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A Garden Designer’s Favorite Tool Isn’t a Spade

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/14/18 10:55 AM
I think when clients or suppliers walk into our studio at Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, they’re surprised to see so many screens. I can understand why people don’t consider garden design to be an IT-focused profession, but there is no denying that my colleagues and myself are working in Vectorworks most of the time. It’s always open on our Macs. In fact, to ensure accuracy we keep all our schedules, plans, and drawings in Vectorworks files for as long as we can and only export them when the time comes to share information. Read More

Topics: Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, vectorworks 2019, Site Modeling, plant tool, Vectorworks UK, Tamsin Slatter, Clip Cube, 2D components for hybrid objects, Vectorworks, Adrian Slatter, Katarina Ollikainen

❄️ Holiday Greetings from Vectorworks ❄️

Posted by admin on 12/12/18 10:35 AM
As we wind down and reflect on the past year, we wanted to thank you, our customers, for your ongoing loyalty and support. The work you do, and the designs you see realized, are a constant source of inspiration for us. Read More

Topics: Holidays, season's greetings, new year, holiday card, holiday greeting

In the News: Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/10/18 12:28 PM
Whether you attended the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit and want to relive it in all its glory, or you couldn’t make it and want the inside scoop, here are some highlights from the media who reported on our favorite event of the year. Read More

Topics: 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, world-architects, Architosh, Antoine Predock, Paul Fehlau, Antoine Predock Architect, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, General Device Type Format, My Virtual Rig, Live Design, James Simpson, Royal Opera House, Vision, Land8, Vectorworks Landmark, Virtual Reality

A 40-Year-Old Masterpiece Celebrated with Vision

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/5/18 10:07 AM
To pay tribute to The Wiz’s 40th anniversary, TUTS (Theater Under the Stars) in Houston, Texas presented its own rendition of this classic Broadway musical. New York-based lighting designer Alex Jainchill was tasked to light the production.  Read More

Topics: The Wiz, TUTS (Theater Under the Stars), lighting designer, Alex Jainchill, Dear Evan Hansen, previsualization, Vision, 2D section, rendering tool

November Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/29/18 10:04 AM
The weather outside may be frightful, but this month’s tech roundup is so delightful! Here’s what we have in store for our users: Read More

Topics: Tech Roundup, Service Pack, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Multiple Views, Project Sharing, Layer and Class Filtering, Clip Cube Viewport Option

Look Out! Vectorworks Proves It’s “One to Watch”

Posted by Troy McConnell on 11/28/18 10:44 AM
The votes are in, and Vectorworks was named the winner of the “One to Watch Company” category at the Construction Computing Awards. Now in its thirteenth year and known as “The Hammers,” the awards program showcases and rewards the technology, tools, and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing, and civil engineering projects of all sizes.  Read More

Topics: Construction Computing Awards, Jonathan Reeves, Jonathan Reeves Architects, Vectorworks Architect, Construction Computing magazine, Jeremy Powell, Vectorworks Training, CAD User

Here’s What You Missed at the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/20/18 10:08 AM
Earlier this month, 600+ Vectorworks users from 18 countries met in sunny Arizona for three days of indispensable workshops, inspired design, and improved connections. Attendees had access to 90 hours of training, including AIA and ASLA CEU credits. Read More

Topics: 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Antoine Predock Architect, Paul Fehlau, Biplab Sarkar, vectorworks 2019, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Antoine Predock

Case Study: Vectorworks Brings a Gothic Façade to Light

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/14/18 10:28 AM
Once again, Spotlight proved to be a time saver and collaboration facilitator. Isak Gabre, the former systems and project manager at the Royal Swedish Opera, recently used our software to create a gothic video projection to coincide with the opening of Dracula at the opera house. You can read more about his success on our website. Read More

Topics: Spotlight, Isak Gabre, Royal Swedish Opera, Dracula, Case Study

Vectorworks Shines a Spotlight on Churchgoers

Posted by Troy McConnell on 11/9/18 10:07 AM
At 20 years old, Ohio native Jacob VanVlymen has found himself on the production design team at the largest megachurch in the Las Vegas area. Every Sunday morning, thousands gather at Central Church to attend services with a production quality you would expect when considering its Las Vegas locale.  Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Students, Education, Central Church, Jacob VanVlymen, lighting design, stage design, concert design

Architosh Highlights Bleeding Edge Innovation at Vectorworks

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/1/18 9:52 AM
Robots for the construction industry. Artificial intelligence. Augmented reality. These are just a few of the innovations our CEO, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, recently discussed with Anthony Frausto-Robledo, publisher and editor-in-chief of Architosh. Read More

Topics: Architosh, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Augmented Reality, BIM, machine learning, artificial intelligence

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