At the Vectorworks 2014 road shows over recent weeks the NBS Annotator Link tool has been getting some great feedback. We now have free tools available for three of the leading BIM design tools (ArchiCAD, Revit and Vectorworks) and this is super news for users of the NBS Domestic, NBS Scheduler, NBS Building and NBS Create specification systems.
The software development was a joint effort from the R+D team at NBS that developed the NBS API and then the Vectorworks UK team that did "the magic" at their end to join both packages together. Some screenshots below...
|Launched at the Vectorworks 2014 road shows|
|The Annotator window allows the user to pick from clauses in the project specification|
|An integrated NBS toolbar within Vectorworks|
|The specification may be launched from within Vectorworks and then modified|
|The user is then notified of any modified or removed annotations|
|The annotations on the drawings are then updated from the modified specification without the need for manual typing|
|NBS subscribers can access the technical guidance and links to standards and regulations|
|Technical information from over 20,000 construction products may be browsed from within Vectorworks|