Along with fellow leaders in the entertainment industry, MA Lighting for its lighting control solutions and Robe lighting for its high-quality moving lights, we are deIighted to announce a new development that will change the way lighting designers, fixture manufacturers, console manufacturers, and visualizers will work together. Our companies have joined forces to develop a new data format, named the General Device Type Format (GDTF), which creates a unified definition for the exchange of device data between consoles, CAD, and previsualization software.
General Device Type Format,
Prolight + Sound 2018
While 2017 is winding down, awards season hasn’t quite wrapped up yet. We’d like to congratulate Lindauer Schreinerei & Küchen AG, Adrian Streich Architekten AG, Fontana Landschaftsarchitektur, and Maurus Schifferli for winning several accolades in two major Swiss award competitions.
Adrian Streich Architekten AG,
Swiss Kitchen Award,
Lindauer Schreinerei & Küchen AG,
Museum for Design – Schaudepot
If you’re behind on your AEC industry reading, check out Architizer’s recently published article, “Blending New Projects Into Historic London With Vectorworks.”
Yurky Cross Chartered Architects,
This award’s season, the honors keep rolling in for Vectorworks. This month, our Vectorworks Cloud Services was named winner of the Cloud Based Technology of the Year 2017 award for the Construction Computing Awards. Vectorworks Architect software, which helps connect the entire design process from concept to construction in one platform, was also named runner up for the Architectural Design Software of 2017 award.
Construction Computing Awards,
Construction Computing magazine,
Radisson Blu Edwardian,
Cloud Based Technology of the Year 2017
For our Spanish speakers, the wait is over. Vectorworks 2018 is now available in Spanish, which includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals. This year, we’ve added Braceworks, a structural load analysis add-on module for designers and riggers working on temporary structures. Our Spanish version follows the English version, released in September. In addition to English and Spanish, the following languages will also be offered by spring of 2018: Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Italian, Norwegian, and Portuguese.
Multiple Drawing Views,
Direct Section and Elevation editing,
title block customization,
This month, the “V” in Vectorworks stands for visionary. Why? We’ve been named a winner of BUILD magazine’s Visionaries in Technology award. This inaugural award program was launched with a focus on companies that are shaping the future of technology for construction and architecture sectors and continue to innovate and develop new techniques to keep both sectors moving forward.
Visionaries in Technology Award
This May, “M” is for Marionette, our integrated graphical scripting tool, as we’ve just launched the Marionette Resources section on our Community Board, where you can easily upload, describe, reuse, and share inspiring algorithmic designs with the world.
Vectorworks Community Board,
Marionette Resources section
We recently caught up with Michael Keller, designer at AMO Lighting LLC, about winning a 2016 Parnelli Award in the Lighting Director of the Year category for his work with Black Sabbath, as well as why Vectorworks Spotlight is the software of choice for those with a passion for lighting and a love of music.
AMO Lighting LLC,
San Joaquin Delta College,
The End Tour,
The J. Geils Band,
Some designers don’t think of interior design as an architecturally intensive field, but Lena Munther begs to differ. As the owner of Munther Design, she’s a practicing interior architect who enjoys challenging the status quo of what her profession means to others.
Chelsea School of Art and Design,
Ranazul Tapas & Wine Bistro,
Chesapeake Veterinary Referral Center,
FX Studios Salon & Spa,
Integrative Medicine at Crossroads,
Norwegian Military Services,
Veterinary Orthopedic Sports Medicine Group
Many homeowners lack the outside perspective needed to visualize the full potential of their outdoor spaces, which is where Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) President-elect Danilo Maffei, APLD, PCH, of maffei landscape design, LLC and his 26 years of expertise come in handy. In his day-to-day work, Maffei provides creative direction and design solutions for private, residential, public, and commercial properties, focusing on blending existing and new materials to make the most of any available space. In the Builder and Developer magazine article, “How to Capitalize On Underutilized Landscape Space,” Maffei illustrates that he practices what he preaches through his own project experiences.
Association of Professional Landscape Designers,
Builder and Developer Magazine,
How to Capitalize on Underutilized Landscape Space,
maffei landscape design,