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Vectorworks Makes Starting from Scratch Simple

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/4/18 10:55 AM

Slavin Architects, a nine-person architecture firm in North Fremantle, Western Australia, has a wide portfolio including heritage, civil, commercial, education, and residential design projects. Recently, they were tasked with the Mediterranean Shipping Company heritage project, which involved the renovation of the 100-year-old Wilhelmsen House and the transformation of an adjacent carpark into The Annex, which together create a space to accommodate the company’s new Australia and New Zealand Headquarters.

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Topics: Slavin Architects, Mediterranean Shipping Company, Bill Coe, Murray Slavin, 3D scanning, Vectorworks Architect

Pop-up Architecture Makes a Statement, One Bucket at a Time

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/2/18 12:52 PM

“Pop-Up” architecture allows architects to get creative with inventive materials. 5468796 Architecture, a Winnipeg-based architecture firm, is a team of progressive design enthusiasts that jumped at the opportunity to create a temporary structure with local design team Factor Eficiencia for Mexico City’s MEXTRÓPOLI City Architecture Festival in March, 2017.

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Topics: vectorworks 2019, 5468796 Architecture Inc., MEXTRÓPOLI City Architecture Festival, Winnipeg Design Festival, Factor Eficiencia, Studio NYL

September Tech Roundup: Vectorworks 2019 Edition

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/27/18 2:00 PM

Monthly tech roundups are back, and this month we are focusing on what’s new in Vectorworks 2019 and how you can benefit from this new release. 

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Topics: vectorworks 2019, Getting Started Guides, data tags, What's New Webinars, Vectorworks Entertainment, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Architect, Clip Cube

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 3

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/7/18 10:20 AM

Our last SILV student is Maile Varian, a junior at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, where she studies lighting design and technology. 

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Topics: SILV 2018, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, Maile Varian, Frank Brault, SFX, previz, Vision, Vectorworks Spotlight

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 2

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/30/18 11:00 AM

In case you missed our story last week, we’re sharing a series of three interviews with students from the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas (SILV). Our next SILV student is Andy Shores, a 22-year-old lighting programmer and technician.

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Topics: SILV, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, Andy Shores, University of Vermont, SILV 2018, Jane Childs, John Forbes, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision

SILV Student Spotlight: Part 1

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/24/18 11:01 AM

Recently, Frank Brault, our product marketing manager for entertainment, spent two weeks helping young professionals learn the ins-and-outs of Vectorworks and Vision at the annual Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas event (SILV).

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Topics: Frank Brault, Vectorworks Entertainment, Vision, Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, SILV, Jane Childs, Tales Ribeiro, previsualization software

July Tech Roundup: Hot Off the Press

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/19/18 11:00 AM

What time is it? Tech roundup time! Here are the latest updates, tech tips, and transition guides, just for you. 

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Topics: July Tech Roundup, SP4 Release, Service Pack, Vectorworks 2018, Moving from AutoCAD, Getting Started Guides, Moving from Rhino, Moving from SketchUp, Moving from Grasshopper

Got Ideas? Our Engineers Will Be Waiting

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/18/18 1:33 PM

While the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit is the ultimate training experience for you, we also want to give you the chance to train us! Your feedback is important to us, so stop by one of our many Ask the Engineers stations to pitch your ideas. We will listen.

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Topics: 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Mobile, Cloud, User Interface, Tools & Release, User Interaction, Research, Darick DeHart

Vectorworks Users Reach the Holy Grail of Architectural Achievement

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/26/18 10:19 AM

In the UK, designing a Paragraph 55 project can be difficult, but getting permission to produce it is next to impossible. Recently, award-winning architectural practice (and Vectorworks user) Squirrel Design made the impossible possible with not one, but two Para 55 projects: The Nimbus in Cornwall, England and Hux Shard in Devon, England. These projects have set this father-and-son firm apart from the rest.

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Topics: Squirrel Design, Paragraph 55, Nimbus, Hux Shard, Michael O’Connor, Alex O’Connor, Darrell Willcocks, Dartmoor National Park, Jonathan Reeves, JR Architecture Ltd, 3D Modeling in Vectorworks, UK’s National Planning Policy Framework, Design Review Panel, Atrium Studio School, Cornwall, England, Devon, England

June Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/21/18 9:28 AM

It’s the first day of summer at the Vectorworks headquarters, and we’re kicking things off with a new tech roundup! So, sit back, turn up that AC, and enjoy.

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Topics: June Tech Roundup, Water Textures, Jim Wilson, photorealistic, Case Study, 2017 Invictus Games, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit

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