The majority of the new and improved features in each version of Vectorworks software are based on user suggestions, but the impact of user input doesn’t stop there. Vectorworks has a team of beta testers from within the design industry who explore new features in the software before it’s released each year, informing us of how to improve key functionalities. We’re extremely grateful for all of their hard work, and according to beta tester Ion Webster, the feeling is mutual.
California Polytechnic State University,
door and window styles,
slab drainage tool,
Vectorworks Graphics Module,
Pults and Associates LLP,
Delving into the world of graphical scripting with little to no prior experience can be difficult. That’s where The Proving Ground, a data-driven building consultancy firm, comes in to help show you how it’s done with their “Coding your Nodes: Extending Marionette with Python” webinar, worth one AIA LU.
the proving ground,
Explore cutting-edge developments in the world of design with our ongoing, accredited New Technologies webinar series taking place throughout the summer.
Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture,
Organic Prototyping with the Subdivision Tool,
Augmenting Landscape Architect’s Design Workflows,
From Point Cloud to Documentation,
Holcombe Norton Partners,
Introduction to Energy Modeling Using Energos,
LA CES HSW PDH,
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.
For the Love of Design,
The Vectorworks 2016 software line, released in English back in September of 2015, has been doing some serious globetrotting over the past few months. After releasing versions in Dutch, French, German, Polish, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, and Portuguese over the past few months, the more than 100 new features and updates made available in this release are now available in Japanese and Chinese.
Chinese Language Version,
Dr. Biplab Sarkar,
Japanese Language Version,
Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited,
No matter your level of programming experience, here’s a chance to jumpstart your understanding of data-driven design and embark on your own scripting adventures. Listen in on our four-part, on-demand Marionette Monday webinar series as our algorithmic expert Sarah Barrett explores the new graphical scripting tool in Vectorworks 2016 software, covering everything from the mechanics of nodes and networks to creating lists and running scripts. So grab a cup of coffee and then dive into these one-hour webinars. Bonus: U.S. AIA members can take the tests linked below to earn 1 AIA LU credit for each webinar.
Continuing Education Credits,
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.
Maxon Computer GmbH,
The Office of James Burnett,
2015 Vectorworks Design Summit,
2016 Vectorworks Design Summit,
Chief Marketing Officer Stewart Rom,
LA CES PDHs,
Vectorworks Design Summit,
Global solutions provider Production Resource Group (PRG) stages events around the world, from music tours and corporate events to theme parks and retail stores. And now, thanks to our recent partnership with them, the company that’s on-site to help entertainment professionals execute on their designs is on-hand in your software, too. That’s right, we’re actively developing and implementing new tools and object libraries for PRG in Vectorworks Spotlight software.
Production Resource Group,
Vectorworks Service Select,
We’re brushing up on the basics this month. Whether you’re an experienced designer or are just getting used to our software, this series of video tutorials provides a refresher on the program's main functionalities and reviews changes specific to Vectorworks 2016.
Valentine’s Day: A time set aside each year for showing appreciation to the person you love the most – a special someone who, for these designers, is their coworker. We asked three couples who run architectural firms together about their favorite aspect of working with their spouse.
Architecture Is Fun,