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Nemetschek Vectorworks Named Headline Sponsor for Build New York Live

Teams from around the world will collaborate in a 48-hour virtual, openBIM design competition on September 21, 2015.


Columbia, MD – To further support BIM awareness, global design software developer Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. announces today its headline sponsorship of Build New York Live, a collaborative, virtual design competition held over 48 hours from Monday, September 21st @ noon ET until Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 noon ET. Winning teams will receive a prestigious Build Live award for their “I Best Use of Design for BIM”

Power of collaborative working

Nemetschek Vectorworks is partnering with event organizer Asite at a time when new technology is revolutionizing the way buildings are designed and how the public can be engaged in the process. By using the power of collaborative working in the cloud and international developments in interoperability, Build New York Live will demonstrate the power of these new paradigms for architecture, engineering, planning and construction.

01 - BUILD EARTH LIVE New York 2015 takes place in September. Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc. is the headline sponsor.

01 – BUILD EARTH LIVE New York 2015 takes place in September. Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc. is the headline sponsor.

“Build Earth Live validates openBIM’s efficacy as a way for geographically disparate firms to coordinate BIM projects using an array of technologies through collaboration with an open standard format like IFC,” said Jeremy Powell, director of product marketing at Nemetschek Vectorworks. “We’re honored to be a part of such a highly anticipated event, and we look forward to the results from all of the teams participating.”

Welcoming participants from all over the world

The event is open to worldwide participants, who can form their own teams or elicit assistance from Asite to connect with potential team members.

“We are delighted that Nemetschek Vectorworks has agreed to be the headline sponsor of our latest Build Earth Live Event – Build New York Live,” said Tony Ryan, CEO of Asite. “During the virtual BIM competition, one of the major focuses of this event will be the Project Information Model (PIM) and the Asset Information Model (AIM) output, which we have been delivering for a number of our UK clients over the past two years.”

Organized by Asite, Build New York Live is the latest international BIM competition in the Build Earth Live series, complementing live events previously held in Newcastle, London, Qatar and Sydney. Register for Build New York Live today.

About Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is the developer of Vectorworks software, a line of industry-specific CAD and BIM solutions that allow designers to easily capture, develop and communicate their ideas with accuracy and efficiency. With more than half a million users around the world, Vectorworks software is a global leader in 3D design technologies for the AEC, landscape and entertainment industries. Nemetschek Vectorworks was founded in 1985 and has been a part of The Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2000. For more information, visit

About Asite and Build Earth Live

Asite’s cloud technology gives everyone involved in construction projects access to key information online. It allows for increased collaboration, fewer mistakes, reduced rework, and time and cost savings. Asite’s Adoddle platform allows firms to store and manage all project data in one central and secure repository. It also enables customers to fully customize the structure of their content with highly controlled access and rich configurable workflows to allow project controls. The Adoddle platform is used by leading architecture, engineering and construction firms, as well as property owners worldwide to manage their largest and most demanding capital investment programs.
Adoddle helps people manage their projects and supply chains collaboratively, accessing the information they need, when and where they need it. It enables AECO companies to measure and track capital projects and asset operations.

Asite was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in London’s Tech City in the UK, with North American operations based in New York, and regional offices in Australia, India and South Africa. For more information, please visit or

This is the 7th “Build Earth Live” event in the series founded by Nathan Doughty, COO of Asite to promote BIM awareness in the AEC community. So we are calling out to all you collaborative BIM gurus! Whether you are a BIM novice, BIM expert, or simply an observer sign up and take part in our Global Build Earth Live events here:

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