The Oder, a river that runs through Opole, Poland, is a significant part of the city, and a segment that residents wish to incorporate more deeply into the surrounding architecture. The quick development of modern design technology, such as Vectorworks software, has helped this vision stay afloat during a recent Polish architectural contest, “BARGEWORK Opole,” in which the participants faced the challenge of designing the first Polish on-water office building.
Opole University of Technology,
Vectorworks Academic Program
Our distributor in the Benelux region, Design Express, held Vectorworks User Days in Antwerp, Belgium on March 18 and in Utrecht, the Netherlands on March 20. Nearly 800 people attended workshops on topics including architecture and BIM, interior design, 2D presentation techniques, intuitive sketching in 3D, landscape and garden design, and more.
Robbrecht & Daem,
TROMP Partners Architecten,
Vectorworks User Days
Construction of the 27,000-square-meter Spectrumcollege campus will soon begin in Beringen, Belgium, making it one of the largest schools ever to be built in Flanders. The project is led by Vectorworks software users Osar architects in collaboration with UTIL and SDKE.
Our distributor in the Benelux region, Design Express, will be hosting a series of Vectorworks BIM Camps at the end of this month. Events will be held Nov. 26 in Rotterdam, Nov. 27 in Amsterdam, Nov. 28 in Antwerpen, and Nov. 29 in Brussels.
Vectorworks Road Show
The number of Vectorworks users who can access and share files from their mobile devices continues to grow, as today the launch of Vectorworks Cloud Services in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg is realized! All members of the Vectorworks Service Select software subscription program receive access to Vectorworks Cloud Services and 5 GB of storage capacity.
Vectorworks Service Select,
Vectorworks Cloud Services
Design Express, our Vectorworks distributor for the Benelux countries, had great success recently with its Vectorworks User Days. The events in Utrecht (the Netherlands) and Mechelen (Belgium) attracted over 600 participants.
Fris in het Landschap,
Bogdan & Van Broeck,
Design Express, our Vectorworks distributor in Benelux, and Tercera, a consulting agency of the Dutch government, joined forces for the development of an easy-to-use Geographic Information System (GIS) tool.
Dag van de Openbare Ruimte,
Geographical Information Systems,
Last week, Nemetschek Vectorworks' own Jeffrey Ouellette traveled to Amsterdam for the bi-annual meeting of buildingSMART International's Implementers Support Group (ISG). BuildingSMART supports the use of open international standards in the building and construction industries, and the ISG consists of vendors that support the use of IFC (Industry Foundation Class) software implementations.
DC Riverside Office Building,
Belgian architects Coussée & Goris teamed up with their Spanish colleagues RCR Aranda Pigem Vilalta to win the design competition for a library in Ghent, Belgium.
RCR Aranda Pigem Vilalta,
The Library of the Future,
Coussee & Goris,