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Workflow Wednesday: Switching from Sketchup to Vectorworks

Posted by Kamica Price on 6/27/18 1:17 PM
Architects, we know how busy you are, so we want to help you be more efficient by helping you switch from SketchUp to Vectorworks. Read More

Topics: 2D workflows, Workflow Wednesday, 3D Modeling with Vectorworks, Vectorworks, switching from sketchup to vectorworks, BIM model, 2D drawings

Employee in the Spotlight: Helping a Community in 360 Degrees

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 11/15/17 1:54 PM
Our Vectorworks family is full of amazing people who work hard every day. However, making our software and services great isn’t all they do. Gunther Miller, quality assurance manager, was recently featured in Howard Magazine (a publication of The Baltimore Sun Media Group) for donating his time to help local businesses that are reopening after severe flood damage. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Employee, 360-degree camera, 360-degree photos, Ellicott City, MD, Ellicott City, Miss FIT, Gunther Miller, Rendered panoramas

Setting Up Your Model for Renovation Projects

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 10/4/17 9:13 AM
Nothing happens in a vacuum, and architecture is no exception. Architectural projects don’t often get to start from scratch — they often deal with existing building conditions, such as a renovation or connection of new construction to an existing structure. And usually the documentation must reflect multi-phase construction, such as design-built construction delivery or traditional design-bid-built with several phases. Read More

Topics: multi-phase construction, design-built construction, Architecture, design-bid-built, Vectorworks, demolition plans, phased construction plans, 2D workflows, BIM workflow, layers and classes, object libraries, views and viewports, IFC export

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

Posted by Lisa Lance on 8/15/17 9:09 AM
Vectorworks is growing, and we are delighted to announce the formation of a new Vectorworks office in the UK. Read More

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

Seven New Speakers Added to 2017 Design Summit

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 8/10/17 12:22 PM
It’s hard to believe our 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit is less than six weeks away. We are pleased to announce the addition of seven new speakers for the Summit, to be held Monday, September 18 to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Read More

Topics: 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, 3Dconnexion, Adam Greenspan, Allied Works Architecture, Architecture, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, Bluebeam Inc, bpr architects ltd, Brad Cloepfil, Canon U.S.A, Daniel Irvine, Design Software Solutions, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, HP Inc., IttenBrechbuhl, Jean Dieres Monplaisir, Landscape, Marc Pancera, Marionette, Paul Beaty-Pownall, Principle Architecture, PWP Landscape Architecture, Remco Teunissen, RTN Showsupport, SCIA Inc., Solibri LLC, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Landmark

Why You’ll Get More in B’more

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 7/24/17 12:20 PM
We’ve already covered all the great training and networking opportunities you’ll get during the 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, on September 18 – 20 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, but what about after hours? They call it Charm City for a reason. With a thriving culture of its own, our host city, Baltimore, has something for everyone. Read More

Topics: 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architecture, Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore Orioles, Camden Yards, Charm City, City Lights Cruise, Entertainment, Federal Hill, Fell's Point, Fort McHenry, Francis Scott Key, Heavy Seas Alehouse, Heavy Seas Beer, Inner Harbor, Landscape, Little Italy, National Aquarium, National Bohemian Beer, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Design Summit, Wicked History Pub Tour

ICYMI: Eric Gilbey's Interview with Landscape Architecture Podcast

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/30/17 9:02 AM
When Michael Todoran, executive producer of the Landscape Architecture Podcast received an email from Braulio Gutierrez, one of his former Ohio State University peers, about software recommendations other than AutoCAD and Adobe Suite, he knew he needed to bring in another expert. Vectorworks’ Product Marketing Manager for the landscape industries, Eric Gilbey, PLA, ASLA, Prof. Member APLD, was ultimately interviewed by Todoran, so his podcast listeners could learn more about our software capabilities, and why it should become Gutierrez’s new preferred software. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, BIM, Braulio Gutierrez, Building Information Modeling, CAD, Eric Gilbey, Green Industry, Land Planning, Landmark software, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architecture Podcast, Michael Todoran, MiniCAD, Parasolid, Resource Manager, site design, The Ohio State University, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Tech Roundup: June 2017

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/28/17 8:31 AM
This summer, take a break from the pool and dive into the next five videos of our Remarkable Renderworks tutorial series, created to further develop your design and rendering skills. In these installments, architect and rendering expert Daniel Jansenson of daniel jansenson architect covers textures and how to create sunlight in Renderworks, the fully-integrated feature set in Vectorworks 2017 software. If you missed the first 15 episodes, you can catch up on the videos here. Read More

Topics: 3D Objects, Architecture, Daniel Jansenson, Daniel Jansenson Architect, Heliodon tool, Hidden Line Rendering, Landscape, line renderings, Remarkable Renderworks, rendering, Renderworks, surface hatch, Tech Roundup, textures, Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2017 software

South African Events Designer Visualizes the Peak Event of ‘July Fever’ with Vectorworks Software

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/23/17 10:58 AM
Ryan Dunbar, freelancer and former designer for events service provider Gearhouse South Africa (GHSA), has been drawing and conceptualizing stage and visual concepts for the live entertainment industry for over ten years. He has designed a wide range of events including televised awards shows, outdoor music festivals, Bollywood concerts, corporate launches, and professional conferences. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, Gearhouse South Africa, GHSA, Greyville Racecourse, Jack Daniels BOOMTOWN stage, July Fever, Renderworks, Ryan Dunbar, South Africa, Times Live, Vectorworks, Vodacom Durban July

Lighting the Way for the Conservatory at MGM National Harbor

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/16/17 10:39 AM
Each year, hundreds of people head to the capital of the United States for a glimpse of the cherry blossoms famous to the region. This year, Ed Libby & Company Events, Frost Productions, and 4Wall DC collaborated to create an exhibit for the MGM National Harbor that payed homage to this natural display of beauty. Read More

Topics: 4Wall, Ed Libby, Ed Libby & Company Events, Elation Professional, Entertainment, Frost Productions, lighting design, MAC Viper Performance, MAC Viper Wash DX, Martin by Harman, MGM National Harbor, Niklas Andersson, RUSH MH 7 Hybrid, The Conservatory at MGM National Harbor, Vectorworks

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