Case Study: Vectorworks Brings a Gothic Façade to Light

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/14/18 10:28 AM   |  1 min read time

Once again, Spotlight proved to be a time saver and collaboration facilitator. Isak Gabre, the former systems and project manager at the Royal Swedish Opera, recently used our software to create a gothic video projection to coincide with the opening of Dracula at the opera house. You can read more about his success on our website.

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Topics: Spotlight, Case Study, Isak Gabre, Royal Swedish Opera, Dracula

Vectorworks Proudly Sponsors KCACTF Awards for Second Year

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 1/9/18 10:24 AM   |  1 min read time

For the second year in a row, we are proud to sponsor the awards at the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). From January 9 to March 3, 2018, thousands of talented student artists, from eight regions across the United States, will have the chance to showcase their work. 

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Topics: KCACTF, Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Frank Brault, KCACTF Region 1, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Braceworks, Western Connecticut University

Tech Roundup: October, Service Pack 1

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/19/17 10:09 AM   |  2 min read time

This year’s launch came with several new and superior features, but at Vectorworks we are always looking to improve. Our staff worked hard to address issues presented to us by you, the users, and made the necessary changes in the Vectorworks 2018 Service Pack 1, available now for download. These downloads will update all English-language Vectorworks 2018 products (Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, and Fundamentals) to version SP1.

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Topics: Renderworks, Site Model, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Landmark, Vectorworks 2018, Rendered panoramas, Designer, Braceworks, October Tech Roundup, Fundamentals, Service Pack 1, Title Block Borders, Title Block Border objects

Celebrating Vectorworks 2018 Across the Globe

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/22/17 10:33 AM   |  4 min read time

In celebration of the Vectorworks 2018 launch, our authorized distributors will hold several events throughout the world to introduce designers to the ways this newest version of the software will enhance their modeling processes and simplify their workflows.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Jim Woodward, Nordic Design Day, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Vectorworks Architect, Canada, Future of Design, Landmark, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Designer, Braceworks, Monitor Roadshow, Sweden, George Brashnarov

Tech Roundup: August 2017, IFC Data Mapping

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/30/17 1:40 PM   |  1 min read time

Regain control of your open BIM projects with the Vectorworks IFC Data Mappings command. Exercise the flexibility to customize data mapping for individual objects and select which objects and data to include in the IFC export.   

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Service Select, Architect, BIM, IFC Data Mapping, IFC export, Landmark, August Tech Roundup, Vectorworks online Help, IFC designation, Designer

Case Study: Quality Follows Innovation at the Zurich Opera House

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/17/17 9:22 AM   |  2 min read time

Darkness falls over the entire theater, the curtain opens, and a bright spotlight illuminates the dancers on stage…

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Topics: Spotlight, Vectorworks Spotlight, Case Study, Lilith Gardell, CAD drawings, Dominic Büttne, event engineering, Martin Gebhardt, Spotlight libraries, Swan Lake ballet, Visibility tool, Zurich Opera House

Vectorworks Opens New Office to Better Serve Customers in the UK and Ireland

Posted by Lisa Lance on 8/15/17 9:09 AM   |  1 min read time

Vectorworks is growing, and we are delighted to announce the formation of a new Vectorworks office in the UK.

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Topics: Adrian Slatter, Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Spotlight, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, Design Software Solutions, Landscape, Vectorworks UK office

The Software that Launched 1,000 Events

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 1/20/17 9:51 AM   |  4 min read time

Since the launch of the 2017 version of Vectorworks software last September, celebrations and learning opportunities continue popping up around the world. Let’s take a quick trip across the globe to see how designers are sharing their excitement about the new tools and features in the latest version of the Vectorworks line of products.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Exertis Unlimited, grandMA2, grandMA2 console, Mattias Wreland, Nordic Design Day, Planet Vectorworks, Robert Anderson, Spotlight, Swiss User Day, Sylvia Ivanova, Vision, Andreas Kling, Basem Besada, BIM Design Day, BMV Studio, ComputerWorks, Darick DeHart, Frank Brault, Future of Design, Hugues Tsafak, Landmark, Nemetschek Bulgaria, Niels Nielsen, Spotlight Users Conference, Vectorworks 2017

Break a Leg: Good Luck to Students at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festivals

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 1/11/17 9:35 AM   |  1 min read time

Cue the spotlight! This year, we’re helping put students center stage at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) by sponsoring awards at KCACTF’s eight regional festivals.

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Topics: Entertainment, KCACTF, Planet Vectorworks, Rafael Jaen, Spotlight, Design Technology and Management, DTM, Frank Brault, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

9 Job Search Tips for Theatre Techs

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 11/16/16 11:13 AM   |  6 min read time

A career in entertainment technology or design can be fun and rewarding, but the biggest challenge can be discovering new opportunities. Whether you’re taking your first foray into a career as a theatre tech or have found yourself in a rut and are looking for a fresh start, here are some tips for getting a fresh start in the industry.

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Topics: Broadwayworld, Entertainment, For the Love of Design, jobs, OffStageJobs, overhire, Playbill, resume, Spotlight, StageJobsPro, Academic Newsletter, cattle call, entertainment design, networking

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