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A 100-Year-Old Battle Brought Forward in Time with Vectorworks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/13/17 11:27 AM
A monumental milestone was celebrated at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France this spring. On April 9, 2017, a large commemoration was held in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Vimy Ridge battle at the memorial and attended by heads of state and British royalty. The battle of Vimy Ridge was a military engagement fought primarily as part of the Battle of Arras, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France, during the First World War. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, MiniCAD, Vectorworks Designer, CINEMA 4D, 3D locus points, Amirault 3D, Battle of Arras, Military Museum of Communications and Electronics, Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, Vimy Ridge Battle, Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Create Site Model command, Paul Amirault

ICYMI: Eric Gilbey's Interview with Landscape Architecture Podcast

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/30/17 9:02 AM
When Michael Todoran, executive producer of the Landscape Architecture Podcast received an email from Braulio Gutierrez, one of his former Ohio State University peers, about software recommendations other than AutoCAD and Adobe Suite, he knew he needed to bring in another expert. Vectorworks’ Product Marketing Manager for the landscape industries, Eric Gilbey, PLA, ASLA, Prof. Member APLD, was ultimately interviewed by Todoran, so his podcast listeners could learn more about our software capabilities, and why it should become Gutierrez’s new preferred software. Read More

Topics: Building Information Modeling, Eric Gilbey, Green Industry, MiniCAD, Parasolid, Resource Manager, site design, Vectorworks, 3D Modeling, BIM, CAD, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Braulio Gutierrez, Land Planning, Landmark software, Landscape Architecture Podcast, The Ohio State University, Michael Todoran

Passion, Expertise, and 3D at the Opening of the Olympic Games

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 2/15/17 11:41 AM
The scene is the iconic Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, completely crowded, where in a few moments the show will begin. The experienced set designer of Brazilian scenography company P&G Cenografia, Altamir Júnior, huddled in his small control cell inside Box City with coordinators from other disciplines, finally receives the long-awaited signal via radio: "Everybody get ready!" And the show begins: the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Read More

Topics: Abel Gomes, Entertainment, Maracanã Stadium, MiniCAD, Olympic Games, Paulo Neves, P&G Cenografia, rendering, Rio 2016 Olympics, 2016 Summer Olympics, 3D Modeling, Box City, Cerimônias Cariocas 2016, Daniela Thomas, Es Devlin, Olympics, Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, Paralympics

Congrats to Our Three Vectorworks Design Summit Trip Winners

Posted by Hannah Force on 3/23/16 11:17 AM
Free stuff makes people happy, and we love to make people happy, especially when it involves bringing everyone together to celebrate great design. So, we decided to give away a few trips to our 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit. We ran the promotion in early March on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and we’re excited to announce the three lucky designers who won free registration, airfare, and hotel stay to attend our April 25-27 conference in Chicago. Now, we know you may be jealous, but you should still take the time to get to know our winners. Read More

Topics: Amanda Warren, Erfurt University of Applied Sciences, Jonas Witte, MiniCAD, Mitchell Elliott, Planet Vectorworks, Rose Bruford College, Stephen F. Austin State University, Stratford Circus, Vectorworks Community Board, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Alberta, Calgary, Community, entertainment design, Freier Architekt Rainer Uwe Schultheiss, Green Hippo V3 Media Certification, Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Design Summit Giveaway

New book provides accessibility information for the building industry

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/21/11 11:18 AM
Stepping Thru Accessible Details: A Compilation from the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act and the California Building Code for Commercial Projects by Janis Kent, AIA, CASp, is a new book for architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and anyone else involved in the built commercial environment. It includes more than 100 architectural details and specifications based on the 2010 ADA with a color-coded overlay of the 2010 California Building Codes, as well as a CD of the book. Read More

Topics: Architecture, James V. Vitale, Janis Kent, MiniCAD, resources, Stepping Thru Accessibility, Stepping Thru Accessible Details

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