Vectorworks and SimTread win Japanese Good Design Award 2010

Posted by Theresa Downs on 12/1/10 10:00 AM   |  1 min read time

Congratulations to A&A, our Vectorworks distributor in Japan, for winning a Good Design Award 2010 for Vectorworks and SimTread.

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Topics: A&A, Good Design Award 2010, Planet Vectorworks, Shigeyuki Shiozawa, SimTread, Takashi Yokota, Vectorworks 2010

Vectorworks at the AIA 2010 National Convention

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/18/10 11:38 AM   |  2 min read time

Last week, members of the Nemetschek North America team traveled to sunny Miami for the AIA 2010 National Convention.

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Topics: AIA 2010 National Convention, AIA National Associates Committee, Architecture, ENG Studios, Nemetschek Scia, openBIM, Robert Dupree, Scia Engineer, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Dan Monaghan, Daniel Benjamin, db Atelier LLC, Gromatzky Dupree & Associates, Nicole Shumaker, Vectorworks 2010, Vectorworks Architect 2010

Swiss firm Habegger AG wins gold and silver in prestigious XAVAR awards

Posted by Theresa Downs on 4/30/10 2:41 PM   |  1 min read time

What an impressive showing by Swiss firm Habegger AG at the 2010 XAVAR awards--a gold and silver medal in the "best supplier" category!

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Topics: Entertainment, Francesco Stendardo, University of Geneva, XAVAR Award 2010, Habegger AG, Project Highlight, Vectorworks 2010

Vectorworks in Afghanistan

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/27/10 11:08 AM   |  1 min read time

Greg Pitcher, AIA, is an architect working for the United States Air Force. He's stationed with the 577th Prime Base Expeditionary Engineering Force and designs and plans facilities for new troops arriving on base at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

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Topics: Architecture, Greg Pitcher, United States Air Force, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, 3D Modeling, Bagram Air Field, Community, Vectorworks 2010

Winning design in international competition created with Vectorworks BIM software

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/23/10 3:03 PM   |  1 min read time

Congratulations to Klaus Schuwerk Architects of Naples and Berlin, with Kleihues + Schuwerk Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH, on winning the international competition to design a new museum complex for the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, Norway.

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Topics: Architecture, Forum Artis, Klaus Schuwerk Architects, Kleihues + Schuwerk, Statsbygg, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Klaus Schuwerk, Project Highlight, Vectorworks 2010

New Zealand company is taking tent design to a whole new level

Posted by Theresa Downs on 3/29/10 4:27 PM   |  1 min read time

We never thought we'd be wowed by tent design, but one company in New Zealand has caught our attention with their unique, innovative designs.

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Topics: Entertainment, New Zealand, Spencer Tankard, 3D Modeling, Baytex, Project Highlight, Vectorworks 2010

Updated Vectorworks tutorials from Jonathan Pickup now available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 2/25/10 10:06 AM   |  1 min read time

We are excited to announce the availability of two updated training guides. The tutorials, 3D Modeling in Vectorworks, Second Edition and Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual, Second Edition, were both written by experienced Vectorworks user and author Jonathan Pickup

3D Modeling in Vectorworks, Second Edition is a guide for users seeking to create 3D forms through the use of extrudes, sweeps, solids, NURBS, loft surfaces, and 3D primitives. The guide also includes 62 videos, which provide step-by-step instructions for completing the exercises.

Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual, Second Edition includes a series of projects to familiarize the user with Vectorworks Landmark concepts and techniques and includes more than 50 videos to walk users through each technique.

In a review of the 3D modeling tutorial on his blog,,  Kellan R. Vincent of Vincent Landscapes, Inc. wrote: “Overall I think the new book is a great way to really get into parametric modeling. Pickup outlines various 3D modeling tools, giving tons of screen captures as well as a DVD containing associated videos. After learning some of the basic commands and uses for the tools, the tutorial takes you through a couple of full projects from start to finish.”

To read the press release in full, please visit our website.


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Topics: 3D Modeling in Vectorworks, resources,, 3D Modeling, Jonathan Pickup, Kellan R. Vincent, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks 2010, Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual, Vincent Landscapes Inc.

Vectorworks-designed temple wins prestigious architectural award in Japan

Posted by Theresa Downs on 2/22/10 11:21 AM   |  1 min read time

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Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Architecture, Vectorworks Architect, AACA award, Ishibashi Tokugawa and Associates, Project Highlight, Vectorworks 2010

Vectorworks now available at the U.S. Apple Online Store

Posted by Theresa Downs on 2/15/10 7:28 PM   |  1 min read time

Vectorworkers in the United States will be happy to know that they can now purchase our products at the Apple Online Store. The available software includes Vectorworks Architect 2010, Vectorworks Architect with Renderworks™ 2010, and Vectorworks Designer with Renderworks 2010.

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Topics: Planet Vectorworks, U.S. Apple Online Store, Vectorworks Architect, Community, Vectorworks 2010

Top CAD software companies demonstrate their wares at CAD showcase 2010

Posted by Theresa Downs on 1/19/10 7:10 AM   |  1 min read time

Popular online communities Land8Lounge and Landscape brought together landscape architects and designers from around the world for a three night webinar event featuring live demos from top CAD companies. Over 600 people from six continents registered for CAD Showcase 2010, and our very own Eric Gilbey, Landscape Architect Specialist at NNA, had the opportunity to demonstrate Vectorworks Landmark.

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Topics: Andrew Spiering, CAD Showcase 2010, Eric Gilbey,, Chris Heiler, Community,, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks 2010

Localized Japanese version of Vectoworks 2010 software now available

Posted by Theresa Downs on 1/15/10 11:27 AM   |  1 min read time

A&A Co., Ltd., our distribution partner in Japan, has released its localized version of Vectorworks® 2010 line of software including: Designer, Architect, Fundamentals, and Renderworks.

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Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Sean Flaherty, 3D Modeling, BIM, Kazuko Uchida, Vectorworks 2010

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