Walker Warner Finds Many Great Uses for ModelPort

Last weeks Graphisoft User Conference was inspirational in many ways. I was able to talk with many ArchiCAD users about the great work they are doing. The sessions were educational, even for a long time user of ArchiCAD. But mostly I was pumped to see the many great things ModelPort is being used for. Walker Warner Architects from San Francisco …

Thomas SimmonsWalker Warner Finds Many Great Uses for ModelPort

Which Format is Better – FBX or OBJ?

If you compare the two options FBX is considered to be a higher quality modern 3D exchange format that retains more information while OBJ is a simple model format that is popular for 3D data exchange. OBJ has it’s origins with Alias Wavefront, a simple data-format that represents 3D geometry — namely, the position of each vertex, the UV position of each texture coordinate vertex, vertex …

Thomas SimmonsWhich Format is Better – FBX or OBJ?

VisualizeItBuilt Reviews ModelPort

There are many great attributes to ArchiCAD’s modeling environment.  The building information modeling package allows one to create very detailed models that can be explored and presented in 3d to clients.  However, when it comes to adding in realistically modeled products to the model, the 3d library that ships with ArchiCAD is underwhelming to say the least.  Most of the …

Daniel HrubyVisualizeItBuilt Reviews ModelPort

Expanding Object Access for ArchiCAD Users

One of the biggest questions we hear from ArchiCAD users is “how can I build my object library for ArchiCAD.” While users can create their own 3D objects using GDL, this isn’t always practical. And the volume and quality of 3D models and objects from third-party sources is limited. Enter ModelPort, a new 3D model importer for ArchiCAD. Available as …

Tracie SimmonsExpanding Object Access for ArchiCAD Users