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KCACTF Awards: Putting Eight Student Designers in the Spotlight

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/8/18 10:14 AM
After three months of hard work, the winners of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) were selected, and eight talented designers went home with, not only great experience, but a free Vectorworks Spotlight license! A huge congratulations to them. Read More

Topics: KCACTF, KCACTF Region 2, KCACTF Region 3, KCACTF Region 4, KCACTF Region 6, KCACTF Region 8, Vectorworks Spotlight, KCACTF Region 1, KCACTF Region 5, KCACTF Region 7, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Christopher Erbe, Mattie McIntosh, Amy Beery, Liam Day, Allison Granat, KCACTF Regional Awards, Shelby Ashley, Eric Armstrong, Christiana Kuey

You'll Want to Know How to Conquer Contours With These Site Modeling Tips

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/6/18 9:43 AM
The direct site model contour editing feature sparked a lot of positive feedback when it was launched last fall. It makes editing a site model easier than ever with improved site model settings and direct 2D contour editing, and users can modify each contour line as easily as editing a polyline.   Read More

Topics: NURBS, Site Modifier, Stephen Schrader, Bryan Goff, Digital Terrain Model, Grey Leaf Design, Holcombe Norton Partners, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Training, site model contour editing, beta tester testimonials, beta testers

How Spotlight Users Benefitted from Hands-on Training

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/1/18 10:48 AM
After a week of hands-on training, a handful of Rental and Staging Network (RSN) members can see their Spotlight visions clearly now, and their rendering pain is gone! In just five short days, they took their knowledge of our software to the next level with the help of Vectorworks Trainer Michael Groves and Entertainment Product Specialist Jim Woodward.  Read More

Topics: Jim Woodward, Training, Vectorworks Spotlight, Michael Groves, Michael Wright, Michael Andrews Audio-Visual Services, Spotlight training, Rental and Staging Network

February Tech Roundup: Filled with Sweet Tips and Tricks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/22/18 10:01 AM
We want to offer you a sweet treat during this Valentine’s Day season. Please enjoy this month’s tech roundup, filled with deliciously helpful tips and tricks. Read More

Topics: Augmented Reality, Vectorworks Service Select, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Nomad App, Landmark software, Cloud Services web portal, February Tech Roundup, Lit Fog, Getting Started Seminar, Vectorworks plant database, Renderworks Backgrounds

Japanese Distributor Wows us Again with BCN AWARD

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/15/18 8:50 AM
The votes for the 2018 BCN AWARDS are in, and we’re happy to share that, for the second year in a row, our Japanese distributor, A&A Co., Ltd., has won a first place award in the CAD software category! This win marks the eighth-straight year that A&A was recognized with a BCN AWARD, winning first place in 2017, second place from 2013 to 2016, and third place in 2012. Read More

Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Dr. Biplab Sarkar, 2018 BCN AWARDS, Japanese distributor, CAD software

Vectorworks Virtual Reality Model Receives Recognition at Swissbau 2018

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/9/18 10:30 AM
BIM and virtual reality were the center of attention recently at Swissbau, Switzerland’s biggest building tradeshow. This year’s event included lectures, exhibits, and an Innovation Lab focused on new opportunities through digital transformation, with demonstrations related to the future of design. Our distributor ComputerWorks played an integral role in this interactive and educational show.  Read More

Topics: Vectorworks BIM, ComputerWorks, Vectorworks software, Virtual Reality, Swissbau 2018, iRoom, Itten + Brechbühl AG, Swiss newspaper, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, Innovation Lab, Federal Palace, Rudolf Pfander, Swiss TV station

Inside Vectorworks: Gaining Insight from Data Analytics

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/5/18 11:56 AM
At Vectorworks, our engineers use several sources to help develop new features, such as user requests on the community board, distributor recommendations, and competitive analysis. Another beneficial tool they rely on to decide what new features to produce is data analytics. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Community Board, Multiple Drawing Views, user requests, competitive analysis, data analytics, data engineers, big-data engineers, Chen Zheng, keyboard shortcuts, customized keys, metric reports

Save the Date For the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/26/18 10:03 AM
We’re cranking up the heat at this year’s Vectorworks Design Summit! This three-day, ultimate training experience will take place in Phoenix, Arizona at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass resort from November 4 to 6, 2018. Plan your getaway and experience an exciting three days of Vectorworks training, educational sessions, and inspirational speakers. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Gila River Indian heritage, Phoenix, Arizona, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

Vectorworks User Provides a Clean Path to the Future

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/25/18 1:29 PM
At Vectorworks, we value the use of sustainable design. That’s why we’re proud to share that San Francisco-based Vectorworks user Hamilton + Aitken Architects is a participant in the 7x7x7 Design Energy Water initiative. Through this program, the firm demonstrates ways existing school campuses can transition to Zero Net Energy (ZNE) — a clean path to the future. Read More

Topics: Chad Hamilton, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, 7x7x7 Design Energy Water, Zero Net Energy, ZNE, San Francisco Unified School District, James Lick Middle School

No More Double, Double Lighting Trouble with Vision

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/19/18 9:38 AM
Something wicked this way comes? Not with Vision software, as it proved advantageous for Alex Jainchill, a freelance lighting designer based in Brooklyn, NY, when he was tasked to light the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ contemporary production of Macbeth. Read More

Topics: Vision, webinar, Denver Center for the Performing Arts', DCPA, Vectorworks Vision, Alex Jainchill, Macbeth

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