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Sketch to BIM Webinar Series Presents the Concept of a Holistic Workflow Where BIM Informs Design Decisions

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 10/10/17 3:44 PM
Feeling wary about integrating BIM into your workflow? Thinking that adopting BIM will disrupt your design process? Here are two ways that we can help. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Rubina Siddiqui, BIM, webinar series, Wes Gardner, workflow

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

Teaser Tuesday Recap: What Features will you see in Vectorworks 2018?

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/22/17 12:16 PM
If you haven’t been following our forum or social media accounts, here’s your chance to catch up on our Teaser Tuesday reveals, where for the past five weeks we’ve been showcasing a single new feature each Tuesday. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Landscape, Vectorworks 2018, Revit Import, Mac Touch Bar, Macbook Touch Bar, Native Renderworks Textures, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks Shortcuts, #Vectorworks2018

Design Scholarship Winners Announced: Rice University School of Architecture Student Team Wins Grand Prize

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 8/21/17 11:55 AM
Now in its third year, our Design Scholarship has continued to help students reach their highest potential by offering nearly $40,000 in prizes for projects that demonstrate the creativity and high-caliber work of the next generation of design professionals. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Richard Diehl Award, Scholarship, Vectorworks Design Scholarship 2017, Vectorworks Designer, ETH Zürich, interior design, Landscape, Arizona State University, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Dries Pattyn, Filip Staszkiewicz, Kalen McNamara, Peter Markos, Rice University School of Architecture, Sarah Whiting, School of Arts of University College Ghent, Ted Brown, University of Iowa, University of Sheffield, Academia, Alexander Drachenberg, Astrid Stevens, Brecht Scheelen, KASK, National Architectural Accrediting Board, Ningxin Cheng, Paula Wheeler, Sophia Rodermund, Tineke Gol, Trish Thuy Trang Nhan, TU Dresden, UHasselt, University of Antwerp, University of Wuppertal, Design Scholarship, Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applie, Joël Héritier, Totalization

Vectorworks Opens New Office to Better Serve Customers in the UK and Ireland

Posted by Lisa Lance on 8/15/17 9:09 AM
Vectorworks is growing, and we are delighted to announce the formation of a new Vectorworks office in the UK. Read More

Topics: Adrian Slatter, Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Spotlight, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, Design Software Solutions, Landscape, Vectorworks UK office

Seven New Speakers Added to 2017 Design Summit

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 8/10/17 12:22 PM
It’s hard to believe our 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit is less than six weeks away. We are pleased to announce the addition of seven new speakers for the Summit, to be held Monday, September 18 to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Read More

Topics: 3Dconnexion, Allied Works Architecture, Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, RTN Showsupport, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, Bluebeam Inc, Brad Cloepfil, Canon U.S.A, Design Software Solutions, Landscape, Marionette, Paul Beaty-Pownall, PWP Landscape Architecture, Remco Teunissen, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Landmark, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Daniel Irvine, Jean Dieres Monplaisir, SCIA Inc., Adam Greenspan, HP Inc., IttenBrechbuhl, Marc Pancera, Principle Architecture, Solibri LLC, bpr architects ltd

Teaser Tuesday: Your Sneak Peek at Vectorworks 2018

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 8/8/17 11:51 AM
  We always put our users first, and that’s why this year we’re letting you be the first to see the exciting things to come in Vectorworks 2018 with our Teaser Tuesdays.   Read More

Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Renderworks, Vectorworks Community Board, Landscape, Vectorworks 2018, Multiple Drawing Views, Direct Section and Elevation editing, Rendered panoramas, Teaser Tuesday

Tech Roundup: July 2017

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/31/17 10:41 AM
Looking to optimize your workflow with clients through the use of Vectorworks software? Then take two minutes out of your busy, design-filled schedule to learn about the view transition animation Vectorworks preference. This feature allows you to smoothly animate the transition from one view to another, resulting in a constant understanding of your designs so you can more effectively refine your models and present design views and options to your clients. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Tech Roundup, Landscape, Vectorworks software, View Transition Animation, July Tech Roundup, View Transition Animation Speed

Make the Most of Marionette

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/27/17 11:08 AM
Does Marionette intimidate you? Alan Woodwell, architectural designer at Playoust Churcher Architects, offers helpful insight in his recent AECbytes article, “The Many Marvels of Marionette and How to Make the Most of It.” Marionette is one of Vectorworks software’s smartest tools because it allows users to speed up their design workflows and simplify repetitive tasks, leading to impressive finished products. When Marionette made it’s debut, AECbytes Editor Lachmi Khemlani, Ph.D., commented: “From what I saw, Marionette seemed fascinating, and I would have to rate it as the ‘coolest’ feature I saw at this year’s AIA.” Read More

Topics: AIA, Architecture, Playoust Churcher Architects, Alan Woodwell, Marionette, Python, AECBytes, Lachmi Khemlani, Ph.D., Wrapper

Why You’ll Get More in B’more

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 7/24/17 12:20 PM
We’ve already covered all the great training and networking opportunities you’ll get during the 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, on September 18 – 20 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, but what about after hours? They call it Charm City for a reason. With a thriving culture of its own, our host city, Baltimore, has something for everyone. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Vectorworks, 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, Baltimore, Camden Yards, Inner Harbor, Landscape, Vectorworks Design Summit, Federal Hill, Fell's Point, Wicked History Pub Tour, National Bohemian Beer, Fort McHenry, National Aquarium, Charm City, Heavy Seas Alehouse, Francis Scott Key, Baltimore Orioles, Heavy Seas Beer, Little Italy, Baltimore Museum of Art, City Lights Cruise

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