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6 Articles to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 7/6/16 10:50 AM
If you have a free moment to lounge around in the sun this summer (or conversely, if you’re on the other side of the world and are about to bundle up for a wintry night in), then we have a few articles to add to your reading list. From in-depth discussions and compelling reviews to awards and video interviews, we’ve collected some of the latest and greatest articles covering all things Vectorworks software to help you stay in the know. Read More

Topics: AIA 'Best of Show' award, Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, rave Publications, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architosh, BIM, CAD User, Design Summit, InfoComm, John Helm, Land8, Landscape

The Business Benefits of Getting Social: Vectorworks Design Summit Edition

Posted by Hannah Force on 6/30/16 10:16 AM
We love talking to our users — whether it’s over social media, on the community board, during a firm visit, or even during a 1-on-1 software demo. It helps us to discover what drives our users’ passion for design, how we can better help them succeed, and what they love most about our software. That’s why we decided to reward three lucky designers with a complimentary trip to attend the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago for simply engaging with us on social media. Read More

Topics: Amanda Warren, and Other Cool Stuff, Art Institute of Chicago, CEO Bonggill “Alvin” Chu, Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, Free Vectorworks Design Summit Trip, Jonas Witte, Mitchell Elliott, Nacogdoches, Planet Vectorworks, Product Marketing Manager – Entertainment Frank Br, Rendering for Success, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, Tricks, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Alberta, Architekturbüro Ebersberger, Assistant Manager Maxim Hahm, Canada, Customer Appreciation Party, Energos, Energy Efficiency, Giveaway, Live-Lab Lighting and Visual Expression Laboratory, Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, Passive House standards, Rendering Tips, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksFeatureMe

Outside Your Comfort Zone: Eva Franch i Gilabert at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Guest Author on 6/6/16 11:46 AM
By John Hill, Editor-in-Chief of World-Architects eMagazine Read More

Topics: Architecture, Barbara Kruger, Beekman Palace, Bernard Tschumi, Four Seasons, Jimenez Lai, Joseph Grima, McKim, "Memory Trace" by Fazal Sheikh, Mies, Municipal Art Society, National Endowment for the Arts, OfficeUS, Pirates of the Caribbean, Postopolis, Rafael Viñoly, Rubén Hernández Fontana, Sachi Hoshikawa, Santo Domingo, Sarah Herda, Shohei Shigematsu, Steven Holl, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Storefront International Series, Storefront IS DR, Storefront’s Spring Benefit, Teddy Cruz, the Museo Experimental El Eco, Woolworth Building, World-Architects eMagazine, Zagreb Society of Architects, 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architectural Conflicts, Beyond Borders, Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal at JFK, Erica Stoller, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Ezra Stoller, François Roche, Hrvoje Njiric, inewood Indomina Studios, John Hill, Mead & White, New York City, partnership, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vito Acconci

Announcing Fundació Mies van der Rohe’s Inaugural Young Talent Architecture Award

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/19/16 9:14 AM
We’ve recognized over 30 of the world’s most outstanding design students over the past two years with Vectorworks Design Scholarships. So to supplement this ongoing program and further our commitment to tomorrow’s visionaries, we’re sponsoring the 2016 Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). This inaugural prize supports graduating architects, urban planners, and landscape architects in Europe, helping them to transform the world and create remarkable experiences with their designs. Read More

Topics: Architecture, European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Renderworks, S.R Crown Hall, sponsorship, Stewart Rom, The Barcelona Pavilion, The Vectorworks Design Scholarship, urban planners, Vectorworks Designer, world-architects, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architects, Armour Institute of Technology, chief marketing officer, Community, Creative Europe, European higher education institutions, Illionois Institute of Technology, landscape architects, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Vectorworks Design Summit, Young Talent Architecture Award 2016, YTAA

Happy World Landscape Architecture Month

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/9/16 10:00 AM
April is a big month for designers, and we’re not saying that just because the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit is right around the corner. Another reason we’re welcoming April with open arms is because it’s World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM). Established by the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA), WLAM is dedicated to showcasing how spaces designed by landscape architects around the world affect our daily lives. Read More

Topics: Green Space, National Cherry Blossom Festival, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, American Society of Landscape Architects, ASLA, D.C., Landmark, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Washington, WLAM2016, World Landscape Architecture Month 2016

2016 Vectorworks Design Summit Spoiler Alert: Keynote, Architecture Tours, and Parties

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/7/16 5:05 PM
The cat’s out of the bag that we’re gathering 500 of our closest friends from the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries in Chicago for the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit. Our April 25-27 annual conference boasts inspirational keynotes, Continuing Education thought-leadership sessions, and a sneak peek into the future of our software line. There is also one-on-one tech support, product training, as well as many networking opportunities. And while there’s been an aura of mystery surrounding one of the most exciting details of the conference, we’re ready to give you the scoop! Read More

Topics: 3Dconnexion, Architecture, Architecture and Design Galleries, Art Institute of Chicago, BlueBeam, Expo Happy Hour, Hey Jimmy, Maxon Computer GmbH, Mies van der Rohe, Modelo, OfficeUS, Ping-pong social club, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, Scia, Solibri, Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Office of Architectural Affairs (OOAA), The Windy City, United States Pavilion, XIV Venice Architecture Biennale, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Asite Solutions, AV Chicago, Canon U.S.A, Chicago Architecture Foundation, connectCAD Limited, Customer Appreciati, Energos, Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura, ESP Vision, Eva Franch i Gilabert, HP, Impressionism Exhibit, Inc., Marionette, Marionette Science Fair, Notable User, partnership, Princeton University, Pulp Art Surfaces, SPiN, U.S. State Department, Vectorworks Design Summit

Congrats to Our Three Vectorworks Design Summit Trip Winners

Posted by Hannah Force on 3/23/16 11:17 AM
Free stuff makes people happy, and we love to make people happy, especially when it involves bringing everyone together to celebrate great design. So, we decided to give away a few trips to our 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit. We ran the promotion in early March on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and we’re excited to announce the three lucky designers who won free registration, airfare, and hotel stay to attend our April 25-27 conference in Chicago. Now, we know you may be jealous, but you should still take the time to get to know our winners. Read More

Topics: Amanda Warren, Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, Jonas Witte, MiniCAD, Mitchell Elliott, Planet Vectorworks, Rose Bruford College, Stephen F. Austin State University, Stratford Circus, Vectorworks Community Board, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Alberta, Calgary, Community, entertainment design, Freier Architekt Rainer Uwe Schultheiss, Green Hippo V3 Media Certification, Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Design Summit Giveaway

Be Inspired, Earn Credits at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Hannah Force on 2/25/16 1:53 PM
If you’re looking to enhance your workflows, improve your design skills, and have some fun, then look no further. With 30+ thought-leadership sessions, 32+ Continuing Education credit opportunities, 17+ hours of one-on-one tech support, and extensive software training, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit attendees will gain newfound energy and fresh ideas to create innovative design solutions. Read More

Topics: AIA LUs, Architecture, Asite, Bluebeam Software, EIZO, Entertainment, exhibit design, Exhibit Logic, Fairmont Chicago, graphical scripting, Maxon Computer GmbH, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, Rendering Tricks, Scia, Site Analysis, Solibri, Spotlight, The Office of James Burnett, 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architectural Tours, BIM, Canon U.S.A, Chief Marketing Officer Stewart Rom, collaborative BIM, continuing education, Energos, energy modeling, ESP Vision, Flansburgh Architects, HP, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, LA CES PDHs, Marionette, MIllenium Park, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksDesignSummit

The 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit is Coming to the Windy City

Posted by Hannah Force on 9/30/15 10:42 AM
Pack your bags! You’re invited to join us for a revitalizing three days of workflow-enhancing fun at our annual global conference! In its second year, the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit is taking Illinois’ Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park hotel by storm from April 25 to April 27. With keynote presentations by Vectorworks executives and industry leaders, a sneak peek into the future of our software, and networking opportunities with product engineers, power users, and third-party partners, attendees will leave feeling inspired to solve their next design challenge. Read More

Topics: Adrian McGregor, Education, Fairmont Chicago, IL, Millennium Park, Planet Vectorworks, Stewart Rom, Synchro Software, 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Chicago, Community, McGregor Coxall, partnership, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksDesignSummit

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