Designers, picture this: you’re working to taper, bulge, and bend a roof from its original form. You find that the roof needs some special tweaking to achieve your vision of a rounded surface. For this kind of free-form design, you might consider a NURBS curve.
The General Device Type Format (GDTF) made quite the impression when it was first announced at last year’s Prolight + Sound, and the entertainment industry’s open file format continues to evolve with its latest development: GDTF 1.0.
Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, MA Lighting, Vectorworks Vision, GDTF, Robe lighting, vectorworks 2019, grandMA3, MVR, Fixture Builder, My Virtual Rig, General Device Type Format (GDTF), Vectorworks 2019 Service Pack 3, Vision 2019, Prolight + Sound, GDTF 1.0
This month’s tech roundup is all about our Vectorworks 2019 Service Pack 3! With this release, we’re introducing three new features that greatly improve presentation and visualization capabilities, along with overall workflow between products. Check out what’s new…
Topics: Cloud Services, SP3, Space objects, Vectorworks Service Select, MA Lighting, GDTF, Robe lighting, vectorworks 2019, macOS Mojave, Lumion LiveSync, Linked Panoramas, 360 rendered panoramas, General Device Type Format (GDTF), Vectorworks 2019 Service Pack 3, Vectorworks Graphics Sync (VGS) API, Lumion, LiveSync plug-in, Michael Brightman, My Virtual Rig (MVR), Vectorworks Spotlight 2019, Vision 2019
Last year, we launched the latest version of Vectorworks, which offers an abundance of both new and updated features. As a reminder of everything you can find in Vectorworks 2019, here are our 10 reasons to upgrade in the new year.
Topics: General Device Type Format, vectorworks 2019, Image Effects, Clip Cube Viewport Option, My Virtual Rig, 2D components for hybrid objects, class and layer filtering, instrument numbering command, data tagging, site model surface sculpting, 3D hardscape components
I think when clients or suppliers walk into our studio at Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, they’re surprised to see so many screens. I can understand why people don’t consider garden design to be an IT-focused profession, but there is no denying that my colleagues and myself are working in Vectorworks most of the time. It’s always open on our Macs. In fact, to ensure accuracy we keep all our schedules, plans, and drawings in Vectorworks files for as long as we can and only export them when the time comes to share information.
Topics: Adrian Slatter, Site Modeling, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, Clip Cube, Vectorworks UK, vectorworks 2019, 2D components for hybrid objects, Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, plant tool, Katarina Ollikainen
Earlier this month, 600+ Vectorworks users from 18 countries met in sunny Arizona for three days of indispensable workshops, inspired design, and improved connections. Attendees had access to 90 hours of training, including AIA and ASLA CEU credits.
This year’s Nordic Design Day took place in Helsinki, Finland on September 28 at the Finlandia Hall, where attendees from interior design, architecture, landscape, and entertainment design gathered to gain insights on the latest technology during this one-day event full of thought leadership, inspiration, and networking.
On October 2, over 200 Vectorworks customers, prospects, and partners gathered for Vectorworks Design Day at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London. This event served as the one year anniversary celebration of the Vectorworks UK office opening.
Topics: Adrian Slatter, Jeremy Powell, Ruby Siddiqui, Solibri, Steve Johnson, Tamsin Slatter, CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Vectorworks UK, BIM Level 2, vectorworks 2019, Cavendish Conference Centre, Ares Landscape Architects, Assael Architecture, Vectorworks Design Day, Ricardo Ares, Ben Lam, Gabriel Zitman, Starbucks Coffee Company UK LTD
Improvements Include Updates to Improve macOS Mojave Compatibility
We have released the first Service Pack (SP1) for the Vectorworks 2019 product line. Among a number of enhancements, Vectorworks 2019 SP1 fixes two major bugs introduced with Apple’s recent release of macOS Mojave.
“Pop-Up” architecture allows architects to get creative with inventive materials. 5468796 Architecture, a Winnipeg-based architecture firm, is a team of progressive design enthusiasts that jumped at the opportunity to create a temporary structure with local design team Factor Eficiencia for Mexico City’s MEXTRÓPOLI City Architecture Festival in March, 2017.