Architect and Builder Magazine South Africa Dec 2017 / Jan 2018 - Page 108

BIMobject: Portal of Choice for Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Armstrong Ceilings’ BIM files are now available in 12 languages B IM objects for the Armstrong Ceiling Solutions range in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are now available for specifiers, designers, BIM managers and contractors to download in multiple languages on The worldwide manufacturer has re- launched its BIM offer through the global portal to reflect its truly international reach. The Armstrong Ceilings EMEA files are available to download (see links below) in two of the most popular software formats used in Europe – ArchiCAD and Revit. Within these BIM objects detailed product specification and information text and links to Armstrong product datasheets are available in 12 different languages – English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portugese, Czech, Dutch, Hungarian, Polish, Turkish and Russian. These BIM files cover almost 300 individual items within 29 product lines including the Cradle to Cradle® certified Perla and Ultima+ ranges and the ever- popular Dune range. Armstrong’s commercial technical manager EMEA Rob Gardiner said: “Having our BIM objects more easily accessible for all our customers, wher- ever they are in the world, and in both ArchiCAD and Revit makes it easier for our customers to design and specify projects with Armstrong ceiling systems using BIM.” Armstrong Ceilings files download link (ArchiCAD and Revit): Video guides showing how to access Armstrong BIM objects can be viewed via U tube on the following links: ArchiCAD: Revit: 1 GfW'F&