RhinoBIM: first commercial release


Virtual Build Technologies announces the release of the commercial and educational versions of RhinoBIM. The current beta version 3.45.179 will expire February 28, 2015.

RhinoBIM is a suite of plug-ins that enhances Rhino 5.0 for the Architectural, Engineering & Construction, Aerospace and Ship building Industries. Developed by Virtual Build Technologies. This first module now available includes:

  • Structural Design & Editor
  • Clash & Clear Analysis
  • Quantity take offs / BIM Reporter
  • IFC & CIS2 Translators
  • User Definable database

View the User's Manual...


VisualARQ at the SCAD RhinoDay

Rhino day SCAD
When: 15-17 January 2015
Where: SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design), in Savannah, Georgia. (Map)

VisualARQ will be present at the SCAD RhinoDay that will take place next 15-17 January at the SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design), in Savannah, Georgia.
There will be a live demo and one day workshop to learn the complete features of VisualARQ.


The event will bring together Rhino users, professors, students and software developers who will talk about their professional fields and how they use 3-D modeling and design in real life projects... From marine design, to product and furniture developing, set designs and artful architecture. Bob McNeel (Rhino), Rick Smith (RhinoBIM), Daniel Piker (Kangaroo) will be some of the presenters.

Early-bird registration fee for all the conferences (January 16-17th) is US$100.00. This is a special price valid until December 14th [ Regular price US $145.00 ].

Both, student and faculty members will receive a Rhino 5 educational license for commercial use, that has a list price of US $195.00


VisualARQ workshop and other workshops will take place on 15th January 2015 at SCAD. The cost of each workshop is US $100.00.

Visit these pages and find out about the RhinoDAY event:

The RhinoDAY event is open to the general public. Register now! Space is limited.

For more information, please contact Jackie Nasser (jackie@mcneel.com), or call: 305 513 4445

Rhino, V-Ray, Grasshopper and VisualARQ + BIM training courses


  • Organizers: Rhino3Dportugal (Authorized Rhino Training Center)
  • Instructors: Brimet Silva, Tania Baptista ( Authorized Rhino Trainers )
  • Schedule: July 6 2012 to July 23, 2012
  • LocationISCTE-IUL: Av. Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lis­bon, Por­tu­gal. SALA D114.
  • Partners: ISCTE - IUL - Vitruvius FabLab


  • Use of digital tools in a creative and rigorous way for 3D modeling design.
  • 3-D NURBS geometry modeling techniques
  • Development techniques to create photo-realistic images with V-Ray render engine.
  • Introduction to parametric and associative techniques in the creative design process.
  • Introduction to the new BIM techniques in the structural process (Building Information Modeling).

Registration and information details:

Ana Fonseca: 00351 - 917140716

More information available in the website: www.rhino3dportugal.com


Architecture et formes complexes 2.0

Architecture et formes complexes version 2.0
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris La Villette
23 June 2011, 9am-5.45pm


VisualARQ will participate at the conferences of Architecture et formes complexes 2.0, in Paris.

This event organized by Cadlantique, Gehry Technologies and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris La Villette is a great opportunity to learn how top engineering and architecture companies are using the latest 3D technologies and construction techniques to bring the most complex shapes into reality.

Speakers include:

Software demos include:

For registration and details click here.

VisualARQ and RhinoBIM presentation in Paris

VisualARQ and RhinoBIM presentation
Date: 18 May 2011 at 2pm
Place: Paris (France)

This presentation is addressed to architects, designers and engineers interested in architectural 3D modeling, parametric design and BIM (Building Information Modeling).

It will show the process of modeling an architectural project in 3D and the generation of 2D drawings and sections by Francesc Salla, VisualARQ Product Manager.

It will also include an overview of the latest developments in RhinoBIM by Phil Shapiro, Cadlantique.

For more information and registration details click here (in French).