Sefaira has launched a major upgrade to Sefaira Architecture, cloud-based software that enables project teams to design high-performance buildings by helping them understand their energy use, environmental impact and occupant experience. Sefaira Architecture now shares a technology platform with Sefaira Systems, facilitating better collaboration between architects and engineers in the early design stages. The upgrade also better facilitates passive design, particularly for residential buildings, schools and offices. It incorporates new thermal comfort capabilities and reports, new natural ventilation capabilities including free area calculations, and new downloadable charts. Architectural designers can now analyze their buildings not only holistically but also on a per-zone or per-room basis.
- 38Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) has made a global commitment to the sustainable building design movement by releasing a free software tool to assess a building’s carbon footprint and energy consumption.
- 37Revit Architecture software works the way architects and designers think.
- 31Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., a global developer of design software, previewed upcoming capabilities in its Vectorworks® Architect 2016 release planned for later this fall at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention 2015 in Atlanta.
- 3016 September 2017 — Global design and BIM software developer Vectorworks, Inc. has announced the English-version release of its 2018 Vectorworks software. The release includes Vectorworks® Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer and Fundamentals, as well as Vision. New this year is BraceworksTM, a structural load analysis add-on module targeted to designers…