Opening Doors with IFC4

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 8/8/19 3:28 PM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks, the first BIM software to receive IFC4 export certification, now supports your Open BIM workflows better than ever before.

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Topics: buildingSMART International, IFC Interoperability, Open BIM, Rubina Siddiqui, Big BIM, BIM, IFC, Marc Pancera, Collaboration, Itten + Brechbühl AG, import/export, Design Collaboration Software, IFC4, certification

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

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

A New Way to View the "I" in BIM

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/18/19 3:39 PM   |  11 min read time

In recent years, digital design has seen a transformation with the implementation of BIM, or Building Information Modeling, the concept that data be attached to its corresponding digital model. The idea here is to ease communication between project partners by having one point-of-reference, one model that can be used through all design phases — from sketching to construction. 

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Topics: Martyn Horne, BIM, COBie, IFC, Nemetschek Group, Vectorworks UK, BIM Show Live 2019, BIM Show Live, UK BIM Alliance

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

Focus on Connection: New Ways to Work Faster and Smarter

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 11/10/17 9:47 AM   |  8 min read time

When it comes to Vectorworks software, we always strive for quality, but for the 2018 latest release, we also wanted to focus on connection.

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Topics: Jeremy Powell, Renderworks, Subdivision Modeling, Dan Monaghan, IFC, Marionette, The Nemetschek Group, Multiple Drawing Views, Rendered panoramas, #Vectorworks2018, Braceworks, connection

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

Vectorworks & Vision 2017 Service Pack 3 Performance Updates

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 3/21/17 11:49 AM   |  3 min read time

As part of our continued dedication to better serve designers, we just released Service Pack 3 for the Vectorworks 2017 software line. The updates include plenty of productivity and performance enhancements to improve your workflows.

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Topics: Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, DWG, Entertainment, Gaspar Potcnik, Open BIM, previsualization, rendering, Service Pack 3, SP3, VBvisual, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision 2017, 3D, 3D connexion, 3D mouse, BIM, CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, IFC, IFC Data Mapping, Landscape, Uncategorized, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks Landmark

Team BIM Unlimited Takes Home Award in Build Earth Live Hyperloop Competition

Posted by Guest Author on 12/12/16 11:42 AM   |  11 min read time

By Martyn Horne, Group Product Development, Exertis Unlimited

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Topics: Al Maktoum, Architecture, Asite, #BELHyperloop, BIM Unlimited, Dubai, Exertis Unlimited, Fujairah, Gregory Fortune, Irina Angelo, Jonathan Reeves, Martyn Horne, Renderworks, Rodrigo Couto, Rubén Hernández Fontana, Scia Engineer, SimTread, Solibri Model Checker, Takeshi Kimura, Tokyo University of Science, United Arab Emirates, University of Tokyo, Vectorworks Architect, Adoddle, BEL, BIM, Build Earth Live, Cloud, FlowDesigner, GIS, Hyperloop, IFC, Landmark, Synchro 4D, Vectorworks Landmark, Yasin Idris

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