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📺 IFC-101 – A Free IFC crash course with python

Over the past year, Sigma Dimensions™️ has been releasing free short-format video tutorials on IFC basics. The IFC-101 series contains 10 free episodes taking you from an introduction to the…
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Gantt-4D

New open source 4D project planning and controls toolkit

There is a new suite of open source 4D project planning and controls libraries developed by Hassam Emam, a professional project planner. Driven by the lack of collaboration in project…
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Whitepaper published on Native IFC methodologies

A new whitepaper has been published on Native IFC methodologies, authored by Bruno Postle, developer of Native IFC software Homemaker, and co-authored by Thomas Krijnen and Dion Moult, developers of…
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Open Source Ecology Seed Eco-Home 2 product release

The Seed Eco-Home 2 is an ambitious project to be the world’s only open source house design to be offered as a product you can replicate, not only as a…
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A Call for Projects to Fund via OSArch’s Open Collective Site

As many of you know, we recently created a funding platform on Open Collective: https://opencollective.com/osarch Here the community can fund OSArch in general, and/or fund specific projects directly. To just get…
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Procedural pavilion Blender for architects course open for registration

Learn how to create a procedural pavilion using free software Blender for architects in this upcoming course by Dimitar Pouchnikov. Blender’s tools are a perfect mixture between the freedom to…
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Technical drawing creation with Blender and Inkscape (Workshop)

When you start working with Blender to create architectural models, one of the last things you imagine is that it is possible to output technical drawings instead of a traditional…
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Support OSArch with Money!

We’ve been quietly working away in the steering committee to make a platform ready to present projects and manage donations. If you’re ready to become a regular (or one time)…
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OpenProject 12.2.0 released with Nextcloud integration

OpenProject 12.2.0 has just been released, with the biggest feature being a new integration with Nextcloud. OpenProject is an open source GPLv3 licensed web-based project management platform, with over 2…
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A ‘Banner’ for Using BlenderBIM in Production

OSArch has a new banner image! The image is courtesy of a collaboration between Ioannis Christovasilis of Aether Engineering and Ryan Schultz of OpeningDesign. These two companies are known for…
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