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Start the New Year Off Right at Stage Lighting Super Saturday

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/22/15 10:31 AM
Lighting industry enthusiasts, mark your calendars for Saturday, January 9 for the 11th annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday. The seminar attracts attendees of all skill levels in the architectural and entertainment lighting fields, and takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the New York University Tisch School of the Arts, located at 721 Broadway in New York City. We'll be there as a sponsor, too! Read More

Topics: Don Holder, Don Holder Lighting Design, Education, Entertainment, Jennifer Tipton, Richard Pilbrow, Schoenfeld Theatre, sponsorship, Spotlight, Stage Lighting Super Saturday, Stage Seminars, Vectorworks, Community, Frank Brault, Inc., Lightwright, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, The Bridges of Madison County, third party partner

You’ve Modeled How It Looks, But How Will It Sound?

Posted by Guest Author on 10/7/15 10:02 AM
By Frank Brault, Entertainment Industry Product Specialist at Vectorworks, Inc. Read More

Topics: acoustic modeling, acoustics, auralization, Entertainment, ODEON, resources, sound modeling, Spotlight, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, 3D Modeling, acoustics simulation, Claus Lynge Christensen, Community, Frank Brault, Industry Partners, partnership, third party partner

Want More BIM Objects? You’re in Luck

Posted by Pete Hicks on 9/1/15 11:46 AM
Clients and contractors love detailed designs because they express a clear, creative vision and include accurate material and product specifications within the building model. Now, thanks to our partnership with BIMobject® announced just today, designers will soon be able to fill their Vectorworks models with manufacturer-approved BIM content that will assist everybody involved in building design, construction, and operation processes. Read More

Topics: BIM objects, BIMobject AB, resources, Robert Anderson, Stefan Larsson, 3D Modeling, BIM, BIMobject, Community, cooperation agreement, partnership, third party partner

Inspiration: Architecture Meets Art at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University

Posted by Pete Hicks on 7/31/15 9:29 AM
Is that a modern-day bus station in a Van Gogh painting? Students at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences’ Landscape Information Center utilized the CameraMatch plug-in for Vectorworks software packages, and their imaginations, to insert a typical bus stop into an environment of their choice. Read More

Topics: CameraMatch, Education, internship, plug-in, Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Scie, Community, inspiration, Landscape, Mathias Rauh, Partner Products, partnership, third party partner, Van Gogh

Tech Roundup: June 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/23/15 3:09 PM
If time is money, we’re about to save you some serious cash. These quick videos will help you pick up a few tricks that will shorten your workflow, increase your productivity, and let you get back to creative design. Read More

Topics: DWG, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, Service Pack 4, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, ESP Vision, light plots, third party partner, vectorworks 2015

Vectorworks Gets Real with Real-World Data

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 6/9/15 10:53 AM
If the audible gasps from attendees at our Vectorworks Design Summit are any indication, the potential for injecting point cloud data into the design process is awe-inspiring. In fact, when our CTO Dr. Biplab Sarkar delivered his keynote address and revealed how we plan to support the technology in our 2016 release this fall, the enthusiasm was infectious. Read More

Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Steve Johnson, Trimble RealWorks, Trimble TX8 laser scanner, 3D scanner, BIM, Clip Cube, Cloud, David Burczyk, partnership, Philadelphia Museum of Art, point cloud, third party partner, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit

Inspiration: N2M Architekten’s NaturParkHaus

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/8/15 11:48 AM
Germany-based N2M Architekten is a firm committed to using their passion for design to create architecture that breaks boundaries. And with studios in Xi’an, China and Hannover, Germany, and projects ranging from religious shelters to regional master-planning, N2M is assuredly achieving their goal. One of their recent projects, NaturParkHaus, exemplifies the firm’s approach to design, which blends distinctive architecture with its surrounding context. Read More

Topics: Architecture, CameraMatch, N2M Architeckten, plug-in, 3D Modeling, inspiration, NaturParkHaus, third party partner

Learn from the Best at the Vectorworks Design Summit in Philadelphia this April

Posted by Pete Hicks on 3/4/15 10:58 AM
Do you dream of transforming the world? Then join a community of visionaries at the 2015 Vectorworks Design Summit on April 27-29 at the Sofitel Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Attendees across all design disciplines will benefit from thought leadership sessions, engaging breakouts, product development insight, and more. Plus, you'll get a chance to network with Vectorworks software engineers, power users, third-party partners, and other professionals, walking away with proven workflow successes, improved skills, and all you need to dazzle your next client! Read More

Topics: Adrian McGregor, Asite, Biplab Sarkar, Bluebeam Software, Education, Exhibit Logic, Leo Van Broeck, LEVENBETTS, MAXON Computer, Philadelphia, Planet Vectorworks, ROJO Architects, Sean Flaherty, Sofitel Philadelphia, 3D Modeling, Architecture Is Fun, BIM, Bogdan & Van Broeck, Community, Holcombe Norton Partners, McGregor Coxall, MORRIS, Synchro Software Ltd., The Small Group, third party partner, Vectorworks Design Summit

Connect Schematics to Layouts in Minutes

Posted by Pete Hicks on 2/13/15 1:36 PM
Integrating audiovisual, IT, and other connected systems into your designs requires careful planning and management of various components, cables, and connectors. So when it comes to projects that involve complex installations, visualizing and adapting to changes in project specifications can be tricky and time consuming. That’s where connectCAD can help. With the new 2015 version of this plug-in, Vectorworks software users can easily and efficiently link schematic drawings with physical layout drawings, keeping all components labeled and listed in an integrated design package that adapts to real-world changes as your project progresses. Read More

Topics: connectCAD 2015, Entertainment, plug-in, resources, schematic drawings, audiovisual, Community, connectCAD, IT, third party partner

Designing Safer Cities After the Great East Japan Earthquake

Posted by Guest Author on 2/12/15 8:45 AM
By Dr. Takeshi Kimura, Manager of Research and Development, A&A Co. Ltd. Read More

Topics: A&A Co., Great East Japan Earthquake, SimTread, Takeshi Kimura, Community, Landscape, third party partner

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