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What’s New in OpenBuildings Designer 2023

OpenBuildings Designer 2023 is now launched and available for download! OpenBuildings Designer 2023 comes with many new features, streamlined workflows, and various user experience improvements, focusing on side-by-side installation and productivity-enhancing upgrades, including CIBSE TM52 for thermal comfort in buildings. General Updates Side-by-side Installation OpenBuildings Designer 2023 introduces side-by-side installation capability, a nondisruptive way of staying current and starting to use the latest software version while continuing to deliver projects based on predefined workflows in older versions. This approach ensures that adopting a new version does not interrupt ongoing projects, maintaining productivity and avoiding downtime. Have additional questions? Chat with an OpenBuildings Designer product expert who can assist you. Benefits of Side-by-side Installation Efficient Testing and Validation for Enterprise Clients: This approach simplifies the process of testing and validating new software versions, making it easier for enterprise clients to ensure that the latest software meets their requirements. It is achieved without affecting existing workflows, reducing the risks associated with software updates. Support for Multiple Projects across Versions: Users can effortlessly manage and deliver multiple projects that require different software versions. This feature streamlines project management by allowing users to switch between versions as needed, optimizing compatibility and performance. IT Advantage:

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CAD or BIM: What’s Right for Your Project?

Both CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and BIM (Building Information Modeling) are popular software technologies used in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. Although similar in their capabilities to create digital models of buildings and structures, they differ from each other in their respective approaches, functionality, and uses.

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11 MicroStation Capabilities that Make Building Design a Breeze

Architects, building designers, and interior designers need innovative tools to produce high-quality drawings and 3D models for their building projects every day. Whether it’s a new, state-of-the-art facility, updating the interior of a personal residence, or anything in between, these professionals need an architectural CAD software that creates precise, fast, and reliable designs, and construction-ready deliverables for projects of any scale. MicroStation can help.

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