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Bring Your Designs To The Real World With Augmented Reality

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 1/16/18 10:15 AM
Augmented reality (AR) has had a lot of attention lately — it is easily one of the hottest newest technologies of the last two years after the worldwide popularity of Pokémon Go. The technology’s ability to superimpose a computer-generated image on a real-world view is now available for consumer mobile devices, making immersive and compelling viewing available to everyone. And in response to the fast-moving development of this technology, tech companies are creating new workflows. Read More

Topics: Augmented Reality, Vectorworks Nomad App, CAD/BIM Models, Thor Studios, Apple ARKit, Brian Goodridge

No More 'Grey' Skies for this Successful Scholarship Award Winner

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/12/18 10:34 AM
When you review Morgan Lindsey Price’s résumé, you immediately notice her extensive scenic design experience in theater and fast-growing art direction experience in TV and film, including the new Grey’s Anatomy spinoff. A detail you may not notice, however, is that Price was once a theater and economics double major pursuing acting — until she discovered Vectorworks software. Read More

Get the Message: New 2018 Feature Shares What You Need to Know

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/10/18 10:20 AM
Need a way to stay on top of what’s new with Vectorworks without disrupting your workflow? Our new Message Center in Vectorworks 2018 can help. Read More

Topics: Pults & Associates LLP, Stephen Schrader, Holcombe Norton Partners, Ion Webster, Vectorworks 2018, Message Center, alerts, Cory Pattak

Vectorworks Proudly Sponsors KCACTF Awards for Second Year

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/9/18 10:24 AM
For the second year in a row, we are proud to sponsor the awards at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). From January 9 to March 3, 2018, thousands of talented student artists, from eight regions across the United States, will have the chance to showcase their work.  Read More

Topics: KCACTF, Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Frank Brault, KCACTF Region 1, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Braceworks, Western Connecticut University

Detmold Students Show How to Make the Most of Nodes with Marionette

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/4/18 10:06 AM
In the 2017 summer semester, students of the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture developed an exciting project involving sunscreen possibilities for a building façade. The result is five designs created with Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool natively available in Vectorworks. Read More

Topics: Markus Graf, Project Sharing, ComputerWorks, Marionette, Jan Philipp Wotschke, Constant Nieuwenhuys, Networked Design, Hans Sachs, Pascal Volz, Marius Hagen, Michael Niemann, Maximilian Pytlik, Philipp Hengstenberg, Shared Towers, Detmold, Nico Günnewich, Kea Stockbrügger

Workflow Wednesday: How to Improve Your Bottom Line with Better Resource Management

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/3/18 8:25 AM
If you’re a BIM manager, you understand the importance of office standards and managing resources. We’d like to help make your job easier. Whether you work in a large or small firm, we have a new guide just for you. Read More

Topics: Resource Manager, BIM, Workflow Wednesday, BIM Manager

December Tech Roundup: A Holiday Special

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/21/17 11:39 AM
Happy holidays and season’s greetings from all of us at Vectorworks! It’s almost the end of the month, and that means it’s time for another tech roundup. We hope these continue to help improve your workflow and enhance your knowledge of our software. Read More

Topics: Tech Roundup, Vision, 3D Modeling, December Tech Roundup, Holidays, scene organization, Mesh shapes, Title Block, Vision SP2, DMX Transform, capture cards

Vectorworks Users Have Strong Showing at Swiss Awards

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/20/17 9:58 AM
While 2017 is winding down, awards season hasn’t quite wrapped up yet. We’d like to congratulate Lindauer Schreinerei & Küchen AG, Adrian Streich Architekten AG, Fontana Landschaftsarchitektur, and Maurus Schifferli for winning several accolades in two major Swiss award competitions. Read More

Topics: Biplab Sarkar, ComputerWorks AG, Andreas Kling, Interiorcad, Adrian Streich Architekten AG, Fontana Landschaftsarchitektur, Maurus Schifferli, Swiss Kitchen Award, Schüssinsel, Lindauer Schreinerei & Küchen AG, Museum for Design – Schaudepot

An Effective Game Plan: New Partnership Makes Unique Win-Win

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/18/17 8:24 AM
Giving back is always in season, and this holiday season, we partnered with Bridges to Housing Stability to help the organization in its mission to provide a path to self-sufficiency to prevent and end homelessness in Howard County, Maryland. Read More

Topics: Howard County, Kelly McLaughlin, Bridges to Housing Stability

Architecture is Fun Wins AIA Chicago Firm of the Year Award

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/15/17 9:41 AM
A huge congratulations to our users at Architecture is Fun, who have been declared “2017 Firm of the Year” as part of the AIA Chicago Professional Excellence & Distinguished Service Awards! Read More

Topics: Sharon Exley, Young At Art, Architecture Is Fun, Case Study, Peter Exley, AIA Chicago, AIA Chicago Foundation, Young At Art Museum, Chicago, IL

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