Land8 Award Endorses Vectorworks as Social Media Savvy

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/14/19 3:46 PM


There’s nothing like kicking off a new year by celebrating great landscape architecture content! This month, with the inaugural Land8 Social Media Awards for Landscape Architecture, we’re happy to announce one of our first wins of 2019. Hosted by Land8: Landscape Architects Network, the awards named us as a Top 10 Social Media Account for Allied Organizations.

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Topics: social media, awards, Land8, Landscape Architects Network, social media award, Matt Alcide

Get Fired Up: LIT Design Awards Close Jan. 31

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/9/19 7:43 AM

When we say designs are LIT – we mean the LIT Design Awards. This year, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar will participate as a Board Member of the award’s jury.  

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Topics: LIT, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Hossein Farmani, Farmani Group, LIT Design Awards competition

In Case You Missed It: 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Troy McConnell on 1/4/19 12:19 PM

Last year, we launched the latest version of Vectorworks, which offers an abundance of both new and updated features. As a reminder of everything you can find in Vectorworks 2019, here are our 10 reasons to upgrade in the new year.

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Topics: vectorworks 2019, 2D components for hybrid objects, Clip Cube Viewport Option, class and layer filtering, Image Effects, data tagging, site model surface sculpting, 3D hardscape components, General Device Type Format, instrument numbering command, My Virtual Rig

With KCACTF, Third Time's the Charm!

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/3/19 12:01 PM

It’s that time of year again, and the third year that we are sponsoring awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). KCACTF is designed to celebrate college theater in the United States and help students develop their creative and technical skills. Coincidentally, this year marks the 50th anniversary of this national program. 

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Topics: KCACTF, Frank Brault, Vectorworks Designer, lighting design, rigging, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

December Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/20/18 11:31 AM

We are finishing up 2018 with our last tech round up of the year!

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Topics: December Tech Roundup, content libraries, Vectorworks Service Select, Resource Manager, vectorworks 2019, Techo Bloc, Vectorworks Forum, Moving from AutoCAD, parametric objects

A Garden Designer’s Favorite Tool Isn’t a Spade

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/14/18 10:55 AM

I think when clients or suppliers walk into our studio at Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, they’re surprised to see so many screens. I can understand why people don’t consider garden design to be an IT-focused profession, but there is no denying that my colleagues and myself are working in Vectorworks most of the time. It’s always open on our Macs. In fact, to ensure accuracy we keep all our schedules, plans, and drawings in Vectorworks files for as long as we can and only export them when the time comes to share information.

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Topics: Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, vectorworks 2019, Site Modeling, plant tool, Vectorworks UK, Tamsin Slatter, Clip Cube, 2D components for hybrid objects, Vectorworks, Adrian Slatter, Katarina Ollikainen

❄️ Holiday Greetings from Vectorworks ❄️

Posted by admin on 12/12/18 10:35 AM

As we wind down and reflect on the past year, we wanted to thank you, our customers, for your ongoing loyalty and support. The work you do, and the designs you see realized, are a constant source of inspiration for us.

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Topics: Holidays, season's greetings, new year, holiday card, holiday greeting

In the News: Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/10/18 12:28 PM

Whether you attended the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit and want to relive it in all its glory, or you couldn’t make it and want the inside scoop, here are some highlights from the media who reported on our favorite event of the year.

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Topics: 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, world-architects, Architosh, Antoine Predock, Paul Fehlau, Antoine Predock Architect, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, General Device Type Format, My Virtual Rig, Live Design, James Simpson, Royal Opera House, Vision, Land8, Vectorworks Landmark, Virtual Reality

A 40-Year-Old Masterpiece Celebrated with Vision

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/5/18 10:07 AM

To pay tribute to The Wiz’s 40th anniversary, TUTS (Theater Under the Stars) in Houston, Texas presented its own rendition of this classic Broadway musical. New York-based lighting designer Alex Jainchill was tasked to light the production. 

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Topics: The Wiz, TUTS (Theater Under the Stars), lighting designer, Alex Jainchill, Dear Evan Hansen, previsualization, Vision, 2D section, rendering tool

November Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/29/18 10:04 AM

The weather outside may be frightful, but this month’s tech roundup is so delightful! Here’s what we have in store for our users:

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Topics: Tech Roundup, Service Pack, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Multiple Views, Project Sharing, Layer and Class Filtering, Clip Cube Viewport Option

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