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2024 Technology Preview Program

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Read articles about Archicad's design tools, element connections, modeling concepts, etc.


Grasshopper — Archicad Live Connection

Grasshopper is a visual programming language and environment that runs within the Rhinoceros 3D for creating Parametric Designs. To ensure the interoperability between the software and have a smooth workflow, Archicad has the toolset: "Grasshopper - ...

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Grasshopper-Archicad Live Connection for MAC Test Run

The MAC version of the Grasshopper-Archicad Live Connection has been released recently, so it was high time doing a test run on this platform as well. The following is not focusing on the performance and the features, the pure intention is to give so...


Converting Sketch Models into BIM Models

There seems to be a clash between design sketch models (typically coming from SketchUp or Rhino, but even if they are created with Archicad) and models created for proper BIM use when we need to convert one to the other since they are built with comp...

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Algorithmic Design

What is algorithmic design? If you are not yet familiar with this term, watch this video below: Rhino – Grasshopper – ARCHICAD Toolset Rhino – Grasshopper – ARCHICAD Toolset connects the best design tools for the different design stages on both Mac a...

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Grasshopper Connection Object Guide - Sweep Object

With the Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Live Connection, you can enhance your BIM model with complex shapes that can not be defined easily with the default ARCHICAD tools. In order to be able to properly represent and document these shapes, while keeping the...

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Grasshopper Connection Object Guide - Loft Object

With the Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Connection tool, you can enhance your BIM model with complicated shapes that can not be defined easily with the default ARCHICAD tools. To be able to properly represent and document these shapes, while keeping the geom...

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Grasshopper ARCHICAD Live Connection Add-on for ARCHICAD 23

We released the newest Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Live Connection Add-on on October 3 2019 with many new features and improvements. Please read the article to learn more. New Features: Upgraded Performance: Element updating in ARCHICAD is now even smooth...

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Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Live connection

The Grasshopper - ARCHICAD Live Connection Add-On enables users to create and manipulate full-fledged BIM models through Grasshopper’s visual scripting interface to create geometries in ARCHICAD which weren't possible to create before and still retai...

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