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Vectorworks Design Summit: What’s Coming in Vectorworks 2016

Dr. Biplab Sarkar, CTO of Nemetschek Vectorworks, had the most anticipated keynote at the Vectorworks Design Summit this week in Philadelphia, as the company for the first time gave users a peek into the future of Vectorworks, even beyond the next shipping version.

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Vectorworks Design Summit: Initial Thoughts

Some thoughts on the Vectorworks Design Summit going on this week in downtown Philadelphia, as more than 300 users from around the world join with global Vectorworks experts, trainers, resellers and visionary designers to learn, share and explore the future of Vectorworks and design fields.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks release training to help designers achieve BIM workflows

Expert trainer Jonathan Pickup has updated his guidebooks for Vectorworks 2015. Now in their 7th editions his latest updates bring content up-to-date with version 2015 and focus on building BIM workflows.

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solidThinking Evolve 2015 ships—offers ultimate Hybrid Modeling and rendering for industrial designers

Evolve 2015 is out and an upcoming webinar series will show you how to work with all the new features, including the new PolyNURBS toolset plus new rendering engine evoRender.

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Graebert expands cooperation with Dassault Systemes SolidWorks on Plugin for DraftSight Distribution

Germany’s Graebert continues marketing and technical collaboration with Dassault Systemes’ Solidworks on DraftSight development and plugins as it continues to grow as the 2nd largest CAD user base in the world.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks launches Chinese version of Vectorworks 2015

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., releases Chinese language version of Vectorworks 2015 to Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese market.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks announces latest edition of ‘Entertainment Design’ instructional guide

Updated tutorial guidebook by Kevin Lee Allen covers all the latest tools, rendering styles and more in this popular instructional tool for scenic designers using Vectorworks Spotlight.

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Russia’s new Renga Architecture takes aim at US & Germany dominated Architectural CAD/BIM market

Russia’s new Renga Architecture is a new 3D BIM like CAD tool for the AEC industry and soon to be officially released to the market. ASCON is the software house behind this new tool.

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‘Rocky Steps’ Pave Path for upcoming Vectorworks Users Appreciation Party at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Is Vectorworks Architect the Rocky Balboa of architectural CAD or BIM? Perhaps yes, perhaps no. In either case, Vectorworks users will have a chance to relive the famous moment from the famed Rocky movie while they ascend same Philadelphia steps next month at the Vectorworks Users Design Summit.

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Product Review: IMSI Design TurboCAD Mac Pro 8

Architosh reviews the latest version of IMSI/Design’s TurboCAD Mac Pro 8. Since 2006 the company returned to the Mac CAD market with its leading TurboCAD product lineup and the native Mac code-based versions offer compelling solutions at various levels of the low to mid-level CAD space. Powered by the power Spatial ACIS geometry modeling kernel, TurboCAD Mac Pro 8 offers many new modeling features plus rendering, workspace/workflow and much more.

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Event: Nemetschek Vectorworks to Present ‘Business of Creativity’ Episode—March 18

This latest event by Nemetschek Vectorworks brings the business of creativity front and center—with three leading architects sharing insight and analysis within a paneled discussion framework.

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Boston area startup OnShape Re-invents CAD—In the Cloud and Platform Agnostic

A startup in Boston backed by MCAD veterans—OnShape—has finally unveiled its innovative fully cloud-based MCAD software, now a public beta, and the news of the unveiling has been rather well embraced, including a spread in the Boston Globe.

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Looking at solidThinking Inspire 2014 for Architectural Design

In this companion feature article to our latest product review on Inspire 2014, Architosh looks at the specific nature of using solidThinking Inspire for architectural design.

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ILEXSOFT of Italy releases new HighDesign 2015–Mac OS X Only Professional CAD Software

Ilexsoft delivers a stunning new update in HighDesign 2015, in both Professional and Standard editions, the Italian and OS X only CAD program features a new radial menu system plus a “responsive” UI design, a first in the CAD industry to our knowledge.

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