We're thrilled to announce that Nemetschek Vectorworks was named the winner in the "One to Watch Company" category at this year's Construction Computing Awards. These annual awards, also known as The Hammers, "showcase and reward the technology, tools, and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing, and civil engineering projects of all sizes."
With the release of Vectorworks 2013 software, we recommend that users of Vectorworks Cloud Services update their Vectorworks Cloud Services desktop app. Please go to the Vectorworks Knowledgebase article for the specific links for Windows and Mac operating systems. We also recommend that users update their Vectorworks Cloud Services Nomad app to get the benefits of its latest version. Simply check your portable device for updates.
Since it's not unusual for Washington, DC-based theatrical lighting designer Colin K. Bills to completely change a lighting design at a moment’s notice, he relies on Vectorworks Spotlight software to communicate those changes right away to his electricians.
Designers in France can now produce accurate energy analysis calculations thanks to a new plug-in for Vectorworks software. Developed by French distributor CESYAM and designed to help users comply with a new thermal regulation, RT-2012, the free plug-in exports Vectorworks-created BIM models to ArchiWIZARD, which is a powerful software suite that lets designers evaluate the impact of their architectural choices on the energy performance of buildings (e.g., heat balance, lighting, solar energy production).
Ready to embark on a journey through the cutting-edge methods and techniques used to develop engaging lighting plots? Ready to take advantage of everything the Vectorworks Spotlight 2012 software has to offer? Then check out our latest training guide, Light Plot Deconstructed for Vectorworks Spotlight, Fourth Edition.
Beginning today, professional and student designers can submit entries to the 2012 Inspired Visions Global Rendering Competition. This annual competition, which is sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. and MAXON Computer GmbH, recognizes today’s top architects and designers from around the world, and their abilities to visually render Vectorworks models with Renderworks or CINEMA 4D. Submissions will be accepted from April 18 to August 16, 2012, in the following categories:
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It's a happy day for designers in China! They will now be able to use Vectorworks software in their native language. And, this Chinese-language version will include the entire line of Vectorworks 2012 products: Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Renderworks.
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Design Express, our Vectorworks distributor for the Benelux countries, had great success recently with its Vectorworks User Days. The events in Utrecht (the Netherlands) and Mechelen (Belgium) attracted over 600 participants.