We’ve had a lot to celebrate this year, including our 30-year anniversary, the inaugural Vectorworks Design Summit, and the opening of our Atlanta office. But 2015 isn’t over yet, and we have two more things to celebrate: today's release of Vectorworks 2016 software and the announcement of our rebrand as Vectorworks, Inc.
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For the sixth year in a row, we were honored to participate in the annual Renewal & Remembrance beautification project at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Organized by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), the July 20 event drew more than 400 volunteers from across the United States to improve over a quarter of the cemetery’s historic grounds as part of the green industry’s largest day of public service.
Topics: Eric Gilbey, Landscape Industry Specialist, NALP, National Association of Landscape Professionals, Planet Vectorworks, Renewal and Remembrance, Renewal and Remembrance Service, Renewal & Remembrance, Arlington National Cemetery, Beautification, Community, Landscape, Landscape industry, Nemetschek Vectorworks
Inspirational keynote speeches, industry insight, and sneak peeks into the future of Vectorworks software are just the beginning of what you’ll get by attending the Vectorworks Design Summit at the Sofitel Philadelphia hotel on April 27-29. While you’re having fun connecting with your peers from around the world and discussing the future of design, you’ll also be earning AIA LUs and LA CES credits at a variety of sessions that we’ve put together with your educational needs in mind.
How do you keep your creative edge? That is one of the many questions that will be addressed during our second installment of the Business of Creativity video series, airing Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Prior to the premier of the video, entitled “Staying Creative In Your Firm,” registered participants will receive an email detailing how they can view the discussion.
Topics: AIA, Architecture, Dylan Chappell Architects, Education, resources, Steve Alden, The Business of Creativity, Ali Honarkar, Community, #DiscussDesign, Division1 Architects, Dylan Chappell, Michael Timcheck, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Staying Creative In Your Firm, The M Group Architects and Interior Architects
Topics: Adopt-A-Highway, American Red Cross, LLP, Planet Vectorworks, Stewart Rom, The Baltimore Sun, The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces, Community, DC General’s Homeless Children’s Playtime Project, Nemetschek Vectorworks, PLANET’s Renewal and Remembrance Service, Tania Salgado-Nealous, WorkplaceDynamics
For students trying to break into the professional world, networking and exposure are everything. That’s why Nemetschek Vectorworks created the Student Conference Pass program, a competition where students who write compelling essays about their career aspirations are selected to attend major industry conferences at our expense. Students Ry Burke of Reed College, Carson Cooper of the Rhode Island School of Design, and Megan Ukoh of University of Maryland, College Park, traveled to the LDI, ASLA, and Greenbuild conferences this year, respectively. Keep an eye on these up-and-coming industry professionals!
Topics: Academic Community, Architecture, Education, Entertainment, Megan Ukoh, Planet Vectorworks, Ry Burke, Spotlight, Student Conference Pass Program, Vectorworks, Carson Cooper, Nemetschek Vectorworks, trade shows
As people gather in the homes of friends and family during the holiday season, it’s easy to forget that many people may spend this time at local hospitals, health care facilities, and community support organizations. But these spaces don’t have to be bereft of holiday cheer, which is why Nemetschek Vectorworks is sponsoring the nationwide GINGERTOWN initiatives for the second year in a row: a one-of-a-kind program that brings together architects, engineers, and contractors across various cities to create communities of gingerbread houses for a good cause.
The year is 1917; Russia has just pulled out of World War I, the last of the Tsars have been deposed, and Konstantin Melnikov walks out of architecture school, degree in hand, ready to make his mark on the world. The rapidly changing political, economic, and social landscape of the time was reflected in many forms of art, including architecture, whose practitioners rallied into two camps: the constructivists, who believed that buildings should exist solely to serve a function, and the rationalists, who argued for the place of idealism in the design process. Melnikov seems to defy this binary at every turn, creating projects that could fit into both categories and wouldn’t look out of place among the works of today’s “modern” architects. His visionary designs are dissected and analyzed in the first installment of Nemetschek Vectorworks’ Art In Architecture webinar series, “Melnikov: Early Sparks of Russian Iconic Architecture.”
Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architecture, Art In Architecture, Education, Konstantin Melnikov, Melnikov – Early Sparks of Russian Iconic Architec, Steve Alden, #ArtInArch, Iconic Architecture, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Small Iconic Architecture
BIM! BAM! BOOM! When put together, these three words harken back to days of action-packed, cartoony excitement. But for the Nemetschek Vectorworks team that participated in the Orlando chapter of The American Institute of Architects’ second annual BIM BAM BOOM event, the words generated a spirit of cooperative competition that resulted in a fun day for all in sunny Florida.
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.
Topics: Architecture, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Planet Vectorworks, Portuguese, Stewart Rom, Vectorworks Graphics Module, 3D Modeling, 64-bit, BIM, Dutch, entertainment design, Nemetschek Vectorworks, urban planning, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Worldwide, VGM
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.