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Coming Together with BIM

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 6/9/17 9:12 AM
As a shared knowledge resource, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is meant to cross physical and industry boundaries in order to bring professionals the information they need to work together. However, in an industry constantly growing in best practices and technology, and as competitive as it is creative, creating standardizations to make these resources work isn’t always simple. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Building Information Modeling, Jeffrey Ouellette, National BIM Standard - United States, Vectorworks, BIM, BuildingSMART, Uncategorized, BIM World Implementation Strategies Global Online, Barcelona, BIM Freelance, BIMCommunity, Zigurat

Promoting National BIM Standards in China

Posted by Guest Author on 9/3/14 11:47 AM
By Jeffrey Ouellette, Assoc. AIA, IES, Architect Product Specialist at Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: AEC market, buildingSMART alliance, China BIM Portal, National BIM Standard - United States, 3D Modeling, APEC 2014 SOM3 Workshop, BIM, BuildingSMART, buildingSMART China, Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited, NBIMS-US, NBIMS-US Version 3 Project Committee

Call for Entries: buildingSMART International Now Accepting Submissions for Open BIM Award

Posted by Pete Hicks on 8/1/14 10:37 AM
BuildingSMART International, a non-profit organization that promotes and supports the use of Open BIM standards for AEC industries, is accepting submissions for its inaugural Business Gain Through Open Technology award. Entries, due August 31, must demonstrate how using Open BIM standards improves interoperability and offers major business gains to all participants involved in the building process from the designer to the contractor to the owner. Read More

Topics: buildingSMART Data Dictionary, buildingSMART International, Model View Definition, Open BIM, open standards, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Award, BIM, BIM Collaboration Format, BuildingSMART, Business Gain Through Open Technology, Business Gain Through Open Technology Award, Industry Foundation Classes, Information Delivery Manual, Vectorworks software

Vectorworks and FlowDesigner: Open BIM Collaboration with Airflow Analysis

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/26/13 10:40 AM
Two years ago, our distributor in Japan, A&A Co. Ltd., shared a case study that demonstrated a high-value BIM workflow between Vectorworks Architect and FlowDesigner, a 3D simulation and analysis software for airflow, temperature, and contamination distribution developed by Advanced Knowledge Laboratory. Recently, we ran an updated test of that connection and received positive results. We’re pleased to present a summary of those findings below. Read More

Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Advanced Knowledge Laboratory, Architecture, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, BuildingSMART, Case Study, FlowDesigner, IFC

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, Build Sydney Live, Open BIM, BIM, BuildingSMART, Community, Nathan Doughty

Vectorworks at Ecobuild 2013

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/1/13 10:57 AM
Going to Ecobuild 2013? The Vectorworks software booth (stand N420) will feature presentations from companies, organizations, and firms including IES, CadFaster, the NBS, Jonathan Reeves Architecture, Abvent, buildingSMART, and Design Software Solutions. Read More

Topics: Abvent, Jonathan Reeves Architecture, NBS, Open BIM, Planet Vectorworks, BIM, BuildingSMART, CadFaster, Community, Computers Unlimited, Design Software Solutions, Ecobuild 2013, IES, Jacqui Smith

Bringing Open BIM to Shanghai

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/29/13 10:06 AM
Last week, one of our architect product specialists and BIM experts, Jeff Ouellette, gave a presentation to ShanghaiBIM, a buildingSMART Interest Group in China. Read More

Topics: Jeffrey Ouellette, Open BIM, ShanghaiBIM, BIM, BuildingSMART, IFC, Moses Scott

Nemetschek Vectorworks BIM experts to present at USC School of Architecture events in July

Posted by Julie McClure on 7/10/12 11:12 AM
Sunny Los Angeles will host two events this month at which Building Information Modeling (BIM) experts from Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. will be speaking. Read More

Topics: Education, Jeffrey Ouellette, Open BIM, Practical BIM: The Sixth Annual USC BIM Symposium, University of Southern California School of Archit, BIM, BIM and Process Change: Tested Techniques and New, BuildingSMART, Jeff Server, USC School of Architecture Executive Education Sum

buildingSMART International launches new database for IFC-compliant software

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/5/11 3:53 PM
Today, buildingSMART International announced the availability of a new database of software applications that are compatible with the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) standard. Read More

Topics: Jeffrey Ouellette, resources, Thomas Liebich, BIM, BuildingSMART, IFC, Implementation Support Group, Industry Foundation Classes, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Rasso Steinmann

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Computers Unlimited to take part in Ecobuild 2011

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/31/11 2:11 PM
We are pleased to participate in this year’s Ecobuild event in London. Computers Unlimited, our distributor in the UK, will be hosting the new Design Technology area (Stand N131). Read More

Topics: EcoBuild 2011, ExceL London, NBS, Planet Vectorworks, Stewart Rom, BIM, BuildingSMART, Community, Computers Unlimited, Jacqui Smith

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