Architects' Darling® Award 2014: Allplan named German architects' “Favorite Software” for the second time


Nemetschek Allplan received the Architects' Darling® Award from Heinze GmbH for the second time since 2012. The coveted golden phoenix statuette was awarded to the Munich-based software provider for favorite manufacturer in the Architecture Software category on October 28, 2014 at the Heinze award ceremony. The award is granted according to the results of an extensive survey by Heinze Market Research, which this year polled 1,736 architects and designers across the German market.

Dr. Jörg Rahmer, CEO of Nemetschek Allplan: "We are delighted to receive this award and see it not only as a recognition of our work, but also as an incentive."

The fourth annual award ceremony for architects' favorite construction product manufacturers was held in Celle, Lower Saxony, Germany. More than 250 key representatives from the construction industry attended the award presentation and following celebration.

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About Heinze GmbH
Heinze GmbH from Celle has been supporting the detailed planning work of architects and designers in Germany for almost half a century. Starting out with product data sheets and a manufacturer catalog, Heinze has developed into a multimedia information partner for building and interior products. For more information, visit

About NEMETSCHEK Allplan
Nemetschek Allplan with headquarters in Munich is a leading European provider of Building Information Modeling solutions (BIM). As a one-hundred percent subsidiary of NEMETSCHEK AG, the company develops powerful software for architects, engineers, building contractors and facility managers. The flagship product Allplan provides flexible and efficient tools for the seamless planning and execution of visionary architecture and innovative engineering projects. Allplan is currently used in 19 languages around the world. It covers all application levels of a BIM-oriented CAD system: from simple 2D drawings through to 3D models including quantity takeoff and costing. Allplan also supports the Open BIM Initiative and the IFC standard to ensure interoperability during construction work. For more information, see and

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