January Tech Roundup: Two New Ebooks

Posted by Kamica Price on 1/16/20 3:37 PM   |  1 min read time

In our first tech roundup of 2020, check out these two new ebooks to boost your workflow.

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Topics: plug-ins, Resource Manager, UK, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, BIM, Vectorworks Landmark, BIM Manager, January Tech Roundup, import/export, Moving from AutoCAD, LODS, Hybrid objects, 2D components for hybrid objects, 2D to 3D, ebooks, workflow documents

Your Favorites: Top 9 Posts from 2019

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 12/23/19 3:59 PM   |  3 min read time

As the year comes to a close, we’re looking back on our top stories of 2019. From GDTF to IFC4 to landscape BIM, here’s a roundup of your favorite Planet Vectorworks blog posts.

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Topics: Architecture, AV Industry, buildingSMART International, Eric Gilbey, Landscape Design, rendering, Southampton Solent University, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Big BIM, BIM, connectCAD, entertainment design, interior design, Landscape Architecture, McGregor Coxall, Vectorworks Landmark, GDTF, Lumion LiveSync, Michael Brightman, Prolight + Sound, Brightman Designs, BIM for Landscape, IFC4, Skakki Studio, Lydia Southwell

Stunning and Sustainable: Designing for Beauty and Resilience

Posted by Alex Altieri on 12/9/19 2:42 PM   |  3 min read time

As part of the organization’s 2030 Commitment, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) encourages its members to design all carbon-neutral buildings by 2030. This means that architects need to start thinking about designing sustainable structures if they haven’t already.

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Topics: AIA, AIA 2030 Commitment, solar animations, sustainability, Vectorworks Architect, Kipnis Architecture + Planning, Nate Kipnis, NextHaus Alliance, Resilient Design

Workflow Wednesday: 3 Guides You'll Wish You Read Sooner

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/13/19 1:43 PM   |  3 min read time

We’re bringing you some of our newest ebooks that are sure to help you master Vectorworks features.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, BCF, BIM, data visualization, IFC, Workflow Wednesday, Styled Objects, ebooks

The Benefits of GIS Workflows with Esri

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 11/8/19 11:06 AM   |  4 min read time

Be at the forefront of insightful design by integrating geographical information system (GIS) data into your BIM workflows and other site design workflows. Our new partnership with Esri will get you there.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, GIS, Vectorworks Landmark, video, Vectorworks Forum, BIM for Landscape, Vectorworks 2020, Esri, ArcGIS Online, Partnerships

Top 4 Reasons to Register Early for Design Summit

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 10/24/19 12:13 PM   |  2 min read time

Considering attending the 2020 Vectorworks Design Summit? Here are the top four reasons why you should take advantage of our early bird registration:

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Topics: Training, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Landmark, video, Antoine Predock, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, Basecamp Training

October Tech Roundup: New Videos on Vectorworks 2020 Features

Posted by Kamica Price on 10/17/19 10:55 AM   |  1 min read time

Check out these tech tips on fresh features from the newest version of Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips, Vectorworks Architect, video, October Tech Roundup, Vectorworks 2020, Vectorworks University, Door and Window Improvements, Walkthrough animations

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

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