July 25, 2011, 06:17:21 pm
I work on Archicad and export in 3ds or .obj
For urban planning i also use Arcgis.
Personally i don't think that most of architect use 3ds max before going in lumion and for those who do so i think they hope to be able to go to Lumion directly.
If the slogan of Lumion is "quick and easy architecture visualization" i think that the place of Lumion in "our" work flow (i mean for us "humble architect") is just after an architecture software .
There is not dozen Architecture software... (Autodesk/Revit, Sketchup, and Nemetschek product: ALLplan, Archicad, vectoworks)
Of course maybe some user here use some "exotic product" lol
And what about the Industry foundation classes (IFC) most of software are compatible, isn't it ?
(i know that ifc is not only a geometric file and keep all informations of the BIM. When i was a student we test ifc to exchange with seismic simulator, thermal software or acoustic isolation simulation. I can also say that i never work with someone who use it but we are a very small agency... )