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Vectorworks Design Scholarship: A Conversation with the Grand Prize Winner

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/16/19 1:52 PM   |  4 min read time

Our Design Scholarship is an opportunity for aspiring designers to have their work judged by some of the best in the industry, plus win some sweet prize money.

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Topics: previsualization, Richard Diehl Award, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, lighting design, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, stage design, 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Bifrost Lighting, Kristopher Clemson, Full Sail University

How to Make Better Renderings with Half the Software

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/20/19 11:54 AM   |  3 min read time

Wouldn’t it be nice to design, previsualize, document, and coordinate events without all the back-and-forth between software?

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Topics: rendering, Sketchup, webinars, AutoCAD, CINEMA 4D, Photoshop, Enzo Appetecchia, Wysiwyg, Skakki Studio, Layout, 3DS Max, Blender

XCON 2019: Bridging Design and Construction

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/12/19 11:10 AM   |  4 min read time

At the intersection of design and construction comes the connection between Vectorworks and Bluebeam Revu.

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Topics: AEC, Open BIM, Steve Johnson, Bluebeam Revu, IFC, Nemetschek Group, PDF, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Collaboration, Bluebeam Studio, Fred Mills, John Elliot, The B1M, Todd Wynne, AR/VR, XCON

Using Spotlight to Coordinate Megachurch Productions

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/9/19 11:14 AM   |  4 min read time

We often tout Vectorworks Spotlight as the industry standard for entertainment design, documentation, and production. But what else can the program accomplish? There’s an entire world of event planning that requires an all-in-one solution; a program not only to design, but one to make plans, present them, and have them reviewed, too.

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Topics: event planning, Revit, Vectorworks Spotlight, PDF, Braceworks, Collaboration, import/export, Photoshop, Reuben Poon, Megachurch, C3 Church

Teaser Tuesday: GIS Improvements

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/3/19 11:01 AM   |  1 min read time

Seeing your project in real-world context is a powerful option, and Vectorworks 2020 makes it easy with Geographic Information System (GIS) improvements.

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Topics: geographic information system, GIS, video, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks Forum, Vectorworks 2020, ArcGIS, Esri

Teaser Tuesday: VGM Level of Detail

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/27/19 2:49 PM   |  1 min read time

This #TeaserTuesday, we’re teasing an update to the Vectorworks Graphics Module (VGM) that will make Vectorworks 2020 run much smoother than previous versions.

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Topics: rendering, Vectorworks Graphics Module, VGM, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks 2020

Teaser Tuesday: Schematic Views

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/20/19 11:01 AM   |  1 min read time

This #TeaserTuesday, enjoy the sophisticated, precise documentation of rigging objects with our new feature for the entertainment industry Schematic Views.

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, entertainment design, video, Vectorworks Forum, Vectorworks 2020, Schematic Views, Catalina, macOS

Teaser Tuesday: Live Data Visualization

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/13/19 11:05 AM   |  1 min read time

This week’s #TeaserTuesday is all about empowering users to make informed design decisions.

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Topics: Hugues Tsafak, video, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks Forum, Vectorworks 2020, Live Data Visualization

Teaser Tuesday: List Browser Direct Editing

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/6/19 11:46 AM   |  1 min read time

It’s time.

Soon, Vectorworks 2020 will hit the shelves with exciting new features and improvements. In our first of five #TeaserTuesday blogs, learn more about a UI/UX improvement straight from the minds of our users. You asked for it now here it is.

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Topics: Stephan Mönninghoff, extragroup GmbH - Münster, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks Forum, List Browser Direct Editing, Vectorworks 2020, UI/UX

WATCH: Big BIM in Practice

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/1/19 10:23 AM   |  1 min read time

Building Information Modeling (BIM) allows architects to manage large projects more efficiently than ever before. See how in these three case study videos.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, 3D, BIM, Case Study, IFC, King + King Architects, video, Collaboration, Itten + Brechbühl AG, import/export, 3 + 1 Architects, user success story, Design Collaboration Software, Roundup, Matt Flynn

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