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How Trade Shows Grow Your Influence in the Landscape Industry

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/10/19 2:54 PM

As a landscape professional, you might ask yourself: What’s the point of trade associations? Why do they exist? Who benefits? Well, look no further, because we have answers.

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Topics: Eric Gilbey, NALP, National Association of Landscape Professionals, Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Danilo Maffei, trade shows, Vectorworks Canada, 2019 APLD International Design Conference, Landscape Ontario, Landscape Ontario Congress, Association of Professional Landscapers, GIE+Expo, LANDSCAPES, trade associations

A New Way to View the "I" in BIM

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/18/19 3:39 PM

In recent years, digital design has seen a transformation with the implementation of BIM, or Building Information Modeling, the concept that data be attached to its corresponding digital model. The idea here is to ease communication between project partners by having one point-of-reference, one model that can be used through all design phases — from sketching to construction. 

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Topics: Martyn Horne, BIM, COBie, IFC, Nemetschek Group, Vectorworks UK, BIM Show Live 2019, BIM Show Live, UK BIM Alliance

5 Helpful Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/11/19 12:19 PM

The 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship is in full effect. Only a few months remain before the August 29 deadline.

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Topics: Richard Diehl Award, Circasia: Engaging the Creeks, Diego Bermudez, #FundMyVision, 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Students, Don't Miss Your Chance to Win $10,000

Posted by Alex Altieri on 2/25/19 10:59 AM

Time is running out! Students, don’t forget to apply to the 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, where you could win $10,000 USD. You can even recycle old work — just make sure you submit by August 29, 2019 and answer the 3 short questions in 150 words or less. It’s that easy.

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Topics: Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Natasha Polozenko, Stephanie Dudak, Wes Calkin, Benno Schmitz, Diego Bermudez, Philadelphia University, University of Cincinnati, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Design Scholarship, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin

"Scenery of the Region": This Nursery Has Served 3 Generations

Posted by Alex Altieri on 2/20/19 10:43 AM

Imagine a space for children that’s both indoors and out, a play space conditioned to let in the best weather and keep out the worst.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, AMP, Makoto Maeda, AIWA Nursery, amahaji, hamaen, Okinawa, Architecture MasterPrize, hana blocks

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

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, London, Michael Cowdy, Smart Design for a Smart Future, Smart Carpet, 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: Andreas Kling, ComputerWorks, Hochparterre, Dreier Frenzel, Die Besten, Studio Vulkan, Égü Landscape Architects, Museum für Gestaltung, FHNW, Burgfelden Park of Bryum, pool Architekten, St. Gall Nature Museum

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