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A Bounty of Landscape Design Inspiration

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/30/18 11:25 AM
Edamarie Mattei, owner of landscape firm Backyard Bounty in Silver Spring, Maryland, has followed a storied career path, and landscape architecture was not always a part of it. After graduating from Georgetown University, she became a 9th grade English teacher in New York City’s South Bronx. She then went on to be a teacher trainer, where she taught in Montgomery County, Maryland, as well as in California. It was in California where she developed a passion for gardening that led her back to school to study landscape design and horticulture. Read More

Topics: horticulture, Landscape Design, Vectorworks Landmark, Edamarie Mattei, Backyard Bounty, garden, garden design

Save the Date For the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/26/18 10:03 AM
We’re cranking up the heat at this year’s Vectorworks Design Summit! This three-day, ultimate training experience will take place in Phoenix, Arizona at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass resort from November 4 to 6, 2018. Plan your getaway and experience an exciting three days of Vectorworks training, educational sessions, and inspirational speakers. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Gila River Indian heritage, Phoenix, Arizona, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass

Vectorworks User Provides a Clean Path to the Future

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/25/18 1:29 PM
At Vectorworks, we value the use of sustainable design. That’s why we’re proud to share that San Francisco-based Vectorworks user Hamilton + Aitken Architects is a participant in the 7x7x7 Design Energy Water initiative. Through this program, the firm demonstrates ways existing school campuses can transition to Zero Net Energy (ZNE) — a clean path to the future. Read More

Topics: Chad Hamilton, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, 7x7x7 Design Energy Water, Zero Net Energy, ZNE, San Francisco Unified School District, James Lick Middle School

No More Double, Double Lighting Trouble with Vision

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/19/18 9:38 AM
Something wicked this way comes? Not with Vision software, as it proved advantageous for Alex Jainchill, a freelance lighting designer based in Brooklyn, NY, when he was tasked to light the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ contemporary production of Macbeth. Read More

Topics: Vision, webinar, Denver Center for the Performing Arts', DCPA, Vectorworks Vision, Alex Jainchill, Macbeth

Happy New Year and Happy New Roundup!

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/18/18 9:19 AM
Already struggling to keep your design resolutions? We’re here to keep you on track with this month’s technical roundup, a compilation of insightful tips and tricks, helpful webinars, and software updates.   Read More

Topics: Augmented Reality, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Spotlight, MAXON, Vectorworks Nomad App, Braceworks, January Tech Roundup, Halo Background Effect, CINEBENCH, Braceworks Webinars

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

No More 'Grey' Skies for this Successful Scholarship Award Winner

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/12/18 10:34 AM
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. Read More

Get the Message: New 2018 Feature Shares What You Need to Know

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/10/18 10:20 AM
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. Read More

Topics: Pults & Associates LLP, Stephen Schrader, Holcombe Norton Partners, Ion Webster, Vectorworks 2018, Message Center, alerts, Cory Pattak

Vectorworks Proudly Sponsors KCACTF Awards for Second Year

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/9/18 10:24 AM
For the second year in a row, we are proud to sponsor the awards at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). From January 9 to March 3, 2018, thousands of talented student artists, from eight regions across the United States, will have the chance to showcase their work.  Read More

Topics: KCACTF, Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Frank Brault, KCACTF Region 1, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Braceworks, Western Connecticut University

Detmold Students Show How to Make the Most of Nodes with Marionette

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/4/18 10:06 AM
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. Read More

Topics: Markus Graf, Project Sharing, ComputerWorks, Marionette, Jan Philipp Wotschke, Constant Nieuwenhuys, Networked Design, Hans Sachs, Pascal Volz, Marius Hagen, Michael Niemann, Maximilian Pytlik, Philipp Hengstenberg, Shared Towers, Detmold, Nico Günnewich, Kea Stockbrügger

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