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Kickstart the New Year with Us

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/23/16 11:35 AM
We’re giving you a ready-made New Year’s resolution for 2017: improve your skills! But don’t worry, we’re making it easy for you by gathering a collection of free educational opportunities for designers of all industries. Read More

Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architecture, Designing with Concrete in the 21st Century, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, Resilient Building Design”, rock in rio, Rock in Rio: Lisboa, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Architect, Architectural Record, continuing education, Design Summit, Innovative Structural Elements for Innovative Desi, inspiration, Inspiration Page, LA CES PDH, Landscape, Merging Architecture and Landscape Designs, Vectorworks Design Summit, webinar

Maggie Shelters Bring Hope and Homes to Displaced Communities

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 9/28/16 10:36 AM
The word “home” means different things to different people, and no matter where you call home, it’s hard to imagine what you would do if you were forced out into the world and had nowhere else to go. This is the reality for millions of refugees displaced by war, famine, or disease. Few people would consider a makeshift tent to be a home, but families seeking asylum often have no other choice, as permanent buildings aren’t allowed in refugee camps. Read More

Topics: Architecture, DMOA, refugees, Resilient Building Design”, University of Leuven, Architectural Record, Bart Peeters, Belgium, continuing education, DMOA architecten, Heverlee, maggie program, maggie shelters, NGO, World Humanitarian Summit

Kick Off 2016 With Continuing Education Credits

Posted by Pete Hicks on 1/5/16 11:02 AM
2016 has arrived, and it’s time to hit the ground running. To help you get started, we’ve collected some AIA-accredited continuing education opportunities from the past year so that you can pick up a few credits, as well as spark your imagination as you begin another year of creative design. Read More

Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architecture, Art In Architecture, Bearth & Deplazes Architekten AG, Education, LEVENBETTS, Peter J. Arsenault, Platane Architecture, Resolution: 4 Architecture, resources, Rubina Siddiqui, Steve Alden, sustainability, A Placemaking Approach to Design, Architectural Record, BIM, Community, continuing education, Diego Bermudez, ETH Zürich, HSW, inspiration, Kipnis Architecture + Planning, McGregor Coxall, Modular Design

Earn HSW Credits by Exploring Sustainability, Modular Design, and BIM

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/3/15 3:59 PM
Are HSW credits on your holiday wish list? Well you’re in luck, because we’re giving out gifts a little early this year. Check out our recent Continuing Education article with Architectural Record, “Sustainability, Modular Design, and BIM,” and take the associated quiz to earn credit by exploring how said design trends are merging to produce incredible results. Read More

Topics: AIA, Architecture, Education, Peter J. Arsenault, resources, sustainability, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Architectural Record, BIM, Case Study, Community, continuing education, HSW, Modular Design

Learn How BIM Gives Buildings Back to the Architect and Earn 1 HSW LU

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 5/20/15 11:48 AM
Looking to expand your understanding of how building information modeling (BIM) transforms the design process while earning 1 HSW LU? We have just the answer with our latest article in the May issue of Architectural Record. Written by Peter Arsenault, FAIA, “Building Information Modeling as a Design Process” presents a compelling look at the future of architecture. Read More

Topics: Building Information Modeling as a Design Process, Education, resources, Architectural Record, BIM, HSW LU, Learn How BIM Gives Buildings Back to the Architec, Peter Arsenault

Earn 1 HSW LU by Learning About Placemaking Approaches to Design

Posted by Pete Hicks on 1/13/15 10:04 AM
While a New Year’s resolution to go to the gym regularly might be tricky to keep, we’re making it easy to commit to earning your required Continuing Education credits. In fact, we recently partnered with Architectural Record to produce “A Placemaking Approach to Design.” Available online and in the December 2014 print version of the magazine, this article delves into the mindsets of today’s forward-thinking designers who have made it their mission to plan sites that serve today’s needs and those of generations to come: a concept known as intelligent urbanism. Read More

Topics: AIA, Education, LEVENBETTS, resources, A Placemaking Approach to Design, Architectural Record, continuing education, Diego Bermudez, HSW LU, Landscape, McGregor Coxall

Vectorworks Booth at the AIA 2014 to Feature BIM Education, a Contest, Giveaways, and More

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/11/14 11:59 AM
If you’re heading to the AIA Convention 2014 in Chicago later this month, be sure to stop by the Vectorworks booth (#3251). We’re offering a dynamic lineup of presentations from award-winning architects and industry specialists, plus the to chance win Wacom Intuos® Pro tablets, learn practical applications of BIM with Vectorworks software, and enter the 2014 Architectural Record Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest. Read More

Topics: AIA Convention 2014, Architecture, architectureisfun, Education, GreenSource, Laura Viscusi, McGraw-Hill Construction Media, Nathan Kipnis, Sabo & Zahn, SNAP, Wacom Intuos® Pro, Architectural Record, BIM, Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest, Kipnis Architecture + Planning, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Peter Exley, trade shows, Vectorworks software, Werner Sabo

Nemetschek Vectorworks proudly sponsors Architectural Record Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/4/13 9:50 AM
We're proud to sponsor the 2013 Architectural Record Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest. Through this contest, architects and related professionals in the United States are asked to share a creative concept on a five-inch-by-five-inch cocktail napkin. Read More

Topics: From Sketch to BIM, Laura Viscusi, Architectural Record, Architectural Record Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contes, BIM, Community, Intuos5, Wacom

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