GoPillar Academy Blog

What are the core skills of professional architects?

With a steadily increasing world population and developing countries, the worldwide demand for construction is higher than ever. Before a construction team can start a project, planners and investors need...

Milan gets a makeover

Coming soon: the Human Technopole project, Galeazzi hospital, State Campus and a 650 thousand square meter park. Maran: “Hub of excellence and an important piece for Milan 2030”. Also on the list...

5 Practical Benefits of Online Learning

How does online learning benefit professionals around the world? Let’s take a look at the 5 main benefits chosen by the GoPillar Academy editors Online learning, also known as computer-based training...

The 8 best rendering software and plugins for SketchUp

No matter your skill level as a 3D artist creating renderings, SketchUp has something to offer you. SketchUp software is agile and perfect for situations that require a lot of design. Its intuitive nature and...

What is Navisworks?

Continue reading to learn more about Navisworks, a project review and management software for AEC professionals and teams Navisworks is a project review and management software for AEC professionals and teams...

Starting a New Project in Revit

A Revit project set up correctly helps avoid unexpected difficulties within the project. Each project has specific characteristics and requirements, so there is no standard to follow when starting a new...

The best gifts for architects to put on their Black Friday 2020 list

Discover the best gifts for architects suggested by our expert web editorial staff! “What are the best gifts for architects to put on their shopping list for Black Friday 2020? This million dollar...

Another Sketchup 2020 Update

Following January and April’s contributions, the new release of Sketchup arrives After introducing SketchUp 2020 in January and refining the software with the April release, Sketchup released a new update for...

Social media marketing for professionals and construction companies

Social media marketing for professionals and construction companies Find out why professionals and construction companies should develop a strong social media marketing strategy to achieve their goals! The...

10 reasons why IFC formatting is critical to BIM design success

Building Information Modeling (BIM) characterizes the construction sector, as it is a mandatory requirement for the awarding of contracts in many countries The goal is to achieve efficient project management...

Archicad VS Revit: Choosing a CAD software

Keep reading for an analysis of 2 CAD softwares by the Editors of GoPillar Academy! Archicad vs Revit: Architectural featuresRendering power3D visualization Take a look around the room you are in now. Do you...

What’s the difference between 3D modeling and 3D rendering?

3D Modeling and 3D Rendering are two similar yet distinct steps within the digital image creation process If you want a 3D rendering, first you need to have already processed and modeled it in 3D. The computer...

What is Building Information Modeling (BIM)?

Building Information Modeling (BIM) offers the construction sector concrete advantages and practical solutions. Keep reading for the details! Building Information Modeling (BIM) has become an increasingly...

Tips and keyboard shortcuts to make the most of BIM Revit

Autodesk Revit is an indispensable tool for architects, engineers, designers and contractors. Its use as Building Information Modeling (BIM) software is critical for those involved in virtual design and...

AutoCAD 2021 is here: discover the latest addition to Autodesk

AutoCAD 2021 has seven tool sets that cater to the design industry AutoCAD 2021 is Autodesk‘s new software that’s packed with new features, created specifically to improve the way designers work...

Navisworks

What is Navisworks?

Continue reading to learn more about Navisworks, a project review and management software for AEC professionals and teams Navisworks is a project review and management software for AEC professionals and teams. It offers...

SketchUp

Another Sketchup 2020 Update

Following January and April’s contributions, the new release of Sketchup arrives After introducing SketchUp 2020 in January and refining the software with the April release, Sketchup released a new update for August...

Revit Architecture Q & A

Revit Architecture Q & A

What is Revit Architecture and its advantages? 1) What is Revit Architecture? Revit Architecture is a software that provides dynamic information in intelligent models. It also allows you to accurately design complex...

Managing BIM like a pro

Managing BIM like a pro

What are the professional skills of a good BIM Manager? Since January 2019, Building Information Modeling – has been made mandatory for public contracting stations by the Ministerial Decree 560/2017 in relation to...