Meet Vectorworks 2020: Clearly Insightful. Simply Powerful.

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 9/10/19 10:01 AM   |  3 min read time

The wait is over. Vectorworks 2020 is officially here — bringing powerful new features to support every step of your design process.

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Topics: geographic information system, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, Vectorworks Landmark, VGM, Braceworks, List Browser Direct Editing, Vectorworks 2020, Live Data Visualization, Data Manager, history-based modeling, IFC referencing, section viewports, DMX patching, path-based walkthrough animations, truss improvements, NDI stream, hinge plates

Women in Architecture: A Conversation with 3+1 architects

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 9/4/19 2:09 PM   |  5 min read time

Women across the globe move architecture forward every day. We spoke with Estonian architects Hanna-Liisa Mõtus and Karin Harkmaa about their recent projects, their design approach, and their experiences working in a male-dominated field.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Women in Architecture, Hanna-Liisa Mõtus, Karin Harkmaa, Tallinn School of Music and Ballet, Estonian Academy of Arts, Atelier Thomas Pucher, 3+1 architects

WATCH: Big BIM in Practice

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/1/19 10:23 AM   |  1 min read time

Building Information Modeling (BIM) allows architects to manage large projects more efficiently than ever before. See how in these three case study videos.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, 3D, BIM, Case Study, IFC, King + King Architects, video, Collaboration, Itten + Brechbühl AG, import/export, 3 + 1 Architects, user success story, Design Collaboration Software, Roundup, Matt Flynn

VIDEO: Chad Hamilton Bridges Education and Sustainability

Posted by Alex Altieri on 7/23/19 9:49 AM   |  3 min read time

It must be daunting to design a school. Think about it: many will treat your project as a second home — at such a young age, their environment is bound to shape them. For the rest of their lives.

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Topics: Chad Hamilton, Education, sustainability, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, video, Burlingame Intermediate School

Roundup: Women Moving Architecture Forward

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 7/3/19 4:02 PM   |  2 min read time

In honor of Jeanne Gang recently being named on the TIME 100 list, we wanted to highlight some more of our favorite women who are crushing it in the architecture industry.

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Topics: Karen Lewis, The M Group, Vectorworks Architect, bpr architects, Dwyer Architectural, Kimberly A. Dwyer, Women in Architecture, Jeanne Gang, TIME, Lizzie Hinton

Toolsets for Success: 3 Prize-winning Designs

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/28/19 11:55 AM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks loves supporting student designers. Our Design Scholarship does just that — it’s a chance for students to win a substantial cash prize along with recognition in the realm of design.

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Topics: Architecture, Education, Scholarship, Vectorworks Architect, ComputerWorks, interior design, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Alexander Drachenberg, Sophia Rodermund, University of Wuppertal, Florian Rothermel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, The Other Place, Dormouse – Staying in the Old Barn, Bergwärts

AIA 2019: Learn and Earn in Las Vegas

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 5/22/19 4:00 PM   |  1 min read time

A’19 will be here before you know it! We’re all in. Here are five reasons why you should be. ♠️

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Topics: AIA, American Institute of Architects, Architecture, Chad Hamilton, Vectorworks Architect, Continuing Education Credits, video, Hamilton + Aiken Architects, AIA Conference on Architecture, 1 AIA HSW, Net Zero Energy

May Tech Roundup: Videos to Boost Your Workflow

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 5/16/19 12:51 PM   |  1 min read time

Take eight minutes to learn something new about Vectorworks and see how others are using it…

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Topics: Tech Roundup, Tech Tips, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, video, Hamonic+Masson & Associés, Villanova Icône Project, Select Simlar tool, Schematic design set, Magic Wand tool

Celebrating Dwyer Architectural on International Women's Day

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/8/19 9:34 AM   |  5 min read time

For International Women’s Day this year, we want to celebrate Dwyer Architectural, the women-owned firm with locations in Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo, New York. Established in 2010, their nineteen-person firm has worked tirelessly within the healthcare, medical research, and higher education fields to create stunning designs for their clients. In 2013, they applied for and were accepted into the New York State Minority and Women Business Development (NY MWBE) program, allowing them to become a certified women-owned firm, a change that has helped them make a name for themselves within the architecture industry.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Syracuse, Rochester, NY MWBE program, women-owned firm, International Women’s Day, Dwyer Architectural, Buffalo, New York, Kelly Yahi, Kimberly A. Dwyer, Maternity Renovation, Upstate University Hospital Community Campus, Curt Henry, Community Memorial Hospital

"Scenery of the Region": This Nursery Has Served 3 Generations

Posted by Alex Altieri on 2/20/19 10:43 AM   |  5 min read time

Imagine a space for children that’s both indoors and out, a play space conditioned to let in the best weather and keep out the worst.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, AMP, Makoto Maeda, AIWA Nursery, amahaji, hamaen, Okinawa, Architecture MasterPrize, hana blocks

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