A&A Launches Vectorworks 2018 in Japan with Successful Event

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/8/17 8:49 AM   |  1 min read time

Our Japanese distributor, A&A Co. Ltd., recently hosted an event to introduce Vectorworks 2018 to designers in Japan. Vectorworks Live was held on December 1 in Tokyo. The event had 360 people in attendance, and an additional 1,500 tuned in to the live stream through Facebook Live and YouTube Live.

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Topics: A&A, A&A Co. Ltd., Biplab Sarkar, Robert Anderson, Steve Johnson, Takashi Yokota, Vectorworks 2018, Takeshi Nohara, Masahiro Yokoyama, Vectorworks Live

Celebrating Vectorworks 2018 Across the Globe

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/22/17 10:33 AM   |  4 min read time

In celebration of the Vectorworks 2018 launch, our authorized distributors will hold several events throughout the world to introduce designers to the ways this newest version of the software will enhance their modeling processes and simplify their workflows.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Jim Woodward, Nordic Design Day, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Vectorworks Architect, Canada, Future of Design, Landmark, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Designer, Braceworks, Monitor Roadshow, Sweden, George Brashnarov

The Software that Launched 1,000 Events

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 1/20/17 9:51 AM   |  4 min read time

Since the launch of the 2017 version of Vectorworks software last September, celebrations and learning opportunities continue popping up around the world. Let’s take a quick trip across the globe to see how designers are sharing their excitement about the new tools and features in the latest version of the Vectorworks line of products.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Exertis Unlimited, grandMA2, grandMA2 console, Mattias Wreland, Nordic Design Day, Planet Vectorworks, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, Swiss User Day, Sylvia Ivanova, Vision, Andreas Kling, Basem Besada, BIM Design Day, BMV Studio, ComputerWorks, Darick DeHart, Frank Brault, Future of Design, Hugues Tsafak, Landmark, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Niels Nielsen, Spotlight Users Conference, Vectorworks 2017

Bring on the BIM: BIMobject App Available in Vectorworks 2017

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 11/1/16 11:57 AM   |  2 min read time

We are ‘BIM’ing with pride to announce that the free BIMobject App is now integrated into Vectorworks 2017 software. The App manages and downloads native Vectorworks content and easily converts DWG, SKP, and 3DS content into information-rich Vectorworks content. This is done entirely in the background and delivers the same user experience no matter the source data format. Additionally, the app includes over 4,600 objects from more than 260 brands, an unprecedented amount of content for a newly-introduced App. In turn, the manufacturers who support BIMobject with these formats gain immediate access to the Vectorworks user base of up to 650,000 users.

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Topics: BIMobject App, DWG, Planet Vectorworks, Robert Anderson, SKP, 3DS, BIM, BIMobject, IFC, IFC export

The 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit Makes a Splash in the News

Posted by Hannah Force on 5/10/16 12:59 PM   |  1 min read time

If you weren’t among the more than 600 attendees who joined us in Chicago for the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, you might feel a little left out.

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Topics: Architecture, Eric Berg, Pacific Coast Land Design, Planet Vectorworks, Robert Anderson, Technology Roadmap, The 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, The Office of James Burnett, world-architects, WorldCAD Access, Architosh, CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, CEO Keynote, Design Keynote, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Kyle Fiddelke, Land8, Live Design, Vectorworks Design Summit

Get Your BIM On: BIMobject Now Hosts Vectorworks Content

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/21/16 9:11 AM   |  1 min read time

BIMobject, the free repository of manufacturer-specific BIM objects, is now home to Vectorworks symbols, allowing you to develop, communicate, analyze, and add value to your design process. This development arose out of a partnership between Vectorworks and BIMobject, one of Europe’s largest and fastest-growing digital content management systems, after the two companies joined forces in an effort to better meet the needs of the AEC industry.

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Topics: BIMobject Cloud Portfolio, resources, Robert Anderson, Vectorworks symbols, 3D Modeling, BIM, BIMobject, Cloud, COBie, Community, company news, IFC, partnership

Want More BIM Objects? You’re in Luck

Posted by Pete Hicks on 9/1/15 11:46 AM   |  2 min read time

Clients and contractors love detailed designs because they express a clear, creative vision and include accurate material and product specifications within the building model. Now, thanks to our partnership with BIMobject® announced just today, designers will soon be able to fill their Vectorworks models with manufacturer-approved BIM content that will assist everybody involved in building design, construction, and operation processes.

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Topics: BIM objects, BIMobject AB, resources, Robert Anderson, Stefan Larsson, 3D Modeling, BIM, BIMobject, Community, cooperation agreement, partnership, third party partner

Vectorworks 2014 Achieves IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import Certification

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/15/13 9:23 AM   |  1 min read time

We are pleased to announce that Vectorworks Architect software has successfully passed IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import certification from buildingSMART International. With this announcement, Nemetschek Vectorworks joins an elite group of architectural software developers to achieve both IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import and Export certification.

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Topics: Architecture, buildingSMART International, Robert Anderson, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, IFC, IFC 2X3 Coordination View 2.0, Vectorworks 2014

Monthly Tech Roundup: January 2012

Posted by Theresa Downs on 1/19/12 11:11 AM   |  1 min read time

The Specifiers' Properties information exchange (SPie) is a volunteer research effort aimed at standardizing (using open-BIM standards) and improving the distribution of construction product data. Our very own Robert Anderson participated in the first-round effort as "the geometry guy" which gave him the chance to show off Vectorworks' excellent general-purpose geometry tools and how they could be used to create IFC-based product data.

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Topics: openBIM, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Robert Anderson, Specifiers' Properties information exchange, Tech Tips, BIM, IFC, SPie

Nemetschek Vectorworks to participate in BIM educational sessions at Ecobuild America

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/5/11 11:52 AM   |  1 min read time
Robert Anderson, Vice President of Integrated Practice
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Topics: Education, Jeffrey Ouellette, Nemetschek Scia, Robert Anderson, Rubina Siddiqui, Scia Engineer, Specifiers' Properties information exchange, Vectorworks Architect, William East, BIM, EcoBuild America, SPie

CAEDRO brings Vectorworks to students in the Dominican Republic

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/24/11 11:35 AM   |  1 min read time

Our Architecture Industry Specialist, Luis Ruiz, visited the Dominican Republic earlier this month to assist the team at CAEDRO (our distributor in the Caribbean) with their participation in the XIV National Encounter of Schools and Faculties of Architecture (ENEFA) at the Catholic and Technologic University of Cibao (UCATECI) in the city of La Vega Real. The event brought students and teachers together to participate in cultural activities, discussions of architecture themes, and an exhibition of student projects from all 13 schools of architecture in the Dominican Republic. The University of Puerto Rico was also invited to participate.

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Topics: Architecture, Caedro, Irina Angulo, MIT, Ohio University, Parametric Technology Seminar, Ricardo Valdez, Robert Anderson, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Ruben Hernandez, UCATECI, UNIBE, University of Puerto Rico, Vectorworks 2011, BIM, Community, ENEFA, Luis Ruiz

Auer+Weber+Assoziierte design freeform architecture in the French Alps

Posted by Theresa Downs on 3/10/11 7:22 AM   |  1 min read time

Last month Nemetschekians Biplab Sarkar and Robert Anderson had the opportunity to visit Auer+Weber+Assoziierte, a well known German architectural firm and Vectorworks user in Munich.

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Topics: Andreas Thierer, Architecture, Auer+Weber+Assoziierte, Biplab Sarkar, Robert Anderson, 3D Modeling, ComputerWorks Germany, Project Highlight

New white paper answers questions about BIM and IPD

Posted by Theresa Downs on 3/25/10 9:37 AM   |  1 min read time

We are very excited to announce that a white paper titled "An introduction to the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) workflow for Vectorworks BIM users" has been published.

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Topics: IPD, resources, Robert Anderson, white paper, BIM, Integrated Project Delivery

Vectorworks Architect software now compliant with GSA BIM Guide Series 02

Posted by Theresa Downs on 1/12/10 4:09 PM   |  1 min read time

It may be "geek speak" to you, but to us it's big news.

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Topics: Robert Anderson, Solibri Model Checker, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Digital Alchemy, GSA BIM Guide Series 02

BuildingSMART conference in Germany

Posted by Jessie Newburn on 10/26/09 12:21 PM   |  1 min read time

Our VP of Integrated Practice, Robert Anderson, was invited to speak at the BuildingSMART conference in Germany, an event focused on BIM, Building Information Modeling. Robert spoke about recent interoperability (IFC) activities involving Vectorworks, including BIMstorm, the Stockholm interchange event of September 2008, AECOO, and various GSA initiatives. He also, "exhorted the assembled company" (his words) to make IFC a better standard for product data and, of course, plug Vectorworks as a BIM platform. Go Robert!

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Germany, Robert Anderson, BIM, BuildingSMART, IFC

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