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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

Construction Computing Awards: Results Are In

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 11/29/17 10:23 AM
This award’s season, the honors keep rolling in for Vectorworks. This month, our Vectorworks Cloud Services was named winner of the Cloud Based Technology of the Year 2017 award for the Construction Computing Awards. Vectorworks Architect software, which helps connect the entire design process from concept to construction in one platform, was also named runner up for the Architectural Design Software of 2017 award. Read More

Topics: Cloud Services, The Hammers, Vectorworks Architect, Construction Computing Awards, Construction Computing magazine, Vectorworks 2018, Radisson Blu Edwardian, Lyuben Hadzhipopov, Cloud Based Technology of the Year 2017

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

See What's New in Vectorworks 2018 with Free, On-Demand Webinars

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 10/27/17 10:06 AM
In case you missed it, we launched a webinar series to show you the benefits of Vectorworks 2018 for the architecture, landscape, and entertainment design industries. To learn how the newest release of our software can enhance your modeling process, simplify your workflows, and help you share your design vision, check out these on-demand presentations. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, BIM, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Landmark, webinar series, Braceworks

Tech Roundup: October, Service Pack 1

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/19/17 10:09 AM
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. Read More

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

Here are a Few of Chad Hamilton’s Favorite Things, About Vectorworks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/17/17 9:56 AM
Discover the benefits of the new Vectorworks 2018 features straight from Chad Hamilton, principal at Hamilton + Aitken Architects, a dedicated Vectorworks user, and one of our valued beta testers. Read More

Topics: beta tester, Chad Hamilton, MiniCAD, Renderworks, BIM, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Vectorworks 2018, Direct Section and Elevation editing, beta tester testimonials, Multiple Drawing View Support, Upgraded Renderworks with CineRender, MAXON CineRender, Robust Wall Modeling options, Resource Manager Enhancements

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