Archicad vs. Revit (The BIM Battle ROYALE!!)

On this episode of BIM After Dark live I am honored to host Jared Banks (of Shoegnome Architects ) to discuss Archicad vs. Revit. In this “BIM battle royale”, Jared and I will discuss BIM in practice as small scale residential architects, the advantages of embracing this technology, and speak truth to the whole Revit vs. Archicad “debate”.

The last BIM expert standing, wins… 😉

Links Mentioned:
Shoegnome Architects –
Jared on Instagram –
Shoegnome Architects on YouTube –
Shoegnome Open Template for Archicad:

00:00 Introduction
06:50 How Did Jared Become the Archicad Guru He is today…
13:00 Was there an “ah ha” BIM moment for you?
22:37 The Differences between Little BIM and Big BIM
31:00 I don’t want to become the “BIM person” in my firm…
37:14 Save 20% off at (“REVITKID23”)
38:50 Sketchup is NOT BIM!
49:06 Is Archicad better than Revit for small scale residential?
54:00 Working with Consultants in Revit vs. Archicad
01:00:00 The difference between Revit Families and Archicad Objects
01:10:00 What is the “Magic Wand” tool in Archicad?

Here are some links to all of the hardware and software I use:

My Main Revit Computer (BIMBOX) –
How I Record My Tutorials (Camtasia Studio) –
My Microphone (Blue Yeti USB) –
My Studio Headphones (Sennheiser HD 600) –
My Camera for Videos and Images (Canon EOS 80D) –
The Lens I use for these videos (50mm) –
My Webcam for Webinars (Logitech C922X) –
My Favorite Sketchbook (“Blank” by 30×40) –
My Favorite Sketching Pens (Sharpie “Fine”) –
Greatest Sketching Marker of All Time (Sign Pen) –

** Some of the above links are affiliate links, meaning you don’t pay anything more but I may get a small commission for a sale… Cheers! **

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