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Celebrate World Architecture Day with Us

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 10/3/16 1:59 PM
Happy World Architecture Day! Today is the International Union of Architects’ annual celebration of the built world, and since this year’s theme is “Design a Better World,” we’re highlighting how design helps alleviate human suffering, reduce planetary burdens, and enhance the quality of life for communities through a selection of blogs, articles, and videos.  Read More

Topics: AIA Learning Unit, AIA LU, Architecture, BIM, Design a Better World, Energos, energy modeling, Greenbuild, Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, International Union of Architects’, Introduction to Energy Modeling Using Energos, Landscape Design, McGregor Coxall, Modular Design, Nathan Kipnis, offshore windfarms, Purpose-Driven Design, resiliency, Resilient Building Design”, SimTread 2.4, social responsibility, sustainability, Urban Development, Vectorworks Architect, webinar, webinars, World Architecture Day

Design for Energy Efficiency and Earn 1 AIA LU

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 8/2/16 11:54 AM
Our latest New Technologies webinar, “Introduction to Energy Modeling Using Energos” with François Lévy, AIA, principal at Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, is now available on demand. After watching, you'll be able to start making more intelligent energy-use decisions using Energos, a responsive energy analysis tool in Vectorworks software. Read More

Topics: AIA LU, Architecture, continuing education, Energos, energy modeling, François Lévy, Introduction to Energy Modeling Using Energos, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, New Technologies, Visualizing Success with Rendering Software, webinar

The Business Benefits of Getting Social: Vectorworks Design Summit Edition

Posted by Hannah Force on 6/30/16 10:16 AM
We love talking to our users — whether it’s over social media, on the community board, during a firm visit, or even during a 1-on-1 software demo. It helps us to discover what drives our users’ passion for design, how we can better help them succeed, and what they love most about our software. That’s why we decided to reward three lucky designers with a complimentary trip to attend the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago for simply engaging with us on social media. Read More

Topics: 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Alberta, Amanda Warren, and Other Cool Stuff, Architekturbüro Ebersberger, Art Institute of Chicago, Assistant Manager Maxim Hahm, Canada, CEO Bonggill “Alvin” Chu, Customer Appreciation Party, Energos, Energy Efficiency, Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, Free Vectorworks Design Summit Trip, Giveaway, Jonas Witte, Live-Lab Lighting and Visual Expression Laboratory, Mitchell Elliott, Nacogdoches, Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, Passive House standards, Planet Vectorworks, Product Marketing Manager – Entertainment Frank Br, Rendering for Success, Rendering Tips, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas, Tricks, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksFeatureMe

Find Out What’s New in the Design Industry with This Accredited Webinar Series

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 6/14/16 11:27 AM
Explore cutting-edge developments in the world of design with our ongoing, accredited New Technologies webinar series taking place throughout the summer. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, 3D scanning, AIA LU, Augmenting Landscape Architect’s Design Workflows, BIM, Community, continuing education, Education, Energos, François Lévy, From Point Cloud to Documentation, Holcombe Norton Partners, Introduction to Energy Modeling Using Energos, Jacob Dale, LA CES HSW PDH, Landmark, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, New Technologies, Organic Prototyping with the Subdivision Tool, Planet Vectorworks, point cloud, resources, Stephen Schrader, Tangably, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Architect, webinar, webinar series

Vectorworks Architect BIM Software Wins Architosh’s “BEST of SHOW” Award

Posted by Sarah Kosmerl on 6/9/16 10:31 AM
We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve brought home another major win from this year’s American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Convention, and not just because of all of the wonderful demos and conversations we had with the architects there. We’re talking about receiving our third consecutive “BEST of SHOW” award from Architosh. This year, Vectorworks Architect 2016 design software won the Desktop category. Read More

Topics: #AIACon16, American Institute of Architecture Convention, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, awards, “BEST of SHOW” award, BIM, company announcements, company news, Energos, Marionette, Planet Vectorworks, sustainable design, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar

2016 Vectorworks Design Summit Spoiler Alert: Keynote, Architecture Tours, and Parties

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/7/16 5:05 PM
The cat’s out of the bag that we’re gathering 500 of our closest friends from the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries in Chicago for the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit. Our April 25-27 annual conference boasts inspirational keynotes, Continuing Education thought-leadership sessions, and a sneak peek into the future of our software line. There is also one-on-one tech support, product training, as well as many networking opportunities. And while there’s been an aura of mystery surrounding one of the most exciting details of the conference, we’re ready to give you the scoop! Read More

Topics: 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, 3Dconnexion, Architecture, Architecture and Design Galleries, Art Institute of Chicago, Asite Solutions, AV Chicago, BlueBeam, Canon U.S.A, Chicago Architecture Foundation, connectCAD Limited, Customer Appreciati, Energos, Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura, ESP Vision, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Expo Happy Hour, Hey Jimmy, HP, Impressionism Exhibit, Inc., Marionette, Marionette Science Fair, Maxon Computer GmbH, Mies van der Rohe, Modelo, Notable User, OfficeUS, partnership, Ping-pong social club, Planet Vectorworks, Princeton University, Project Sharing, Pulp Art Surfaces, Scia, Solibri, SPiN, Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Office of Architectural Affairs (OOAA), The Windy City, U.S. State Department, United States Pavilion, Vectorworks Design Summit, XIV Venice Architecture Biennale

Be Inspired, Earn Credits at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Hannah Force on 2/25/16 1:53 PM
If you’re looking to enhance your workflows, improve your design skills, and have some fun, then look no further. With 30+ thought-leadership sessions, 32+ Continuing Education credit opportunities, 17+ hours of one-on-one tech support, and extensive software training, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit attendees will gain newfound energy and fresh ideas to create innovative design solutions. Read More

Topics: 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, AIA LUs, Architectural Tours, Architecture, Asite, BIM, Bluebeam Software, Canon U.S.A, Chief Marketing Officer Stewart Rom, collaborative BIM, continuing education, EIZO, Energos, energy modeling, Entertainment, ESP Vision, exhibit design, Exhibit Logic, Fairmont Chicago, Flansburgh Architects, graphical scripting, HP, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, LA CES PDHs, Marionette, Maxon Computer GmbH, MIllenium Park, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, Rendering Tricks, Scia, Site Analysis, Solibri, Spotlight, The Office of James Burnett, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksDesignSummit

Inspiration: Green Thoughts From Leading Designers

Posted by Pete Hicks on 11/17/15 11:49 AM
Whether you’re attending the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C. this weekend or not, we bet that designing "green" is often on your mind. That’s why we've collected some thoughts from leading architects and landscape architects to inspire you as you incorporate sustainable thinking into your workflow. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Adele Ashkar, Adrian McGregor, Architecture, Case Study, Community, Energos, François Lévy, Greenbuild 2015, Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, inspiration, Kipnis Architecture + Planning, Landmark, Landscape, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, McGregor Coxall, Nate Kipnis, trade shows, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Architect

Tech Roundup: Vectorworks 2016 Special Edition

Posted by Pete Hicks on 10/2/15 11:59 AM
There are a lot of exciting new features in Vectorworks 2016, and we know you want to start incorporating them into your design workflow right away. That’s why we asked three designers who’ve been using these features to share some insight on what they’ve found to be best practices when it come to the latest release of Vectorworks software. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, BIM, Education, Energos, François Lévy, King + King Architects, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, Luc Lefebvre, Marionette, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, resources, Shook Kelley, Stanley Rostas, Tech Roundup, tech support, Vectorworks 2016, @VectorworksHelp

Improving Energy Efficiency Using Vectorworks 2016's Energos Tool

Posted by Guest Author on 9/29/15 11:57 AM
By François Lévy, AIA, Author and Partner, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Architecture, BIM, Community, Energos, energy analysis, energy modeling, François Lévy, Hope House, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, sustainability, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer

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