Archicad users can increase the return on their software investment with automatic upgrades, exclusive tools, role-specific training and personalized technical support.
BUDAPEST, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Graphisoft, the leading provider of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solutions for architecture, today unveiled significant updates to its key service offerings that empower Archicad users through automatic upgrades, exclusive tools, personalized technical support and role-specific training programs. The recent announcement supports Graphisoft’s strategy of combining innovative architecture software solutions with supporting services and access to a global community of contributors.
Key services include automatic upgrades, exclusive tools, role-specific training and personalized technical support.
Graphisoft Forward is a robust package of services and benefits – Graphisoft’s global answer to the real-world needs of today’s construction office operation. Subscribers can maximize value and productivity while lowering total cost of ownership with exclusive tools, support, and services. Product updates are included, guaranteeing that Archicad users will immediately benefit from the latest innovations and features.
“We know our customers can benefit from an ecosystem that complements their investment in software. Graphisoft Forward is a response to our customers’ needs to ensure they can focus on their business,” said Márton Kiss, Director, Global Customer Engagement at Graphisoft.
what is new in Graphisoft Forward
With the release of Archicad 26, Graphisoft Forward subscribers gain access to powerful productivity tools including:
Library Part Maker — Architects can develop their own parametric object library such as doors, windows, etc. without scripting.
Additional surface catalog — Attractive, modern visualizations make customer approvals quick and easy, thanks to the fresh content added to the additional surface gallery.
One-year Enscape subscription free with a two-year commitment — Combine real-time rendering and virtual reality that brings visual exploration right into the modeling tools so architects can focus on creating and building great architecture. For more information, see enscape.graphisoft.com.
Visit graphisoft.com/forward to learn more and subscribe to Graphisoft Forward.
Graphisoft Learn is an innovative, modern, and flexible learning program that helps users get the most from Graphisoft’s solutions and services through customized courses, learning paths, and learning packages specific to industry roles and responsibilities. Graduates of the Online Self-Paced, Hybrid, and Live Learn programs receive a globally recognized certification that further strengthens their competitive advantage in the AEC industry.
“I was very impressed with the versatility of the learning portal – it offered more than I expected and it felt really bespoke,” he said Ruben Groot, BIM Manager and Architect at Groot Architecture. In hectic times, the learning portal offers me the opportunity to continue working with BIM in the areas that are important to me at times that suit me. It enabled me, both as an architect and as an external BIM manager, to get the most out of Archicad and help other architecture firms build better buildings through better BIM.”
what is new in Graphisoft Learn
With today’s release of Archicad 26, the first of three packages is now available at learn.graphisoft.com. That mockup package includes 20 self-paced video courses and 14 instructor-led online courses organized into multiple learning paths on modeling, documentation, design options, and BIM workflows. Upon successful completion of the courses, users will receive the Archicad BIM Author Certificate.
Additional training packages will be available for purchase later this year. These include:
model management package: equips users with the knowledge needed to coordinate a model and manage project delivery.
Office management package: Contains materials on BIM standards, office-level BIM practices, and people and management processes, all required to run a BIM-enabled practice.
Learn more at learn.graphisoft.com.
The Graphisoft Community makes it fast and easy for Archicad, BIMcloud, BIMx and DDScad users to share solutions and get expert help through a cutting-edge, user-friendly experience that searches the Archicad Talk and Help Center in one simple resource. The platform offers fast and efficient support and search functions and ensures fast feedback from peer users and Graphisoft experts.
what is new to the Graphisoft community
Archicad 26 new features articles — Users can get acquainted with the latest features and improvements in the latest version thanks to the practical examples in each article. Read the articles.
Graphisoft Insights — A one-stop shop for news about solutions and services, events, contests, training, customer success stories and more. The topics are divided into categories for easier searching. Visit Graphisoft Insights.
“We’re really inspired by our users’ knowledge, creativity and willingness to share it,” he said Gordana Radonic, Global Community Manager. “The Graphisoft Community is an essential resource for anyone looking for guidance, sharing ideas, or engaging others in collaborative thinking. This allows everyone to focus on what they do best – making great buildings, with an added layer of inspiration coming from other users,” she added. Learn more at community.graphisoft.com.
Graphisoft® empowers teams to design great buildings through award-winning software solutions, tutorials, and professional services for the architecture, engineering, and construction industries. Our award-winning products and solutions support OPEN BIM for workflow transparency, durability and data accessibility for built assets. Archicad®, the architects’ choice of BIM software, provides a complete end-to-end design and documentation workflow for architectural and integrated architecture and engineering firms of all sizes. BIMx®, the most popular mobile and web BIM app, expands the BIM experience to include all stakeholders in the building design, delivery and operations lifecycle. BIMcloud®, the AEC industry’s first and most advanced cloud-based team collaboration solution, enables global, real-time collaboration, regardless of the size of the project and the speed or quality of the team members’ network connection. DDScad Solutions support users with intelligent mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) design tools, integrated calculations and comprehensive documentation of all building system disciplines. DDScad Architect & Construction was developed for architects, contractors and manufacturers of industrialized timber frame houses in the Scandinavian markets. Graphisoft is part of the Nemetschek Group. To learn more, visit graphisoft.com.
About Graphisoft Forward
Graphisoft Forward is a robust software services contract – our global answer to the real-world needs of running a building design office today. Maximize value and productivity while lowering the total cost of ownership of software with exclusive tools, training, support and services. Product updates are included, ensuring you get the latest innovations and features right away.
About Graphisoft Learn
Graphisoft Learning is an innovative, modern and flexible learning program that helps users get the most out of our products and services through customized courses, learning paths and learning packages specific to industry roles and responsibilities. Graduates of our online self-paced, hybrid and live learning programs receive a globally recognized certification, further strengthening their competitive advantage in the AEC industry.
About the Graphisoft community
Graphisoft Community makes it fast and easy for Archicad, BIMcloud, BIMx and DDScad users to share solutions and get expert help, through a cutting-edge, user-friendly experience that Archicad Talk and Help Center are looking for in one easy-to-use resource. The platform offers fast and efficient support and search functions and ensures fast feedback from peer users and Graphisoft experts.
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