How to Win $10,000 This Year

Posted by Alex Altieri on 2/14/19 10:24 AM

What’s better than getting paid for your hard work? That’s easy: getting paid and showing it off. Starting today, undergraduate student designers and recent graduates are encouraged to submit their best work to the 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship for a chance to win up to $10,000 USD, gain professional recognition, and propel themselves into a bright future of design.

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Topics: Design Scholarship, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Richard Diehl Award, Morgan Lindsay Price, Scholarship, Richard Diehl, #FundMyVision, Vectorworks Designer

4 Power Couples Share Lessons in Love — and Design 💕

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/13/19 12:07 PM

This Valentine’s Day, we caught up with a handful of our users who work alongside their significant others. With stories sweeter than candy, we wanted to get you into the holiday spirit by showing how their partnerships translated to career success. You’ll also discover some secrets and tips to balancing a successful modern day working/personal relationship.

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Topics: Valentine's Day, Garth Woodruff, Lani Woodruff, RootBound, Andrews University, Vectorworks Landmark design software, Google Drive, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Chad Hamilton, Susan Aitken, California Polytechnic State University, FDR Memorial, Land2c Landscape Architecture, Tim King, Kat King, University of Washington, Salsbury-Schweyer, Inc., Sabrena Schweyer, Samuel Schweyer, Perennial Plant Association, Disney, Beatles

Announcing AR for Android: ARCore Technology is Here

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/4/19 1:05 PM

Our Vectorworks Nomad mobile app now offers ARCore support on Android devices, thanks to Google’s ARCore technology. As of today, you can build new AR experiences that seamlessly blend the digital and physical worlds, enhancing how you can approach planning and presentation. 

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Topics: Vectorworks Nomad, ARCore, Google, ARKit, Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality (AR), Vectorworks Service Select, Alex Nicol, Android, Vectorworks Cloud Services

The Future Is Here: This "Smart" Street Actually Responds to the Needs of People

Posted by Alex Altieri on 1/29/19 11:59 AM

Some Vectorworks users have been with us since their company’s beginnings. McGregor Coxall is a design firm with offices in the U.K., Australia, and China that’s committed to developing sustainable city designs — they’ve been transforming city landscapes into more friendly, cosmopolitan spaces since 1998. And they’ve been using Vectorworks the entire time.

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Topics: McGregor Coxall, Smart Design for a Smart Future, Smart Carpet, Michael Cowdy, London, Cheapside, St. Paul's Cathedral, Intelligent Street System

Vectorworks Users Excel in Swiss Architecture Awards

Posted by Alex Altieri on 1/25/19 7:36 AM

Toward the end of 2018, the Swiss architecture and design magazine Hochparterre gave out awards for the year’s best designs in landscaping and architecture, and many of the winners are Vectorworks users.

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Topics: Die Besten, ComputerWorks, Studio Vulkan, Égü Landscape Architects, Dreier Frenzel, Hochparterre, Museum für Gestaltung, Andreas Kling, FHNW, Burgfelden Park of Bryum, St. Gall Nature Museum, pool Architekten

January Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/24/19 2:55 PM

Step into the new year with this month’s tech round up… 

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Topics: January Tech Roundup, Schematic Design, Sarah Barrett, Luc Lefebvre, Building Information Modeling, Point Cloud Enhancement, Point Clouds command, Connect Combine tool, Tech Roundup

A Look at How Vectorworks Live was Inspiration for All

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/17/19 10:31 AM

On November 30, 2018, our Japanese distributor A&A Co., LTD. hosted the Vectorworks Live event to reveal Vectorworks 2019 to the Japanese market. More than 300 attendees gathered at the Shinagawa Grand Hall in Tokyo alongside representatives from Vectorworks headquarters to witness how the latest features can enhance Japanese designs.

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Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Shinagawa Grand Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 3D Modeling, Hiroshi Haraguchi-san, Toshiya Izumi-san

What’s New with GDTF and MVR?

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/15/19 10:15 AM

It’s been a few weeks since we last shared updates for the entertainment industry’s open-standard format, General Device Type Format (GDTF), so here’s what’s been cooking. 

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Topics: General Device Type Format, Vectorworks Design Summit, MA Lighting International, grandMA2, Theresa Hull, René Berhorst

Land8 Award Endorses Vectorworks as Social Media Savvy

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/14/19 3:46 PM


There’s nothing like kicking off a new year by celebrating great landscape architecture content! This month, with the inaugural Land8 Social Media Awards for Landscape Architecture, we’re happy to announce one of our first wins of 2019. Hosted by Land8: Landscape Architects Network, the awards named us as a Top 10 Social Media Account for Allied Organizations.

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Topics: social media, awards, Land8, Landscape Architects Network, social media award, Matt Alcide

Get Fired Up: LIT Design Awards Close Jan. 31

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/9/19 7:43 AM

When we say designs are LIT – we mean the LIT Design Awards. This year, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar will participate as a Board Member of the award’s jury.  

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Topics: LIT, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Hossein Farmani, Farmani Group, LIT Design Awards competition

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