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GRAPHISOFT North America Announces Learning Partnership with Black Spectacles

GRAPHISOFT North America has partnered with online learning resource, Black Spectacles, to create ARCHICAD for Beginners. The four-and-a-half-hour course teaches the basics of ARCHICAD.

"Once again, GRAPHISOFT North America demonstrates its commitment to supporting new users," said Tracey Gatland, General Manager for GRAPHISOFT North America. "This ARCHICAD course accelerates implementation of our powerful BIM tool for a newcomer, which is a win-win for current and future architects and designers."

Led by Josh Bone, architect and BIM expert recognized for proficiency in technology integration, the easy-to-follow course shows how to create detailed 3D models quickly and efficiently.

"Black Spectacles is committed to providing a world-class online learning experience for architects, covering the profession's most important digital tools," added Marc Teer, Founder and CEO of Black Spectacles. "We're thrilled to have partnered with Josh Bone and GRAPHISOFT to develop the first in a series of courses that will help architects learn how to use ARCHICAD in practice."

Beginning with simple navigation instruction, the course works through the software in a methodical manner that is easy to follow. In the first module, users learn how to draw walls, add stories, and place objects, columns and beams. Upon completion, course students gain familiarity with documentation in ARCHICAD, as well as how to place labels, identify sections and elevations, and incorporate external file formats.

For a limited time, the course is available to new subscribers of Black Spectacles at their site with a 10% discount. Use code ARCHICAD10 to activate the offer. th. Group memberships are also available for firms and academic institutions.

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