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Vectorworks Virtual Reality Model Receives Recognition at Swissbau 2018

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/9/18 10:30 AM
BIM and virtual reality were the center of attention recently at Swissbau, Switzerland’s biggest building tradeshow. This year’s event included lectures, exhibits, and an Innovation Lab focused on new opportunities through digital transformation, with demonstrations related to the future of design. Our distributor ComputerWorks played an integral role in this interactive and educational show.  Read More

Topics: Vectorworks BIM, ComputerWorks, Vectorworks software, Virtual Reality, Swissbau 2018, iRoom, Itten + Brechbühl AG, Swiss newspaper, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, Innovation Lab, Federal Palace, Rudolf Pfander, Swiss TV station

Detmold Students Show How to Make the Most of Nodes with Marionette

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/4/18 10:06 AM
In the 2017 summer semester, students of the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture developed an exciting project involving sunscreen possibilities for a building façade. The result is five designs created with Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool natively available in Vectorworks. Read More

Topics: Markus Graf, Project Sharing, ComputerWorks, Marionette, Jan Philipp Wotschke, Constant Nieuwenhuys, Networked Design, Hans Sachs, Pascal Volz, Marius Hagen, Michael Niemann, Maximilian Pytlik, Philipp Hengstenberg, Shared Towers, Detmold, Nico Günnewich, Kea Stockbrügger

Tech Roundup: May 2017, Marionette Edition

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 5/30/17 9:40 AM
This May, “M” is for Marionette, our integrated graphical scripting tool, as we’ve just launched the Marionette Resources section on our Community Board, where you can easily upload, describe, reuse, and share inspiring algorithmic designs with the world. Read More

Topics: Andreas Thierer, Architecture, Vectorworks Community Board, Alan Woodwell, ComputerWorks, Marionette, Marionette Resources section

A Vectorworks 2018 Teaser: New Braceworks Temporary Structure Analysis Add-On

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/4/17 9:55 AM
While it might feel like we just launched Vectorworks 2017, we’ve been hard at work preparing for the release of our Vectorworks 2018 product line. As a part of these efforts, we’re pulling back the curtain on one development to come in our next release later this year: Braceworks. Read More

Topics: E1.6, Entertainment, Germany, Moritz Staffel, point and distributed load types, rigging, straight and curved members, Structural Engineers, Temporary Truss Structures, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Vectorworks Spotlight, 3D Design Environment, 3D Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Braceworks Temporary Structure Analysis Add-On, ComputerWorks, DTSV, Engineering codes and standards, Eurocodes, Frankfurt, managing director of DeerSoft GmbH, production professionals, Prolight + Sound 2017, static analysis, temporary structures performance analysis, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks 2018

The Software that Launched 1,000 Events

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 1/20/17 9:51 AM
Since the launch of the 2017 version of Vectorworks software last September, celebrations and learning opportunities continue popping up around the world. Let’s take a quick trip across the globe to see how designers are sharing their excitement about the new tools and features in the latest version of the Vectorworks line of products. Read More

Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Exertis Unlimited, grandMA2, grandMA2 console, Mattias Wreland, Nordic Design Day, Planet Vectorworks, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, Swiss User Day, Sylvia Ivanova, Vision, Andreas Kling, Basem Besada, BIM Design Day, BMV Studio, ComputerWorks, Darick DeHart, Frank Brault, Future of Design, Hugues Tsafak, Landmark, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Niels Nielsen, Spotlight Users Conference, Vectorworks 2017

20 Cities in 20 Days: Vectorworks 2016 Tours Germany and Austria

Posted by Hannah Force on 1/20/16 12:51 PM
While many of us were gearing up for the New Year, Germany and Austria experienced a tour like no other – if design is your thing, that is. Our Vectorworks distributor, ComputerWorks GmbH, tackled 20 cities with its "Inside Vectorworks 2016" tour, attracting nearly 1,500 attendees and seizing every chance to share our latest software release through group demos, one-on-one sessions, and workshops that touched upon everything from collaborative workflows and 3D planning in landscape architecture to Spotlight training by one of the program's biggest worldwide users PRG, as well as interesting case studies, and quick tips for architectural design success. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senft, Education, Judith Jahn, Nikolai Hein, PRG, Richard Diehl Award, Spotlight, University of Sciences Detmold, Vectorworks Architect, Architect, Benno Schmitz, Beuth University, ComputerWorks, Eike Scheps, Inside Vectorworks 2016, Landmark, University of Kassel, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, #Vectorworks2016, video, Yumeng Zhang

Six Swiss Vectorworks Firms Honored with Die Besten 2013 Awards

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 12/18/13 12:01 PM
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Topics: Architecture, Di Iorio & Boermann Architekten, Fahrni Landschaftsarchitekten, Kerim Seiler, MUSEUM FÜR GESTALTUNG ZÜRICH, Paolo Fancelli, Schmiedhof Ebikon, Swiss Architectural Awards, The Best of 2013, Vectorworks, Adrian Streich Architekten, architecte paysagiste,, Community, ComputerWorks, Esch Sintzel Architekten, Hochparterre, Koepflipartner Landschaftsarchitekten, Landscape, Loeliger Strub Architektur, Pascal Heyraud

Vectorworks Users in DACH Region Earn Prestigious Awards

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 12/5/13 10:54 AM
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Topics: AFZO, Architecture, Good Building Awards, Hodel Architekten/Wetzikon, idA buehrer wuest architekten ag, KASPAR THALMANN, Stump & Schibli Architekten, Vectorworks, Architekturforum Zürich Oberland, Blatter + Müller Architects, Blatter + Müller Architekten, Community, ComputerWorks, GIGON/GUYER Architekten, Morger Dettli + Architekten AG, Wild Bär Heule Architekten AG, Zürcher Oberland Construction Prize

ComputerWorks Hosts the First German BIM Camp in Stuttgart

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 8/14/13 11:22 AM
Nemetschek Vectorworks' BIM Camp events took the U.S. by storm beginning in 2012, providing attendees with the knowledge to effectively transition to a Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow. Since then, BIM Camps have traveled to Japan, Switzerland, and the Benelux region. Read More

Topics: Andreas Thierer, Building Information Modeling, Germany, Open BIM, Vectorworks, Auer+Weber+Assoziierte GmbH, BIM, BIM Camp, Community, ComputerWorks, Tina Kierzek

Registration now open for "BIM im Klartext" seminar

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/8/13 10:55 AM
On May 22, architects in Switzerland will have the opportunity to attend BIM im Klartext at the Architekturforum Zürich. "BIM im Klartext" simply means "BIM in plain language," and attendees of this event will learn what BIM (Building Information Modeling) is, what the benefits of BIM are, and how BIM is used in Switzerland and other European countries. Read More

Topics: Andrés G. Damjanov, Education, Solibri,, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northweste, Andy Hängärtner, ArchiMedia, Architekturforum Zurich, Bern University of Applied Sciences, BIM, BIM im klarTEXT, Community, ComputerWorks, David Gubler, Dipl. Arch ETH, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Odilo Schoch, Prof. Fritz Häubi

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