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Case Study: Złota 44

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 5/17/18 11:58 AM
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. Read More

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
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. Read More

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
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. Read More

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

Architecture is Fun Wins AIA Chicago Firm of the Year Award

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/15/17 9:41 AM
A huge congratulations to our users at Architecture is Fun, who have been declared “2017 Firm of the Year” as part of the AIA Chicago Professional Excellence & Distinguished Service Awards! Read More

Topics: Sharon Exley, Young At Art, Architecture Is Fun, Case Study, Peter Exley, AIA Chicago, AIA Chicago Foundation, Young At Art Museum, Chicago, IL

Case Study: Quality Follows Innovation at the Zurich Opera House

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/17/17 9:22 AM
Darkness falls over the entire theater, the curtain opens, and a bright spotlight illuminates the dancers on stage… Read More

Topics: Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, Case Study, Lilith Gardell, CAD drawings, Dominic Büttne, event engineering, Martin Gebhardt, Spotlight libraries, Swan Lake ballet, Visibility tool, Zurich Opera House

VIDEO: 5+1AA Architectures On Their Design Philosophy

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/26/16 11:27 AM
Everyone has a message to tell through their work. In our latest Industry Insights video, Alfonso Femia, CEO, and Simonetta Cenci of the award-winning 5+1AA Architectures explain the design philosophy that has evolved within their Italian-based firm over its twenty-year history: that architecture has the ability to create a dialogue between history and the human experience. Read More

Topics: 5+1AA architectures, Architecture, Case Study, Industry Insights, inspiration, video

VIDEO: Crafting a Creative Culture with Nathan Kipnis, FAIA, LEED BD+C

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 8/31/16 10:12 AM
When Noah Mishkin, principal of contractor referral company CraftJack, saw the need for a bigger and more playful office environment, he called on Nathan Kipnis, FAIA, LEED BD+C, for the job. Watch our latest success story to find out how Kipnis and his team at Kipnis Architecture + Planning used textures and 3D modeling to express CraftJack’s brand identity through environmentally conscious design. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Nathan Kipnis, Noah Mishkin, Success Story Video, sustainability, 3D Modeling, Case Study, CraftJack, Kipnis Architecture + Planning, video

Case Study: Designing Sustainable Landscapes with Smart Site Objects

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/25/16 11:31 AM
Environmental sustainability begins with individual designers using careful calculations to make informed decisions about their projects. And for the full-service landscape architecture team at Holcombe Norton Partners, achieving sustainability certifications for their sites centers around the use of data-rich models and intelligent worksheets. Read More

Topics: site information modeling, Stephen Schrader, Success Story, sustainability, 3D Modeling, BIM, Case Study, Digital Terrain Model, DTM, Holcombe Norton Partners, inspiration, Landmark, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, LEED, SITES

Case Study: Creating Welcoming Spaces with BIM

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/3/16 9:32 AM
Florida-based design firm ROJO Architecture operates out of a former shopping mall with wide-open spaces that are as equally suited to tossing around a football as they are to collaborating on large-scale projects for a variety of clients. And whether they’re designing for the medical, religious, commercial, hospitality, or private sector, the team at ROJO notes that above all else, they’re working for their project’s end users. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Rob Glisson, ROJO, rojo Architecture, Success Story, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, Case Study, inspiration, John Saldana, The Portland

Success Story: Improvisation by Collaboration with Tony Award Winner Donald Holder

Posted by Pete Hicks on 2/24/16 9:58 AM
Watch two-time Tony Award winner Donald Holder, best known for Broadway shows like The Lion King and Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, discuss everything from his start in the entertainment industry to how design software facilitates collaboration in this new video. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, Spotlight, Success Story, visionary, Case Study, Community, Donald Holder, inspiration, The Bridges of Madison County, The Lion King, video

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