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

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

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 2018, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, webinar series, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, 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: October Tech Roundup, Service Pack 1, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks 2018, Designer, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, Title Block Borders, Title Block Border objects, Braceworks, Site Model, Renderworks, Rendered panoramas

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

Vectorworks Hammers Down Nine Nominations

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/11/17 9:59 AM
The nominees are in, and we are thrilled to have been nominated in nine different categories in this year’s Construction Computing Awards. Known as “The Hammers,” the Construction Computing Awards showcase and reward the technology, tools, and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing, and civil engineering projects of all sizes.  Read More

Topics: Construction Computing Awards, Construction Computing magazine, The Hammers, Editor's Choice award, David Chadwick, Adrian Slatter, Vectorworks UK, AEC Industry, BIM Product, Collaboration, Architectural Design Software, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Architect, Web View Virtual Reality, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Cloud Based Technology, Vectorworks Nomad, CAD User, Radisson Blu Edwardian

Vectorworks BIM and 3D Modeling Help Bring THE Caique Niemeyer Project to Life

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/28/17 10:18 AM
The charismatic temple design featured below is a model of the Santuário Papa João Paulo II, a project by Caique Niemeyer of Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design. 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. You may have seen their stunning rendering in our news about Vectorworks 2018. Read More

Topics: Santuário Papa João Paulo II, Caique Niemeyer, Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design, Oscar Niemeyer, Vectorworks 2018, BIM model, BIM capabilities, 3D Modeling, Loggia Arquitetura

Celebrating Vectorworks 2018 Across the Globe

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/22/17 10:33 AM
In celebration of the Vectorworks 2018 launch, our authorized distributors will hold several events throughout the world to introduce designers to the ways this newest version of the software will enhance their modeling processes and simplify their workflows. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Braceworks, Jim Woodward, Biplab Sarkar, Canada, Sweden, Nemetschek Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Monitor Roadshow, Future of Design, Nordic Design Day, Robert Anderson, George Brashnarov

TECH ROUNDUP: SEPTEMBER 2017, CLOUD SERVICES UPDATE

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/21/17 11:20 AM
The Vectorworks Cloud Services web portal was created in 2011, and its user interface and functions have never been significantly updated, until now. You asked, we listened, and now the Cloud Services web portal is better than ever. These upgrades can be enjoyed through the use of Vectorworks 2018, which launched last week. The main webpage and all its dialog boxes are re-implemented to address functional deficits, improve user experience, and add new features.  Read More

Topics: September Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Cloud Services web portal, Dropbox, Google Drive, Vectorworks Service Select, 3D web view, Vectorworks 2018, Rendered panoramas, Cloud

Vectorworks 2018: Say Hello to Enhanced BIM Usability, Design Productivity, Analysis, and More

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/12/17 9:26 AM
No more teasing, it’s finally here. Today, we released the English-version of Vectorworks 2018 software. Included in the release are Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals, as well as our previsualization software, Vision. This year we’ve also introduced, Braceworks, an entertainment rigging analysis add-on module targeted to design, production, and rigging professionals working on temporary entertainment structures. Read More

Topics: #Vectorworks2018, Vectorworks 2018, Biplab Sarkar, BIM, Braceworks, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Designer, Direct Section and Elevation editing, Wall modeling, title block customization, Drawings, throw and zoom, Video and Blended Screen, Tree survey data, site model contour editing, Jonathan Reeves, Jonathan Reeves Architecture, Vectorworks Service Select, Building Information Modeling, Multiple Drawing Views

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