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A Backyard Retreat

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 10/6/16 11:42 AM
Tucked away in a 26-meter-wide lot in the historic Buenos Aires suburb of San Isidro is a small family home that has garnered a large amount of attention. Though from the street the building seems simple and elegant, the back of the house, which sprawls into a verdant, vibrant yard, is jaw-dropping in its ability to redefine the space around it. Read More

Topics: Andres Fernandez Abadie, Architecture, buenos aires, casa mirasoles, Divisare, inspiration, MODUS, modus news 5, san isidro, University of Buenos Aires, Vectorworks Architect

Inspiration: Designing With the Existing World

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 5/13/16 10:48 AM
Vectorworks celebrated its 30th anniversary with the release of MODUS news 5, showcasing designs that capture unique interior-exterior relationships between structures and their surroundings. From a living roof in the center of a bustling city to an open-air art museum that follows the natural topography of a rolling landscape, this issue highlights how visionary designers use Vectorworks software to change the way we understand the interactions between design and the natural world. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Community, environmental design, inspiration, MODUS, Modus News, modus news 5, nature

Inspiration: Exploring Culture Through Design

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/18/15 11:03 AM
A design is more than a representation of an individual’s ideas; it’s a reflection of their experiences, environment, and the time in which they live. In short, design is a physical manifestation of a culture, an expression of a society’s values and ideology. That’s why we’ve created the fourth edition of MODUS News magazine: a collection of incredible projects, each designed with Vectorworks software by visionary architects, that provide a snapshot of the world’s diverse and captivating cultures. So begin your exploration and find the inspiration you need to transform the world. Read More

Topics: Allied Works Architecture, Architecture, Community, Dominique Coulon et Associés, Gigon/Guyer, Hawkins\Brown, Holzer Kobler Architekturen, inspiration, McGregor Coxall, MODUS, Modus News, MODUS News 4, Neutelings Riedijk Architects, Notable User, Project Highlight, Salens Architecten, Simcic + Uhrich Architects, The Associated Architects Partnership, Yoshio Taniguchi

Inspiration: Bringing an Old City Into the Future

Posted by Pete Hicks on 2/18/15 11:24 AM
Ghent, Belgium is undergoing a transformative, urban regeneration, and the team tasked with making this dream a reality includes Vectorworks users Atelier Kempe Thill, COUSSEE & GORIS architecten, Robbrecht & Daem architecten, and Marie-José Van Hee architecten. Designers and architects are collaborating to provide a sustainable urban mobility plan for Ghent that features green spaces and waterfronts, upscale residential housing, retail capacity, and innovative workspaces. Their aim is to transition this centuries-old urban center into a “smart” city, providing modern amenities without losing historical authenticity. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Atelier Kempe Thill, Belgium, Community, COUSSEE & GORIS architecten, Ghent, Marie-José Van Hee Architecten, Market Hall Ghent, MIPIM Awards, MODUS, Project Highlight, Robbrecht & Daem architecten, Urban Regeneration

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