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Photocredit: CAATEEB, CAATEEB to incorporate Archicad into official training and certification programs in collaboration with SIMBIM, GRAPHISOFT distributor in Spain.
Photocredit: CAATEEB, CAATEEB to incorporate Archicad into official training and certification programs in collaboration with SIMBIM, GRAPHISOFT distributor in Spain.

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Spain’s largest building engineers’ association members to benefit from integrated GRAPHISOFT BIM software

BUDAPEST, September 10, 2020 — GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solution for architecture, announced today that SIMBIM, its distributor in Spain, has signed agreements with the Collegi d'Aparelladors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers d'Edificació de Barcelona (CAATEEB), designed to benefit BIM professionals in Spain in their use of Archicad.

Located in Barcelona, CAATEEB is Spain’s largest association of surveyors, technical architects, and building engineers, and a leading authority on building engineering in the country. According to the agreement, GRAPHISOFT distributor and exclusive training center SIMBIM will provide official training and BIM manager certification programs based on Archicad. As part of the joint collaboration, SIMBIM and CAATEEB will organize Archicad-themed professional seminars through monthly and quarterly activities benefiting CAATEEB members and other BIM professionals in the region.

In a separate agreement, young members of CAATEEB — or any company that hires a young member — can purchase Archicad at a discounted rate. Such support applies if the member is under 30 years of age and commits to obtaining GRAPHISOFT Archicad BIM professional certification.

“We are thrilled about collaborating with CAATEEB and encourage companies to hire young professionals who work with Archicad,” said Dr. Mohsen Shojaee Far, CEO of SIMBIM. “These agreements will give young building engineering graduates easy access to a leading BIM software solution that seamlessly connects architects and engineers.”

“We are pleased to partner with GRAPHISOFT — one of the leading global BIM software vendors — to directly support our members. We would also like to thank GRAPHISOFT and SIMBIM for recognizing our efforts in positioning Archicad as an official CAATEEB BIM partner in Barcelona,” said Teresa Pallàs i Torres, Education Director of CAATEEB.


SIMBIM® is an innovative and fully BIM integrated architectural and construction consultancy in Spain with offices in Madrid and Barcelona and regional activities across Spain and around the world. SIMBIM’s core business focus is on BIM implementation for the private and public sectors within the construction industry (AEC) through the distribution and implementation of major European BIM software solutions, technologies, workflows, and standards.


GRAPHISOFT® empowers teams to create great architecture, through award-winning software solutions, learning programs, and professional services for the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industry. Archicad®, the architects’ BIM software of choice, offers a complete end-to-end design and documentation workflow for architectural and integrated architectural and engineering practices of any size. BIMx®, the most popular mobile and web BIM app, extends the BIM experience to include all stakeholders in the building design, delivery, and operations lifecycle. BIMcloud®, the AEC industry’s first and most advanced cloud-based team collaboration solution, makes real-time collaboration possible across the globe regardless of the size of the project and the speed or quality of the team members’ network connection. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group. To learn more visit


About the Nemetschek Group

The Nemetschek Group is a pioneer for the digital transformation in the AEC industry. With its software solutions, it covers the complete life cycle of building and infrastructure projects and guides its customers into the future of digitalization. As one of the world's leading corporate groups in this field, the Nemetschek Group increases quality in the construction process and improves the digital workflow of all those involved in the construction process. This revolves around the use of open standards (Open BIM). The innovative solutions of the 16 brands in the four customer-oriented divisions are used by approximately six million users worldwide. Founded by Prof. Georg Nemetschek in 1963, the Nemetschek Group today employs more than 3,000 experts.

Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the MDAX and TecDAX, the company achieved revenue in the amount of EUR 556.9 million and an EBITDA of EUR 165.7 million in 2019.


Julianna Gulden

Julianna Gulden

Senior Manager Global Communications Graphisoft +1 216 387 5234

About the Nemetschek Group

The Nemetschek Group is a globally leading software provider for digital transformation in the AEC/O and media industries. Its intelligent software solutions cover the entire lifecycle of building and infrastructure projects and enable creatives to optimize their workflows.

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