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Vectorworks Opens New Office to Better Serve Customers in the UK and Ireland

Posted by Lisa Lance on 8/15/17 9:09 AM
Vectorworks is growing, and we are delighted to announce the formation of a new Vectorworks office in the UK. Read More

Topics: Adrian Slatter, Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Spotlight, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, Design Software Solutions, Landscape, Vectorworks UK office

Nemetschek Vectorworks Offers Academic Research Grants to Support Global Design Projects

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/10/14 11:34 AM
Are you a talented and innovative designer? Are you developing projects that positively impact communities? Are you solving design problems that address academic, civic, or social concerns? If so, you may be eligible for a Vectorworks Academic Research Grant. Read More

Topics: Education, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Stewart Rom, Vectorworks Academic Research Grant, Community

Design Express Hosts Vectorworks User Days in the Benelux Region

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/8/14 9:40 AM
Our distributor in the Benelux region, Design Express, held Vectorworks User Days in Antwerp, Belgium on March 18 and in Utrecht, the Netherlands on March 20. Nearly 800 people attended workshops on topics including architecture and BIM, interior design, 2D presentation techniques, intuitive sketching in 3D, landscape and garden design, and more. Read More

Topics: BUUR, Design Express, Education, KIENontwerp, Robbrecht & Daem, Satelliet, Studio Dott, TROMP Partners Architecten, 3D, 3D Modeling, BIM, Community, Vectorworks User Days

Meeting Our Conference Pass Winners at USITT, LAbash, and PLANET Student Career Days

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/4/14 11:32 AM
We were thrilled to meet the student winners of our Conference Pass Giveaway last month at the USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo, LAbash 2014, and PLANET Student Career Days. The contest provided free conference admission, including hotel expenses, to three winners based on their responses to an essay question. Read More

Topics: Education, Entertainment, Kate Harrow, Ryoma Tominaga, University of California Davis, USITT, Chris Cannon, Community, LAbash 2014, Landscape, PLANET Student Career Days, University of Southern California, USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo, West Virginia University

Gabriel Bristow Wins 2014 Behind the Scenes Raffle Grand Prize at USITT

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/3/14 10:30 AM
Winner Gabriel Bristow (left) is congratulated by Frank Brault from Nemetschek Vectorworks at the Behind the Scenes booth at USITT. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Long Reach Long Riders, Renderworks, Spotlight, USITT, Vectorworks Spotlight, Behind the Scenes, Community, ESTA Foundation, Gabriel Bristow

Tech Roundup: April 2014

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/2/14 9:39 AM
Here's a roundup of recent tech news you may have missed. Read More

Topics: Hidden Line Rendering, Open GL, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Service Pack, Tech Tips, Vectorworks 2014

Chinese Version of Vectorworks 2014 Now Available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/1/14 11:21 AM
The Chinese-language version of Vectorworks 2014 is now available. Mad Macs, the Vectorworks distributor in China, will host launch events in Shanghai on April 9, Beijing on April 16, and Guangzhou on April 23 to demonstrate the software’s new features and capabilities and how the program supports BIM workflows. Attendees will have the opportunity to win a free license of Vectorworks software and other prizes. In addition to these live events, Mad Macs will offer an online webinar on April 29. Read More

Topics: DWG, Fast Interactive Display, Mad Macs, Planet Vectorworks, Stewart Rom, BIM, publish command, Vectorworks 2014

New Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Now Available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/13/14 10:17 AM
Designers looking to boost their Vectorworks skills now have a new resource to help them: the sixth edition of Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual. Read More

Topics: Architecture, resources, Wintek, 3D Modeling, Jan Latham, Jonathan Pickup, Vectorworks 2014, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual, Waikato Institute of Technology

Vectorworks Spotlight Plug-in for grandMA2 Coming Soon from MA Lighting

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/12/14 5:45 AM
We're excited to announce the development of a new plug-in for Vectorworks Spotlight software from MA Lighting, an international leader in computer-controlled lighting consoles, networking components, and digital dimming systems. The plug-in, which will provide a direct connection between Vectorworks Spotlight and the grandMA2 console, is currently in beta status, and MA Lighting plans to release the first version to the public in May 2014. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, grandMA2, OzCAD, Peter Neufeld, resources, Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, MA Lighting, third party partner

New Book Demonstrates 3D Modeling & Practical Applications of BIM with Vectorworks Architect

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/5/14 9:40 AM
We're pleased to announce the publication of a new book for Vectorworks users in Japan, Vectorworks Architect, BIM Basic Master for Residential Design. The book, written by Kazushi Fukuda and published by SHUWA SYSTEM CO., LTD, offers an introduction to 3D modeling and BIM using Vectorworks Architect software. Read More

Topics: InterCore Architects & Consultants, resources, SHUWA SYSTEM CO. LTD, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect BIM Basic Master for Residen, 3D Modeling, BIM, Kazushi Fukuda

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