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TECH ROUNDUP: SEPTEMBER 2017, CLOUD SERVICES UPDATE

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/21/17 11:20 AM
The Vectorworks Cloud Services web portal was created in 2011, and its user interface and functions have never been significantly updated, until now. You asked, we listened, and now the Cloud Services web portal is better than ever. These upgrades can be enjoyed through the use of Vectorworks 2018, which launched last week. The main webpage and all its dialog boxes are re-implemented to address functional deficits, improve user experience, and add new features.  Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Service Select, Cloud, Dropbox, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Rendered panoramas, Cloud Services web portal, 3D web view, September Tech Roundup, Google Drive

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

Get a Sneak Peek at Vectorworks 2017

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 9/6/16 11:12 AM
While you patiently await the upcoming release of #Vectorworks2017, let’s satisfy your curiosity about the exciting new developments coming in our software with this series of videos exploring some of our biggest advancements. Read More

Topics: Planet Vectorworks, Resource Manager, structural members, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Service Select, BIM, Cloud, Irrigation Tools, Vectorworks Cloud Services, #Vectorworks2017, VGM, Virtual Reality, Web View

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

Your Sneak Peek into the Future of Vectorworks Software from the Design Summit

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/26/16 11:56 AM
Our newly minted CEO, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, is less than a month into his tenure, and he’s already showing the design community some love by teasing exciting developments planned for Vectorworks software. Sarkar showcased upcoming advancements during his keynote speech at this year’s Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago. The reveal was met by thunderous applause from 600-plus attendees from around the world, confirming that our future releases will make a resounding impact. Read More

Topics: Cloud Services, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, Resource Manager, Structural Member Objects, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Cloud, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Irrigation Tools, Vectorworks Analytics, Vectorworks Design Summit, VGM, Virtual Reality, Web View

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

Tech Roundup: March 2016

Posted by Pete Hicks on 3/15/16 10:10 AM
We’re talking about tools for the designer on the move in this month’s Tech Roundup. Check out the following videos to explore how you can make the most of your software even when you’re not at your desk. Read More

Topics: Cloud Services, Education, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Service Select, Cloud, Vectorworks Nomad, Vectorworks Nomad App, Vectorworks Remote App

Extra! Extra! Read all about Vectorworks in the Media

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/1/16 12:56 PM
We may be just two months into the year, but Vectorworks has been no stranger to the media as a company, brand, or software. We started 2016 off on a high note in January with some terrific hits: Read More

Topics: Behind the Scenes Happy Hour, Entertainment, Eric Gilbey, Gmail, LDI, Steve Johnson, AECCafe, BIM, Cloud, Construction Computing magazine, Landmark, Landscape Architecture Magazine, Lighting & Sound America magazine, Nemetschek Group, Topos, vectorworks 2015

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

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

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