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

Students, Don't Miss Your Chance to Win $10,000

Posted by Alex Altieri on 2/25/19 10:59 AM   |  1 min read time

Time is running out! Students, don’t forget to apply to the 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, where you could win $10,000 USD. You can even recycle old work — just make sure you submit by August 29, 2019 and answer the 3 short questions in 150 words or less. It’s that easy.

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Topics: Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Natasha Polozenko, Stephanie Dudak, Wes Calkin, Benno Schmitz, Diego Bermudez, Philadelphia University, University of Cincinnati, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Design Scholarship, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin

How to Win $10,000 This Year

Posted by Alex Altieri on 2/14/19 10:24 AM   |  2 min read time

What’s better than getting paid for your hard work? That’s easy: getting paid and showing it off. Starting today, undergraduate student designers and recent graduates are encouraged to submit their best work to the 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship for a chance to win up to $10,000 USD, gain professional recognition, and propel themselves into a bright future of design.

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Topics: Richard Diehl, Richard Diehl Award, Scholarship, Vectorworks Designer, #FundMyVision, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Design Scholarship, Morgan Lindsay Price

ICYMI: Eric Gilbey's Interview with Landscape Architecture Podcast

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/30/17 9:02 AM   |  9 min read time

When Michael Todoran, executive producer of the Landscape Architecture Podcast received an email from Braulio Gutierrez, one of his former Ohio State University peers, about software recommendations other than AutoCAD and Adobe Suite, he knew he needed to bring in another expert. Vectorworks’ Product Marketing Manager for the landscape industries, Eric Gilbey, PLA, ASLA, Prof. Member APLD, was ultimately interviewed by Todoran, so his podcast listeners could learn more about our software capabilities, and why it should become Gutierrez’s new preferred software.

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Eric Gilbey, Green Industry, MiniCAD, Parasolid, Resource Manager, site design, Vectorworks, 3D Modeling, BIM, CAD, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Braulio Gutierrez, Land Planning, Landmark software, Landscape Architecture Podcast, The Ohio State University, Michael Todoran

Students, Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win $10,000

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 5/15/17 11:23 AM   |  2 min read time

The end of the semester is here, and whether you’re spending your summer at home, interning, or on vacation, take a few minutes to repurpose your projects for a chance to win $10,000 with a Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Closing July 15, all you need to do to be in the running for the scholarship is submit your stellar project and answer just three questions in 150 words or less each.

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Topics: Architecture, Beuth Hochschule für Technick Berlin, Entertainment, Harvard Graduate School, Museum of Contemporary Arts in Bonn, Natasha Polozenko, Stephanie Dudak, University of Pennsylvania, Vectorworks Design Scholarship 2017, Wes Calkin, Benno Schmitz, Carrie: The Musical, Circasia: Engaging the Creeks, Diego Bermudez, Landscape, Philadelphia University, University of Cincinnati, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Production Design Students Shine Bright at KCACTF

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 3/15/17 10:07 AM   |  3 min read time

It’s a wrap– the 2017 eight regional festivals organized by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), a national program organized to celebrate college theater in the United States, have officially ended. Since 1969, KCACTF has helped students develop their creative and technical skills. As a part of KCACTF’s mission, the program holds eight regional festivals annually for students offering workshops, discussions, scholarships, and award programs.

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Topics: Bronwyn Teague, Entertainment, Isaac Sawle, KCACTF, KCACTF Region 2, KCACTF Region 3, KCACTF Region 4, KCACTF Region 6, KCACTF Region 8, Oklahoma City University, Sabrina Michelle Reed, scenic design, Scottsdale Community College, Slippery Rock University, sound design, Southern Connecticut State University, technical direction, University of Southern Mississippi, Anna Janicek, Bradley Taylor, Emma Cummings, James McLoughlin, KCACTF Region 1, KCACTF Region 5, KCACTF Region 7, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, lighting design, Los Medanos Community College, Minnesota State University Mankato, Stephanie Lutz, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Where Are They Now: Past Winners of the Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 3/3/17 11:15 AM   |  6 min read time

We’ve discussed how to apply to the Vectorworks Design Scholarship, what you get if you win, and best practices for applying — but what does it actually mean to win? How can the scholarship affect your professional career and be the major résumé booster that it promises to be? To find out, we caught up with Martha Carter and Morgan Price, who took home a 2015 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, to see what they’re up to now and how winning jumpstarted their careers.

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Topics: ABC, Chance Theater, Chapman University, Dog Sees God, Entertainment, Evita, Future Man, I Only Have Eyes For You, LA Times, Martha Carter, Montalbán Theater, Morgan Price, National Theatre of Cluj-Napoca, rendering, scenic design, Seth Rogen, Shonda Rhimes, Skye Schmidt, The Electra Project, Vectorworks Designer, 3D Modeling, A Chorus Line, Break the Floor Productions, Brian Grego, Hollywood, Jessica Kender, John Iacovelli, lighting design, Mihai Măniuțiu, Orange County School of the Arts, Peter Pan, The Catch, University of California Irvine, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Break a Leg: Good Luck to Students at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festivals

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 1/11/17 9:35 AM   |  1 min read time

Cue the spotlight! This year, we’re helping put students center stage at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) by sponsoring awards at KCACTF’s eight regional festivals.

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Topics: Entertainment, KCACTF, Planet Vectorworks, Rafael Jaen, Spotlight, Design Technology and Management, DTM, Frank Brault, Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

5 Secrets to Successful Group Projects

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 11/21/16 11:48 AM   |  6 min read time

Group projects can inspire a sense of dread in the hearts of even the toughest design students. The idea of compromising your design aesthetic, giving up a little bit of control, or working with someone who doesn’t pull their weight can be terrifying, but overall group projects have an unfair reputation. Some of the best projects come from group work, and it’s likely that you’ll have to work with others throughout your professional career, which means it’s time for an attitude overhaul. So, in the spirit of collaboration, we gathered some advice from both current and recent students on how to make your group projects more successful, and hopefully more enjoyable.

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Topics: Academic Community, Architecture, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, Rice University, Richard Diehl Award, school project, academic, #FundMyVision, group projects, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, lighting design, University of Maryland, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Webster University

“Will I Ever Use This Project Again?” Yes

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 10/13/16 10:47 AM   |  2 min read time

Long nights, early mornings — it’s tough being a student sometimes. On top of the large workload, you have to think about the cost of tuition, materials, and all the other odds and ends that accompany college life. That’s why we want the hard work you put into your projects to be worth more than just a good grade, so we’re launching the third annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship. Now your all-nighters can score you up to $10,000 USD, a major resume booster, and free publicity that will get you noticed by potential employers.

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Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Landscape Design, Planet Vectorworks, Architecture student, design student, entertainment design, interior design, Interior Design Student, Landscape, lighting design, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

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