If the new BIM mandates are causing concern for you or your firm, never fear! Today we are going to bust five myths related to BIM Level 2 — by showing you how Vectorworks power user bpr architects successfully completed a project working entirely in 3D.
BIM Level 2,
The Ritterman Building,
Still not fully convinced that Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool for Vectorworks, is for you or your firm? Look no further. Here are five reasons you should try Marionette — complete with a real-world example to demonstrate one of our most powerful product features.
Alex Rose understands the value of saving time in the entertainment industry. As a project manager at AV Matters in Orlando, Florida, he oversees the production and technical details of a wide range of events, including corporate conferences, galas, and social and charity events. Although the process of producing an event from start to finish can be stressful due to tight deadlines, it’s become much easier for Rose, as the firm recently made the switch from AutoCAD to Vectorworks Spotlight to help with the design and execution of each event.
Zumba Instructor Convention,
Soft Goods tool,
Maverick MK2 lights,
Make the Move
Noah Record is no stranger to designing stages for high school productions. After all, his interest in theater design stems from his own experiences in high school. But after working with the Illinois High School Theatre Festival for the past five years, he realized that his students wanted to be treated as professionals and pushed to learn as much as they could. So, he decided to raise the stakes — by integrating Vectorworks Spotlight and Vision educational licenses into the program’s production of the musical Big Fish.
Illinois High School Theatre Festival,
Free educational license,
To help you get through your case of the Mondays, here are some new Marionette objects specifically created in response to user comments on the Vectorworks Forum.
JLG Condor lift,
articulating boom lift,
Becoming a bridge designer was not in Jim Rounsevell’s original plan when he came to the University of Virginia to study architecture. But that changed when he joined a community-driven effort and competition to revitalize a historic precinct in Charlottesville.
3D modeling tools,
International Footbridge Competition,
When you review Morgan Lindsey Price’s résumé, you immediately notice her extensive scenic design experience in theater and fast-growing art direction experience in TV and film, including the new Grey’s Anatomy spinoff. A detail you may not notice, however, is that Price was once a theater and economics double major pursuing acting — until she discovered Vectorworks software.
Need a way to stay on top of what’s new with Vectorworks without disrupting your workflow? Our new Message Center in Vectorworks 2018 can help.
Holcombe Norton Partners,
Pults & Associates LLP
In the 2017 summer semester, students of the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture developed an exciting project involving sunscreen possibilities for a building façade. The result is five designs created with Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool natively available in Vectorworks.
Jan Philipp Wotschke,
Need to check a few continuing education credits off your to-do list? It’s not too late — here are some of our AIA-accredited continuing education opportunities from the past year so you can earn CE credits before the end of 2017. Click the title of each to register and earn over 5 CEUs, including 3.5 AIA LU HSW.
Continuing Education Credits,
A Placemaking Approach to Design,
King + King Architects,
The Design Buro,
Living Building Challenge,