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Ron Kwaske, AIA, on Mies-Inspired Young Talent Architecture Award

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 7/12/16 10:52 AM
Vectorworks is proud to support innovative young designers and honor the creative visionaries who have paved the way for their success; that’s why we’re sponsoring the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA), organized by the Fundacío Mies van der Rohe. European institutions of higher education have until July 29, 2016 to recognize their architecture, urban planning, and landscape design students by registering and nominating their best projects from the 2015-2016 academic year. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Architecture student, Chicago Federal Center, competition, Education, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Illinois Institute of Technology, inspiration, Kwaske Collaborative, Landscape, Landscape Design, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Mies, Planet Vectorworks, Ron Kwaske, S.R Crown Hall, sponsorship, urban planning, Young Talent Architecture Award 2016, YTAA

Registration for Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Youth Talent Architecture Award Closes July 29

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 6/20/16 11:00 AM
Vectorworks has teamed up with the Fundacío Mies van der Rohe to give architecture, urban planning, and landscape design students across Europe an opportunity to gain recognition for creating remarkable experiences. As an extension of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) is open to European higher education institutions, which must register and nominate their student’s best capstone projects from the 2015-2016 academic year by July 29, 2016 to qualify. Read More

Topics: 1929 International Exposition at Barcelona, Architecture, awards, bruno paul, Community, competition, European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, farnsworth house, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Illinois Institute of Technology, inspiration, john martens, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Mies, Mies van der Rohe, peter behrens, Seagram building, Second Chicago School of Architecture, sponsorship, The Barcelona Pavilion, Young Talent Architecture Award 2016, YTAA

Live from Lisbon: Bringing Rock in Rio to You

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 5/24/16 11:03 AM
The days were warm, the nights were cool, and the shows were hot at Rock in Rio: Lisbon. Over our week in Portugal, we worked hard and played hard, taking every opportunity to interview the lighting designers working at the festival. Read More

Topics: Community, Entertainment, ESP Vision, event, inspiration, music, playlist, PRG, rock in rio, sponsorship, Spotlight, Vision

Build Earth Live’s Hyperloop BIM Competition is Racing into Reality

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/17/16 11:37 AM
Since announcing that this year’s annual Build Earth Live competition would focus on designing a high-speed Hyperloop station connecting Dubai and Fujairah, the concept has gone from experimental to tangible. In the past, this 48-hour competition called for designers around the world to come together as teams and create innovative structures using BIM workflows and cloud technology, but these designs were never more than models. This year, Build Earth Live organizers Asite, supported by headline sponsor Vectorworks, have partnered with Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai's Road and Transport Authority, and Hyperloop One, a company developing the world's first Hyperloop, to potentially bring the winning design to life. Read More

Topics: Asite, BIM, Build Earth Live, Cloud, Community, competition, Dubai Future Foundation, Dubai Road and Transport Authority, Hyperloop One, sponsorship, United Arab Emirates

Announcing Fundació Mies van der Rohe’s Inaugural Young Talent Architecture Award

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/19/16 9:14 AM
We’ve recognized over 30 of the world’s most outstanding design students over the past two years with Vectorworks Design Scholarships. So to supplement this ongoing program and further our commitment to tomorrow’s visionaries, we’re sponsoring the 2016 Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). This inaugural prize supports graduating architects, urban planners, and landscape architects in Europe, helping them to transform the world and create remarkable experiences with their designs. Read More

Topics: 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architects, Architecture, Armour Institute of Technology, chief marketing officer, Community, Creative Europe, European higher education institutions, European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Illionois Institute of Technology, landscape architects, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Renderworks, S.R Crown Hall, sponsorship, Stewart Rom, The Barcelona Pavilion, The Vectorworks Design Scholarship, urban planners, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Designer, world-architects, Young Talent Architecture Award 2016, YTAA

Build Earth Live Hosts a Hyperloop Competition to Bridge Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Posted by Hannah Force on 3/29/16 11:59 AM
The annual Build Earth Live competitions bring together designers from across the globe to tackle a wide variety of challenges using BIM workflows and cloud technology, and this year is no different. Organized by Asite, this year’s competition is centered around linking Dubai and Abu Dhabi with a super-speed Hyperloop. In particular, it focuses on creating station terminuses within the context of the two cities in the United Arab Emirates. The 48-hour event kicks off on Monday, May 23, 2016 at noon ET and ends on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at noon ET. The wide timeframe facilitates flexible schedules among international team members in different time zones. Read More

Topics: Abu Dhabi, Asite COO Nathan Doughty, BIM, Build Earth Live, Build Earth Live Hyperloop, Build Qatar Live 2012, competition, Dubai, Hyperloop System Technologies, Hyperloop Technology, Jeremy Powell, openBIM, sponsorship, United Arab Emirates

Calling All Visionaries: The Philadelphia Design Center Opens March 31

Posted by Hannah Force on 3/3/16 11:19 AM
Whether you’re expanding your office beyond your living room or just looking for a new place to collaborate, host interns, or access the latest technology, we have your solution: the Philadelphia Design Center, which we're helping to officially launch at the end of this month. Read More

Topics: AiSP, Community, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Karen DiLossi, Marking Homes for the Arts in Sacred Places, Partners for Sacred Places, Philadelphia Design Center's grand opening, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, sponsorship, The Philadelphia Design Center, The Philly Design Center, Vectorworks Designer

Start the New Year Off Right at Stage Lighting Super Saturday

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/22/15 10:31 AM
Lighting industry enthusiasts, mark your calendars for Saturday, January 9 for the 11th annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday. The seminar attracts attendees of all skill levels in the architectural and entertainment lighting fields, and takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts, located at 721 Broadway in New York City. We'll be there as a sponsor, too! Read More

Topics: Community, Don Holder, Don Holder Lighting Design, Education, Entertainment, Frank Brault, Inc., Jennifer Tipton, Lightwright, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Richard Pilbrow, Schoenfeld Theatre, sponsorship, Spotlight, Stage Lighting Super Saturday, Stage Seminars, The Bridges of Madison County, third party partner, Vectorworks

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