BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAPHISOFT®, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that ArchiCAD® 16's global rollout process has begun. In addition, the company unveiled its BIMComponents.com GDL objects portal, a cloud-based database thatallows users to create, search, upload, and download custom BIM components of their choice.
The release of ArchiCAD 16 delivers key functionality to end users including the brand new MORPH™ tool, an optimal solution for creating custom BIM components, custom structures, and custom elements of the built environment, as well as custom-designed building interiors. Built-in Energy Evaluation allows architects working with ArchiCAD 16 to perform reliable dynamic energy evaluations of their BIM model within ArchiCAD, using BIM geometry analysis and accurate, hour-by-hour online weather data of the building's location. BIMComponents.com, a cloud-based, ArchiCAD-integrated community database, allows users to create, search, upload, and download custom BIM components of their choice directly within their native BIM application.
Shipping started with the International, US and German versions – the first three of 26 local versions that will reach the market by the end of Q3 2012. For more information about ArchiCAD 16 please visit: http://www.graphisoft.com/products/archicad/
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution with ArchiCAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as the revolutionary GRAPHISOFT BIM Server™, the world's first real-time BIM collaboration environment, and the GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner™, the world's first fully integrated building energy modeling application. GRAPHISOFT's innovative solutions have fundamentally changed the way architects around the world design and collaborate. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.