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Vectorworks opens up new corporate office in Japan

Vectorworks, Inc, opens up corporate office in Tokyo, Japan — to address expanding market opportunities and serving growing customers.


Takenaka partners with KUBUS’s BIMcollab on BIM issue management

Japanese AECO professionals to benefit from Takenaka and BIMcollab partnership, enhancing the Japanese BIM collaboration market.


Japan’s Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT Extend Strategic Partnership

Nikken Sekkei and GRAPHISOFT have reached an agreement to extend their strategic partnership for the promotion of BIM from 2018 to 2022 — with a special focus on developing next-generation BIM workflows.


KCC 2017: The Exhibitors in Kyoto—Innovation From Asia

We continue our Kyoto coverage of GRAPHISOFT’s Key Client Conference by looking at the many Asian software solutions being developed on the ARCHICAD platform or in support via IFC and Open BIM principles. We also look at something kind of special from HP.


Vectorworks, Inc’s Japanese Distributor A&A Wins “BCN Award 2017”

Awards notes Vectorworks as leading selling CAD/BIM software solution sold via electronics retailers in Japan.


Graebert Annual Meeting 2016—Introducing ‘Trinity’ of CAD

Graebert and its partners continue to capitalize on the legacy of the DWG CAD file format. At this year’s Annual Meeting in Berlin, held two weeks ago, partners extolled the virtues of Graebert as both partner and technical resource, while the Berlin company announced even more expansive plans around its Trinity of CAD strategy.


Apple’s Enterprise Strategy: Japan’s largest AEC companies going ‘all iPad’

Coming out of news from last week’s Graebert Annual Event in Berlin, a major CAD company in Germany with massive global reach via its partners, Architosh learned that Japan’s largest AEC firms—true enterprise behemoths—are standardizing around Apple iOS, particularly for its tablets in AEC applications…applications that include CAD such as ARES Touch. As a result, Graebert has announced support of iOS.


LightWave 3D Group and 3rd Powers Team Up to Offer Powerful Creativity Bundle for SIGGRAPH Week 2015

During August 10-17, 2015, purchase a full license of LightWave 2015 for $995 and receive a full suite of 3rd Powers plugins free—a value of more than $600.


Market report says CAD market in Japan to grow 5.7 percent from 2015 – 2019

A new market report shows that Japan’s CAD industry continues to grow at modest mid single digit percentages over the next four years.


Graebert of Germany Says Japan CAD Market In flux—ARES Gains Ground

Graebert of Germany continues to make strides in CAD market share in Asia. Japan is one of its key markets where OEM product JDraf is a popular DWG native CAD solution competing for market share gains against AutoCAD, which in recent financial filings has indicated troubles in that market.


SIGGRAPH Asia is back in Japan this year – Bigger & Better

SIGGRAPH Asia returns to Japan in 2015 with the event being hosted in the city of Kobe, Japan. SIGGRAPH Asia is the largest and most important conference and exhibition for computer graphics professionals and students in Asia.


Nemetschek Vectorworks releases Japanese Language version of Vectorworks 2015

Mac CAD leader Nemetschek Vectorworks releases localized version of Vectorworks 2015 to Japan—the company’s largest global market where its chief Japanese distributor is now a division of Canon Corporation.


Graphisoft in Japan: Pictures and Notes from the BIMcloud Trip

We share some of our photos from our Journey to Japan for Graphisoft’s BIMcloud press event and include additional notes from the various presentations about BIMcloud and ArchiCAD


Shade 3D version 14.1 released — Better 3D printing 3D modeling and more

Japan’s successful Shade 3D has important new features in its latest point 1 release to version 14 for both Professional, Standard and Basic versions


Why one of Apple’s most notable developers is winning big in Japan

GRAPHISOFT of Hungary is leading BIM in Japan due to a cultural match-up that is well reflected in partnership values


Mac CAD / 3D Tidbits: Khronos Group News, Parasolid and Vectorworks Book news

Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have news on a new Japanese Vectorworks Architect book focused on BIM, plus news on Parasolid’s latest modeling kernel and news on the Khronos Group’s upcoming announcements


Graphisoft Tidbit: Japan relief… :(

Graphisoft Japan offers relief for Japan earthquake and tsunami


Vectorworks 2010 available for Japan

Nemetschek NA and A&A Co. of Japan release Japanese version of Vectorworks 2010 product line in Japan


ArchiCAD 13 behind Sun City Palace in Kobe Japan

BAR Architects of San Francisco designs beautiful Kobe Towers in Japan – Leading Edge Senior Housing Project Using ArchiCAD


ConceptDraw PRO is Turning Japanese

CS Odessa has partnered up with Uptown Inc. to launch a new Japanese version of the award winning diagramming software, ConceptDraw PRO.


Vectorworks 2009 released in Japan

Vectorworks 2009 product line released in Japan – First ever release of Vectorworks Architect to the Japanese architectural market.


Rediscovered Traditional Japanese Architecture with ArchiCAD

A digital reconstruction project attempts to reveal secrets of Earthquake-Resistent Frame construction in Chiba Japan.


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