MILLIONS OF GREAT BUILDINGS September 24, 2008 Sony Centre at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 Flowers with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: AM Design UK September 2, 2008 Miln House, Papamoa Beach Architectural Firm: Architecture Page Henderson Ltd (New Zealand) Award: 2007 Placemakers Supreme Award in the Tauranga Master Builders ‘House of the Year’ competition August 27, 2008 Graphisoft Customer Holder Construction Contractor: Holder Construction (Atlanta, GA) Award: Constructech magazine’s Vision Silver Award in the Builder/General Contractor category August 8, 2008 Beijing Olympic TV Transmission Tower Designed with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Cui Kai Studio at the China Design Institute (China) July 22, 2008 Texas Sugar Refinery to Sustainable Community Project Wins Landmark Award Architectural Firm: Southern Land Company (Franklin, TN) Award: 2008 Houston Business Journal’s Landmark Awards July 14, 2008 Energy Star-rated Odyssey Charter School is a Prototype for Sustainable Florida Schools Architectural Firm: Spacecoast Architects P.A. (Indialantic, FL) July 7, 2008 Graphisoft’s BIM Experience Kit Wins 2008 International Stevie Award for Best Training Technology Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD BIM Experience Kit won a Stevie Award for Best Professional Education software as part of the 2008 International Business Awards competition. July 1, 2008 Entire University Campus Designed and Constructed with BIM Architectural Firm: acla:works (Trinidad and Tobago) June 30, 2008 London BIMStorm Competition Won by “BIM Vikings” The 2008 BUILD LONDON LIVE Award in “Best Overall” and “Multidisciplinary Design and Constructability” Awards category won by Team BIM Vikings June 25, 2008 Expressive seashore house wins the 2008 Spring ArchitectsJury Competition Architect: David Chisholm June 23rd, 2008 ArchiCAD User Wins New Zealand Institute of Architects Supreme Award Architectural Firm: Patterson Associates Ltd (New Zealand) Award: New Zealand Institute of Architects Supreme Award
MILLIONS OF GREAT BUILDINGS
June 18, 2008 Rhode Partners Design Austin’s Greenest High-rise with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Rhode Partners Architects (Austin, TX) June 2, 2008 An Award-Winning Retirement Clubhouse for Active Baby Boomers Designed with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Irwin Pancake Architects (Costa Mesa , CA) Award: The 2007 Best of 50+ Housing Gold Award from the National Association of Home Builders. May 29, 2008 Austrian Architecture Award Winner Designed with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Dominik Dreiner Architekt (Germany) Award: 1st prize of the AAA Austrian Architecture Award 2008 May 20, 2008 ArchiCAD-user Fink+Jocher Wins the 2007 German Architecture Award Architectural Firm: Fink + Jocher Architekten (Germany) Award: 2007 German Architecture Award May 14, 2008 Canada’s New Multi-faith National Memorial Centre Designed in ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Robertson Martin architects (Canada) May 8, 2008 Superior 3D functionality provides the cornerstone of an award winning‘60s addition Architectural Firm: Daniel Marshall Architect Ltd (New Zealand) Award: 2007 NZIA Resene New Zealand Awards April 21, 2008 50% reduction in energy consumption for the new alkiTECHNIK headquarters building in Germany Architectural Firm: Peter Bachschuster Architekturbüro (Germany) April 5, 2008 American Canyon High School: A New Model of Green Building and Education Innovation Architectural Firm: Quattrocchi Kwok Architects (Santa Rosa, CA) March 27, 2008 General Contractor Achieves Award-Winning Construction Project Results with ArchiCAD Contractor: Holder Construction (Atlanta, GA)
February 26, 2008 New Zealand’s First 5-Star Green Building with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Studio of Pacific Architecture Ltd (New Zealand) February 7, 2008 Award-winning, Eco-Friendly Cambridge House Designed in ArchiCAD Architect: Robert Augustine (Charlestown, MA) January 30, 2008 Animated glass façade leads to exclusive design distinction Architectural Firm: Radius B+S Ltd (Hungary) January 22, 2008 Nikken Sekkei’s Signature Theatre Design with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Nikken Sekkei Ltd. (Japan) January 7, 2008 New Puma Headquarters in Germany Architectural Firm: Klaus Krex of da capo al fine architects (Germany)
October 9, 2007 ArchiCAD Helps “Green” Mobile Home Communities Architectural Firm: Altius Architecture, Inc (Canada) September 28th, 2007 Foundation Stone Laid for New Health Center in Braunschweig Architectural Firm: ARCHITEKTENRÜDIGER Architects BDA (Germany) September 17, 2007 ArchiCAD Helps Mills-Peninsula Medical Center Meet Highest Level of Seismic Safety Architectural Firm: Anshen + Allen (San Francisco, CA) September 5, 2007 ArchiCAD-designed Wattstar Theater is newest and brightest player in LA neighborhood’s revival Architectural Firm: Behr Browers Architects (Westlake Village, CA)
December 13, 2007 Habitat for Humanity Volunteers ‘Blitz Build’ Katrina Homes in Record Time with ArchiCAD Architect: Mark Benner Solid Rock Carpenters December 7, 2007 Dubai Sports City Tower Hotel Takes Shape with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Lang Hugger Rampp GmbH (Germany)
August 31, 2007 “House of the Year” Designed With ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Robert Konieczny (Poland) Award: “House of the Year” by World Architecture News
November 27, 2007 Houses of Indian Beach Fuse Modernist Architecture with Sustainable Design Architectural Firm: Guy Peterson, (Sarasota, FL) November 20, 2007 Ambitious Central Park Prague Project Takes Off with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: A69 Architects (Czech Republic) November 13, 2007 Award-winning Wesleyan University Restoration Designed in ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Robert Olson + Associates Architects (Boston, MA) Award: AIA New England 2007 Design Excellence Award
August 23, 2007 ArchiCAD aids in overhaul of the ‘Pregnant Oyster’ Architectural Firm: GAP Gesellschaft für Architektur und Projektmanagement GmbH (Germany) July 24, 2007 ArchiCAD aids in the design of award winning Women’s Hospital Architectural Firm: Chow:Hill (New Zealand) Award: New Zealand Engineering Excellence Award July 12, 2007 Frank Lloyd Wright Design Comes to Life with the Help of ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Thomas A. Heinz (USA)
November 6, 2007 ArchiCAD Helps ProHealth Care Create a “Beacon of Modern Healthcare” Facility Architectural Firm: Connolly Architects (Milwaukee, WI)
March 17, 2008 Wine and Architecture Award with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: h.e.i.z. Haus Architecture and Planning (Germany) Award: First prize in the 2007 National “Wine and Architecture” competition March 5, 2008 Child-friendly urban housing with ArchiCAD Architect: Keith Rivera (Santa Barbara, CA) Award: Portland’s Courtyard Housing Design Competition
October 31, 2007 Austria House of the Year Designed Architectural Firm: Maaars architecture Award: House of the Year by the Austrian State Secretary for Art and the Architekturzentrum of Vienna.
May 24, 2007 New Ritz Carlton in Red Square realized with ArchiCAD Architectural Firm: Mosprojekt (Russia)
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Your Success Blueprint The Architect’s Advantage with ArchiCAD
PASSION with CONFIDENCE It starts with our passion for the business we are in and the confidence we have for the solutions we provide to our customers. For 25 years, the secret to Graphisoft’s success has been innovation in customer focused and award winning products and our commitment to helping our customers achieve great architecture and profitable business results. Graphisoft is the pioneer and leader in developing Virtual Building™/Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions. Millions of great buildings have been designed with ArchiCAD. These proven results make ArchiCAD the most successful model based design application in the industry. Your success comes down to 3 words: Users, Implementation and Design. Viktor Várkonyi - CEO
An Expert at Your Side
In a 2008 survey of user satisfaction with both Graphisoft and
For over 20 years, Graphisoft has built an extremely
ArchiCAD, 62% indicated they were either very satisfied or
competent network of value added resellers who
delighted. These kinds of results are unheard of in the design
have a single focus - making users successful.
Graphisoft VARs are typically architects with years of experience in design and construction. Because of this, they understand the user perspective and the
opportunities and challenges the firms face in moving
Over the years, ArchiCAD users have produced literally millions
to BIM. Graphisoft VARs customize training and support programs for individual client needs and are side-by-side with users
of great buildings around the world. Although “better, faster and
during the critical start-up phase. In addition, our program of Graphisoft Executive Sponsors also insure that firms with complex
cheaper” is a well worn cliché, this is exactly what happens when
project requirements get the full attention and support they require to be successful.
DESIGN ArchiCAD was created by architects for architects to support the complete process, from design through production. What sets ArchiCAD apart is:
Freedom The design process is very individual and ArchiCAD supports your approach to design. From exploring design concepts to the production of large quantities of drawings, ArchiCAD provides the flexibility to design in a workflow that is best for your process. The perfect balance of 3D and 2D in the workflow varies from firm-to-firm and individual-to-individual and ArchiCAD supports this elegantly. ArchiCAD’s support for both PC and MAC provides you even more freedom to work in the environment best suited for you.
our users deploy ArchiCAD into their workflow. In addition, users
find that they can win more business with ArchiCAD. The versatility of this Virtual Building solution enables users to create great designs for buildings and their interiors. These include residential,
Self-learning Before and After
commercial and institutional buildings such as schools, hospitals,
One of the biggest concerns firms have before making the switch to a new application is how
theaters, performing arts centers and more. The results in the
to use it and how to continue to make progress in the learning process. To address this, we
“Millions of Great Buildings” section speak for themselves.
introduced the BIM Experience Kit Learning Studio. This is a series of 5 comprehensive voice led interactive learning modules that are available through download and DVD at no charge.
Your Next Generation Employees
Fundamental concepts of this material are, learn by doing,
Perhaps the biggest concern that principals in most firms have when making
learn in small chunks and learn gradually. The Learning
a technology shift is how to find trained staff. To address these needs, starting
Studio has received very high marks by users worldwide.
The facts are clear. In a survey of 3,000 ArchiCAD users, our users achieve an average of 39% productivity increase and a 12% increase in profit as a result of deploying ArchiCAD. 77% of respondents said that projects completed in ArchiCAD led to fewer problems in the construction phase and 82% said that clients’ overall satisfaction improved.
Performance Utilization of multiprocessors as well as our support for new 64 bit technology and team file sharing make ArchiCAD capable of extremely large model handling and dramatically more effective collaboration. Teams can collaborate almost instantly across the office, across the country and across the world.
in 2006, we introduced the most ambitious education program in the design These award winning learning modules have earned prestigious international awards for
Attention to Local Design Needs
Best Workforce Training Solutions and Best Interactive Multimedia Training.
An Expert in Your Organization software industry to insure that every student and teacher has access to
The Graphisoft Registered Consultant program, with its
ArchiCAD’s rich array of interactive self-led learning material and instructor
Graphisoft developed methodology, helps mid-size and large
led curriculum material. In addition, www.architectsjury.com is a place where
firms make the transition to BIM while maintaining demanding
students post their work and get judged by other students. All of this is on a
client schedules and providing high customer satisfaction.
no-charge basis. Our database instantly helps our customers identify students
Not only are Registered Consultants available to share their
who are interested in participating in internships, a perfect opportunity for
best practice know-how for an office to adopt BIM, they are also available as on-site project assistance to serve in roles such as
firms to try before they hire. Many of these students are quickly hired by
lead project architect, project architect or BIM Manager on a short, or medium term basis. So if you are adding to the team as
firms when they graduate. Today, thousands of schools all over the planet are
you are making the switch in your office design practices, why not go with someone who brings a wealth of knowledge that can
teaching ArchiCAD and the numbers continue to grow.
be transferred to the rest of the team.
Your Success Blueprint
Over Graphisoft’s history, we have paid careful attention to unique country requirements in terms of workflow, standards, content and language. This enables architects to rapidly become productive in a familiar environment. It also enables Graphisoft to synthesize these local needs into powerful global solutions.
Open Platform In the heterogeneous world of design through construction where best in class applications differ from country to country, it has always been Graphisoft’s strategy to offer the most open and easy to connect to platform in the design software industry. Graphisoft has been a member of the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI) since 1996, adhering to its Industry Foundation Classes (IFC). In addition, ArchiCAD supports a broad array of industry standard file formats including PDF, DWG and many others. For users, it means that they can easily employ and collaborate with users of the best global and local application for structural, mechanical, energy and other applications critical to the design through construction process.