Meet Peter Petz, one of the “Your World, Reimagined: A Global Design Competition” judges

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 7/10/13 9:58 AM   |  3 min read time

The “Your World, Reimagined” global design competition encourages participants from various design backgrounds to submit their ideas for a redesign of an old, dilapidated, or run-down locale of their choice. By selecting such an open, and perhaps widely diverse theme, the creators of the competition, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., along with its sponsors MAXON Computer, DOSCH DESIGN, Arroway Textures® and AMD FireProTM graphics, had no choice but to carefully select a panel of judges whose backgrounds vary as much as the potential entries.

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Topics: AG Eckert Manthos Tagwerker, Architecture, Arroway Textures,, Glück Landschaftsarchitektur, MAXON Computer, Peter Petz, 3D Modeling, AMD FirePro graphics, Community, DOSCH DESIGN, Kleiner Tiergarten, Ottopark, third party partner, Vectorworks 2013, Your World Reimagined

Monthly Tech Roundup: June 2013

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/20/13 10:40 AM   |  2 min read time

Here's a roundup of Vectorworks tech news for June.

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Topics: buildingSMART International, Planet Vectorworks, Tech Tips, Cloud, IFC 2X3 Coordination View 2.0, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Cloud Services

Vectorworks Architect achieves IFC Coordination View 2.0 certification from buildingSMART International

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/10/13 10:51 AM   |  1 min read time

We are pleased to announce that Vectorworks Architect software has achieved certification from buildingSMART International for the BIM data exchange standard IFC 2x3 Coordination View 2.0.

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Topics: Architecture, buildingSMART International, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, IFC, IFC 2X3 Coordination View 2.0, Vectorworks 2013

Fifth edition of 3D Modeling with Vectorworks tutorial now available

Posted by Julie McClure on 6/6/13 8:34 AM   |  1 min read time

Are you interested in learning to create free-form models with Vectorworks software? If you are, consider purchasing the newly revised 3D Modeling with Vectorworks Tutorial Manual. Written by experienced trainer and author Jonathan Pickup of Archoncad, this essential guide will help anyone build a foundation of skills for creating 3D forms through the use of extrudes, sweeps, solids, NURBS, loft surfaces, and 3D primitives. This fifth edition of the book has been updated to show you how to get the best results from Vectorworks 2013 software and complements the complete line of Nemetschek Vectorworks training guides.

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Topics: Architecture, resources, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, 3D Modeling, 3D Modeling with Vectorworks Tutorial Manual, ArchonCAD, Jonathan Pickup, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual

New regional account managers bring local Nemetschek Vectorworks presence to Chicago and L.A.

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/30/13 11:12 AM   |  1 min read time

We are pleased to announce an expansion to the Chicago and Los Angeles areas, as we have hired new regional account managers to serve as local representation in those cities. The new employees, Patrick Schmitt (Chicago) and David Dengler (Los Angeles), assumed their roles in March 2013.

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Topics: Adler Display, Planet Vectorworks, Stewart Rom, Vectorworks Architect, David Dengler, Patrick Schmitt, Vectorworks 2013

Solution Days 2013 showcases Vectorworks in Japan

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/23/13 10:25 AM   |  1 min read time

A&A Co., Ltd., our distributor in Japan, recently held Vectorworks Solution Days 2013 in Tokyo.

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Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Planet Vectorworks, SUEP, Akihito Fumita, Junya Ishigami, KAIT Workshop, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Kazuko Uchida, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television Inc., Vectorworks 2013

Monthly Tech Roundup: May 2013

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/7/13 11:09 AM   |  1 min read time

Here is a roundup of Vectorworks tech news from the past month.

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Topics: Kindle Fire, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Cloud, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad

Alan Hanson wins 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition

Posted by Lisa Lance on 5/3/13 11:28 AM   |  2 min read time

Congratulations to Alan Hanson, winner of the 2013 and Stage Directions Student Lighting Design Competition! Hanson's design for the musical Chess was selected by the judges as the grand prize winner.

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Topics: Chess, Education, Entertainment, Entertainment Design Scenery Lighting and Sound wi, Light Plot Deconstructed, Lightwright 5, Spotlight, Stage Directions Magazine, Student Lighting Design Competition, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of M, Alan Hanson, City Theatrical, Field Template, Field Template SoftSymbols, Gregg Hillmar,, John McKernon, Justin Lang, Kevin Lee Allen, Kevin Linzey, Vectorworks 2013

New edition of Light Plot Deconstructed tutorial now available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 4/30/13 12:33 PM   |  1 min read time

Veteran scenic and lighting designer Gregg Hillmar has succeeded again with Light Plot Deconstructed for Vectorworks Spotlight, Fifth Edition. The guide, written in an easy-to-follow and insightful manner, reflects Hillmar's drafting style and functions as a companion handbook to the software to help readers draft light plots more easily.

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Topics: Entertainment, Light Plot Deconstructed, resources, Spotlight, Gregg Hillmar, Vectorworks 2013

Chinese-language version of Vectorworks 2013 is here

Posted by Julie McClure on 4/2/13 11:14 AM   |  1 min read time

A local-language version of Vectorworks 2013 software is now available in China, providing designers with access to our entire line of products including Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Renderworks.

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Topics: Cecil Fung, Mad Macs, Planet Vectorworks, press release, Renderworks, Spotlight, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, BIM, Community, Landmark, Mad Macs Technology Distributions Ltd., Vectorworks 2013

New video highlights The Small Group's collaborative approach to lighting design

Posted by Julie McClure on 3/22/13 11:40 AM   |  1 min read time

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Topics: Education, Entertainment, Firm Profile, Renderworks, Santa Barbara Vectorworks User Group, Spotlight, 3D Modeling, Community, MIchael Klaers, The Small Group, Vectorworks 2013

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