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Marionette Monday: Landmark Users Can Actually Get What They Wish For

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/4/18 10:40 AM
Futurity is a landscape architecture firm based out of Chicago, Illinois that designs creative landscapes for residential, corporate, and civic clients. Many of Futurity’s projects involve working with very large sites; this process typically includes a survey plan that contains a great amount of data. Anna Arbetter, licensed landscape architect at Futurity, shared how the firm contends with these challenges to their already complex workflow and how she recently found success using Vectorworks' built-in algorithmic modeling tool, Marionette, to streamline the design process. Read More

Topics: #MarionetteMonday, Marionette Monday, Marionette, Landmark software, Vectorworks user, Vectorworks success story, Futurity, Anna Arbetter, algorithmic modeling

Marionette Monday: 5 Reasons to Adopt Algorithmic Modeling

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 3/26/18 11:34 AM
Still not fully convinced that Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool for Vectorworks, is for you or your firm? Look no further. Here are five reasons you should try Marionette — complete with a real-world example to demonstrate one of our most powerful product features. Read More

Topics: #MarionetteMonday, Marionette Monday, Marionette, Principle Architecture, Python, Case Study

Marionette Monday: New Symbols That Will Fold and Lift

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 2/26/18 11:35 AM
To help you get through your case of the Mondays, here are some new Marionette objects specifically created in response to user comments on the Vectorworks Forum. Read More

Topics: Marionette, Marionette Monday, Vectorworks Forum, NanaWall, scissor lift, JLG Condor lift, articulating boom lift, Vectorworks Spotlight, Scott Barnes, I-Light Design

Free Graphical Scripting Training with Our Marionette Tool

Posted by Hannah Force on 3/11/16 11:33 AM
No matter your level of programming experience, here’s a chance to jumpstart your understanding of data-driven design and embark on your own scripting adventures. Listen in on our four-part, on-demand Marionette Monday webinar series as our algorithmic expert Sarah Barrett explores the new graphical scripting tool in Vectorworks 2016 software, covering everything from the mechanics of nodes and networks to creating lists and running scripts. So grab a cup of coffee and then dive into these one-hour webinars. Bonus: U.S. AIA members can take the tests linked below to earn 1 AIA LU credit for each webinar. Read More

Topics: AIA Credits, Algorithmic Design, Architecture, Continuing Education Credits, Data-Driven Design, graphical scripting, Marionette, Marionette Monday, Planet Vectorworks, Programming, Vectorworks 2016

Three Nuggets of Graphical Scripting Wisdom from our Marionette Expert

Posted by Guest Author on 1/22/16 1:51 PM
By Sarah Barrett, Marionette Monday Webinar Series Host and Architectural BIM Specialist at Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: Algorithms, graphical scripting, Marionette, Marionette Monday, #MarionetteMonday, Nodes, Planet Vectorworks, Sarah Barett, Scripting, Vectorworks 2016

Forget Throwback Thursday, Here Comes Marionette Monday

Posted by Hannah Force on 1/14/16 1:36 PM
If Marionette, the new Python-based graphical scripting tool in Vectorworks 2016, has you intrigued but unsure of where to start, then join us for Marionette Monday, a free webinar series that will delve into both the technical and aesthetic design possibilities made available through this feature. Read More

Topics: BIM, Community, Education, graphical scripting, Marionette, Marionette Monday, #MarionetteMonday, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Sarah Barrett, Vectorworks 2016, webinar

A Student's Graphical Scripting Survival Guide

Posted by Guest Author on 1/8/16 11:38 AM
By Helen Garcia-Alton, Entertainment Design Intern at Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, Community, Design and production, Education, Entertainment, For the Love of Design, Frank Brault, graphical scripting, Helen Garcia-Alton, inspiration, intern, internship, Marionette, Marionette Monday, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Theatre Lighting Design, Towson University, Vectorworks 2016

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