With the increased push for a sustainable built environment, knowing how to best leverage the technology and information available can help designers more easily produce low-impact projects. In the on-demand webinar “Information Modeling’s Role in Sustainable Design Decisions,” Wes Gardner, Assoc. AIA, senior architect specialist at Vectorworks, Inc., explores how building and site information modeling objects and tools facilitate responsible decision-making that can help save the environment and your wallet.
Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architecture, low-impact design, site information modeling, Sustainable, sustainable design, BIM, Case Studies, continuing education, Information Modeling’s Role in Sustainable Design, Inspiration Page, Landscape, webinar, Wes Gardner
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.
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
With looming deadlines and increasing workloads, the last thing any designer wants is to waste time—especially when that time could be better spent focusing on creativity! That’s why this month’s tech roundup is focused on tips for helping you do integral tasks quickly and more easily.
Topics: Architecture, Education, NURBS, Planet Vectorworks, resources, site information modeling, Site Modeling, survey data, Tech Roundup, tech support, Vectorworks, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, Landscape, NURBS surfaces