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Coming Together with BIM

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 6/9/17 9:12 AM
As a shared knowledge resource, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is meant to cross physical and industry boundaries in order to bring professionals the information they need to work together. However, in an industry constantly growing in best practices and technology, and as competitive as it is creative, creating standardizations to make these resources work isn’t always simple. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Building Information Modeling, Jeffrey Ouellette, National BIM Standard - United States, Vectorworks, BIM, BuildingSMART, Uncategorized, BIM World Implementation Strategies Global Online, Barcelona, BIM Freelance, BIMCommunity, Zigurat

Protect Your Data and Earn 1 AIA LU

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 2/10/17 11:09 AM
What happens to your project files and data after you complete a project? Are they copied to durable media? Sent to the cloud? And how do you confirm long-term access to your firm’s project and client history? Read More

Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architecture, Jeffrey Ouellette, Archiving, Archiving data, cloud storage, data, Data security, Digital Archiving, durable media, webinar

Designers are Enthusiastic for the Japanese Version of Vectorworks 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 1/16/15 12:00 PM
The worldwide rollout of Vectorworks 2015 software has hit Japan, with A&A Co., the local Vectorworks distributor, hosting launch events in six major cities across the country to introduce designers to this year’s new features. Read More

Topics: A&A Co., Japanese-Language, Jeffrey Ouellette, Localized Language, Planet Vectorworks, Sean Flaherty, Community, Japan, vectorworks 2015

Nemetschek Vectorworks' Jeffrey Ouellette Speaks at Second China BIM Forum

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/4/13 9:54 AM
Last month, one of our architect product specialists, Jeffrey Ouellette, was invited by the China Institute of Building Standard Design & Research to speak at the Second China BIM Forum and the Foundation Ceremony of buildingSMART China in Beijing. Ouellette serves as deputy chair of the buildingSMART International Implementation Support Group, and at this event he gave a presentation on the content and development of the National BIM Standard – U.S.™. Read More

Topics: buildingSMART International, China Survey and Design Association, Education, Jeffrey Ouellette, Second China BIM Forum, Beijing Jianyi Investment Development (Group) Co., BIM, buildingSMART China, China Energy Conservation Association, China Institute of Building Standard Design &, China Real Estate Research Residential Facilities, Huasiwei Technology Co.

Bringing Open BIM to Shanghai

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/29/13 10:06 AM
Last week, one of our architect product specialists and BIM experts, Jeff Ouellette, gave a presentation to ShanghaiBIM, a buildingSMART Interest Group in China. Read More

Topics: Jeffrey Ouellette, Open BIM, ShanghaiBIM, BIM, BuildingSMART, IFC, Moses Scott

Nemetschek Vectorworks BIM experts to present at USC School of Architecture events in July

Posted by Julie McClure on 7/10/12 11:12 AM
Sunny Los Angeles will host two events this month at which Building Information Modeling (BIM) experts from Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. will be speaking. Read More

Topics: Education, Jeffrey Ouellette, Open BIM, Practical BIM: The Sixth Annual USC BIM Symposium, University of Southern California School of Archit, BIM, BIM and Process Change: Tested Techniques and New, BuildingSMART, Jeff Server, USC School of Architecture Executive Education Sum

Vectorworks at the 2012 AIA National Convention

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/25/12 8:39 AM
Last week, members of the Vectorworks team traveled to Washington, D.C., for the AIA 2012 National Convention and Design Expo. We gave demonstrations at our booth of Vectorworks Architect, as well as some great new offerings: CadFaster, SimTread, Vectorworks Cloud Services, and AR-works. Read More

Topics: AIA 2012 National Convention and Design Expo, Ali Reza Honarkar, Architecture, buildingSMART alliance, François Lévy, Jeffrey Ouellette, Nemetschek Scia, Open BIM, SimTread, The M Group, Vectorworks Architect, AR-works, BIM, CadFaster, Cloud, Dan Monaghan, Deke Smith, Division1 Architects, Jeff Roberson, Michael Timcheck, third party partner, Tuomas Holma, Vectorworks Cloud Services

Nemetschek Vectorworks hosts biannual buildingSMART International ISG meeting

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/5/12 11:44 AM
The buildingSMART International Implementation Support Group (ISG) meeting will be held this week in Washington, D.C. ISG meetings are held twice a year to discuss the use of Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) for the exchange and sharing of Building Information Models (BIM) among different software products. Read More

Topics: buildingSMART International, ISG, Jeffrey Ouellette, openBIM, BIM, Community, Deke Smith, IFC, Implementation Support Group, Industry Foundation Classes, National Institute of Building Sciences

Nemetschek Vectorworks to participate in BIM educational sessions at Ecobuild America

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/5/11 11:52 AM
Robert Anderson, Vice President of Integrated Practice Read More

Topics: Education, Jeffrey Ouellette, Nemetschek Scia, Robert Anderson, Rubina Siddiqui, Scia Engineer, Specifiers' Properties information exchange, Vectorworks Architect, William East, BIM, EcoBuild America, SPie

buildingSMART International launches new database for IFC-compliant software

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/5/11 3:53 PM
Today, buildingSMART International announced the availability of a new database of software applications that are compatible with the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) standard. Read More

Topics: Jeffrey Ouellette, resources, Thomas Liebich, BIM, BuildingSMART, IFC, Implementation Support Group, Industry Foundation Classes, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Rasso Steinmann

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