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Architecture Sessions at Our 2018 Design Summit

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/24/18 11:55 AM
The 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit is quickly approaching, and we want you to get just as excited as we are! So, here’s a sneak peek at some of the architecture-specific sessions that will be held in Phoenix this November. Read More

Topics: 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architecture, Erik Fjermestad, Ida Ruth Mathiesen, GASA, Phoenix, François Lévy, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, Luc Lefebvre, space object, Brian Hores , Joseph Marshall, Flansburgh Architects, Jonathan Reeves, parametric building objects, Vectorworks Architect, Jonathan Reeves Architects

Calling All Speakers and Trainers for the Vectorworks 2018 Design Summit!

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/7/18 9:50 AM
We can’t wait to see you at the fourth annual Vectorworks Design Summit in sunny Arizona!  Join us from November 4-6, 2018 — we have opportunities for you to not only learn, but also share inspiration at this year’s Summit. Read More

Topics: 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Design Summit Speakers, Design Summit Trainers, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Vectorworks software

A Bounty of Landscape Design Inspiration

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/30/18 11:25 AM
Edamarie Mattei, owner of landscape firm Backyard Bounty in Silver Spring, Maryland, has followed a storied career path, and landscape architecture was not always a part of it. After graduating from Georgetown University, she became a 9th grade English teacher in New York City’s South Bronx. She then went on to be a teacher trainer, where she taught in Montgomery County, Maryland, as well as in California. It was in California where she developed a passion for gardening that led her back to school to study landscape design and horticulture. Read More

Topics: Edamarie Mattei, Backyard Bounty, Landscape Design, horticulture, garden, garden design, Vectorworks Landmark

Case Study: Quality Follows Innovation at the Zurich Opera House

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/17/17 9:22 AM
Darkness falls over the entire theater, the curtain opens, and a bright spotlight illuminates the dancers on stage… Read More

Topics: CAD drawings, Case Study, Dominic Büttne, event engineering, Lilith Gardell, Martin Gebhardt, Spotlight, Spotlight libraries, Swan Lake ballet, Vectorworks Spotlight, Visibility tool, Zurich Opera House

François Lévy Commends the “I” in BIM

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/3/17 9:23 AM
This time there is an “I” in team, particularly with BIM data workflows. In a new article for Building Enclosure, “Building Information Modeling and Sustainable Building Envelopes,” architect François Lévy touches on how firms can take full advantage of BIM within their teams. Read More

Topics: BIM, BIM data, Building Enclosure, Building Information Modeling, François Lévy, Sustainable Building Envelopes, Vectorworks Architect

Tech Roundup: July 2017

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/31/17 10:41 AM
Looking to optimize your workflow with clients through the use of Vectorworks software? Then take two minutes out of your busy, design-filled schedule to learn about the view transition animation Vectorworks preference. This feature allows you to smoothly animate the transition from one view to another, resulting in a constant understanding of your designs so you can more effectively refine your models and present design views and options to your clients. Read More

Topics: Architecture, July Tech Roundup, Landscape, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks software, View Transition Animation, View Transition Animation Speed

Make the Most of Marionette

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/27/17 11:08 AM
Does Marionette intimidate you? Alan Woodwell, architectural designer at Playoust Churcher Architects, offers helpful insight in his recent AECbytes article, “The Many Marvels of Marionette and How to Make the Most of It.” Marionette is one of Vectorworks software’s smartest tools because it allows users to speed up their design workflows and simplify repetitive tasks, leading to impressive finished products. When Marionette made it’s debut, AECbytes Editor Lachmi Khemlani, Ph.D., commented: “From what I saw, Marionette seemed fascinating, and I would have to rate it as the ‘coolest’ feature I saw at this year’s AIA.” Read More

Topics: AECBytes, AIA, Alan Woodwell, Architecture, Lachmi Khemlani, Marionette, Ph.D., Playoust Churcher Architects, Python, Wrapper

Vectorworks Employees Volunteer at New Site for Annual Renewal & Remembrance Event

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/26/17 9:18 AM
Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) wasn't the only notable site being tended to during this year’s Renewal & Remembrance event. Located next to the Armed Forces Retirement Home, in Washington, D.C., lies the United States Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery, one of the oldest national cemeteries in the country. These ancient grounds are well-known for being a resting place for many Civil War veterans, as well as 14,000 other late soldiers. As a result, maintaining these grounds is an important undertaking, which is why the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) was asked to include this cemetery in its annual Renewal & Remembrance event. Read More

Topics: Arlington National Cemetary, Armed Forces Retirement Home, Croy's Mowing Ltd., Ecolawn, Ed Klass, Emerald Lawn Care, Eric Gilbey, Fiore Nursery and Landscape Supple, Grasshopper Lawns, Inc., John Eggleston, Jon Cundiff, Katharine Kelley, Landscape, Missy Henriksen, NALP, NALP Committee, National Association of Landscape Professionals, North Coast Media, Renewal & Remembrance, Turftenders Landscape Services, Tyler French, United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National, Wray Brothers Landscape

A 100-Year-Old Battle Brought Forward in Time with Vectorworks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/13/17 11:27 AM
A monumental milestone was celebrated at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France this spring. On April 9, 2017, a large commemoration was held in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Vimy Ridge battle at the memorial and attended by heads of state and British royalty. The battle of Vimy Ridge was a military engagement fought primarily as part of the Battle of Arras, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France, during the First World War. Read More

Topics: 3D locus points, Amirault 3D, Battle of Arras, Canadian National Vimy Memorial, CINEMA 4D, Create Site Model command, Entertainment, Military Museum of Communications and Electronics, MiniCAD, Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, Paul Amirault, Vectorworks Designer, Vimy Ridge Battle

Three Success Stories: How Vectorworks Landmark Offers Creative Solutions to Support Inspiration

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/6/17 10:34 AM
Does your client’s outdoor living space: Lack privacy and shade? Have hideous eyesores surrounding the house, such as AC units, utility meters, trash/recycling bins, hoses, or equipment? Lack a homey feel, leaving your client reluctant to spend time in it? Read More

Topics: Christina Speiden, DeckWorks, Eric Berg, Landscape, Matthew Cunningham, Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC, outdoor living space, Pacific Coast Land Design Inc, ProBuilt Construction, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks Landmark

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