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Vectorworks’ Brian Nicholson Among First SITES Accredited Group

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/21/17 9:22 AM
A huge congrats are in order to our Senior Landscape Product Specialist Brian Nicholson for passing the Sustainable SITES Initiative accredited professional exam. Nicholson is among the first group of SITES Accredited Professionals (APs) to pass the exam and receive the resulting designation. Read More

Topics: GRP, Sustainable Sites Initiative, ASLA, Landscape, LEED, SITES, Brian Nicholson, Green Business Certification Inc., Green Roof Professional, Landmark software, SITES Accredited Professionals, SITES AP, ASLA Annual Meeting, ASLA Colorado

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

Solar Studies: Seeing a Move to 3D Modeling in a New Light

Posted by Guest Author on 9/4/14 11:27 AM
A solar study shown top to bottom at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 3:00 pm. Read More

Topics: Eric Gilbey, Renderworks, solar animations, solar studies, 3D Modeling, Landmark, Landscape, LEED, SITES, solar analysis

New Video: Architects as Problem Solvers--Featuring SPG Architects’ Eric Gartner

Posted by Julie McClure on 8/11/14 10:55 AM
What do people outside the design profession think of when they hear the word "architect"? Perhaps it's a simple answer, like someone who defines space, someone who draws, designs, and models. But perhaps there's a deeper question we should be asking, a more philosophical one: What do people think architects really are? Read More

Topics: Architecture, Eric Gartner, Firm Profile, problem solver, SPG Architects, Success Story, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, Architect, Case Study, LEED, Vectorworks software

Hamilton + Aitken Architects Honored for Historic Preservation of Maritime Center

Posted by Julie McClure on 5/23/14 11:53 AM
Congratulations to Hamilton + Aitken Architects (H&A), whose Maritime Center  earned them an Honor Award for Historic Preservation at the AIA San Francisco's 2014 Design Awards. The program celebrates outstanding achievements in architecture and design by Bay Area individuals and organizations, as well as professionals from other places who contribute to the framework of the local built environment. Read More

Topics: AIA, Architecture, Chad Hamilton, Richmond College Prep, Richmond Community Foundation, Vectorworks Architect, 2014 Design Awards, 3D Modeling, AIA San Francisco, BIM, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, LEED, LEED Gold for Schools Certification, Maritime Center, Project Highlight

A Modern Syntax and African Riffs Achieve Harmony in Brooklyn, New York Museum

Posted by Julie McClure on 1/28/14 11:53 AM
Weeksville Heritage Center is an urban project by the award-winning firm Caples Jefferson Architects PC. It consists of a two-story, 23,000-square-foot new building and 41,000-square-f00t interpretive landscape, which recreates farmland and serves as a gateway connecting the present to the past, including four 1800s houses on site – remnants of the 19th century free African-American community of Weeksville. The project, created with Vectorworks Architect software, was recently chosen as among the 17 best in American architecture by ARCHITECT magazine in its 2013 Annual Design Review. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Caples Jefferson Architects PC, Michael Behrman, Vectorworks Architect, 2013 Annual Design Review, 3D Modeling, Architect magazine, LEED, Project Highlight, Weeksville Heritage Center

Meet Vectorworks 2014 and Win an iPad at ASLA and Greenbuild

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 11/6/13 10:02 AM
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Topics: Andy McDowell, Conference Pass Giveaway, iPad, The Art Institute of Houston, University of Nevada, ASLA, Cardno JFNEW, Community, Facebook, Greenbuild, Jamie Mitchell, Landscape, LEED, Miki Sankary, Nemetschek Vectorworks, US Green Building Council, Van Amy To, Vectorworks Landmark

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