Vectorworks 2010 won the first prize as a high performance 3D CAD and BIM software. The jury believed that "Vectorworks software has been selected by many users because of its outstanding expressiveness and usability".
SimTread, a plug-in software for Vectorworks developed in collaboration with the Takenaka Corporation and Waseda University, makes it possible to simulate pedestrian's flow. Its usability is superior to other similar products and is of tremendous value to virtualize various situations. Regarding SimTread, the jury said that "the simulation accuracy on CAD and excellence of Graphical User Interface (GUI) are worthwhile".
Founded in 1957, the Good Design Awards is Japan's only comprehensive design evaluation and honor system. Having built a foundation to nurture Japan' s industry and design, the Good Design Awards now accepts submissions from around the world and has earned a reputation for being a prestigious trademark for outstanding design and quality.