Following the English release of Vectorworks 2015 in September, localized versions of the new software version are now available in German, French, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, and Norwegian. Visit Vectorworks Worldwide to find a local distributor.
Students at the UCLA Experiential Technologies Center in the School of the Arts and Architecture can now explore reverse engineering and problem-solving techniques thanks to Anthony Caldwell, Diane Favro, and Ertugrul Taciroglu, who received the first Vectorworks Academic Research Grant for their work toward reconstructing the Pharos Lighthouse in Alexandria, Egypt.
As part of our efforts to help designers increase productivity through Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflows, we are excited to announce a new partnership with Datacubist Oy, the creators of simplebim, Now, designers who use Vectorworks Architect can export their IFC-STP files and import them into the simplebim application to trim unnecessary data, as well as validate, edit, and add non-geometric data directly within the IFC file. Simplebim is a BIM software platform that enhances IFC data exchange between AECO professionals.
Topics: BIM (Architecture)
After five years of construction, the newly renovated Toni-Areal officially opened its doors last month. The site of the former milk processing facility is now home to the Zürich University of the Arts and the Zürich University of Applied Sciences. The Toni-Areal is one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken in Zürich and is considered one of the largest sites in Switzerland.
Design is all about finding unique solutions. So, how do you stand out in a world where uniformity is rewarded? Join the online, interactive discussion that will connect the dots between vision and reality in The Business of Creativity Google+ Hangout on Air October 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. This hour-long discussion, led by Steve Alden, AIA, architect at Nemetschek Vectorworks, will define what it means to be visionary and how flexible workflows help designers discover new ways to imagine and construct their projects. From small firms to large, the panel of practitioners will share details about their creative workflows and perspectives on the future of technology.
In this month's tech roundup, we're featuring the final videos created in the Worksheet Basics series. Be sure to visit our YouTube channel if you have yet to see the first three videos in this series.
Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows
If you’ve taken a Vectorworks Landmark or interior design training course at Design Software Solutions in the United Kingdom, you’ve experienced Kate Pearson’s talents as a knowledgeable Vectorworks software trainer firsthand. So when Oxley's Furniture invited her to design their exhibit for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014, we were delighted and not the least bit surprised!
Each month, we like to provide readers with a few of our favorite tech tips to help users work more efficiently when designing in Vectorworks software. Read on to see what we’re featuring for May.
Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows
If you’re a Vectorworks® Architect software user, you have amazing technology at your fingertips. Now, author and architect Jonathan Pickup can help you make the most of the program in a newly updated version of one of our most popular training guides, “Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, Sixth Edition.”