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These Designs Were Made for Walking: SimTread 2.5 Software

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 5/18/17 11:45 AM
No one likes a traffic jam. In a vehicle, they’re time consuming and frustrating, but in a pedestrian setting, they’re crowded and loud, not to mention dangerous in the event of an emergency. That’s where SimTread 2.5 pedestrian simulation software can play an instrumental role in helping you optimize plans for functionality and flow. Read More

Topics: A&A Co., anti-aliasing, Architecture, campus planning, disaster preparedness, Dr. Takeshi Kimura, duplicate transfer points, evacuation safety, facilities management, H264 video codec parameters, Jeremy Powell, Landscape, municipal planning, pedestrian flow, Pedestrian simulation software, Planet Vectorworks, plot tracking, public safety, show/select SimTread object command, SimTread, SimTread 2.5, Takenaka Corporation, Waseda University

Welcoming Our New UAE Distributor

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 5/10/17 9:31 AM
Our extended family keeps growing. As part of our belief in helping designers around the world tackle projects across different industries, we’re teaming up with First Star Computer as our new United Arab Emirates (UAE) distributor for Vectorworks software. With the partnership, First Star Computer adds BIM product Vectorworks Architect to its portfolio, along with the rest of the Vectorworks product line, including Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, Fundamentals, and Vision. Read More

Topics: 2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, Architecture, BIM, Biplab Sarkar, construction, design, Entertainment, First Star Computer, Houssien Nassr, infrastructure, Landscape, Planet Vectorworks, real estate, UAE, United Arab Emirates, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision

We're Rolling Up Our Sleeves for an Earth Day Cleanup

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 4/12/17 8:59 AM
Spring has sprung! In honor of Earth Day, we’re inviting local businesses in Howard County, Maryland to positively impact the environment by joining us for a 20-minute spring cleaning of our community on Thursday, April 20. Read More

Topics: #20minutecleanup, Abby's Market, Columbia Maryland, Earth Day, Howard County, LiveGreenHoward, Planet Vectorworks, Tania Salgado-Nealous, Vectorworks, Vectorworks software, Volunteer

Vectorworks 2017 is Now Available in Chinese

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 4/10/17 10:02 AM
Since the release of Vectorworks 2017 in English last September, we’ve spread the love across the globe with versions in Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, and Spanish. To round it off, this month marks the final language release of the Vectorworks 2017 line of products: Chinese. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Beijing, BIM, Cecil Fung, Changsha, Chengdu, Chinese Language Version, Chongqing, Entertainment, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, international, Landscape, Mad Macs Technology Distribution, Nanchang, Ningbo, Planet Vectorworks, Shanghai, Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Wuhan

Our Japanese Distributor A&A Wins ‘BCN AWARD 2017’

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 3/6/17 9:36 AM
With our global network of 35 distributors, we’re firm believers that teamwork makes the dream work. As a result, we’re always eager to celebrate our extended family’s successes, so we’d like to congratulate our Japanese distributor, A&A Co., Ltd, for receiving a BCN AWARD 2017 in the CAD software category thanks to its large Japanese market share. Read More

Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., BCN AWARD, BCN CO. LTD., Eiichi Kawase, Japan, Japanese, Lilac System Inc., Phototron Limited, Planet Vectorworks, Vectorworks, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar

Tech Roundup: February 2017

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 2/22/17 8:49 AM
February may be the shortest month, but there’s still plenty of time to sharpen your skills with these quick tutorials. Read More

Topics: 3D design, 3D Modeling, display settings, entertainment design, Jubilee Church, Light Objects, lighting design, modeling, Planet Vectorworks, rendering, Richard Meier, Richard Meier's Jubilee Church, Tech Roundup, Tutorial, Wireframe

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

Break a Leg: Good Luck to Students at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festivals

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 1/11/17 9:35 AM
Cue the spotlight! This year, we’re helping put students center stage at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) by sponsoring awards at KCACTF’s eight regional festivals. Read More

Topics: Design Technology and Management, DTM, Entertainment, Frank Brault, KCACTF, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Planet Vectorworks, Rafael Jaen, Spotlight, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Kickstart the New Year with Us

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/23/16 11:35 AM
We’re giving you a ready-made New Year’s resolution for 2017: improve your skills! But don’t worry, we’re making it easy for you by gathering a collection of free educational opportunities for designers of all industries. Read More

Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architect, Architectural Record, Architecture, continuing education, Design Summit, Designing with Concrete in the 21st Century, Entertainment, Innovative Structural Elements for Innovative Desi, inspiration, Inspiration Page, LA CES PDH, Landscape, Merging Architecture and Landscape Designs, Planet Vectorworks, Resilient Building Design”, rock in rio, Rock in Rio: Lisboa, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Vectorworks Design Summit, webinar

Say Hola to Our New Distributor in Mexico

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/20/16 11:52 AM
We’re welcoming a new addition to our Vectorworks family. Tecnología Dinámica de México (TDM) will be partnering with us to better serve our Mexican design community. Read More

Topics: Arquidesk, Javier Angel Sánchez González, Mexican Vectorworks Software Distributor, Planet Vectorworks, TDM, TDM engineer Marco Antonio Martínez, Tecnología Dinámica de México, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks 2017 Spanish Release, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar

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