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Bring on the BIM: BIMobject App Available in Vectorworks 2017

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 11/1/16 11:57 AM
We are ‘BIM’ing with pride to announce that the free BIMobject App is now integrated into Vectorworks 2017 software. The App manages and downloads native Vectorworks content and easily converts DWG, SKP, and 3DS content into information-rich Vectorworks content. This is done entirely in the background and delivers the same user experience no matter the source data format. Additionally, the app includes over 4,600 objects from more than 260 brands, an unprecedented amount of content for a newly-introduced App. In turn, the manufacturers who support BIMobject with these formats gain immediate access to the Vectorworks user base of up to 650,000 users. Read More

Topics: BIMobject App, DWG, Planet Vectorworks, Robert Anderson, SKP, 3DS, BIM, BIMobject, IFC, IFC export

Get Your BIM On: BIMobject Now Hosts Vectorworks Content

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/21/16 9:11 AM
BIMobject, the free repository of manufacturer-specific BIM objects, is now home to Vectorworks symbols, allowing you to develop, communicate, analyze, and add value to your design process. This development arose out of a partnership between Vectorworks and BIMobject, one of Europe’s largest and fastest-growing digital content management systems, after the two companies joined forces in an effort to better meet the needs of the AEC industry. Read More

Topics: BIMobject Cloud Portfolio, resources, Robert Anderson, Vectorworks symbols, 3D Modeling, BIM, BIMobject, Cloud, COBie, Community, company news, IFC, partnership

Top 10 Things That Made Vectorworks Great in 2015

Posted by Hannah Force on 12/30/15 10:00 AM
It’s been a monumental year for the design industry, beginning with female architects like Denise Scott Brown receiving the American Institute of Architects' top award, the Gold Medal, along with her husband and partner Robert Venturi. We also witnessed a global commitment toward building a more sustainable world with the European Commission's 2020 Energy Strategy. Then we saw the fulfillment of the "Back to the Future" movie franchise’s prediction that hoverboards would be real. Read More

Topics: 2020 Energy Strategy, Church Production Magazine, LEVENBETTS, Planet Vectorworks, product reviews, Robert Venturi, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Architect magazine, Architosh, Benno Schmitz, BIM, BIMobject, Case Study, Denise Scott Brown, ESP Vision, European Commission, #FundMyVision, Hoverboards, inspiration, partnership, The Nemetschek Group, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Architect 2016, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Vectorworks Design Summit, #Vectorworks2016, #VectorworksDesignSummit

Want More BIM Objects? You’re in Luck

Posted by Pete Hicks on 9/1/15 11:46 AM
Clients and contractors love detailed designs because they express a clear, creative vision and include accurate material and product specifications within the building model. Now, thanks to our partnership with BIMobject® announced just today, designers will soon be able to fill their Vectorworks models with manufacturer-approved BIM content that will assist everybody involved in building design, construction, and operation processes. Read More

Topics: BIM objects, BIMobject AB, resources, Robert Anderson, Stefan Larsson, 3D Modeling, BIM, BIMobject, Community, cooperation agreement, partnership, third party partner

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