Earn 1 AIA LU by Discovering the Symbolism, Emotion, and Power of Iconic Architecture

Posted by Pete Hicks on 2/4/15 10:16 AM   |  1 min read time

From the Pyramids at Giza to the Eiffel Tower, architects have always strived to make their mark on the world. And as the technological ability of these designers has increased, so too has the scale of the architecture that they leave behind. However, this presents a unique problem: If every architect is working to create distinctive structures, what makes a building truly iconic?

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Topics: AIA LU, Architecture, Art In Architecture, Education, resources, Rubina Siddiqui, Steve Alden, Community, continuing education, Iconic Architecture, Small Iconic Architecture, webinar

Add Pedestrian Simulation to Your Designs with SimTread 2

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/25/14 11:56 AM   |  2 min read time

An English version of SimTread 2, a pedestrian simulation program, is now available as a plug-in exclusively for Vectorworks 2014 software. Developed through a partnership between A&A Co. Ltd., Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, and Takenaka Corporation, SimTread lets you simulate and analyze crowd movement and plan evacuations using tools that integrate into projects you’ve already designed. The plug-in works for both Mac and Windows.

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Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Rubina Siddiqui, SimTread, SimTread 2, Takenaka Corporation, Vectorworks Architect, Waseda University, Community, Vectorworks 2014

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

Vectorworks Architecture Experts to Speak at the AIA's Design DC 2013

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/24/13 11:15 AM   |  2 min read time

We are proud to announce that two of our architectural industry specialists will be leading educational sessions at the AIA’s Design DC, the Washington, DC region’s number one show for anyone involved in the architecture industry. The event brings key specialists and decision makers together for networking, education sessions, tours, and more.

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Topics: AIA, Education, Michael Walton, Rubina Siddiqui, BIM, Design DC, Kevin Nigri, Perkins + Will, Wes Gardner

Creative Minds Monthly Design Competition is launched!

Posted by Theresa Downs on 3/23/12 10:37 AM   |  1 min read time

We are excited to announce the start of the Creative Minds Monthly Design Competition in the U.S. This “charette style” competition introduces a new concept every month to be answered with any kind of design response—architectural design, product design, landscape design, entertainment design and others. It challenges designers to explore multiple options for documenting and presenting a response to a design concept.

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Topics: Education, Planet Vectorworks, Rubina Siddiqui, Community, Creative Minds Monthly Design Competition

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

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