BUDAPEST, Hungary, April 13, 2016 — (PRNewswire) — GRAPHISOFT's award-winning mobile BIM communication tool, BIMx, has won the 2016 Architizer A+ Award in the Mobile Apps category. BIMx won both the professional Jury Award and the Popular Choice Award by ranking highest in user votes in the mobile app category.
BIMx is available at the App Store and on Google Play. The award-winning app for architects and designers opens up the ability to view 2D and 3D content (the Hyper-model) of building projects saved to a BIMx format. BIMx can travel to the job site and allow project stakeholders to access the complete construction documentation of buildings with the tap of a finger.
Architizer, the world's largest and fastest growing website for architecture, launched the definitive architectural award program with 100+ categories and over 300 jurors. The Architizer A+ Awards received entries from 100 countries and represents the best of architecture and design worldwide. Over 400,000 online votes by architects and designers were cast worldwide.
In addition to the online Popular vote, Jury winners were chosen by an illustrious jury, comprising equal parts architects+designers, cultural thought leaders and developers. Industry luminaries such as Denise Scott Brown, Bjarke Ingels and Tom Kundig, as well as personalities from beyond architecture like Tony Hsieh (CEO, Zappos), Yves Behar (Fuseproject), John Edelman (CEO, Design Within Reach), Cameron Sinclair (Architecture for Humanity) and Barry Bergdoll (MoMA) were among the jury members.
"We were thrilled to learn about this double honor," said Akos Pfemeter, Vice President for Marketing, GRAPHISOFT. "Feedback like this from the user community and the professional jury alike is a fantastic reassurance of what we do! It's no surprise that our BIMx app is the market leader both on the iOS and the Android platforms in its own category."
About BIMx PRO
Award-winning BIMx, the ultimate BIM communication app, features the BIMx Hyper-model, a unique technology for integrated 2D and 3D building project navigation. With the BIMx Hyper-model, users enjoy smooth handling and outstanding performance – even for projects with complex 3D models and extensive 2D documentation.
About the A+ Award
The Architizer A+ Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year's best architecture and products. Its mission is to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in the world and champion its potential for a positive impact on everyday life.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world's first real-time BIM collaboration environment; EcoDesigner™, the world's first fully BIM-integrated "GREEN" design solution; and BIMx®, the world's leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group.
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