ArchiSpace – Update 2

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It has been a while since our last update, but I have been working hard on a stable build and extended functionality of my architectural prototyping tool. I’m happy to announce the latest build of ArchiSpace is coming together well and now supports loading of custom 3D models with additional features for exploring your designs in VR. This hopefully gets designers more exited about using Virtual Reality for productivity in architecture. The … Read More

Speaking about virtual reality

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Johan Hanegraaf speaking at IM-ARCH

Over the past months I have been busy presenting my vision for immersive technologies at conferences in Italy, Canada, UK, Singapore, Taiwan, Denmark and the Netherlands. We still have a long way to go before our industry becomes aware of the full potential of virtual reality, so I’m keen to spread the word and show designers and enthousiast around the world how this technology can be used to enhance the way we design … Read More

ArchiSpace – update1

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I am happy to share a new video on the latest developments of ArchiSpace. It shows how I am modeling Tainan Public Library by Mecanoo using some of the new features added over the past weeks. In this post I will describe these new features that make architectural modeling more intuitive. Feel free to write you own ideas about the VR interface and modeling tools. My goal for … Read More

Design technology conferences 2017

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RTC europe conferences

I’m happy to announce that this year I will be speaking at several international conferences. If you are interested to optimize your use of design technology, want to try an early beta of ArchiSpace or like to meet me in person, you can go to any of the following events. Conferences like these are a valuable source of knowledge to stay informed on the latest developments, … Read More

New name, logo and website

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archispace

I am happy to announce the official name, logo and website of my new VR tool: Archispace allows architects and urban designers to use Virtual Reality to design, simulate and communicate with 3D space. Visit the new website www.archispacevr.com to sign up for the mailing list and be the first to know about the major developments or beta release. The new name also comes with a … Read More

RTC Europe 2016

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Revit Technology Conference Porto

This October I attended the last Revit Technology Conference in Porto. For many years this event was all about Revit and its integration with other design tools like Dynamo, that currently revolutionizes our industries automation like BIM did ten years ago. Most of the RTC classes now showed a perfect integration of Dynamo and scripting for design, data management and automation. Showing it’s not only about … Read More

Construction update three centers Shenzhen

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Shenzhen Cultural Centres construction

Almost a year in construction our project in Shenzhen has reached the highest point and starts showing the interior spaces and impressive cast in place structure of the design. This post shows the current construction progress with some images of the Building Information Model we used to design and develop the construction documents for this iconic project.

BIM in Taiwan

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Taiwan 1st BIM project Wei-Wu-Ying

Recent years many organisations and governments started to actively promote or even prescribe the use of Building Information Modeling for new projects. Now also the Taiwan has started informing the local building industry by sharing knowledge and goals during an annual BIM symposium. Being the only western participant of this symposion and working with the Taiwan industry for 2 years I managed to get a good glimpse of the current level … Read More