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Coming Together with BIM

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 6/9/17 9:12 AM
As a shared knowledge resource, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is meant to cross physical and industry boundaries in order to bring professionals the information they need to work together. However, in an industry constantly growing in best practices and technology, and as competitive as it is creative, creating standardizations to make these resources work isn’t always simple. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Barcelona, BIM, BIM Freelance, BIM World Implementation Strategies Global Online, BIMCommunity, Building Information Modeling, BuildingSMART, Jeffrey Ouellette, National BIM Standard - United States, Uncategorized, Vectorworks, Zigurat

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

Treat Yourself to Inspiration, Personalized Tech Support, and Hands-On Training at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 3/29/17 11:06 AM
Everyone needs some time to focus on personal growth — that’s why our 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit is designer focused, to give you time to hone your skills and connect with others in the industry. This year, meet up with us in Charm City (otherwise known as Baltimore, MD) from September 18 to 20, 2017 for industry sessions, tech support, networking events, and inspirational keynotes, plus hands-on training opportunities to improve your company’s bottom line. Read More

Topics: 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, 2d to 3d modeling, Architecture, Arx Pax Labs, BIM, Bryan Goff, Building Information Modeling, Continuing Education Credits, DWG, Entertainment, Field Template LLC, graphical scripting, Greg Henderson, Grey Leaf Design, Huitt-Zollars, Inc., Landscape, Nicole Davison, Steve Shelley, Todd McCurdy, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Design Summit

5 EU Mies Award Finalists Announced

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 3/24/17 9:24 AM
Congratulations are in order as the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Awards recently announced their five finalists, one of which is Vectorworks software user, Rudy Ricciotti. The award is organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, which also conducts the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA), sponsored by Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Archite, 59 Dwellings, Alison Brooks Architects, Architecture, BBGK Architeckci, Camp de Rivesaltes, deFlatKleiburg, Ely Court, European Hansemuseum, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Kannikegarden, Katyn Museum, Lacaton & Vassal, Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects, Mies Award, Mies van der Rohe, Mies van der Rohe Award, NL Architects, Rivesaltes Memorial Museum, Rudy Ricciotti, Studio Andreas Heller Architects & Designers, Vectorworks, XVW Architectuur, Young Talent Architecture Award, YTAA

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

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

Previsualizing Your Shows with ESP Vision Has Never Been Easier or More Cost-Effective

Posted by Sarah Kosmerl on 6/28/16 12:16 PM
From churches, theatres, and schools to corporate events, concerts, and music festivals, the demand for exceptional previsualization software to cue shows and perfect experiences is at an all-time high. So to help these growing and varying needs, we’re offering a more cost-effective pricing structure for Vision, our previz software. Read More

Topics: company announcements, company news, Entertainment, entertainment design, ESP Vision, lighting designers, Planet Vectorworks, previsualization, previz software, programmers, Spotlight, Universe, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision

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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