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ArchiCAD has been on the market since 1984 and has firmly established itself among the available CAD software packages. The number of ArchiCAD users continues to increase and has already exceeded 100.000 by far. Continuous product development has broadened the program's possible spectrum of work applications. Therefore, this book provides comprehensive (background) information and descriptions of the many tools, functions and processes, that explain and document their many practical, research and educational uses. The 2nd edition includes a chapter on what's new in Version 10.

Synopsis:

On the market since 1984, ArchiCAD has firmly established itself among the best Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software packages available. The number of ArchiCAD users continues to increase as constant product development broadens the program's spectrum of possible applications. ArchiCAD Best Practice: The Virtual Building™ Revealed provides comprehensive information on the many tools, functions, and processes of the program’s research, professional, and educational uses.

About the Author

BOB MARTENS, is a visiting professor at Vienna Technical University. He teaches spatial simulation and spatial design. He has been involved in teaching and researching ArchiCAD since 1993. HERBERT PETER, studied architecture at Vienna Technical University. He worked as an ArchiCAD product manager at A-Null for many years and teaches CAD at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

Table of Contents

Preface.- On the Relation between Architecture and CA(A)D: CAAD = Automatic Architecture?; ArchiCAD: Its Inception and Developmental Context.- ArchiCAD as an Intelligent Work Environment: Modeling with Different Tools; Using GDL Object Technology; Hotlink Modules Referencing; Additional Performance Features; Project-related Data Organization; Using Information from the Internal Database; Project-related Communication and Presentation.- Characteristic Applications from Practice: Case Studies from Architecture Offices and Planning Studios; Visualization Strategies; Examples of Non-commercial ArchiCAD Applications.- Development Perspectives: Integrated Building Simulation.- Training Manuals and Reference Sources; Internetlinks; Trademarks; Photo Credits; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783211327890
Author:
Martens, Bob
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Peter, Herbert
Subject:
CAD-CAM - General
Subject:
Design & Drafting
Subject:
Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation
Subject:
Microsoft Windows-Windows 95 Applications
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
CAAD / Handbook
Subject:
Design Programm
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2nd revised edition 2007
Publication Date:
20061231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 829 gr

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Drafting
Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Drawing and Design
Computers and Internet » Multimedia » Virtual Reality
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Windows 95 » Applications
Engineering » Engineering » CAD

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