June 2017

VisualARQ 2.0 Beta 5 available!

VisualARQ 2.0 Beta released There's a new VisualARQ 2.0 Beta version available for download. VisualARQ owners can download and test this new Beta version, which adds new important features:

  • VisualARQ objects are shown correctly when they are inside blocks or embedded and linked files.
  • Custom Parameters can be created by object and by style. Those created by style can be listed in tables.
  • IFC files can be exported as zip files, reducing the file size to 90% of the original.
  • Blocks are cut when activating sections, including jogged sections.

 

VisualARQ 2.0 webinar recorded

Webinar 2.0 Watch the VisualARQ 2.0 webinar recorded last 17th May to learn in detail the main new features of the VisualARQ 2.0 version, including:

  • New Section and Level Manager
  • Real time 2D vector drawings and Layout sheets preparation
  • New VisualARQ object styles from Grasshopper definitions
  • New Furniture, Element and Annotation object, also created from Grasshopper definitions
  • Custom parameters created by object, by style, by document and from Grasshopper
  • ...and many more

 

Upcoming courses and events

Events Get to know the upcoming events where VisualARQ will be present:


VisualARQ 2.0 Webinar: flexible BIM for Rhino

VisualARQ 2.0 Beta released

Join the VisualARQ 2.0 webinar in one of the two identical sessions that will be held next May 17th 2017:

The webinar will focus on the new features of VisualARQ 2.0 but you will see also an overview of the Flexible BIM features that VisualARQ adds to Rhino:

  • How VisualARQ streamlines workflow + improves architectural design process efficiency within Rhino.
  • How to model with 3D parametric architectural objects, also created from Grasshopper.
  • How to create the 2D documentation out of the 3D model (Floor plans, sections, elevations, schedule tables, areas, etc.)
  • IFC import and export features.
  • Integration with Grasshopper.

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


April 2017

VisualARQ 2.0 Beta available!

VisualARQ 2.0 Beta released VisualARQ 2.0 Beta is available for download. VisualARQ owners can download and test this new Beta version, which brings most of the new features expected in the final release.

 

VisualARQ 2.0 webinar

Webinar 2.0 Join the VisualARQ 2.0 webinar to see the Flexible BIM features that VisualARQ adds to Rhino, based on the new VisualARQ 2.0 version.

 

Grasshopper styles tutorial

GH to VA Column The option to create new VisualARQ object styles from Grasshopper definitions is one of the main features of the upcoming VisualARQ 2.0 version.
Learn how to create new styles from Grasshopper definitions in this step-by-step tutorial.

VisualARQ 2.0 Beta available !

VisualARQ 2.0 Beta released

The VisualARQ 2.0 Beta version is now available for download.
VisualARQ owners can download and test this new Beta version, which brings most of the new features expected in the final release:

  • Grassshopper styles: option to create VisualARQ object styles from Grasshopper definitions.
  • 2D Vector Drawings: print the 3D model for a real time 2D vector output.
  • Custom Parameters: create new parameters and add information to Rhino and VisualARQ objects for quantity takeoffs.
  • New Furniture, Element and Annotation objects: with a different plan view and 3D view representation.
  • Section Manager: to create sections and align viewports to sections.
  • Boolean operation commands: new commands to do Boolean unions and differences between Rhino solids and any VisualARQ object, keeping their parametric properties.

See an overview of the VisualARQ 2.0 new features here.

Reminder!
The price of VisualARQ 2.0 licenses will raise when the final release is published. The upgrade to VisualARQ 2.0 will be free for VisualARQ 1 current users and for users who buy VisualARQ 1 before the 2.0 release.


January 2017

VisualARQ 1.9.6 available

VA 1.9.6 in Korean VisualARQ speaks korean
The VisualARQ 1.9.6 free service release includes the User Interface and templates translated into korean.
This version also adds support for display attributes (layer, color, line type, etc) in IFC import and export.See the complete list in What's new.

Download it
If you are a VisualARQ user, download VisualARQ 1.9.6. If you are an Evaluation user, download the new Evaluation version and test the new features.

 

VisualARQ projects

soltudo_dubrovnik_vyonyx_interior_300 Solitudo Project in Dubrovnik
The architectural studio Vyonyx, the designers of the Basilica Gospe od Otoka in Solin, presents a new project created with Rhino and VisualARQ: a residential house located in Dubrovnik.

 

Tips & Tricks

ExtractSrf and DupEdge from VA objects Learn some of the VisualARQ features through these Tips & Tricks: