The 2020 Hammers: The Nemetschek Group Takes Home Four Construction Computing Awards

Industry-wide professionals and real users recognize the Nemetschek Group’s strengths in AEC solutions, services, and innovations

Munich, November 16, 2020 – The Nemetschek Group, one of the world’s largest software providers for the AEC industry, has won four of the prestigious Construction Computing Awards, also known as “The Hammers.” Nemetschek Group brands GRAPHISOFT, Solibri, and Vectorworks, Inc. received the awards for their solutions, service offerings, and innovations.

Graphisoft, awarded BIM Product of the Year for the 10th year in a row for Archicad, and the Mobile Application of the Year for BIMx, was nominated in six categories. Solibri, also announced as a finalist in five categories, won the award for Product of the Year 2020 for Solibri Office. Vectorworks — with nine nominations — won the Architectural Design Software of the Year award for Vectorworks Architect.

“We are honored to win four Hammers in the Group,” said Dr. Axel Kaufmann, spokesman of the Executive Board and CFOO of the Nemetschek Group. “I am particularly impressed by the breadth of awards – for the solutions, services, and approach of our brands. My sincere congratulations and thanks go to the teams at Graphisoft, Solibri, and Vectorworks for their strong customer focus.”

Graphisoft, Vectorworks, and Solibri are part of the Planning & Design division in the Nemetschek Group. The four divisions — Planning & Design, Build & Construct, Manage & Operate, and Media & Entertainment — include 16 brands that stand out in the market through their clear customer focus and an entrepreneurial spirit that drives innovations.

The Construction Computing Awards, also known as "The Hammers," is in its 15th year. The awards showcase and reward the technology, tools, and solutions used in the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing, and civil engineering projects of all sizes. The 2020 Hammers were announced on November 12, 2020, in a virtual event.


About the Nemetschek Group

The Nemetschek Group is a pioneer for the digital transformation in the AEC industry. With its software solutions, it covers the complete life cycle of building and infrastructure projects and guides its customers into the future of digitalization. As one of the world's leading corporate groups in this field, the Nemetschek Group increases quality in the construction process and improves the digital workflow of all those involved in the construction process. This revolves around the use of open standards (Open BIM). The innovative solutions of the 16 brands in the four customer-oriented divisions are used by approximately six million users worldwide. Founded by Prof. Georg Nemetschek in 1963, the Nemetschek Group today employs more than 3,000 experts.

About GRAPHISOFT

GRAPHISOFT® empowers teams to create great architecture, through award-winning software solutions, learning programs, and professional services for the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industry. Archicad®, the architects’ BIM software of choice, offers a complete end-to-end design and documentation workflow for architectural and integrated architectural and engineering practices of any size. BIMx®, the most popular mobile and web BIM app, extends the BIM experience to include all stakeholders in the building design, delivery, and operations lifecycle. BIMcloud®, the AEC industry’s first and most advanced cloud-based team collaboration solution, makes real-time collaboration possible across the globe regardless of the size of the project and the speed or quality of the team members’ network connection. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group. To learn more visit www.graphisoft.com

About Solibri

Solibri is the leader in BIM Quality Assurance and Quality Control. Providing out of the box tools for BIM validation, compliance control, design process coordination, design review, analysis and code checking. Solibri’s corporate message is to develop and market quality assurance solutions that improve the quality of BIM-based design and make the entire design and construction process more productive and cost effective. Solibri’s customers include major building owners, construction companies, architects and engineering firms in more than 70 countries. Solibri is part of the Nemetschek Group.

About Vectorworks

Vectorworks, Inc. is an award-winning design and BIM software provider serving the architecture, landscape architecture and entertainment industries in 85 countries. Creating intuitive software since 1985, we’ve become the preeminent software built to manage the entire design process. Globally more than 685,000 users are creating, connecting and influencing the next generation of design with Vectorworks on Mac and Windows. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with offices in Newbury and London, England and Vancouver, Canada, Vectorworks is a part of the Nemetschek Group. Learn how we empower designers to create experiences that transform the world at vectorworks.net or follow @Vectorworks.