes with characters, vehicles and even sounds…always in real-time and in just a few clicks.

  • Unprecedented real-time quality

    Your simulations, changes and choices are all visible in real-time with the same quality as in the final rendering, which is unique on the market.

  • All media

    Simple images and panoramas express your ideas, while standard and 360° videos embrace the space and bring your project to life within its environment, leading to full 3D immersion through a unique VR experience.  Twinmotion produces all these presentation options in mere seconds where classical solutions need hours to complete the same tasks.

  • Twinlinker: online virtual visits

    Twinlinker allows you to easily create and instantly share virtual visits of your projects. Just export to Twinlinker the media you created with Twinmotion, then link them together to share virtual visits online.

     


Twinmotion 2019 is the new generation of rendering / presentation programs, Easy to use, Fast, and powerful.

It is everything you need to create your professional renderings in house, link it directly to your favorite 3D Modeling program and start getting, High end rendered images, panoramas, videos, and 360 Videos! 

Connect it to a VR set, and your project is ready to be explored in VR . 


Direct synchronization with ARCHICAD® and Autodesk Revit®

 With a single click, you get the geometries of the 3D model, all the BIM information of the architectural objects with their organization and hierarchy. First in its class worldwide!

ARCHICAD to Twinmotion

Revit to Twinmotion

Reflection volumes

Enhance your project’s reflection.

White model

Improve your project with the white model mode of rendering.

Lighting options

Substantially enhanced scene lighting.

Measurement tools

Measure distances in your project.

Geolocalization

No other software in the world allows you to place your project within the context of its environment on OpenStreetMap!

Real-time control with intuitive slider

Landscape

Several types of land to edit, sculpt, paint and add vegetation…at your convenience.

Seasons and weather

Sun, clouds, fog, rain, snow, wind…your choices and their effects on your project are visible in real-time.

Vegetation

Flowers, grass and customizable trees respond to the wind and adapt to the seasons.

 

Travel and movement

Just as you add one character or a crowd, a car or several lanes of vehicles, you can define their routes, direction or speed and activate their movement.

 

A pioneer in VR imagery, Artlantis has conquered nearly 100,000 architects, interior designers, landscapers, urban planners, and space planners…in more than 110 countries. A CPU-based application, Artlantis is used by experts, advanced users and beginners alike, to simulate, present and communicate their ideas with striking photo-realism.

Artlantis 2019 unifies in one powerful application Artlantis Render and Artlantis Studio, integrating all their features, and offering the entire set of presentation modes: perspectives and parallel views; and the creation of images, panoramas, VR objects and animations calculated in very high quality and record time!

 

Physical engine

To create stunning images, Artlantis 6 now includes its own built-in physical engine, emphasizing physical rendering quality, precision, material accuracy, and energy conservation.

 

White Balance

White Balance allows you to adjust the dominant color of a scene to the ambient lighting. Simply set this new parameter to automatic color mode or select a reference color, which will be recognized as white in the 3D scene.

 

Ambient occlusion

This new option in Artlantis allows users to display a global ambient occlusion to create virtual shadows in small areas where natural light doesn’t go. It brings more depth and relief to both interior and exterior scenes.

 

 

White model

During calculation, white model rendering changes all surfaces to white except for those that are transparent. Lights maintain their color for sophisticated environments.

 

Laser Projection

With a simple click on the reference plane in the preview window, you set the position and orientation of the projection of the laser. A red line projected 360 in the model allows you to automatically position the objects or textures.