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July Tech Roundup: Hot Off the Press

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/19/18 11:00 AM
What time is it? Tech roundup time! Here are the latest updates, tech tips, and transition guides, just for you.  Read More

Topics: Service Pack, Getting Started Guides, Vectorworks 2018, July Tech Roundup, Moving from Rhino, Moving from SketchUp, Moving from Grasshopper, SP4 Release, Moving from AutoCAD

Vectorworks Wins 2018 AIA BEST of SHOW Award for Innovation

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 7/13/18 11:21 AM
We weren’t the only ones who thought Vectorworks 2018 stood out at the AIA 2018 conference in New York, which we attended last month. Read More

Topics: AIA 'Best of Show' award, “BEST of SHOW” award, Vectorworks Architect, Architosh, Vectorworks 2018, Virtual Reality, VR, Web View, BIM software, AIA 2018, 360

Vectorworks Showcases Emerging Technologies at AIA

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/29/18 12:06 PM
Last week, members of the Vectorworks team traveled to New York City for the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018. The annual AIA conference offers three days of educational sessions, keynote speakers, training, and an expo hall focused on architecture and design. Read More

Topics: Augmented Reality, Architizer, Architosh, Vectorworks 2018, Virtual Reality, Rendered panoramas, Reality Capture, AIA Conference on Architecture, A'18, AIA 2018, AEC Next

HAPPY PLACE: “Dancing on the Ceiling”

Posted by Kamica Price on 4/4/18 11:33 AM
Come to the happy side where people can unwind and let go. Set in Los Angeles, California, HAPPY PLACE is a massive pop-up experience filled with larger-than-life size installations, multi-sensory immersive rooms, and dozens of moments curated to Capture Your Happy, including an upside-down room called “Dancing on the Ceiling,” where visitors can do just that. People wander around the room, jump on objects, hang from the ceiling, perform acrobatics from different angles, and eventually share their upended fun on Instagram and other social media channels. Read More

Topics: Kevin Lee Allen, Kevin Lee Allen Design, Vectorworks 2018, Butch Allen, HAPPY PLACE, Jared Paul, Dancing on the Ceiling, Kathleen McDonough, Faculty Production and Management, The Lumen Brothers, Vectorworks 3D

It’s Time to Celebrate the Chinese Launch of Vectorworks 2018

Posted by Kamica Price on 4/2/18 8:48 AM
We’re happy to announce the release of the Chinese version of Vectorworks 2018.   The Chinese version includes popular updates such as multiple drawing views, direct section and elevation editing, improved graphic output for architectural documents, and direct site model contour editing. Read More

Topics: Cecil Fung, Chinese Language Version, Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited, Vectorworks 2018, Multiple Drawing Views, Direct Section and Elevation editing, Vectorworks International, 2D tool flexibility, direct site model editing

March Tech Roundup: A Lucky Month for Users

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/22/18 11:37 AM
You’re in luck! This month’s tech roundup is filled with announcements, improvements, and more! Read More

Topics: BlueBeam, Object Info Palette, Prolyte Truss, Service Pack 3, Steve Johnson, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Spotlight, previz software, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad App, Web View Virtual Reality, Bluebeam Studio, truss section data, March Tech Roundup, Photos to 3D Models, number instruments tool, Global Truss, modified user interface, Photogrammetry, Spotlight lighting device fixture modes

You'll Want to Know How to Conquer Contours With These Site Modeling Tips

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/6/18 9:43 AM
The direct site model contour editing feature sparked a lot of positive feedback when it was launched last fall. It makes editing a site model easier than ever with improved site model settings and direct 2D contour editing, and users can modify each contour line as easily as editing a polyline.   Read More

Topics: NURBS, Site Modifier, Stephen Schrader, Bryan Goff, Digital Terrain Model, Grey Leaf Design, Holcombe Norton Partners, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Training, site model contour editing, beta tester testimonials, beta testers

Getting to Know Caique Niemeyer: A Visit to Vectorworks HQ 

Posted by Lisa Lance on 2/2/18 8:12 AM
Getting to know the designers who use Vectorworks is one of the best parts of what we do. Last week, we had the privilege of hosting Caique Niemeyer of Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design at our headquarters in Columbia, Maryland. Caique Niemeyer is the great-grandson of prominent architect Oscar Niemeyer, a pioneer of modernist architecture known for his designs of the buildings of Brasília, Brazil’s capital city. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Training, Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design, Caique Niemeyer, Juan Carlos Fabbiani

Get the Message: New 2018 Feature Shares What You Need to Know

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/10/18 10:20 AM
Need a way to stay on top of what’s new with Vectorworks without disrupting your workflow? Our new Message Center in Vectorworks 2018 can help. Read More

Topics: Pults & Associates LLP, Stephen Schrader, Holcombe Norton Partners, Ion Webster, Vectorworks 2018, Message Center, alerts, Cory Pattak

A&A Launches Vectorworks 2018 in Japan with Successful Event

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/8/17 8:49 AM
Our Japanese distributor, A&A Co. Ltd., recently hosted an event to introduce Vectorworks 2018 to designers in Japan. Vectorworks Live was held on December 1 in Tokyo. The event had 360 people in attendance, and an additional 1,500 tuned in to the live stream through Facebook Live and YouTube Live. Read More

Topics: A&A, A&A Co. Ltd., Biplab Sarkar, Robert Anderson, Steve Johnson, Takashi Yokota, Vectorworks 2018, Takeshi Nohara, Masahiro Yokoyama, Vectorworks Live

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