January Tech Roundup: Two New Ebooks

Posted by Kamica Price on 1/16/20 3:37 PM   |  1 min read time

In our first tech roundup of 2020, check out these two new ebooks to boost your workflow.

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Topics: plug-ins, Resource Manager, UK, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, BIM, Vectorworks Landmark, BIM Manager, January Tech Roundup, import/export, Moving from AutoCAD, LODS, Hybrid objects, 2D components for hybrid objects, 2D to 3D, ebooks, workflow documents

Your Favorites: Top 9 Posts from 2019

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 12/23/19 3:59 PM   |  3 min read time

As the year comes to a close, we’re looking back on our top stories of 2019. From GDTF to IFC4 to landscape BIM, here’s a roundup of your favorite Planet Vectorworks blog posts.

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Topics: Architecture, AV Industry, buildingSMART International, Eric Gilbey, Landscape Design, rendering, Southampton Solent University, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Big BIM, BIM, connectCAD, entertainment design, interior design, Landscape Architecture, McGregor Coxall, Vectorworks Landmark, GDTF, Lumion LiveSync, Michael Brightman, Prolight + Sound, Brightman Designs, BIM for Landscape, IFC4, Skakki Studio, Lydia Southwell

November Tech Roundup: Master the Data Manager

Posted by Kamica Price on 11/21/19 1:34 PM   |  1 min read time

Here’s your comprehensive guide to learning the Data Manager feature from Vectorworks 2020.

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Topics: Tech Tips, BCF, BIM, data visualization, Vectorworks 2020, Data Manager, Styled Objects, ebooks, November Tech Roundup, data mapping, data sheets

Workflow Wednesday: 3 Guides You'll Wish You Read Sooner

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/13/19 1:43 PM   |  3 min read time

We’re bringing you some of our newest ebooks that are sure to help you master Vectorworks features.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BCF, BIM, data visualization, IFC, Workflow Wednesday, Styled Objects, ebooks

Introducing Vectorworks University: Your One-Stop Shop for Training

Posted by Kamica Price on 10/2/19 10:29 AM   |  1 min read time

We gave you an exclusive look at the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit and now it’s here —  Vectorworks University, the new centralized training platform and the main repository for all training resources, webinars, tech tips, and more.

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Topics: Site Modeling, webinars, BIM, Juan Almansa, Vectorworks Design Summit, VSS, Vectorworks University

Women in Architecture: A Conversation with 3+1 architects

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 9/4/19 2:09 PM   |  5 min read time

Women across the globe move architecture forward every day. We spoke with Estonian architects Hanna-Liisa Mõtus and Karin Harkmaa about their recent projects, their design approach, and their experiences working in a male-dominated field.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Women in Architecture, Hanna-Liisa Mõtus, Karin Harkmaa, Tallinn School of Music and Ballet, Estonian Academy of Arts, Atelier Thomas Pucher, 3+1 architects

Opening Doors with IFC4

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 8/8/19 3:28 PM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks, the first BIM software to receive IFC4 export certification, now supports your Open BIM workflows better than ever before.

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Topics: buildingSMART International, IFC Interoperability, Open BIM, Rubina Siddiqui, Big BIM, BIM, IFC, Marc Pancera, Collaboration, Itten + Brechbühl AG, import/export, Design Collaboration Software, IFC4, certification

WATCH: Big BIM in Practice

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/1/19 10:23 AM   |  1 min read time

Building Information Modeling (BIM) allows architects to manage large projects more efficiently than ever before. See how in these three case study videos.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, 3D, BIM, Case Study, IFC, King + King Architects, video, Collaboration, Itten + Brechbühl AG, import/export, 3 + 1 Architects, user success story, Design Collaboration Software, Roundup, Matt Flynn

Meeting BIM Level 2 Requirements in Landscape Architecture

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 7/31/19 10:46 AM   |  1 min read time

If Ares Landscape Architects Ltd wanted to continue working on public projects, they needed to find a design program that uses a 3D BIM workflow. Vectorworks Landmark provided the solution.

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Topics: BIM, Case Study, IFC, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Landmark, BIM Level 2, Ares Landscape Architects, user success story, BIM for Landscape, 2D to 3D, Nottingham City Hub, Sam Bailey

VIDEO: Chad Hamilton Bridges Education and Sustainability

Posted by Alex Altieri on 7/23/19 9:49 AM   |  3 min read time

It must be daunting to design a school. Think about it: many will treat your project as a second home — at such a young age, their environment is bound to shape them. For the rest of their lives.

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Topics: Chad Hamilton, Education, sustainability, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, video, Burlingame Intermediate School

Landscape Architecture Is Evolving

Posted by Alex Altieri on 6/27/19 5:46 PM   |  2 min read time

The landscape architecture industry, as it moves to standardize BIM workflows, is experiencing a transition not unlike moving from hand drawings to CAD drafting.

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Topics: Eric Gilbey, awards, BIM, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Landmark, BIM for Landscape, DLA, Landscape Business, Digital Landscape Architecture, Twenty for 2019

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