Hot off the Presses: Vectorworks Essentials and Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manuals

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/1/16 12:31 PM   |  1 min read time

We know you’ve been on the edge of your seat in anticipation of the latest editions of the Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual and Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, and the wait is finally over. Written by expert trainer Jonathan Pickup, who has over 25 years of industry experience and is the author of several Vectorworks training manuals, the eighth editions of each of these manuals are now available in hard copy with accompanying DVDs and are designed to educate readers on how to make the most of Vectorworks 2016 software.

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Topics: Architecture, Education, François Lévy, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, resources, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, Jonathan Pickup, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual

Architecture Guides to Add to Your Reading List

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/24/15 11:07 AM   |  2 min read time

Want to take your designs to the next level? Then we've got some reading material for you.

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Topics: 3D Modeling with Vectorworks, Architecture, Education, Stephen Scaysbrook, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, 3D Modeling, ArchonCAD, BIM, Community, Jonathan Pickup, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Design Summit

Get Your Landscape Books Signed at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/15/15 11:45 AM   |  2 min read time

Nothing says spring like landscape design! So, to celebrate the release of new instructional guides Residential Garden Design, Seventh Edition by Tamsin Slatter and Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual, Fifth Edition by Jonathan Pickup, we're hosting two book signings in the Paris Foyer at the Sofitel Philadelphia Hotel during the Vectorworks Design Summit, and all registered attendees are welcome.

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Topics: Education, Fifth Edition, Residential Garden Design, Seventh Edition, Tamsin Slatter, Jonathan Pickup, Landmark, Landscape, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual, Vectorworks Landmark with Renderworks software

Brush Up On Your Skills With the Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual

Posted by Pete Hicks on 2/5/15 9:59 AM   |  1 min read time

Whether you’re new to Vectorworks software or you’re an experienced user, getting a firm grasp of the basics is essential to maintaining and improving your skills as a designer. That’s why we’re excited to release the Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual. Written by expert Vectorworks trainer Jonathan Pickup, this seventh edition of the guide explores core concepts and recent advancements in Vectorworks 2015.

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Topics: Education, Essentials, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Seventh Edition, Training Guides, Community, Jonathan Pickup, Neil Barmen, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual

Update to Jonathan Pickup's 3D Modeling with Vectorworks Tutorial Now Available

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/18/14 4:39 PM   |  1 min read time

We’ve just released the latest update to the 3D Modeling with Vectorworks training manual. So if you’re ready to turn simple designs into advanced, complex shapes and produce professional-quality 3D models, be sure to add this book to your library today.

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Topics: 3D Modeling with Vectorworks, Architecture, resources, 3D Modeling, Community, Jonathan Pickup, Sixth Edition, training manual, Vectorworks 2014, Vectorworks software

Boost Your Vectorworks Architect Skills with New Jonathan Pickup Manual

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 5/1/14 10:56 AM   |  2 min read time

If you’re a Vectorworks® Architect software user, you have amazing technology at your fingertips. Now, author and architect Jonathan Pickup can help you make the most of the program in a newly updated version of one of our most popular training guides, “Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, Sixth Edition.”

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Topics: Architecture, Essentials Tutorial Manual Sixth Edition, resources, Rubina Siddiqui, training guide, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, Community, Jonathan Pickup, Nemetschek Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2014, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual Sixth Editio

New Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Now Available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/13/14 10:17 AM   |  1 min read time

Designers looking to boost their Vectorworks skills now have a new resource to help them: the sixth edition of Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual.

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Topics: Architecture, resources, Wintek, 3D Modeling, Jan Latham, Jonathan Pickup, Vectorworks 2014, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual, Waikato Institute of Technology

Fifth edition of 3D Modeling with Vectorworks tutorial now available

Posted by Julie McClure on 6/6/13 8:34 AM   |  1 min read time

Are you interested in learning to create free-form models with Vectorworks software? If you are, consider purchasing the newly revised 3D Modeling with Vectorworks Tutorial Manual. Written by experienced trainer and author Jonathan Pickup of Archoncad, this essential guide will help anyone build a foundation of skills for creating 3D forms through the use of extrudes, sweeps, solids, NURBS, loft surfaces, and 3D primitives. This fifth edition of the book has been updated to show you how to get the best results from Vectorworks 2013 software and complements the complete line of Nemetschek Vectorworks training guides.

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Topics: Architecture, resources, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, 3D Modeling, 3D Modeling with Vectorworks Tutorial Manual, ArchonCAD, Jonathan Pickup, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual

Jonathan Pickup updates Vectorworks Landmark tutorial for 2013

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/21/13 9:24 AM   |  1 min read time

Written by experienced Vectorworks trainer and author Jonathan Pickup of Archoncad, the Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual provides explanations of Vectorworks Landmark concepts and techniques for users of all levels. The manual uses a series of exercises to reinforce the features and workflow capabilities of the software, starting with a very simple exercise on landscape budgeting. Content and exercises build in complexity, and by the end of the manual, the user will be able to use the plant database, create custom plants, edit the plant graphics, import drawings from consultants, create planting plans, and send the drawings back to a consultant.

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Topics: resources, ArchonCAD, Jonathan Pickup, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual

New Vectorworks Architect tutorial available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/7/13 10:34 AM   |  1 min read time

The fifth edition of our Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual by expert Vectorworks trainer Jonathan Pickup of Archoncad is now available. This thorough, project-based training workbook has been updated for use with Vectorworks Architect 2013 software and includes instruction about the following:

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Topics: Architecture, resource, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, ArchonCAD, Jonathan Pickup, Vectorworks 2013

New Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial now available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 1/3/13 9:54 AM   |  1 min read time

Updated for the 2013 version of Vectorworks software, the fifth edition of our Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial manual by Jonathan Pickup of Archoncad is a must-have workbook for anyone new to Vectorworks. This manual is designed to help you build a foundation of knowledge so that you will understand how the program is intended to work.

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Topics: Architecture, resources, 3D Modeling, ArchonCAD, Jonathan Pickup, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual

New Vectorworks Landmark tutorial now available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/8/12 11:47 AM   |  1 min read time

We're excited to announce the publication of a new training guide for users of Vectorworks Landmark software: Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual, Third Edition. This manual was written by Jonathan Pickup, a leading Vectorworks trainer from New Zealand, and it has been updated for use with the 2012 version of Vectorworks software.

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Topics: resources, Vectorworks 2012, ArchonCAD, Jonathan Pickup, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual

Icebreaker Breaks New Ground

Posted by Lisa Lance on 2/14/12 11:30 AM   |  2 min read time

Since its inception in 1995, Icebreaker has led its competitors in the merino wool industry. With over 3,000 trading partners selling its wares in 43 countries, Icebreaker maintains production facilities around the world to keep them supplied. And the recent economic downturn has not stopped their growth. Bill Powell, production artist, says, “People will always buy quality, and we have a quality product.”

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Topics: Architecture, Megabits Trust, Vectorworks Architect, ArchonCAD, Bill Powell, Bill Vincent, Case Study, Designers Institute of New Zealand, Icebreaker, Jonathan Pickup

Three new Vectorworks tutorials now available from Jonathan Pickup

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/1/11 11:46 AM   |  1 min read time

Three new training guides for users of Vectorworks software are now available: 3D Modeling in Vectorworks, Fourth Edition; Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, Fourth Edition; and Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual, Fourth Edition. All three manuals were written by Jonathan Pickup, a leading Vectorworks trainer from New Zealand, and have been updated for use with the 2012 version of Vectorworks software.

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Topics: 3D Modeling in Vectorworks, Architecture, resources, Vectorworks 2012, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, 3D Modeling, Jonathan Pickup, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual

Vectorworks team participates in EcoBuild America

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/13/10 3:26 PM   |  1 min read time

Last week members of the Nemetschek Vectorworks team traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in EcoBuild America.

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Topics: Jeffrey Ouellette, Nemetschek Scia, Vectorworks 2011, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual, BIM, DC Riverside Office Building, EcoBuild America, Jonathan Pickup, Julio Martinez, Wes Gardner

New Vectorworks training guides now available

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/15/10 11:32 AM   |  1 min read time

Updated versions of 3D Modeling in Vectorworks, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual, and Residential Garden Design with Vectorworks Landmark are now available.

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Topics: 3D Modeling in Vectorworks, Residential Garden Design with Vectorworks Landmar, resources, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks 2011, 3D Modeling, Jonathan Pickup, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual

NNA welcomes Kiwi Jonathan Pickup

Posted by Theresa Downs on 6/21/10 10:34 AM   |  1 min read time

Last week we had the opportunity to meet Jonathan Pickup, who has been writing and producing our Vectorworks tutorials for over 15 years.

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Topics: Architecture, Community, Jonathan Pickup, third party partner, Vectorworks Tutorials

New Vector-workout available from Archoncad

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/24/10 10:59 AM   |  1 min read time

Archoncad, a New Zealand-based provider of training and consulting services to architects and design professionals, has a new manual available for Vectorworks users: the Vector-workout Guide to Residential Concept Design.

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Topics: Architecture, resources, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, ArchonCAD, Jonathan Pickup, Vector-workout Guide to Residential Concept Design

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