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Nemetschek Vectorworks wins "One to Watch" award in the UK

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/29/12 10:02 AM
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." Read More

Topics: Architecture, BIM, Computers Unlimited, Construction Computing Awards, CRASH: Constructing a Future for Homeless People, Jim Tavaré, Steve Race, Vectorworks 2012

Monthly Tech Roundup: September 2012

Posted by Theresa Downs on 9/24/12 10:14 AM
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. Read More

Topics: Cloud, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Tech Tips, Vectorworks 2012, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Cloud Services

Lighting designer Colin K. Bills enhances experiences for theatergoers

Posted by Julie McClure on 6/19/12 8:32 AM
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. Read More

Topics: Colin K. Bills, Community, Entertainment, Lightwright, Spotlight, The Washington Post, Vectorworks 2012

ArchiWIZARD plug-in for Vectorworks now available

Posted by Julie McClure on 4/26/12 12:04 PM
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). Read More

Topics: Architecture, ArchiWIZARD, BIM, Cesyam, resources, Thierry Beurey, Vectorworks 2012, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Plug-in

New Vectorworks Spotlight tutorial offers exciting tips for lighting designers

Posted by Julie McClure on 4/24/12 10:24 AM
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. Read More

Topics: Education, Entertainment, Gregg Hillmar, Light Plot Deconstructed Fourth Edition 2012, resources, Spotlight, Vectorworks 2012

Bruce Krempetz wins the 2012 Behind the Scenes raffle

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/23/12 10:03 AM
Bruce Krempetz, winner of the 2012 Behind the Scenes raffle Read More

Topics: Behind the Scenes, Bruce Krempetz, Community, Entertainment, Long Reach Long Riders, Renderworks, Rick Rudolph, Spotlight, The ESTA Foundation, USITT, Vectorworks 2012

Nemetschek Vectorworks and MAXON Computer seek entries for 2012 Rendering Competition

Posted by Theresa Downs on 4/18/12 10:31 AM
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: Read More

Topics: Alejandro Nogueira, CINEMA 4D, Daniel Jansenson, Erik Recke, MAXON Computer, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Nicholas Dunand, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, Renderworks 2012, René Racz, Theresa Downs, Tyler Littman, Vectorworks 2012

Chinese-language version of Vectorworks 2012 is launched!

Posted by Theresa Downs on 4/12/12 1:34 PM
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. Read More

Topics: BIM, Biplab Sarkar, Cecil Fung, Cloud, Mad Macs Technology Distributions Ltd., Planet Vectorworks, Sean Flaherty, Stewart Rom, Vectorworks 2012, Vectorworks Cloud Services

Congrats to Karyn Lawrence, Winner of the 2012 Student Lighting Design Competition!

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/6/12 11:50 AM
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Topics: Education, Entertainment, Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks, Field Template SoftSymbols V3, Gregg Hillmar,, Student Design Competition, Karyn Lawrence, Kevin Lee Allen, Light Plot Deconstructed, Lightwright 5, Spotlight, Stage Directions Magazine, Vectorworks 2012

Benelux Vectorworks User Days a great success

Posted by Theresa Downs on 3/20/12 10:39 AM
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. Read More

Topics: Bogdan & Van Broeck, Community, Design Express, Fris in het Landschap, i29, IMOSS, Planet Vectorworks, PUUR interieurarchitecten, Vectorworks 2012

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