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Tech Roundup: August 2016

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 8/12/16 11:42 AM
#Vectorworks2017 will be released in the coming months. But before you get too excited about launching into our new software, take a minute to refresh your skills with some of the big features released in Vectorworks 2016 with these tutorial playlists. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Education, Entertainment, Project Sharing, resource, Subdivision Surfaces, Tech Roundup, Tutorial, Landscape, Marionette, #Vectorworks2016, #Vectorworks2017

Say Goodbye to Team Project Stress

Posted by Guest Author on 4/12/16 12:32 PM
Working as a team is often an integral part of the design experience, but it doesn't have to be painful. With the new Project Sharing feature (which is part of  Vectorworks 2016, by the way), you can work concurrently on the same file with as many people as you want without worrying about accidentally saving over someone else’s work. See? Painless! Although, we can’t do anything about that one teammate who isn’t pulling their weight. Sorry. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Education, For the Love of Design, Project Sharing, resources, Rubina Siddiqui, Community, inspiration, Vectorworks 2016, Wes Gardner

2016 Vectorworks Design Summit Spoiler Alert: Keynote, Architecture Tours, and Parties

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/7/16 5:05 PM
The cat’s out of the bag that we’re gathering 500 of our closest friends from the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries in Chicago for the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit. Our April 25-27 annual conference boasts inspirational keynotes, Continuing Education thought-leadership sessions, and a sneak peek into the future of our software line. There is also one-on-one tech support, product training, as well as many networking opportunities. And while there’s been an aura of mystery surrounding one of the most exciting details of the conference, we’re ready to give you the scoop! Read More

Topics: 3Dconnexion, Architecture, Architecture and Design Galleries, Art Institute of Chicago, BlueBeam, Expo Happy Hour, Hey Jimmy, Maxon Computer GmbH, Mies van der Rohe, Modelo, OfficeUS, Ping-pong social club, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, Scia, Solibri, Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Office of Architectural Affairs (OOAA), The Windy City, United States Pavilion, XIV Venice Architecture Biennale, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Asite Solutions, AV Chicago, Canon U.S.A, Chicago Architecture Foundation, connectCAD Limited, Customer Appreciati, Energos, Escola Técnica Superior d'Arquitectura, ESP Vision, Eva Franch i Gilabert, HP, Impressionism Exhibit, Inc., Marionette, Marionette Science Fair, Notable User, partnership, Princeton University, Pulp Art Surfaces, SPiN, U.S. State Department, Vectorworks Design Summit

Be Inspired, Earn Credits at the Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Hannah Force on 2/25/16 1:53 PM
If you’re looking to enhance your workflows, improve your design skills, and have some fun, then look no further. With 30+ thought-leadership sessions, 32+ Continuing Education credit opportunities, 17+ hours of one-on-one tech support, and extensive software training, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit attendees will gain newfound energy and fresh ideas to create innovative design solutions. Read More

Topics: AIA LUs, Architecture, Asite, Bluebeam Software, EIZO, Entertainment, exhibit design, Exhibit Logic, Fairmont Chicago, graphical scripting, Maxon Computer GmbH, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, Rendering Tricks, Scia, Site Analysis, Solibri, Spotlight, The Office of James Burnett, 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architectural Tours, BIM, Canon U.S.A, Chief Marketing Officer Stewart Rom, collaborative BIM, continuing education, Energos, energy modeling, ESP Vision, Flansburgh Architects, HP, Itten+Brechbuhl AG, LA CES PDHs, Marionette, MIllenium Park, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit, #VectorworksDesignSummit

Inspiration: Music to Your Ears and a Delight for the Eyes

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/21/15 10:30 AM
Whether stirred by their breathtaking, detailed designs or captivated by the harmonious sounds they produce, people are always blown away by the intricately built instruments of Dobson Pipe Organ Builders. Read More

Topics: Architecture, CameraMatch, Dobson Piper Organ Builders, Merton College, Project Sharing, St. Joseph Abbey, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Deisgner

Tech Roundup: December 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/11/15 11:44 AM
Since the holiday season is a time of sharing, this month’s Tech Roundup teaches you new ways to collaborate and communicate with your design peers through Project Sharing, a new feature in our 2016 product line. Check out these three introductory videos, and you'll all be working concurrently on the same Vectorworks file before you ring in the New Year. Read More

Topics: Education, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, resources, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, Vectorworks 2016

Usability Improvements Make Landmark 2016 a Must-Have Release

Posted by Guest Author on 10/29/15 11:49 AM
By Stephen Schrader, PLA, ASLA, Associate Landscape Architect at Holcombe Norton Partners, Inc. Read More

Topics: Hardscape tool, Object Info Palette, Project Sharing, Site Modifier, Stephen Schrader, Subdivision Surfaces, 3D Modeling, Community, Holcombe Norton Partners, Landmark, Landmark 2016, Landscape, Vectorworks 2016

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

Get Your Sneak Peek at Future Vectorworks Technology and More at AIA Convention 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/14/15 11:58 AM
If you’ve heard about the exciting features coming in Vectorworks 2016, you can see them for yourself at booth #3181 at the AIA Convention 2015, where Vectorworks Architect experts are on hand to answer all your questions about the current version of the software, as well as preview three tools we know you’ll love once 2016 hits the market this fall: Read More

Topics: AIA, AIA Convention 2015, Architecture, Education, Project Sharing, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, Cloud, Energos, Marionette, trade shows, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Remote App

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