An Exclusive Look at Innovation at Work

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/13/19 5:22 PM   |  2 min read time

It’s not a stretch to say that design requires imagination. You start with an idea, it evolves, you adapt — the creative process seems to start broad, almost wishful. It starts with a question: “What if?”

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Innovation Week, Marionette, Innovation Expo, Natalie Nixon

Here’s What You Missed at the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/20/18 10:08 AM   |  2 min read time

Earlier this month, 600+ Vectorworks users from 18 countries met in sunny Arizona for three days of indispensable workshops, inspired design, and improved connections. Attendees had access to 90 hours of training, including AIA and ASLA CEU credits.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Antoine Predock, Antoine Predock Architect, vectorworks 2019, Paul Fehlau

Vectorworks Design Summit Keynote Revealed! Drumroll Please…

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/8/18 11:15 AM   |  2 min read time

Over the years our Design Summit keynote speakers have had one fundamental item in common: they’ve left the hundreds of attendees inspired. This year, the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit keynote speakers, Architect Antoine Predock and our CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, will undoubtedly do the same.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Antoine Predock, Antoine Predock Architect, Design Summit Keynote, Vectorworks CEO keynote

Meet the Open Data Format that will Change the Entertainment Industry

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/27/18 9:45 AM   |  2 min read time

Along with fellow leaders in the entertainment industry, MA Lighting for its lighting control solutions and Robe lighting for its high-quality moving lights, we are deIighted to announce a new development that will change the way lighting designers, fixture manufacturers, console manufacturers, and visualizers will work together. Our companies have joined forces to develop a new data format, named the General Device Type Format (GDTF), which creates a unified definition for the exchange of device data between consoles, CAD, and previsualization software.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Vectorworks Spotlight, MA Lighting, GDTF, Josef Valchar, Gerhard Krude, General Device Type Format, Robe lighting, Prolight + Sound 2018

Vectorworks Users Have Strong Showing at Swiss Awards

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/20/17 9:58 AM   |  3 min read time

While 2017 is winding down, awards season hasn’t quite wrapped up yet. We’d like to congratulate Lindauer Schreinerei & Küchen AG, Adrian Streich Architekten AG, Fontana Landschaftsarchitektur, and Maurus Schifferli for winning several accolades in two major Swiss award competitions.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, ComputerWorks AG, Andreas Kling, Interiorcad, Adrian Streich Architekten AG, Fontana Landschaftsarchitektur, Maurus Schifferli, Swiss Kitchen Award, Schüssinsel, Lindauer Schreinerei & Küchen AG, Museum for Design – Schaudepot

A&A Launches Vectorworks 2018 in Japan with Successful Event

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/8/17 8:49 AM   |  2 min read time

Our Japanese distributor, A&A Co. Ltd., recently hosted an event to introduce Vectorworks 2018 to designers in Japan. Vectorworks Live was held on December 1 in Tokyo. The event had 360 people in attendance, and an additional 1,500 tuned in to the live stream through Facebook Live and YouTube Live.

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Topics: A&A, A&A Co. Ltd., Biplab Sarkar, Robert Anderson, Steve Johnson, Takashi Yokota, Vectorworks 2018, Takeshi Nohara, Masahiro Yokoyama, Vectorworks Live

Vectorworks Celebrates Spanish Launch with November Events

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 11/21/17 10:57 AM   |  3 min read time

For our Spanish speakers, the wait is over. Vectorworks 2018 is now available in Spanish, which includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals. This year, we’ve added Braceworks, a structural load analysis add-on module for designers and riggers working on temporary structures. Our Spanish version follows the English version, released in September. In addition to English and Spanish, the following languages will also be offered by spring of 2018: Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Italian, Norwegian, and Portuguese. 

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Jim Woodward, Jorge Matos, TechLimits Informática, Multiple Drawing Views, Direct Section and Elevation editing, #Vectorworks2018, Braceworks, title block customization, Carlos Torrijos, Raul Gomez

Training, Fun, and More at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/26/17 9:42 AM   |  3 min read time

Last week we hosted our third annual Vectorworks Design Summit in Baltimore, MD. During the event, we got to meet and learn from inspiring designers, as well as showcase new Vectorworks 2018 features. If you couldn’t make it this year, here’s a run-down of what you missed: 

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Topics: Allied Work Architecture, Biplab Sarkar, 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, Baltimore, Brad Cloepfil, Camden Yards, IFC, Vectorworks Design Summit, Balltimore Orioles

Celebrating Vectorworks 2018 Across the Globe

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/22/17 10:33 AM   |  5 min read time

In celebration of the Vectorworks 2018 launch, our authorized distributors will hold several events throughout the world to introduce designers to the ways this newest version of the software will enhance their modeling processes and simplify their workflows.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Jim Woodward, Nordic Design Day, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Vectorworks Architect, Canada, Future of Design, Landmark, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Designer, Braceworks, Monitor Roadshow, Sweden, George Brashnarov

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

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/12/17 9:26 AM   |  5 min read time

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.

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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

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