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Vectorworks Continues to BUILD Up Visionary Recognition

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 10/30/17 12:21 PM
This month, the “V” in Vectorworks stands for visionary. Why? We’ve been named a winner of BUILD magazine’s Visionaries in Technology award. This inaugural award program was launched with a focus on companies that are shaping the future of technology for construction and architecture sectors and continue to innovate and develop new techniques to keep both sectors moving forward. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, BUILD magazine, Visionaries in Technology Award

See What's New in Vectorworks 2018 with Free, On-Demand Webinars

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 10/27/17 10:06 AM
In case you missed it, we launched a webinar series to show you the benefits of Vectorworks 2018 for the architecture, landscape, and entertainment design industries. To learn how the newest release of our software can enhance your modeling process, simplify your workflows, and help you share your design vision, check out these on-demand presentations. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, BIM, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Landmark, webinar series, Braceworks

Here are a Few of Chad Hamilton’s Favorite Things, About Vectorworks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/17/17 9:56 AM
Discover the benefits of the new Vectorworks 2018 features straight from Chad Hamilton, principal at Hamilton + Aitken Architects, a dedicated Vectorworks user, and one of our valued beta testers. Read More

Topics: beta tester, Chad Hamilton, MiniCAD, Renderworks, BIM, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Vectorworks 2018, Direct Section and Elevation editing, beta tester testimonials, Multiple Drawing View Support, Upgraded Renderworks with CineRender, MAXON CineRender, Robust Wall Modeling options, Resource Manager Enhancements

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

Vectorworks Kicks Off U.S. Series of Seminars and Social Events

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 10/6/17 9:54 AM
Last month, we launched Vectorworks 2018 and hosted our third Vectorworks Design Summit, and we know what you are all thinking… What are we going to do next?  We’re headed across the U.S. with a series of FREE seminars and social events! Vectorworks product specialists and local users will be presenting on topics relevant to the architecture, landscape, and entertainment design industries. Each event will include an educational session and happy hour with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres. Read More

Topics: AIA, Oscar Dominguez, The Voice, AIA San Francisco, BIM, David Korins Design, Dear Evan Hansen, #Vectorworks2018, Pono Kitchen and Bar, AIA Chicago, The Farm SoHo, Boston Society of Architects, AIA Austin, True Food Kitchen, WeWork Times Square, Amanda Stephens

Vectorworks 2018: Say Hello to Enhanced BIM Usability, Design Productivity, Analysis, and More

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/12/17 9:26 AM
No more teasing, it’s finally here. Today, we released the English-version of Vectorworks 2018 software. Included in the release are Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals, as well as our previsualization software, Vision. This year we’ve also introduced, Braceworks, an entertainment rigging analysis add-on module targeted to design, production, and rigging professionals working on temporary entertainment structures. Read More

Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Building Information Modeling, Jonathan Reeves, Jonathan Reeves Architecture, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Service Select, Vectorworks Spotlight, BIM, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Landmark, Multiple Drawing Views, Direct Section and Elevation editing, #Vectorworks2018, Braceworks, Wall modeling, title block customization, Drawings, Video and Blended Screen, Tree survey data, site model contour editing, throw and zoom

Tech Roundup: August 2017, IFC Data Mapping

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/30/17 1:40 PM
Regain control of your open BIM projects with the Vectorworks IFC Data Mappings command. Exercise the flexibility to customize data mapping for individual objects and select which objects and data to include in the IFC export.    Read More

Topics: Building Information Modeling, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Service Select, Architect, BIM, IFC Data Mapping, IFC export, Landmark, August Tech Roundup, Vectorworks online Help, IFC designation, Designer

François Lévy Commends the “I” in BIM

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/3/17 9:23 AM
This time there is an “I” in team, particularly with BIM data workflows. In a new article for Building Enclosure, “Building Information Modeling and Sustainable Building Envelopes,” architect François Lévy touches on how firms can take full advantage of BIM within their teams. Read More

Topics: Building Information Modeling, François Lévy, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, BIM data, Building Enclosure, Sustainable Building Envelopes

ICYMI: Eric Gilbey's Interview with Landscape Architecture Podcast

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/30/17 9:02 AM
When Michael Todoran, executive producer of the Landscape Architecture Podcast received an email from Braulio Gutierrez, one of his former Ohio State University peers, about software recommendations other than AutoCAD and Adobe Suite, he knew he needed to bring in another expert. Vectorworks’ Product Marketing Manager for the landscape industries, Eric Gilbey, PLA, ASLA, Prof. Member APLD, was ultimately interviewed by Todoran, so his podcast listeners could learn more about our software capabilities, and why it should become Gutierrez’s new preferred software. Read More

Topics: Building Information Modeling, Eric Gilbey, Green Industry, MiniCAD, Parasolid, Resource Manager, site design, Vectorworks, 3D Modeling, BIM, CAD, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Braulio Gutierrez, Land Planning, Landmark software, Landscape Architecture Podcast, The Ohio State University, Michael Todoran

McGregor Coxall to Turn a Landfill into a Safe Landing for Migratory Birds

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/13/17 11:38 AM
Birds of a feather flock together is a proverb we’ll soon see in action through urban planning firm McGregor Coxall’s upcoming project, “Bird Airport.” With construction expected to begin in Tianjin, China in late 2017, and slated for completion by 2018, the project aims to decrease the number of endangered bird species by providing a safe place for migrating birds to access shelter and food during their long journey across Asia. Read More

Topics: Adrian McGregor, Architecture, China, Worksheets, 3D Modeling, Architect, BIM, design, Landmark, Landscape, McGregor Coxall, Asia, Bird Airport, bird sanctuary, carbon footprint, East Asian-Australian Flyway, eco-friendly, education center, green infrastructure, journey, migration, Port of Tianjin, recreational nature trails, recycle, site design tools, Vectorworks Landmark software, water habitats, wetland, wetlands, bird life, observation walkway, renewable energy, research center

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