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Transitioning King + King Architects from a 2D to 3D BIM Workflow

Posted by Guest Author on 3/9/17 9:53 AM
By Luc Lefebvre, Senior Architect Product Specialist at Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: Architecture, 2D to 3D BIM workflow, 30-day trial, 3D Modeling, BIM, IFC export, King + King Architects, Luc Lefebvre, Uncategorized

Building Our Team to Better Serve Designers

Posted by Hannah Force on 2/2/17 10:08 AM
At the crux of our philosophy, we’ve always been committed to developing the best design and BIM software that’s in tune with the needs of designers. To do so, we’ve leveraged input and implemented product feedback from practicing architects, landscape designers, landscape architects, and lighting designers, among other design professionals. Another vital part of these efforts involves the help of our internal industry experts on our product marketing team, so we’re excited to announce that there are three new additions to this ever growing group: Luc Lefebvre, senior architect product specialist, Jim Woodward, senior entertainment product specialist and Brian Nicholson, senior landscape product specialist. After all, there’s no such thing as having too many industry experts. Read More

Topics: 3D visualization, accredited green roof professional, Adapting New Technologies to your Production Desig, Aerosmith, Architecture, BIM consultant, Entertainment, exhibit design, Exhibit Logic, GRP, horticulture, International Broadcasting Convention, Jeremy Powell, Jim Woodward, Landscape Designers, LEED accredited professional, LEED AP, lighting designers, NAB Show, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Research Supp, NREL Campus, OAQ, PLA, rendering, Revit, RNL, Shirley Woodward, Sketchup, studioINSITE, SUNY Morrisville Mohawk Hall, sustainable design, Sustainable SITES gold-certification, Sympony Hall in Boston, Ted 2, The Adobe suite, The Why and How of BIM Implementation, urban design, 2D to 3D BIM workflow, 3D Modeling, Architects, ASLA, ASLA Colorado chapter president, AutoCAD, BIM, Boston University, building information modeling processes, Colorado State University, Comdex Convention, concert design, DMDS7UDIOS, IBC, Jim Rood, King + King Architects, Landscape, landscape architects, Landscape Architecture, Le Moyne College Master Plan, LEED AP BD+C, LEED Platinum Certification, Madden School of Business, Montreal University, Neil Diamond, The Proposal, University of Colorado Denver, UNY Cortland DeGroat Hall, Wenk Associates, Yes

VIDEO: From Blueprint to BIM with King + King Architects

Posted by Pete Hicks on 7/26/16 10:53 AM
In our latest success story video, we explore the projects and workflows of New York’s oldest architecture firm and the third oldest in the United States, King + King Architects. From Crouse College at Syracuse University to the National Grid Building, the team at King + King has had a long history at the forefront of design, a spot they maintain today through their forward-thinking outlook on adapting to advancements in architectural technology. Watch the video below to discover how they’re using BIM and advanced 3D modeling techniques to pioneer the future of incredible structures. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Syracuse University, 3D Modeling, BIM, Crouse College, King + King Architects, National Grid Building

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

How Project Sharing Streamlined Our Firm’s Collaboration

Posted by Guest Author on 9/23/15 10:10 AM
By Luc Lefebvre, RA, OAQ, LEED AP, Project Manager and BIM Manager at King + King Architects Read More

Topics: Architecture, Project Sharing, Vectorworks Architect, workflows, 3D Modeling, Community, King + King Architects, Luc Lefebvre, Vectorworks 2016

‘Rocky Steps’ Pave Path to Customer Appreciation Party on April 28

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/20/15 11:55 AM
Who needs a red carpet when we have the iconic “Rocky Steps” to welcome attendees to our April 28 Customer Appreciation Party at the Philadelphia Museum of Art? Marking one of the highlights of our April 27-29 Vectorworks Design Summit, the party will bring together architecture, landscape, and entertainment design visionaries, Vectorworks software engineers, and global partner product providers for a night of fun, which begins at 7:00 p.m. and ends at 11:00 p.m. ET. Read More

Topics: Philadelphia, Planet Vectorworks, Sofitel Hotel, Back2Life, Community, Customer Appreciation Party, King + King Architects, Luc Lefebvre, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Vectorworks Design Summit

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