ArchiCAD GDL + Maxwell Render

29 09 2008

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Novitec Ferrari F430 Bi-Compressor

29 09 2008

If you know me personally, you’ll know I couldn’t resist posting this on my blog.
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Quad Core Mobile Workstations pt 2

29 09 2008

The race to provide the fastest and most powerful mobile workstation is hotting up, with Dell’s launch of their Precision M6400, Dell’s solution for the high-end mobile workstation market. With it’s stylish minimalist aluminium case M6400 includes some amazing statistics, here is just a brief overview of what’s included in this very tidy package:
– Intel® Core 2 Duo Quad-Core Extreme.
– 17″ WUXGA RGB LED Back-Lit Display (1920×1200) Resolution.
– Up to 16GB (1066MHz).
– Solid State Hard Drive (SSD) up to 128GB.
– NVIDIA® Quadro FX 3700M Graphics with 1GB memory.





3DS Max and Rendering

29 09 2008

I came across the following two blogs on 3DS Max and Rendering, both are very good and the authors share loads of useful tips and tricks, if you’re interested in getting started with 3DS Max and Architectural Visualization you should check out them out…

3DSMax Rendering (Vray and MentalRay)

and

Roger Cusson





Revit 2009 – SP1 aka Web Update No.2

28 09 2008


Finally the Revit web updates have moved to a ‘Service Pack’ Technology as opposed to a full update/reinstall. For many years the users of Revit have been asking Autodesk for such a change in the way they ship the updates of Revit during the year and now Autodesk has responded.

For more information check it out for yourself here.





Quad Core Mobile Workstations pt 1

26 09 2008

While there has been “mobile workstations” around for a few years now , they still have lacked behind the desktop PC’s for obvious reasons… However all this is changing now, check out this model from Lenovo, with it’s Quad Core Intel CPU, up too 1GB dedicated memory on a workstation class (Quadro FX) graphics card by nVidia, Solid State Hard Drive (SSD, basically RAM), Vista 64bit OS, built-in WACOM tablet… need i go on – Check it out for yourself here.





The World’s First BIM and IPD Design Contracts

26 09 2008

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Announces the Release of Six New Documents Including a First of its Kind Building Information Model Hands-On Tool.

“For the first time in the industry, this new AIA tool effectively allows users to work in partnership and assign responsibilities to successfully manage a BIM model. All parties can specify and understand each other’s level of development within the model and reference it with confidence at any time,” said Jim Bedrick, Vice President of Virtual Building and Design at Webcor Builders in San Mateo, California. “So the bottom line is; all team members know what they can expect from each other with this new AIA BIM Exhibit.”

For more information visit the AIA website here: