Archicad: Best Practice: The Virtual Building Revealed / Edition 2

Archicad: Best Practice: The Virtual Building Revealed / Edition 2

by Bob Martens, Herbert Peter
     
 

ISBN-10: 3211327894

ISBN-13: 9783211327890

Pub. Date: 11/03/2006

Publisher: Ambra Verlag

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783211327890
Publisher:
Ambra Verlag
Publication date:
11/03/2006
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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.

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