Spellbound: Our Favorite Lighting Designs for Halloween

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 10/31/19 3:31 PM   |  1 min read time

Trick or treat! Unmask the processes used to design these spooky entertainment projects.

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Case Study, entertainment design, Halloween, lighting design, Macbeth, Royal Swedish Opera, Dracula, projection design, Radiance Lightworks

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, 2D to 3D, BIM for Landscape Architecture, Nottingham City Hub, Sam Bailey

From 2D to 3D: One Entertainment Firm's Success Story

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/25/19 1:32 PM   |  1 min read time

Stagestruck, a full-service entertainment production firm from the UK, were searching for the best 3D solution to meet client needs. Vectorworks Spotlight fit the bill.

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Topics: Entertainment, Vectorworks Spotlight, 3D design, Case Study, entertainment design, Marionette, Make the Move, user success story, Stagestruck, Point Cloud Integration, 2D to 3D, Automated Reports, Tom Cordory

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

Case Study: Vectorworks Brings a Gothic Façade to Light

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/14/18 10:28 AM   |  1 min read time

Once again, Spotlight proved to be a time saver and collaboration facilitator. Isak Gabre, the former systems and project manager at the Royal Swedish Opera, recently used our software to create a gothic video projection to coincide with the opening of Dracula at the opera house. You can read more about his success on our website.

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Topics: Spotlight, Case Study, Isak Gabre, Royal Swedish Opera, Dracula

June Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/21/18 9:28 AM   |  1 min read time

It’s the first day of summer at the Vectorworks headquarters, and we’re kicking things off with a new tech roundup! So, sit back, turn up that AC, and enjoy.

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Topics: Case Study, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, June Tech Roundup, Water Textures, Jim Wilson, photorealistic, 2017 Invictus Games

Introducing A Colossal Case Study on Our New and Improved Website

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/15/18 11:08 AM   |  1 min read time

Here’s a special treat to add to your #FeelGoodFriday vibes: a new customer success story on our redesigned website! Learn more about how event production firm PRP used Vectorworks for the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto by checking out our new customer showcase page. We hope you’ll stay for a while and explore everything new across the website .

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, Case Study, PRP, customer success story, #FeelGoodFriday, Invictus Games, Toronto, Canada, website redesign

Case Study: Złota 44

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 5/17/18 11:58 AM   |  1 min read time

Architecture often represents a city and its people. That’s what the designers at Studio Libeskind and Artchitecture had in mind when they created the new icon of Warsaw, Złota 44. Their strategically designed building, and the tallest residential tower in its class in the European Union, has transformed the city.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, Case Study, Vectorworks software, Zlota 44, Artchitecture, Studio Libeskind, Warsaw, Poland, video case study

BIM Busters: It's Time to Expose 5 Mandate Myths

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 4/5/18 11:24 AM   |  4 min read time

If the new BIM mandates are causing concern for you or your firm, never fear! Today we are going to bust five myths related to BIM Level 2 — by showing you how Vectorworks power user bpr architects successfully completed a project working entirely in 3D.

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Topics: bpr architects, Case Study, IFC, Paul Beaty-Pownall, Tekla, BIM Level 2, The Ritterman Building, import/export, Middlesex University, higher education

Marionette Monday: 5 Reasons to Adopt Algorithmic Modeling

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 3/26/18 11:34 AM   |  3 min read time

Still not fully convinced that Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool for Vectorworks, is for you or your firm? Look no further. Here are five reasons you should try Marionette — complete with a real-world example to demonstrate one of our most powerful product features.

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Topics: Marionette Monday, Case Study, Marionette, #MarionetteMonday, Python, Principle Architecture

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