It’s not a stretch to say that design requires imagination. You start with an idea, it evolves, you adapt — the creative process seems to start broad, almost wishful. It starts with a question: “What if?”
Vectorworks software is beginner-friendly. At first, it felt out of my league. I didn't know where to begin. But hesitancy subsided as I realized how learning the basics is just downright feasible.
Designers, picture this: you’re working to taper, bulge, and bend a roof from its original form. You find that the roof needs some special tweaking to achieve your vision of a rounded surface. For this kind of free-form design, you might consider a NURBS curve.
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!
For designers, Earth Day invokes environmental sustainability, the ever-evolving process of adapting designs to nature’s scarcity. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite projects that take sustainability in stride. If these inspire you, follow the links to see the complete case studies and learn more about their work!
Topics: Adrian McGregor, Bearth & Deplazes Architekten AG, Chris Roberts, Pacific Coast Land Design, PCLD, sustainability, The Monte Rosa Hut, Atsushi Kitagawara, Atsushi Kitagawara Architects, Earth Day, ETH Zürich, Kingsway Primary School, McGregor Coxall, National 9/11 Memorial, Old Town Newhall, Peter Walker, PWP Landscape Architecture, Quattro Design Architects, parramatta city centre
What happens after the graduation cap comes off? College is the first step for many on the career path, but you shouldn’t stop at a passing grade. Putting in additional time and effort, both in and out of class, can propel your future forward.
Topics: KCACTF, networking events, student2PRO, students, Vectorworks Spotlight, ASLA, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Netflix, networking, The American Institute of Architecture Students, AIAS, KCACTF Regional Awards, 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Vectorworks Spotlight 2019, Morgan Lindsey Price, trade associations
As a landscape professional, you might ask yourself: What’s the point of trade associations? Why do they exist? Who benefits? Well, look no further, because we have answers.
Topics: Eric Gilbey, NALP, National Association of Landscape Professionals, Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Danilo Maffei, trade shows, Vectorworks Canada, 2019 APLD International Design Conference, Landscape Ontario, Landscape Ontario Congress, Association of Professional Landscapers, GIE+Expo, LANDSCAPES, trade associations
Expo-Scène 2019, a two-day event taking place in Montreal, is kicking off April 17-18, and we want to see you there! Hosted by the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (CITT) — a national organization that works for the betterment of the Canadian live performance community — this annual event is dedicated to professionals working with audio, sound, lighting, audiovisual, visual, and multimedia technologies.
To bookend Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting Morgan Lindsey Price, the 2015 Design Scholarship winner. Since then, she’s gone above and beyond to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry, most recently as the set designer and assistant art director for the popular Netflix series, Glow.