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7 Habits of Highly Effective Designers

Posted by Zoë DiGiorgio on 8/26/16 11:16 AM
When you’ve been designing for years, it’s easy to pick up some bad habits that can slow down your workflow. Increase your productivity and avoid obstacles by reflecting on these tried-and-true tips from some of the most prolific Vectorworks software users. Read More

Topics: Adrian McGregor, Architecture, Entertainment, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Forest Dickey, lindsay high stanislaw, M Group, Pacific Coast Land Design, Parramatta River Urban Design Strategy, PCLD, Rob Glisson, ROJO, ROJO Architects, rojo Architecture, Thompson Hospitality, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Christien Methot, Ground Reconsidered, inspiration, Landscape, LRSLA Studio, LRSLAstudio, M Group Architects and Interior Architects, McGregor Coxall, Michael Timcheck, Mike Zielsdorf, Old Town Newhall, parramatta, Uncategorized, Varian Designs, Vectorworks Landmark

Danilo Maffei on Making the Most of Landscape Spaces

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 7/25/16 12:26 PM
Many homeowners lack the outside perspective needed to visualize the full potential of their outdoor spaces, which is where Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) President-elect Danilo Maffei, APLD, PCH, of maffei landscape design, LLC and his 26 years of expertise come in handy. In his day-to-day work, Maffei provides creative direction and design solutions for private, residential, public, and commercial properties, focusing on blending existing and new materials to make the most of any available space. In the Builder and Developer magazine article, “How to Capitalize On Underutilized Landscape Space,” Maffei illustrates that he practices what he preaches through his own project experiences. Read More

Topics: Dr. Oz, Landscape Design, Mehmet Oz, APLD, Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Builder and Developer Magazine, Danilo Maffei, How to Capitalize on Underutilized Landscape Space, Landmark, Landscape, maffei landscape design, Vectorworks Landmark

Stormwater Management: A Zero-Sum Game?

Posted by Guest Author on 7/7/16 11:30 AM
By David Chadwick, Editor of CAD User Read More

Topics: Brentwood Stormtanks, Site Analysis, stormwater analysis, CAD User, David Chadwick, Grey Leaf Design, Inc., Landscape, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Landmark

Inspiration: Creating Landscapes for the Present and the Future

Posted by Pete Hicks on 8/18/15 10:13 AM
For the landscape architects at The Office of James Burnett (OJB), each project is about creating spaces that are individually suited to their unique environments and end users, which is a creative philosophy that 18-year OJB veteran Ronald “Chip” Trageser, ASLA, knows inside and out. In his 25 years of experience in the landscape architecture profession, Trageser has refined a design technique that combines this placemaking approach with an environmental consciousness. Read More

Topics: Chip Trageser, OJB, Rice University, Ronald Trageser, The Office of James Burnett, ASLA, ASLA Fellow 2015, awards, Brochstein Pavilion, Community, FASLA, inspiration, Landmark, Landscape, Vectorworks Landmark

Chinese Language Version of Vectorworks 2015 Premieres at Spring Events

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/3/15 11:27 AM
As part of our worldwide rollout of the Vectorworks 2015 line of design software, the Chinese language joins the family, including localized versions of Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Renderworks. Read More

Topics: Cecil Fung, Mad Macs, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, resources, Spotlight, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Spotlight, 64-bit, Landmark, Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Renderworks

Landscape Professionals: Look at BIM as a Verb, Not a Noun

Posted by Guest Author on 3/18/15 11:57 AM
By Martyn Horne, Member of the UK Landscape Institute’s BIM Working Group Read More

Topics: Landscape Designers, LI BIM, Martyn Horne, Renderworks, 3D Modeling, BIM, Community, Landmark, Landscape, landscape architects, Landscape BIM, Landscape Institute, Vectorworks Landmark

3 Reasons Why the greenscreen Trellis System Symbols Should Be Your Go-To Design Resource

Posted by Guest Author on 12/19/14 11:25 AM
By Edwin Espinoza, Landscape Architecture Intern at Nemetschek Vectorworks Read More

Topics: 3D/hyrbid symbols, Edwin Espinoza, green trellis system, resources, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Service Select, 3D Modeling, Community, greenscreen, Landmark, Landscape, third party partner, Vectorworks Landmark, VSS

Success Story: Pacific Coast Land Design Gives an Old Town a New Start

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/10/14 10:44 AM
PCLD utilized CameraMatch, a Vectorworks plug-in, to align the 3D model with site photographs and create renderings that were more realistic and easily recognizable by stakeholders and users in context with the existing site and its surroundings. Read More

Topics: CameraMatch, Chris Roberts, Firm Profile, Pacific Coast Land Design, PCLD, rendering, Renderworks, Success Story, 3D Modeling, Case Study, Landmark, Landscape, Mike Zielsdorf, Notable User, Old Town Newhall, Project Highlight, third party partner, Vectorworks Landmark

3 Reasons Why Designers Should Focus on Resiliency

Posted by Guest Author on 8/7/14 10:22 AM
By Eric Gilbey, RLA, ASLA, Prof. APLD, Landscape Architecture Industry Specialist at Nemetschek Vectorworks Read More

Topics: plug-ins, resiliency, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, Ballast Point Park, Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park, Landmark, Landscape, McGregor Coxall, Vectorworks 2014, Vectorworks Landmark

Nemetschek Vectorworks Honors America’s Veterans, Wins Community Stewardship Award

Posted by Hannah Force on 7/30/14 11:59 AM
For the fifth year in a row, Nemetschek Vectorworks employees and their families gathered at Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery to participate in PLANET’s annual Renewal and Remembrance beautification project on July 28. Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), the national trade association for landscape and lawn care industry professionals, considers this event the largest green industry day of service in the United States. Other event partners included the Professional Grounds Management Society, as well as Platinum sponsors Caterpillar, Inc. and New Holland Construction. Read More

Topics: Adopt-A-Road, American Red Cross Blood Drives, Anacostia Watershed Society SITES Project, Educational Programs, Eric Gilbey, Gingertown, Green Industry, H-2B program, Legislative Day on the Hill, Overregulation, PARK(ing) Day, Planet Vectorworks, Renewal and Remembrance, Research Grants, Scholarships, Sean Flaherty, students, Sustainable, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Vectorworks, Angel Tree for DC General's Homeless Children's Pl, Annual Food Drives, Arlington National Cemetary, Caterpillar, Community, Community Stewardship Award, Environmentally Friendly, Inc., Landmark, Landscape, Lawn Care, Lyme Disease-Related Legislation, Nemetschek Vectorworks, New Holland Construction, PLANET, Professional Grounds Management Society, Professional Landcare Network, Vectorworks Landmark

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