BIMscript™ Hackathon 2015

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  • Dates: 1-4 September 2015
  • Place: Beton Studio, 1031 Budapest Emőd u. 10 Hungary

BIMobject® proudly presents the first BIMscript™ Hackathon event in Budapest, Hungary. Come and join us and learn to master BIMscript™ and the LENA solution for Rhino. The Hackathon will be lead by our core developers. You will have a unique occasion to learn from the masters.

This will open up vast opportunities for you to develop your own content for most of the BIM platforms with one single script.

There will be also an introduction of the BIM features VisualARQ adds to Rhino.

What is LENA?

BIMscript™ and LENA is a technology solution designed to streamline and speed up the process of BIM content creation. This delivers both an open and freely available scripting language as well as a BIM object authoring solution.

Powerful scripting language

BIMscript™ includes not only parametric behaviors but also calculations, product logic, level of detail (with several levels of complexity of geometry and geometry combinations) and includes a huge range of properties and attributes.

Import mechanical CAD geometry

LENA is an authoring app for the mechanical CAD system Rhino that will generate BIMscript™. It is a solution in which mechanical CAD geometry can be imported from most mechanical CAD systems, including industry leading products like CATIA, Solidworks, SolidEdge, IGES, NX, JT, Inventor and Pro E. Rhino is the host platform for BIMobject® LENA in which BIMscript™ is generated and works in combination with the modeling and optimization features of Rhino.

Generate native BIM objects

Operating in the cloud BIMscript™ generates intelligent, native BIM objects in a number of formats for the most popular BIM applications from Autodesk, Graphisoft, and Trimble -- and with the potential for more in the future. It also generates objects in commonly used formats such as IFC, 3DS, DWG and WebGL.

Connected to BIMobject® Cloud

BIMobject® LENA is directly connected to the BIMobject® Cloud providing a seamless workflow to publish objects. It includes a connection to the corresponding product information stored in property sets in the BIMobject Cloud.

Scalable and intelligent

The solution is scalable and can describe products as well as components in a very intelligent way, creating configurable objects with parametric variations and different levels of detail. BIMscript™ is a subset of the C programming language and enables smart objects to be created in BIMobject® LENA and then hosted and managed in the BIMobject® Cloud.

Easy to use

BIMobject® LENA requires the developer to have a commercial license of Rhino and an accreditation from BIMobject® before it is used. BIMobject® LENA is easy to use and within it all syntax controls, testing and creation of the generated BIMscript™ take place. The technology is freely available and will be enhanced continuously.


VisualARQ 1.9 new features webinar recorded

If you missed the "VisualARQ 1.9 new features" webinar, held on July 8th 2015, you can watch it again in the video above:

The webinar presents an overview of VisualARQ 1.9 and focuses on the latest new features and enhancements, including:

  • IFC Import & Export
  • IFC Tag and Export options
  • New Plan View features
  • New Slab object features
  • New way to insert doors and windows
  • New Curtain wall features.
  • Create columns from 3D and 2D blocks
  • Overview of VisualARQ Grasshopper Components WIP IV

Free seminar of BIM architecture with VisualARQ and 3D printing

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  • Where: COAC Barcelona (Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Barcelona. Plaça Nova, 5. 08002 Barcelona)
  • When: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015. From 11am to noon and from 5pm to 6pm.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Price: Free

Come and see how to convert a BIM architectural project into a 3D printable model.

You will see the complete process, from the creation of the building design with Rhino and VisualARQ to the preparation of the 3D model to be printed in a 3D printing machine.

The presentation will take place next Tuesday July 14th at COAC Barcelona. It will last about 1 hour and it will be done in two separate sessions (11 am and 5pm).

The seminar is free but space is limited.

More details and registration (in Spanish)


VisualARQ 1.9 new features Webinar

8 July 2015Join Francesc Salla, VisualARQ Product Manager, for a fast-paced and exciting demonstration of VisualARQ 1.9. (in English).

  • Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
  • 11.00 am-12.00 noon CEST

The webinar will show an overview of VisualARQ 1.9 and will focus on the latest new features and enhancements, including:

  • IFC Import & Export
  • IFC Tag and Export options
  • New Plan View features
  • New Slab object features
  • New way to insert doors and windows
  • New Curtain wall features.
  • Create columns from 3D and 2D blocks
  • Overview of VisualARQ Grasshopper Components WIP IV

Who is this webinar aimed at?

  • VisualARQ users: newbies and existing users
  • Rhino users working in architectural models
  • Architects interested in the BIM workflow VisualARQ adds to Rhino, and the comunication with Revit through IFC file format.

The webinar is free and will last about about 1 hour, including the Q & A session.

Details and Registration...

 

Revit Basic Sample project imported in Rhino and VisualARQ through IFC.

Revit Basic Sample project imported in Rhino and VisualARQ through IFC.


BIM World 2015

BIM world 2015

Rhinoforyou will be exhibiting VisualARQ at the BIM World 2015 in Paris, 25-26 March (stand 31 - MEDIACONSTRUCT). 

Rhinoforyou will show Rhino 5, Grasshopper, GeometryGym, VisualARQ and the latest IFC developments, including the enhancements of the incoming VisualARQ 1.9 version.