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ARCHICAD 21's iconic signature building is Sydney University's new Charles Perkins Centre. The firm behind the Charles Perkins Centre, fjmt, is a multidisciplinary design studio and one of the region’s foremost and awarded architecture and urban design practices. Now owning 97 ARCHICAD licenses, fjmt was at the forefront of the industry in Australia, introducing desktop CAD and PDF workflows in the 1990s. A project the size of the Charles Perkins Centre comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities.


BUDAPEST, June 14, 2017 – GRAPHISOFT®, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that ARCHICAD® 21’s global rollout process has begun. The latest version of ARCHICAD features the highly-anticipated Stair Tool, based on GRAPHISOFT’s patent-pending Predictive Design™ technology.


GRAPHISOFT has wrapped up a successful Key Client Conference in Kyoto that was host to architecture's very best representatives from around the world. In addition to a number of practical presentations by GRAPHISOFT leaders, developers, and invited guests, clients were treated to a presentation by Johnathan Redman, Principal of FJMT (Australia), which designed ARCHICAD 21's signature building, the Charles Perkins Centre. The nearly 300 participants were also on hand to witness the Worldwide Premiere of ARCHICAD 21 in a 1.5 hour presentation that is now available for viewing.


Learn how GRAPHISOFT grew from a small company in what was then the Eastern Bloc to a world-leading design software company that has grown with the success of its flagship product, ARCHICAD. TheB1M.com traveled to Hungary recently to shoot a short documentary about GRAPHISOFT's history and vision for growth beyond the borders of Hungary.


GRAPHISOFT, introduced version 20 - the latest version of its industry-leading BIM application - back in 2016 and Architosh covered it previously. However, in this review type feature the editor takes a 'deep dive' into the three top focus areas in version 20: (1) the new user interface, (2) graphic overrides, and (3) the "i" in BIM.