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SYLLA International, Inc. is an award-winning international design and planning firm based in Tampa, Florida. In its 29 years of existence, the modern architecture firm has provided a range of design and planning services to many clients in North America, Asia and Africa.

The firm is dedicated to high quality modern architecture design principles to create built environments that accommodate the living, working and related needs of clients.

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BIM AND THE MATERIALITY OF BUILDINGS - June 29th, 2016 (61,885 views)

In a previous blogpost called BIM Breakthrough, we highlighted the significance of Archicad’s Priority-Based Connection (PBC) and felt it was a breakthrough because materials recognized one another’s priority, which also dictates how they interact. In this blogpost, we want to explore some ways in which the PBC can be taken to a level that could truly open a broader range of BIM possibilities. It is our contention that materials are vital to buildings and that architecture cannot authoritatively …


Not wanting to be left behind in the emerging generative and computational design market, Graphisoft entered the fray in the unlikeliest, yet smartest way, compared to its competition, and users of Archicad will not have to wait very long to see the design benefits. A few months after announcing that it was partnering with Robert McNeel and Associates, the maker of Rhino, to create a connection between Archicad, Rhino and Grasshopper, Graphisoft held an webinar Rhino-Grasshopper-Archicad Connection …

Archicad Now Connects to Rhino - May 13th, 2015 (7,399 views)

Though easy to overlook due to the Archicad 19 lead-up release, Graphisoft’s announcement that it now has a Rhino connection to Archicad is a significant development and a sound business decision, and the company should be applauded for it (see Graphisoft Announces Rhinoceros – ARCHICAD Connection). Users of Archicad who have been longing for cutting-edge design tools that work with complex fluid NURBS surfaces can now do their design work in Rhino and bring it into Archicad as GDL objects. This …

WAS IT WORTH SWITCHING TO ARCHICAD? - January 20th, 2015 (24,007 views)

It has been nearly a year since we switched from Bentley BIM solutions to Archicad, and if the question is: was it worth it? The answer is absolutely yes. To what do we attribute that affirmative answer? Quite simply to an unquestionable increase in productivity and a renewed interest in practicing architecture and tackling our projects with a BIM tool that does not get in our way but makes our workflow a smoother way of getting our work done. A year ago, it was a little risky to leave behind …