New Continuing Education Webinar Series Discusses Iconic Architects Who Transformed the World

Posted by Pete Hicks on 10/28/14 1:26 PM   |  2 min read time

Design visionaries of the past understood that great architecture emerges when you challenge convention and present something unexpected to the world. So to help you delve into the mindsets of innovative architects like Melnikov, Eiffel, and Perrault, as well as explore their connections to the visionaries of today, Nemetschek Vectorworks is launching a free series of webinars focused on the “Art in Architecture.”

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Topics: AIA Learning Unit, AIA LU, Architecture, Art In Architecture, Education, Four French Architects You Should Know – Eiffel, Gustave Eiffel, Jean Prouvé, Konstantin Melnikov, Melnikov – Early Sparks of Russian Iconic Architec, Prouvé, Rudy Ricciotti, Steve Alden, #ArtInArch, continuing education, Dominique Perrault, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Perrault, Small Iconic Architecture, webinar, webinar series

Join The Business of Creativity

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 10/1/14 11:56 AM   |  2 min read time

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.

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Topics: AIA, Architecture, Entertainment, Novedge, Rob Glisson, rojo Architecture, Ron Kwaske, Steve Alden, The Business of Creativity, Todd McCurdy, Vectorworks, Aurora Meneghello, Community, #DiscussDesign, Google+ Hangout on Air, Landscape, MIchael Klaers, Morris Architects, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Office Ron Kwaske Architect, The Small Group, vectorworks 2015

Transform the World with Vectorworks 2015 Design Software

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 9/16/14 12:01 PM   |  4 min read time

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Topics: 3D model, Biplab Sarkar, Building Information Modeling, Open GL, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, Sean Flaherty, Sketchup, Vectorworks Service Select, www.vectorworks2015.net, 3D Modeling, BIM, CINEMA 4D, Cloud, Curtain Wall, Nemetschek Vectorworks, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Nomad, Vectorworks Remote

What is 4D BIM for Construction?

Posted by Guest Author on 9/12/14 12:00 PM   |  3 min read time

By Susanne Dengenis, Director of Global Marketing, Synchro Software Ltd.

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Topics: 4D BIM, Susanne Dengenis, Synchro, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Industry Partners, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Synchro Software Ltd., third party partner

Collaborative Design With Open BIM

Posted by Guest Author on 8/25/14 11:59 AM   |  3 min read time

Mark Flamer, P.E., Registered Civil Engineer and General Building Contractor, Structural Engineering Consultant for Nemetschek Scia, and Software Engineer for Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.

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Topics: IESVE for Engineers, Journal for the National Institute of Building Sci, Mark Flamer, Nemetschek Scia, Open BIM, Scia Engineer, Solibri Model Checker, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Arboleda Project, Big BIM, BIM, Case Study, DDS-CAD, GIS, IFC, Industry Foundation Classes, Jeff Server, Little BIM, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Synchro Professional, Vectorworks software

Meeting My Design Mentor

Posted by Guest Author on 8/6/14 11:42 AM   |  2 min read time

By Jeff Server, LEED AP BD+C, ASLA, Assoc. AIA, Industry Product Specialist at Nemetschek Vectorworks

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Topics: Alan Berger, Architecture, Emscher Park, mentor, redeveloped projects, sustainable projects, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, ASLA, inspiration, Jeff Server, Landmark, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Latz + Partner, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Tilman Latz

Nemetschek Vectorworks Honors America’s Veterans, Wins Community Stewardship Award

Posted by Hannah Force on 7/30/14 11:59 AM   |  3 min read time

For the fifth year in a row, Nemetschek Vectorworks employees and their families gathered at Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery to participate in PLANET’s annual Renewal and Remembrance beautification project on July 28. Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the national trade association for landscape and lawn care industry professionals, considers this event the largest green industry day of service in the United States. Other event partners included the Professional Grounds Management Society, as well as Platinum sponsors Caterpillar, Inc. and New Holland Construction.

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Topics: Adopt-A-Road, American Red Cross Blood Drives, Anacostia Watershed Society SITES Project, Educational Programs, Eric Gilbey, Gingertown, Green Industry, H-2B program, Legislative Day on the Hill, Overregulation, PARK(ing) Day, Planet Vectorworks, Renewal and Remembrance, Research Grants, Scholarships, Sean Flaherty, students, Sustainable, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Vectorworks, Angel Tree for DC General's Homeless Children's Pl, Annual Food Drives, Arlington National Cemetary, Caterpillar, Community, Community Stewardship Award, Environmentally Friendly, Inc., Landmark, Landscape, Lawn Care, Lyme Disease-Related Legislation, Nemetschek Vectorworks, New Holland Construction, PLANET, Professional Grounds Management Society, Professional Landcare Network, Vectorworks Landmark

Innovative Office Space Sets Sail on a Floating Barge

Posted by Hannah Force on 7/22/14 10:55 AM   |  1 min read time

Beware landlubbers; you’ll need sea legs to board a floating office space docked in Penryn, UK. This innovative approach to an office expansion, designed for business space developer RobotMother, is the creation of Michael Hormann and Marraum Architecture, who transformed a World War II ferrocement barge into an efficient workspace that’s moored adjacent to Jubilee Wharf.

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Topics: Architecture, Jubilee Wharf, outdoor painting stands, sustainable construction, tree house architecture, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Anthony Garratt, barge, Baumraum, Marraum Architecture, Michael Hormann, Nemetschek Vectorworks, office, Project Highlight, workspace

Come Work for a Washington Post Top Workplace

Posted by Pete Hicks on 7/9/14 12:09 PM   |  1 min read time

We’ve always known that Nemetschek Vectorworks is a great place to work, but now you don’t have to just take our word for it. Our company has been selected as one of The Washington Post Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington area for 2014. Only 150 companies achieved this distinction.

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Topics: jobs, Planet Vectorworks, The Washington Post, The Washington Post Top Workplaces, Community, Nemetschek Vectorworks

Vectorworks Booth at the AIA 2014 to Feature BIM Education, a Contest, Giveaways, and More

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/11/14 11:59 AM   |  2 min read time

If you’re heading to the AIA Convention 2014 in Chicago later this month, be sure to stop by the Vectorworks booth (#3251). We’re offering a dynamic lineup of presentations from award-winning architects and industry specialists, plus the to chance win Wacom Intuos® Pro tablets, learn practical applications of BIM with Vectorworks software, and enter the 2014 Architectural Record Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest.

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Topics: AIA Convention 2014, Architecture, architectureisfun, Education, GreenSource, Laura Viscusi, McGraw-Hill Construction Media, Nathan Kipnis, Sabo & Zahn, SNAP, Wacom Intuos® Pro, Architectural Record, BIM, Cocktail Napkin Sketch Contest, Kipnis Architecture + Planning, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Peter Exley, trade shows, Vectorworks software, Werner Sabo

Boost Your Vectorworks Architect Skills with New Jonathan Pickup Manual

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 5/1/14 10:56 AM   |  2 min read time

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.”

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Topics: Architecture, Essentials Tutorial Manual Sixth Edition, resources, Rubina Siddiqui, training guide, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, Community, Jonathan Pickup, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2014, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual Sixth Editio

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