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Seeing is Believing When it Comes to BIM Workflows

Posted by Pete Hicks on 1/15/16 1:24 PM
If you’re thinking about implementing a BIM workflow or making BIM a more integral part of your design process, then there is plenty of information out there to help. However, if you're looking to go beyond the concepts behind BIM and see it in action for yourself, pick up a copy of Innovative Vectorworks BIM. This collection of detailed, illustrated case studies showcases projects from the United Kingdom paired with an introduction to BIM modeling to help you reimagine your workflows. Read More

Topics: 3D, 3D Modeling, BIM, Case Study, Community, Computers Unlimited, Education, Innovative Vectorworks BIM, Jonathan Reeves, resources, Vectorworks Architect

Awards Season Kicks off Early for Vectorworks Architect 2016

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/14/15 12:54 PM
We've done it again! For six years and counting, we’ve been honored by the Construction Computing Awards, an annual program that celebrates the technology, tools, and solutions that aid in the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing, as well as civil engineering projects of all sizes. Read More

Topics: Architecture, awards, BIM, CADschool, Cadventure, Community, Computers Unlimited, Construction Computing Awards, Darick DeHart, JR Architecture, "One to Watch" Product Award, Stewart Rom, The Hammers, Vectorworks Architect 2016

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

Growing Our Practice with Vectorworks Architect

Posted by Guest Author on 7/2/15 9:55 AM
By David Seccombe, Director at Gráinne O’Keeffe Architects Ltd Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Architecture, Community, Computers Unlimited, David Seccombe, Design Software Solutions, Grainne O'Keeffe Architects, Renderworks, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Fundamentals

Fade Art Exhibition Examines Beauty, Aging, and Relationships with Color

Posted by Pete Hicks on 1/19/15 10:58 AM
In an increasingly youth-oriented world, obsessed with physical perfection, interior designer and artist Niloufar Lamakan explores the concepts of beauty and aging in her upcoming “Fade” exhibition. Fade, which will run from January 26 to the 31 at the Clerkenwell Gallery in London, challenges the notion that life begins with youth and vibrancy and fades into invisible grayness. Inspired by the unexpected behavior of color combinations, Lamakan is concerned with how people interact with color at different stages of life. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Clerkenwell Gallery, Community, Computers Unlimited, Fade, Fade Art Exhibition, interior design, Kesoon Chance, Niloufar Lamakan, Project Highlight

New Book Illustrates That BIM is for Practices of All Sizes

Posted by Hannah Force on 7/31/14 10:56 AM
Computers Unlimited, the Vectorworks software distributor in the United Kingdom, recently sponsored the publication of a new book that dispels the misconception that BIM is appropriate only for larger practices. Written by architect and author Robert Klaschka, BIM in Small Practices: Illustrated Case Studies features 10 BIM projects designed by small architectural firms. One of those case studies focuses on industry expert Jonathan Reeves, who has been a loyal Vectorworks user since 1991. Read More

Topics: 2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, Architecture, BIM, BIM in Small Practices: Illustrated Case Studies, Building Information Modeling, Building Regulations, Case Studies, Computers Unlimited, Environmental Standards, Gloucester, Jonathan Reeves, Jonathan Reeves Architecture, JRA, Kingsway School, Large Practices, Quattro Design Architects, Robert Klaschka, Simplified Collaboration, Small Practices, United Kingdom, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks software

Discover Vectorworks at Ecobuild 2014 in London

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/3/14 9:48 AM
Ecobuild 2014, the world's leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment, will take place March 4-6 at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre. Read More

Topics: BIM, Computers Unlimited, Ecobuild 2014, ExceL London, Kerio, MakerBot, Nemetschek Scia, trade shows, Wacom

Four Buildings Designed by Firms Using Vectorworks Named to RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist

Posted by Lisa Lance on 8/6/13 11:39 AM
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recently announced its shortlist for the prestigious Stirling Prize, and four of the six nominees were designed by architecture firms that use Vectorworks Architect software. Read More

Topics: Alison Brooks Architects, Architecture, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Computers Unlimited, Grafton Architects, Hawkins\Brown, Niall McLaughlin Architects, RIBA Stirling Prize, Royal Institute of British Architects, Steven Shorter, Vectorworks Architect

Popular UK-based TV series uses Vectorworks Landmark software for garden visualizations

Posted by Julie McClure on 6/26/13 11:38 AM
Horticultural hit TV series “Love Your Garden” returned to the airways on June 25, featuring some short visualizations created by Jonathan Reeves Architecture with Vectorworks Landmark software. You can view the visualizations, used to illustrate various design concepts, on the website of our UK distributor Computers Unlimited. Read More

Topics: Alan Titchmarsh, Community, Computers Unlimited, Education, ITV1, itvplayer, Landmark, Landscape, Love Your Garden, Spun Gold TV

Nemetschek Vectorworks distributors gather in Washington, D.C.

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/14/13 11:07 AM
Last week, Vectorworks software distributors from around the world convened in Washington, D.C. for our annual conference. Read More

Topics: Community, Computers Unlimited, ComputerWorks GmbH, Megabits Trust, Planet Vectorworks

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