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Teaser Tuesday: Vectorworks Graphics Module for Sheet Layers in Version 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/14/18 12:07 PM
Speed is the main event this Teaser Tuesday. In Vectorworks 2019, we’ve updated the Vectorworks Graphics Module for sheet layers. Read More

Topics: sheet layers, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Teaser Tuesday, vectorworks 2019

Teaser Tuesday: Class & Layer Filters for Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/7/18 11:09 AM
Teaser Tuesday is back! Here’s your chance for a sneak peek at updates to come in Vectorworks 2019. This Teaser Tuesday, we’re showing you a Vectorworks 2019 update that will help you save time and make your workflow even smoother. Read More

Topics: classes, layers, Vectorworks software, layers and classes, vectorworks 2019, filter, search

Vectorworks Wins 2018 AIA BEST of SHOW Award for Innovation

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 7/13/18 11:21 AM
We weren’t the only ones who thought Vectorworks 2018 stood out at the AIA 2018 conference in New York, which we attended last month. Read More

Topics: AIA 'Best of Show' award, “BEST of SHOW” award, Vectorworks Architect, Architosh, Vectorworks 2018, Virtual Reality, VR, Web View, BIM software, AIA 2018, 360

What You Missed at One of the Best BIM Events

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 2/16/18 9:44 AM
While industry articles and schoolwork are great ways to learn, nothing beats the sharing of information and tips during industry events. Read More

Topics: RIBA, Royal Institute of British Architects, BIM workflow, Birmingham City University, UK Building Information Modeling Expo and Camp, BIM in Birmingham, Association of Academic Educators

Bring Your Designs To The Real World With Augmented Reality

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 1/16/18 10:15 AM
Augmented reality (AR) has had a lot of attention lately — it is easily one of the hottest newest technologies of the last two years after the worldwide popularity of Pokémon Go. The technology’s ability to superimpose a computer-generated image on a real-world view is now available for consumer mobile devices, making immersive and compelling viewing available to everyone. And in response to the fast-moving development of this technology, tech companies are creating new workflows. Read More

Topics: Augmented Reality, Vectorworks Nomad App, CAD/BIM Models, Thor Studios, Apple ARKit, Brian Goodridge

An Effective Game Plan: New Partnership Makes Unique Win-Win

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/18/17 8:24 AM
Giving back is always in season, and this holiday season, we partnered with Bridges to Housing Stability to help the organization in its mission to provide a path to self-sufficiency to prevent and end homelessness in Howard County, Maryland. Read More

Topics: Howard County, Kelly McLaughlin, Bridges to Housing Stability

Employee in the Spotlight: Helping a Community in 360 Degrees

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 11/15/17 1:54 PM
Our Vectorworks family is full of amazing people who work hard every day. However, making our software and services great isn’t all they do. Gunther Miller, quality assurance manager, was recently featured in Howard Magazine (a publication of The Baltimore Sun Media Group) for donating his time to help local businesses that are reopening after severe flood damage. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2018, Rendered panoramas, Vectorworks Employee, 360-degree camera, Ellicott City, Gunther Miller, 360-degree photos, Ellicott City, MD, Miss FIT

Bringing Visions to Light in Buenos Aires

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 11/2/17 10:51 AM
Not everyone is as lucky as Gaspar Potocnik, who stumbled upon his passion as a teenager while working backstage at his high school play. Read More

Topics: previsualization, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Peter Pan, previz, previz software, lollapalooza, Gaspar Potocnik, Cueuno, Soy Luna Live, Juan I. Monserrat, Gran Rex, MP Producciones, Ariel del Mastro

Setting Up Your Model for Renovation Projects

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 10/4/17 9:13 AM
Nothing happens in a vacuum, and architecture is no exception. Architectural projects don’t often get to start from scratch — they often deal with existing building conditions, such as a renovation or connection of new construction to an existing structure. And usually the documentation must reflect multi-phase construction, such as design-built construction delivery or traditional design-bid-built with several phases. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Vectorworks, 2D workflows, IFC export, multi-phase construction, design-bid-built, demolition plans, phased construction plans, design-built construction, BIM workflow, layers and classes, object libraries, views and viewports

Training, Fun, and More at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/26/17 9:42 AM
Last week we hosted our third annual Vectorworks Design Summit in Baltimore, MD. During the event, we got to meet and learn from inspiring designers, as well as showcase new Vectorworks 2018 features. If you couldn’t make it this year, here’s a run-down of what you missed:  Read More

Topics: Allied Work Architecture, Biplab Sarkar, 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, Baltimore, Brad Cloepfil, Camden Yards, IFC, Vectorworks Design Summit, Balltimore Orioles

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