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Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty Details with Landmark

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/17/17 9:29 AM
Want to wow your clients? Then utilize the powerful Vectorworks landscape design visualizations to take your presentations to the next level. With Vectorworks Landmark’s technical abilities, you’ll be able to show your clients exactly what their backyard patio, planting design, or overall master plan are going to look like. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Landmark, Aaron Raines, Total Landscape Care, Jill Odom, Live Green Landscape Associates, LLC, Live Green

The Vectorworks Team Boosts its Focus on Innovation

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/9/17 9:49 AM
While Vectorworks fosters a culture of innovation throughout the year, once in a while it helps to give even the most deep-rooted tenets a boost. Last week, the Vectorworks team gathered together for our Fall Innovation Expo. This event consisted of keynotes, presentations, and interactive workshops that were meant to inspire new ideas for products and services the company can potentially create for our users. By the end of the week, team members from all departments collaborated and shared their innovative ideas in over 35 group and individual presentations. Read More

Topics: graphical scripting, CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Dave Donley, Marionette, Daniel Irvine, Principle Architecture, Fall Innovation Expo, Dr. Darin Eich, Vancouver Transformations, Heather Clark, #VectorworksInnovation

Tech Roundup: October, Service Pack 1

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/19/17 10:09 AM
This year’s launch came with several new and superior features, but at Vectorworks we are always looking to improve. Our staff worked hard to address issues presented to us by you, the users, and made the necessary changes in the Vectorworks 2018 Service Pack 1, available now for download. These downloads will update all English-language Vectorworks 2018 products (Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, and Fundamentals) to version SP1. Read More

Topics: Renderworks, Site Model, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Landmark, Vectorworks 2018, Rendered panoramas, Designer, Braceworks, October Tech Roundup, Fundamentals, Service Pack 1, Title Block Borders, Title Block Border objects

Here are a Few of Chad Hamilton’s Favorite Things, About Vectorworks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/17/17 9:56 AM
Discover the benefits of the new Vectorworks 2018 features straight from Chad Hamilton, principal at Hamilton + Aitken Architects, a dedicated Vectorworks user, and one of our valued beta testers. Read More

Topics: beta tester, Chad Hamilton, MiniCAD, Renderworks, BIM, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Vectorworks 2018, Direct Section and Elevation editing, beta tester testimonials, Multiple Drawing View Support, Upgraded Renderworks with CineRender, MAXON CineRender, Robust Wall Modeling options, Resource Manager Enhancements

Vectorworks Hammers Down Nine Nominations

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/11/17 9:59 AM
The nominees are in, and we are thrilled to have been nominated in nine different categories in this year’s Construction Computing Awards. Known as “The Hammers,” the Construction Computing Awards showcase and reward 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: Adrian Slatter, The Hammers, Vectorworks Architect, AEC Industry, CAD User, Construction Computing Awards, Construction Computing magazine, David Chadwick, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad, Vectorworks UK, Collaboration, Cloud Based Technology, Editor's Choice award, BIM Product, Architectural Design Software, Web View Virtual Reality, Radisson Blu Edwardian

Vectorworks BIM and 3D Modeling Help Bring THE Caique Niemeyer Project to Life

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/28/17 10:18 AM
The charismatic temple design featured below is a model of the Santuário Papa João Paulo II, a project by Caique Niemeyer of Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design. Caique Niemeyer is the great-grandson of prominent architect Oscar Niemeyer, a pioneer of modernist architecture known for his designs of the buildings of Brasília, Brazil’s capital city. You may have seen their stunning rendering in our news about Vectorworks 2018. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Vectorworks 2018, Santuário Papa João Paulo II, Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design, Oscar Niemeyer, BIM model, BIM capabilities, Caique Niemeyer, Loggia Arquitetura

Celebrating Vectorworks 2018 Across the Globe

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/22/17 10:33 AM
In celebration of the Vectorworks 2018 launch, our authorized distributors will hold several events throughout the world to introduce designers to the ways this newest version of the software will enhance their modeling processes and simplify their workflows. Read More

Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Jim Woodward, Nordic Design Day, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Vectorworks Architect, Canada, Future of Design, Landmark, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Designer, Braceworks, Monitor Roadshow, Sweden, George Brashnarov

TECH ROUNDUP: SEPTEMBER 2017, CLOUD SERVICES UPDATE

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/21/17 11:20 AM
The Vectorworks Cloud Services web portal was created in 2011, and its user interface and functions have never been significantly updated, until now. You asked, we listened, and now the Cloud Services web portal is better than ever. These upgrades can be enjoyed through the use of Vectorworks 2018, which launched last week. The main webpage and all its dialog boxes are re-implemented to address functional deficits, improve user experience, and add new features.  Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Service Select, Cloud, Dropbox, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Rendered panoramas, Cloud Services web portal, 3D web view, September Tech Roundup, Google Drive

Polish Architecture Contest Winners Anchor Vectorworks Membership

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/8/17 9:18 AM
The Oder, a river that runs through Opole, Poland, is a significant part of the city, and a segment that residents wish to incorporate more deeply into the surrounding architecture. The quick development of modern design technology, such as Vectorworks software, has helped this vision stay afloat during a recent Polish architectural contest, “BARGEWORK Opole,” in which the participants faced the challenge of designing the first Polish on-water office building.  Read More

Topics: Design Express, Vectorworks software, on-water architecture, BARGEWORK, Poland, BARGEWORK Opole, Opole University of Technology, Maria Chorny, Oleksandr Kostevych, Oculus VR, Anna Malinowka, FAKRO, NORLYS, WIŚNIOWSKI, Polish Distributors, Vectorworks Academic Program

Live Design Review — “Vectorworks 2017: More Tools, Less Finger Wagging”

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/1/17 10:25 AM
If you haven’t picked up a copy of Live Design’s July issue yet, you can find the digital edition online. We love reading about how Vectorworks software benefits our users, and we were thrilled to see the article by Lighting Designer and Vectorworks user Allan Nathan, in which he discusses some of his favorite tools in Vectorworks 2017. Read More

Topics: Renderworks, Resource Manager, Live Design, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks software, Allan Nathan, Live Design Digital Edition, Live Design July Issue

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