Apr 15, 2019

James Jessiman Memorial Award for 2018 awarded to Michael ‚Mike‘ Heidemann


The LDraw.org Steering Committee is pleased to announce that the 2018 James Jessiman Memorial Award (JJMA) recipient is Michael ‚Mike‘ Heidemann.

Category: General
Posted by: HollyWood

Mike found LDraw while he was searching for building instructions for a set his wife had bought for his son. Since he already had a little experience with POV-Ray his interest in making some old sets in LDraw was piqued. Soon he discovered that there were some/many pieces missing from the LDraw Parts Library and he started making them himself.

He is also a passionate collector. His first complete range of LEGO sets was the ZNAP theme. Using his experience in computer programming with visual basic he also wrote some programmes which deal with LDraw files among those the ever useful DatHeader for part authors or MPDCenter for the casual user. Many more can be found on his website.

More information on the JJMA can be found at: http://www.ldraw.org/article/222.html

Willy Tschager
On behalf of the LDraw.org Steering Committee

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