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Part of the Family: Beta Testing Vectorworks Software

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 1/3/17 10:35 AM
The majority of the new and improved features in each version of Vectorworks software are based on user suggestions, but the impact of user input doesn’t stop there. Vectorworks has a team of beta testers from within the design industry who explore new features in the software before it’s released each year, informing us of how to improve key functionalities. We’re extremely grateful for all of their hard work, and according to beta tester Ion Webster, the feeling is mutual. Read More

Topics: Architecture, beta tester, Cal Poly, California Polytechnic State University, Camera Match, CameraMatch, door and window styles, Ion Webster, Pults and Associates LLP, Renderworks, slab drainage tool, structural objects, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Virtual Reality, Web View

Tech Roundup: June 2016

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 6/17/16 11:37 AM
Your projects will be picture-perfect after this month’s Tech Roundup focusing on CameraMatch, a plug-in that allows you to easily align your 3D models in Vectorworks software with photographs. Read More

Topics: CameraMatch, Education, Planet Vectorworks, rendering, resources, Tech Roundup, video

We’ve Acquired PanzerCAD's Technology to Help Make Your Designs Picture-Perfect

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/14/16 12:55 PM
PanzerCAD’s CameraMatch plug-in empowers designers to align and compose a 3D view of a model with a photograph, helping clients to better envision a given project. If your designs aren’t camera-shy, you’ll be happy to hear that Vectorworks has acquired PanzerCAD’s technology and hired the company's Founder and Developer Matt Panzer to join its engineering team as an architectural product planner, where he’ll work to improve Vectorworks software’s architectural workflows. Read More

Topics: acquisition, Architectural Product Planner, Architecture, CameraMatch, Darick DeHart, Engineering Team, Matt Panzer, N2M Architeckten’s NaturParkHaus, PanzerCAD, Vice President of Product Management

Inspiration: Music to Your Ears and a Delight for the Eyes

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/21/15 10:30 AM
Whether stirred by their breathtaking, detailed designs or captivated by the harmonious sounds they produce, people are always blown away by the intricately built instruments of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Architecture, CameraMatch, Dobson Piper Organ Builders, Merton College, Project Sharing, St. Joseph Abbey, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Deisgner

Inspiration: Architecture Meets Art at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University

Posted by Pete Hicks on 7/31/15 9:29 AM
Is that a modern-day bus station in a Van Gogh painting? Students at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences’ Landscape Information Center utilized the CameraMatch plug-in for Vectorworks software packages, and their imaginations, to insert a typical bus stop into an environment of their choice. Read More

Topics: CameraMatch, Community, Education, inspiration, internship, Landscape, Mathias Rauh, Partner Products, partnership, plug-in, third party partner, Van Gogh, Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Scie

Inspiration: N2M Architekten’s NaturParkHaus

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/8/15 11:48 AM
Germany-based N2M Architekten is a firm committed to using their passion for design to create architecture that breaks boundaries. And with studios in Xi’an, China and Hannover, Germany, and projects ranging from religious shelters to regional master-planning, N2M is assuredly achieving their goal. One of their recent projects, NaturParkHaus, exemplifies the firm’s approach to design, which blends distinctive architecture with its surrounding context. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Architecture, CameraMatch, inspiration, N2M Architeckten, NaturParkHaus, plug-in, third party partner

Success Story: Pacific Coast Land Design Gives an Old Town a New Start

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/10/14 10:44 AM
PCLD utilized CameraMatch, a Vectorworks plug-in, to align the 3D model with site photographs and create renderings that were more realistic and easily recognizable by stakeholders and users in context with the existing site and its surroundings. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, CameraMatch, Case Study, Chris Roberts, Firm Profile, Landmark, Landscape, Mike Zielsdorf, Notable User, Old Town Newhall, Pacific Coast Land Design, PCLD, Project Highlight, rendering, Renderworks, Success Story, third party partner, Vectorworks Landmark

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