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Team BIM Unlimited Takes Home Award in Build Earth Live Hyperloop Competition

Posted by Guest Author on 12/12/16 11:42 AM
By Martyn Horne, Group Product Development, Exertis Unlimited Read More

Topics: Adoddle, Al Maktoum, Architecture, Asite, BEL, #BELHyperloop, BIM, BIM Unlimited, Build Earth Live, Cloud, Dubai, Exertis Unlimited, FlowDesigner, Fujairah, GIS, Gregory Fortune, Hyperloop, IFC, Irina Angelo, Jonathan Reeves, Landmark, Martyn Horne, Renderworks, Rodrigo Couto, Rubén Hernández Fontana, Scia Engineer, SimTread, Solibri Model Checker, Synchro 4D, Takeshi Kimura, Tokyo University of Science, United Arab Emirates, University of Tokyo, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Landmark, Yasin Idris

Build Earth Live Hyperloop Winners Announced

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 10/24/16 10:40 AM
Last month, teams spanning borders and times zones raced against the clock for 48 hours to flex their BIM and design muscles through Build Earth Live’s Hyperloop competition. Organized by Asite, the annual competition raises awareness of cloud-based working, international developments in interoperability, and how new technology is revolutionizing construction. With 65 teams made up of 250 designers from 29 countries participating, this year’s event focused on designing termini stations connecting Dubai and Fujairah, which would reduce travel time between the two cities to less than 10 minutes at 10 percent of the cost of conventional high-speed trains. An extra incentive for this year’s teams is that the United Arab Emirate (UAE) government is considering building one of the Hyperloop designs in the near future. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Asite, BIM, BIM Fusion, BIM Unlimited, Build Earth Live, Dubai, Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai's Road and Transport Authority, Fujairah, Future Architects, Hyper Poland, Hyperloop, Hyperloop One, Hypernova, Mobius, openBIM, Planet Vectorworks, United Arab Emirates

Dubai Future Foundation and Asite Hosting Build Earth Live’s Hyperloop BIM Competition Awards Ceremony

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 8/25/16 11:27 AM
We’re about one month out from this year’s Build Earth Live Hyperloop Station Design competition. Even though you’re still processing the excitement from learning that your design could be brought to life, we now have another big development to share regarding the 48-hour virtual Building Information Modeling (BIM) event: Dubai Future Foundation will be hosting the event and awards ceremony. Read More

Topics: Asite, BIM, BIM (Building Information Modeling), Build Earth Live, Build Earth Live Hyperloop, Dubai, Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai Road and Transport Authority, Fujairah, His Excellency Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Hyperloop Technology, Nathan Doughty, Saif Al Aleeli, United Arab Emirates, United Arab Emirates Roads and Transportation Auth

Build Earth Live’s Hyperloop BIM Competition is Racing into Reality

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/17/16 11:37 AM
Since announcing that this year’s annual Build Earth Live competition would focus on designing a high-speed Hyperloop station connecting Dubai and Fujairah, the concept has gone from experimental to tangible. In the past, this 48-hour competition called for designers around the world to come together as teams and create innovative structures using BIM workflows and cloud technology, but these designs were never more than models. This year, Build Earth Live organizers Asite, supported by headline sponsor Vectorworks, have partnered with Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai's Road and Transport Authority, and Hyperloop One, a company developing the world's first Hyperloop, to potentially bring the winning design to life. Read More

Topics: Asite, BIM, Build Earth Live, Cloud, Community, competition, Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai Road and Transport Authority, Hyperloop One, sponsorship, United Arab Emirates

Be Inspired, Earn Credits at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Hannah Force on 2/25/16 1:53 PM
If you’re looking to enhance your workflows, improve your design skills, and have some fun, then look no further. With 30+ thought-leadership sessions, 32+ Continuing Education credit opportunities, 17+ hours of one-on-one tech support, and extensive software training, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit attendees will gain newfound energy and fresh ideas to create innovative design solutions. Read More

Topics: 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, AIA LUs, Architectural Tours, Architecture, Asite, BIM, Bluebeam Software, Canon U.S.A, Chief Marketing Officer Stewart Rom, collaborative BIM, continuing education, EIZO, Energos, energy modeling, Entertainment, ESP Vision, exhibit design, Exhibit Logic, Fairmont Chicago, Flansburgh Architects, graphical scripting, HP, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, LA CES PDHs, Marionette, Maxon Computer GmbH, MIllenium Park, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, Rendering Tricks, Scia, Site Analysis, Solibri, Spotlight, The Office of James Burnett, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksDesignSummit

BIM Unlimited Receives Recognition with Build New York Live Award

Posted by Guest Author on 10/9/15 11:39 AM
By Martyn Horne, Group Product Development, Computers Unlimited BIM Unlimited won the BEST USE OF BIM FOR SUSTAINABILITY OR CONSTRUCTABILITY award at the Build Earth Live event last week. This virtual, global design competition revolved around a site location in New York City. Like previous competitions such as Build London, Sydney, and Qatar, teams had just 48 hours to publish their proposals to Asite's Adoddle cloud-based collaboration platform. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Adoddle, Asite, awards, BIM, BIM Unlimited, Build Earth Live, Build Live, Build New York Live, Cloud, Community, competition, Computers Unlimited, Martyn Horne, partnership, Vectorworks Architect

Feeling BIM-tastic? Compete in Build New York Live

Posted by Hannah Force on 7/28/15 9:43 AM
Coming this fall to a location near you (virtually, that is): Build New York Live! Organized by cloud technology company Asite, this 48-hour BIM design competition begins at noon ET on Monday September 21, 2015, and is the latest event in the Build Earth Live series, following other successful competitions in New Castle, London, Qatar, and Sydney. Read More

Topics: Asite, awards, Best use of BIM, Best use of Design for BIM, BIM, BIM competition, BIM design, BIM design competition, BIM projects, BIM Unlimited, Build Earth Live, Build Live award, Build London Live, Build New Castle Live, Build New York Live, Build Qatar Live, Build Qatar Live 2012, Build Sydney Live, Cloud, collaborative BIM, collaborative design, IFC, Jeremy Powell, openBIM

Learn from the Best at the Vectorworks Design Summit in Philadelphia this April

Posted by Pete Hicks on 3/4/15 10:58 AM
Do you dream of transforming the world? Then join a community of visionaries at the 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit on April 27-29 at the Sofitel Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Attendees across all design disciplines will benefit from thought leadership sessions, engaging breakouts, product development insight, and more. Plus, you'll get a chance to network with Vectorworks software engineers, power users, third-party partners, and other professionals, walking away with proven workflow successes, improved skills, and all you need to dazzle your next client! Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Adrian McGregor, Architecture Is Fun, Asite, BIM, Biplab Sarkar, Bluebeam Software, Bogdan & Van Broeck, Community, Education, Exhibit Logic, Holcombe Norton Partners, Leo Van Broeck, LEVENBETTS, MAXON Computer, McGregor Coxall, MORRIS, Philadelphia, Planet Vectorworks, ROJO Architects, Sean Flaherty, Sofitel Philadelphia, Synchro Software Ltd., The Small Group, third party partner, Vectorworks Design Summit

New Partnership With Asite Improves Open BIM Workflows Via Cloud Collaboration

Posted by Pete Hicks on 7/10/14 9:22 AM
As BIM continues to evolve as an important part of the design process, finding ways for project teams to effectively and securely collaborate becomes equally significant. That’s why we’re excited to announce a new partnership with Asite, a UK-based developer of cloud-based collaboration tools, through which Vectorworks Architect software users can achieve digital interoperability through IFC with Asite’s Adoddle platform and its collaborative BIM application called cBIM™. Read More

Topics: Adoddle, Asite, BIM, cBIM, Cloud, cloud-based collaboration, Community, Jeremy Powell, Neil Marshall, The Design Buro (Coventry) Ltd, third party partner, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect

Build Sydney Live 2013 will bring Open BIM in the cloud to Australia

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/24/13 10:56 AM
Following the tremendous success of Build Qatar Live 2012 and Build London Live 2012, organizers Asite and headline sponsor Nemetschek Vectorworks will bring a Build Live event to Australia. Read More

Topics: Asite, BIM, Build Sydney Live, BuildingSMART, Community, Nathan Doughty, Open BIM

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