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

WATCH: Our Latest Tech Tips

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/20/19 2:12 PM   |  1 min read time

ICYMI: Here are three new videos to strengthen your Vectorworks expertise.

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Topics: Site Analysis, Tech Tips, 3D, BIM, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Landmark, video, Massing Model Tool, Site Inventory

Using BIM in Landscape Architecture

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/6/19 5:52 PM   |  1 min read time

Landscape architects increasingly feel pressured to integrate BIM into their workflows to maintain ownership of the entire design and build process. This transition seems daunting, perhaps even unachievable, but several firms are up for the task.

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Topics: Open BIM, 3D, BIM, Case Study, IFC, IFC export, Industry Foundation Classes (IFC), Landscape Architecture, Marionette, Vectorworks Landmark, Collaboration, user success story, BIM for Landscape, scape Landschaftsarchitekten

May Tech Roundup: Videos to Boost Your Workflow

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 5/16/19 12:51 PM   |  1 min read time

Take eight minutes to learn something new about Vectorworks and see how others are using it…

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Topics: Tech Roundup, Tech Tips, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, video, Hamonic+Masson & Associés, Villanova Icône Project, Select Simlar tool, Schematic design set, Magic Wand tool

A New Way to View the "I" in BIM

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/18/19 3:39 PM   |  11 min read time

In recent years, digital design has seen a transformation with the implementation of BIM, or Building Information Modeling, the concept that data be attached to its corresponding digital model. The idea here is to ease communication between project partners by having one point-of-reference, one model that can be used through all design phases — from sketching to construction. 

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Topics: Martyn Horne, BIM, COBie, IFC, Nemetschek Group, Vectorworks UK, BIM Show Live 2019, BIM Show Live, UK BIM Alliance

Celebrating Dwyer Architectural on International Women's Day

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/8/19 9:34 AM   |  5 min read time

For International Women’s Day this year, we want to celebrate Dwyer Architectural, the women-owned firm with locations in Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo, New York. Established in 2010, their nineteen-person firm has worked tirelessly within the healthcare, medical research, and higher education fields to create stunning designs for their clients. In 2013, they applied for and were accepted into the New York State Minority and Women Business Development (NY MWBE) program, allowing them to become a certified women-owned firm, a change that has helped them make a name for themselves within the architecture industry.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Syracuse, Rochester, NY MWBE program, women-owned firm, International Women’s Day, Dwyer Architectural, Buffalo, New York, Kelly Yahi, Kimberly A. Dwyer, Maternity Renovation, Upstate University Hospital Community Campus, Curt Henry, Community Memorial Hospital

Architosh Highlights Bleeding Edge Innovation at Vectorworks

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/1/18 9:52 AM   |  1 min read time

Robots for the construction industry. Artificial intelligence. Augmented reality. These are just a few of the innovations our CEO, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, recently discussed with Anthony Frausto-Robledo, publisher and editor-in-chief of Architosh.

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Topics: Augmented Reality, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, BIM, artificial intelligence, machine learning

Unleash Your Creativity with Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/12/18 10:26 AM   |  1 min read time

Today's the day! Meet the newest versions of Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision. 

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, openBIM, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, 3D, 3D Modeling, BIM, Vectorworks Landmark, Braceworks, vectorworks 2019

IttenBrechbühl Presents SwissFEL BIM Project at the 2018 Architecture Biennale in Venice

Posted by Lisa Lance on 7/26/18 10:22 AM   |  1 min read time

Architecture and general planning practice IttenBrechbühl exhibited a spatial installation with images of the SwissFEL, Switzerland’s X-ray free-electron laser, at the renowned Architecture Biennale in Venice.

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Second China BIM Forum, SwissFEL, BIM, Paul Scherrer Institute, IttenBrechbuhl, 2018 Architecture Biennale, European Cultural Foundation, Swiss Free Electron Laser

Workflow Wednesday: How to Improve Your Bottom Line with Better Resource Management

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/3/18 8:25 AM   |  1 min read time

If you’re a BIM manager, you understand the importance of office standards and managing resources. We’d like to help make your job easier. Whether you work in a large or small firm, we have a new guide just for you.

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Topics: Resource Manager, BIM, Workflow Wednesday, BIM Manager

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