ArchiCAD has been on the market since 1984 and has firmly established itself as one of the best CAD software packages available. With a rapidly growing base now exceeding 100,000, ArchiCAD users need to keep pace with the latest developments of this flexible and powerful software package. Ongoing product development has broadened the program's spectrum of possible applications, and Bob Martens and Herbert Peter provide a comprehensive overview of its capabilities through an in-depth presentation of the software and description of the many tools, functions, and processes that can be used in professional, research, and educational contexts.
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1 On the Relation between ArchiTecture and CAAD
11 CAAD Automatic Architecture?
Inception and Developmental Context
2 ArchiCAD as an Intelligent Work Environment
21 Modeling with Different Tools
22 Working With GDL Object Technology
23 Crossreferencing with Hotlink Modules
24 Additional Performance Features
27 Projectrelated Communication and Presentation
3 Characteristic Applications from Practice
31 Case Studies from Architecture Offices and Planning Studios
32 Visualization Strategies
33 Examples of NonCommercial ArchiCAD Applications
Integrated Building Simulation
Training Manuals and Reference Materials
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