Author - Don Strimbu

BricsCAD Shape for MacOS is here

BricsCAD Shape for MacOS is here

We are happy to announce the availability of BricsCADⓇ Shape for macOS. The best solid-based schematic modeler is here for your Mac, and it’s free. Download it here. What is BricsCAD Shape? BricsCAD Shape is our conceptual modeler for architects...

Geometry First! at Maximiliaan Van Oostenrijk Brugge

BricsCAD BIM: The ‘Geometry First!’ Idea

Geometry First? I was wandering the streets of Brugge with Hans De Backer, the head of software development for BricsCAD core. As we are both senior geeks, it goes without saying that he and I were talking about the Bricsys approach to BIM. I’ve...

CPUs for CAD - intel-i7-6700k-by-Greg-Mombert-Digital-Trends

CPUs for CAD: The right choice

When choosing CPUs for CAD, the right choice is non-obvious Visit the websites of the top computer manufacturers, and you’ll see four types of machines: laptops, desktops, workstations and servers. While modern CAD software runs amazingly well...

How to use Bimify in BricsCAD

BIMify: Auto classification in BricsCAD BIM

“So what is classification, and why should I care?” The process of classification is central to effective information management in any discipline. It’s one of seven required components for achieving Level 2 BIM. It’s all...

BricsCAD V18 - Mac

BricsCAD V18 OS X is available today!

Introducing BricsCAD V18 OS X BricsCAD V18 represents the future of the .dwg format, and now it’s available for the Mac. V18 OS X offers workflows for general design, mechanical design and BIM. We’ve made all of these workflows are...

Five Reasons to start Shaping with BricsCAD Shape!

Five reasons to start Shaping

We’re getting compared to Trimble’s SketchUp a lot. If you head straight for that obvious comparison, you’ll miss our key differentiator. The core of Shape comes from the core of BricsCAD itself. The Bricsys products are powered by...