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Pedestrian Simulation Software SimTread 2.4 Update Hits the Ground

Posted by Hannah Force on 5/12/16 9:53 AM
The acts of directing people through a museum, expediting fans’ exit from a football stadium, and simulating the evacuation of entire cities for natural disasters all share one common thread: they benefit from SimTread pedestrian simulation software. Developed by the Japanese Vectorworks distributor A&A Co., Ltd in partnership with Waseda University and Takenaka Corporation, this Vectorworks software plug-in tackles an array of crowd control needs such as analyzing pedestrian traffic flow, evaluating evacuation times, and verifying a design’s circulation patterns. With version 2.4 released today, anyone responsible for disaster preparedness, public safety, facilities management, or event, municipal, or campus planning will be better poised to handle circulation studies and flow analysis. Read More

Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., AIA Convention, #AIACon16, Architecture, campus planning, Create Measurement Result command, disaster preparedness, Dr. Takeshi Kimura, Evacuation of entire cities, event planning, facilities management, Jeremy Powell, municipal planning, partnership, Pedestrian simulation software, Plot Travel Time command, public safety, SimTread 2.4, Takenaka Corporation, Waseda University

3 Questions, 2 Judges, 1 Scholarship Worth $10,000

Posted by Pete Hicks on 8/7/15 9:14 AM
Want to win $10,000? The deadline for the Vectorworks Design Scholarship is less than a month away. As you finalize your application, get some advice on crafting the perfect project from two of the program’s judges: Michael Klaers, lighting designer and founder of California-based design firm The Small Group, and David Chadwick, editor of CAD User Magazine, a trusted news source for the AEC industry in the United Kingdom. Read More

Topics: Architecture, awards, Community, competition, construction, David Chadwick, Education, engineering, Entertainment, environmental design, event planning, exhibit design, #FundMyVision, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, lighting design, machine design, MIchael Klaers, Planet Vectorworks, scenic design, Scholarship, theater design, urban design, urban planning, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, woodworking

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