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Say Hello to the Modelo Plug-in: Easily Visualize and Share 3D Models

Posted by Sarah Kosmerl on 7/14/16 9:49 AM
If you’re looking to present, collaborate, and provide feedback more easily with clients, colleagues, and consultants, then we have your answer: Modelo, our new partner product and integrated plug-in. Read More

Topics: 3D model, AEC Industry, Architecture, Jeremy Powell, Modelo, partnership, Planet Vectorworks, plug-in, Vectorworks, Virtual Reality, VWX, Windows

Outside Your Comfort Zone: Eva Franch i Gilabert at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Guest Author on 6/6/16 11:46 AM
By John Hill, Editor-in-Chief of World-Architects eMagazine Read More

Topics: 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architectural Conflicts, Architecture, Barbara Kruger, Beekman Palace, Bernard Tschumi, Beyond Borders, Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal at JFK, Erica Stoller, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Ezra Stoller, Four Seasons, François Roche, Hrvoje Njiric, inewood Indomina Studios, Jimenez Lai, John Hill, Joseph Grima, McKim, Mead & White, "Memory Trace" by Fazal Sheikh, Mies, Municipal Art Society, National Endowment for the Arts, New York City, OfficeUS, partnership, Pirates of the Caribbean, Postopolis, Rafael Viñoly, Rubén Hernández Fontana, Sachi Hoshikawa, Santo Domingo, Sarah Herda, Shohei Shigematsu, Steven Holl, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Storefront International Series, Storefront IS DR, Storefront’s Spring Benefit, Teddy Cruz, the Museo Experimental El Eco, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vito Acconci, Woolworth Building, World-Architects eMagazine, Zagreb Society of Architects

Globe-Trotting Vectorworks Soaks up the Limelight at Design Summit, AIA, and Rock in Rio

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 6/3/16 11:22 AM
We are thrilled to see the Vectorworks name popping up more and more in the media these days. Between the 2016 Design Summit, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention 2016, and the Rock in Rio Festival, we’ve been busy connecting with our users and making headlines. Read More

Topics: 5+1AA architectures, AECCafe, and Architectural Record, Archispeak, Architect magazine, Architecture, Architizer, Architosh, BIM, Building & Design + Construction magazine, Builtr Labs, company news, Design Summit, DesignIntelligence, engineering.com, Entertainment, ESP Vision, event, John Helm, Kyle Fiddelke, Land8, Landmark, Live Design, Medical Construction & Design, Metal Architecture Construction News, Metropolis, partnership, Perspecta: The Yale Architectural Journal, Production Resource Group, rock in rio, Simonetta Cenci, Spotlight, Studio Gray, the American Architects (AIA) Convention 2016, The Construction Specifier, The Office of James Burnett (OBJ), trade shows, Vision

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

Get Your BIM On: BIMobject Now Hosts Vectorworks Content

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/21/16 9:11 AM
BIMobject, the free repository of manufacturer-specific BIM objects, is now home to Vectorworks symbols, allowing you to develop, communicate, analyze, and add value to your design process. This development arose out of a partnership between Vectorworks and BIMobject, one of Europe’s largest and fastest-growing digital content management systems, after the two companies joined forces in an effort to better meet the needs of the AEC industry. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, BIM, BIMobject, BIMobject Cloud Portfolio, Cloud, COBie, Community, company news, IFC, partnership, resources, Robert Anderson, Vectorworks symbols

2016 Vectorworks Design Summit Spoiler Alert: Keynote, Architecture Tours, and Parties

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/7/16 5:05 PM
The cat’s out of the bag that we’re gathering 500 of our closest friends from the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries in Chicago for the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit. Our April 25-27 annual conference boasts inspirational keynotes, Continuing Education thought-leadership sessions, and a sneak peek into the future of our software line. There is also one-on-one tech support, product training, as well as many networking opportunities. And while there’s been an aura of mystery surrounding one of the most exciting details of the conference, we’re ready to give you the scoop! Read More

Topics: 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, 3Dconnexion, Architecture, Architecture and Design Galleries, Art Institute of Chicago, Asite Solutions, AV Chicago, BlueBeam, Canon U.S.A, Chicago Architecture Foundation, connectCAD Limited, Customer Appreciati, Energos, Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura, ESP Vision, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Expo Happy Hour, Hey Jimmy, HP, Impressionism Exhibit, Inc., Marionette, Marionette Science Fair, Maxon Computer GmbH, Mies van der Rohe, Modelo, Notable User, OfficeUS, partnership, Ping-pong social club, Planet Vectorworks, Princeton University, Project Sharing, Pulp Art Surfaces, Scia, Solibri, SPiN, Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Office of Architectural Affairs (OOAA), The Windy City, U.S. State Department, United States Pavilion, Vectorworks Design Summit, XIV Venice Architecture Biennale

Lighting It Up with Our PRG Partnership

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/23/16 9:58 AM
Global solutions provider Production Resource Group (PRG) stages events around the world, from music tours and corporate events to theme parks and retail stores. And now, thanks to our recent partnership with them, the company that’s on-site to help entertainment professionals execute on their designs is on-hand in your software, too. That’s right, we’re actively developing and implementing new tools and object libraries for PRG in Vectorworks Spotlight software. Read More

Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, Götz Bauer, partnership, PRG, Production Resource Group, Prolyte Truss, Spotlight, Vari-Lite, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Service Select

Your 3D Printing Wish is Our Command

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/5/16 3:35 PM
We've joined forces with German-based 3D comparison platform 3YOURMIND to help you make designs created in Vectorworks 2016 3D-printing ready. As if that isn’t enough, you’ll be happy to hear that the new plugin enabling this additive process is completely free of charge. Read More

Topics: 3D printing, 3YOURMIND, Architecture, partnership, Planet Vectorworks, SSL, Vectorworks 2016

Achieve Results With 4D Planning and Scheduling

Posted by Guest Author on 1/28/16 12:58 PM
By Susanne Dengenis, Director of Global Marketing, Synchro Software Ltd. Read More

Topics: 4D, 4D Planning and Scheduling, Architecture, CPM, Duke Energy, Gantt charts tools, Mortenson, MWH, partnership, Ryan Companies, Susan Dengenis, Synchro Software Ltd.

Tech Roundup: New Year, New Design Skills

Posted by Pete Hicks on 1/19/16 10:20 AM
In this month’s tech roundup, we’re delivering tips on using tools you may be unfamiliar with, as well as info about an upgraded plug-in for Vectorworks software to help make 2016 your most successful year yet. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Education, Foliage 2.0, Foliage plug-in, Landmark, partnership, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks Camera, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Video Screen object

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