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Meet Vectorworks 2020: Clearly Insightful. Simply Powerful.

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 9/10/19 10:01 AM   |  3 min read time

The wait is over. Vectorworks 2020 is officially here — bringing powerful new features to support every step of your design process.

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Topics: geographic information system, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Vectorworks Landmark, VGM, Braceworks, List Browser Direct Editing, Vectorworks 2020, Live Data Visualization, Data Manager, history-based modeling, IFC referencing, section viewports, DMX patching, path-based walkthrough animations, truss improvements, NDI stream, hinge plates

Women in Architecture: A Conversation with 3+1 architects

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 9/4/19 2:09 PM   |  5 min read time

Women across the globe move architecture forward every day. We spoke with Estonian architects Hanna-Liisa Mõtus and Karin Harkmaa about their recent projects, their design approach, and their experiences working in a male-dominated field.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Women in Architecture, Hanna-Liisa Mõtus, Karin Harkmaa, Tallinn School of Music and Ballet, Estonian Academy of Arts, Atelier Thomas Pucher, 3+1 architects

Opening Doors with IFC4

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 8/8/19 3:28 PM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks, the first BIM software to receive IFC4 export certification, now supports your Open BIM workflows better than ever before.

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Topics: buildingSMART International, IFC Interoperability, Open BIM, Rubina Siddiqui, Big BIM, BIM, IFC, Marc Pancera, Collaboration, Itten + Brechbühl AG, import/export, Design Collaboration Software, IFC4, certification

Meeting BIM Level 2 Requirements in Landscape Architecture

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 7/31/19 10:46 AM   |  1 min read time

If Ares Landscape Architects Ltd wanted to continue working on public projects, they needed to find a design program that uses a 3D BIM workflow. Vectorworks Landmark provided the solution.

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Topics: BIM, Case Study, IFC, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Landmark, BIM Level 2, Ares Landscape Architects, user success story, 2D to 3D, BIM for Landscape Architecture, Nottingham City Hub, Sam Bailey

Global Collaborators Design Legendary Nightclub in 5 Months

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 7/25/19 2:22 PM   |  2 min read time

Nightclubs are more than just places to party. They are live entertainment venues, stomping grounds of famous DJs, centers for celebration. So how do you design a top club from across the globe?

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, entertainment design, Collaboration, user success story, Live Legends, One Third, OT-Kun, Daan Oomen, Serge Patist, Kunming, China, nightclub design, Design Collaboration Software

Landscaping as a Form of Service

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 7/17/19 3:23 PM   |  1 min read time

To honor our nation’s veterans, hundreds of volunteers gathered at the Arlington National Cemetery to beautify the sacred grounds at Renewal & Remembrance, the landscape industry’s largest day of service.

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Topics: NALP, National Association of Landscape Professionals, Renewal & Remembrance, Veterans, Arlington National Cemetery, community service, Colonel Andrea M. Stahl, USA, Retired, Ken Taylor, John Deere

5 Reasons to Get Excited for Design Summit

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 6/13/19 2:50 PM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks Design Summit is a highly anticipated event for design professionals everywhere. Mark your calendars for April 2020 — we’ll be in sunny San Diego for the creative getaway you’ll never forget. In honor of our fifth Design Summit, here are five reasons to get excited:

 

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Topics: Training, Design Summit, Vectorworks Design Summit, San Diego

Design the Perfect Father's Day Gift

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 6/11/19 12:16 PM   |  1 min read time

This Father’s Day, don’t just give a tie — design one. 

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Topics: 2D, design, Father's Day, 2D Design, Practice File

AIA 2019: Learn and Earn in Las Vegas

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 5/22/19 4:00 PM   |  1 min read time

A’19 will be here before you know it! We’re all in. Here are five reasons why you should be. ♠️

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Topics: AIA, American Institute of Architects, Architecture, Chad Hamilton, Vectorworks Architect, Continuing Education Credits, video, Hamilton + Aiken Architects, AIA Conference on Architecture, 1 AIA HSW, Net Zero Energy

Demystifying Design to a 10-Year-Old

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 4/25/19 1:54 PM   |  2 min read time

As a kid, how did you answer the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” For National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, our software development team sparked a love of design in 10-year-old Jillian, the daughter of our Mobile Team Manager Alex Nicol. You, too, can inspire your child’s creativity with Vectorworks!

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Topics: Vectorworks Cloud Services, Alex Nicol, Take Your Child to Work Day, National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, Vectorworks Free Trial, Window Tool, Wall Tool

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