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Vectorworks Virtual Reality Model Receives Recognition at Swissbau 2018

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/9/18 10:30 AM
BIM and virtual reality were the center of attention recently at Swissbau, Switzerland’s biggest building tradeshow. This year’s event included lectures, exhibits, and an Innovation Lab focused on new opportunities through digital transformation, with demonstrations related to the future of design. Our distributor ComputerWorks played an integral role in this interactive and educational show.  Read More

Topics: Vectorworks BIM, ComputerWorks, Vectorworks software, Virtual Reality, Swissbau 2018, iRoom, Itten + Brechbühl AG, Swiss newspaper, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, Innovation Lab, Federal Palace, Rudolf Pfander, Swiss TV station

Calling All Speakers and Trainers for the Vectorworks 2018 Design Summit!

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/7/18 9:50 AM
We can’t wait to see you at the fourth annual Vectorworks Design Summit in sunny Arizona!  Join us from November 4-6, 2018 — we have opportunities for you to not only learn, but also share inspiration at this year’s Summit. Read More

Topics: Vectorworks software, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Design Summit Trainers, Design Summit Speakers

Polish Architecture Contest Winners Anchor Vectorworks Membership

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/8/17 9:18 AM
The Oder, a river that runs through Opole, Poland, is a significant part of the city, and a segment that residents wish to incorporate more deeply into the surrounding architecture. The quick development of modern design technology, such as Vectorworks software, has helped this vision stay afloat during a recent Polish architectural contest, “BARGEWORK Opole,” in which the participants faced the challenge of designing the first Polish on-water office building.  Read More

Topics: Design Express, Vectorworks software, on-water architecture, BARGEWORK, Poland, BARGEWORK Opole, Opole University of Technology, Maria Chorny, Oleksandr Kostevych, Oculus VR, Anna Malinowka, FAKRO, NORLYS, WIŚNIOWSKI, Polish Distributors, Vectorworks Academic Program

Live Design Review — “Vectorworks 2017: More Tools, Less Finger Wagging”

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/1/17 10:25 AM
If you haven’t picked up a copy of Live Design’s July issue yet, you can find the digital edition online. We love reading about how Vectorworks software benefits our users, and we were thrilled to see the article by Lighting Designer and Vectorworks user Allan Nathan, in which he discusses some of his favorite tools in Vectorworks 2017. Read More

Topics: Renderworks, Resource Manager, Live Design, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks software, Allan Nathan, Live Design Digital Edition, Live Design July Issue

Tech Roundup: July 2017

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/31/17 10:41 AM
Looking to optimize your workflow with clients through the use of Vectorworks software? Then take two minutes out of your busy, design-filled schedule to learn about the view transition animation Vectorworks preference. This feature allows you to smoothly animate the transition from one view to another, resulting in a constant understanding of your designs so you can more effectively refine your models and present design views and options to your clients. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Tech Roundup, Landscape, Vectorworks software, View Transition Animation, July Tech Roundup, View Transition Animation Speed

Meet the Vectorworks Design Summit Keynote Speakers

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 6/1/17 12:41 PM
With the 2017 Vectorworks Design Summit right around the corner, we are on the edge of our seats with a big announcement. Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar and Brad Cloepfil, AIA, NCARB, founding principal of Allied Works Architecture will do us the honors of being our keynote speakers for the event. Read More

Topics: Allied Work Architecture, Architecture, Baltimore Marriot Waterfront Hotel, Entertainment, Maryland, New York Museum of Arts and Design, Brad Cloepfil, CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, CEO Keynote, Clyfford Still Museum, Design Keynote, Landscape, National Music Centre of Canada, National Veterans Memorial & Museum, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks software

We're Rolling Up Our Sleeves for an Earth Day Cleanup

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 4/12/17 8:59 AM
Spring has sprung! In honor of Earth Day, we’re inviting local businesses in Howard County, Maryland to positively impact the environment by joining us for a 20-minute spring cleaning of our community on Thursday, April 20. Read More

Topics: Abby's Market, Columbia Maryland, LiveGreenHoward, Planet Vectorworks, Vectorworks, #20minutecleanup, Earth Day, Howard County, Tania Salgado-Nealous, Vectorworks software, Volunteer

Remarkable Renderworks: Witness the Power of Rendering Features

Posted by Pete Hicks on 10/4/16 12:17 PM
An important step in convincing your client to bring a project to life is showing them exactly how the design will look in the real world, which is why the integrated Renderworks feature set in Vectorworks 2017 software is vital to the success of your future projects. And since we’re dedicated to your success, we’re bringing you the Remarkable Renderworks tutorial series highlighting the best practices of rendering expert Daniel Jansenson of daniel jansenson architect. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Remarkable Renderworks, rendering, Renderworks, 2017, cropped perspective, daniel janesenson architect, Daniel Jansenson, Landscape, perspective, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks software, Visualization

Inspiration: Constructing a Career in Interior Design

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/6/16 10:35 AM
Marinella Vronti, a recent interior design graduate from the UK, has always known that she wanted a career in the creative industry. “During school, I was always attracted to subjects like art,” Vronti says. “I always knew that I would never be the student to pursue politics or a career in business. I wanted to be able to create things.” Read More

Topics: Architecture, Education, 3D Modeling, 3D printing, CINEMA 4D, Community, De Montfort University, Digital Design, inspiration, interior design, Marinella Vronti, Vectorworks software

"The Boxtrolls" Hits US Theatres with Sets Designed with Vectorworks Software

Posted by Julie McClure on 9/27/14 10:13 AM
When a community of quirky, mischievous creatures hits the big screen in the nationwide US opening of The Boxtrolls this weekend, you’ll have Oregon-based LAIKA to thank. Known for its Academy Award-nominated films ParaNorman and Coraline, the animation studio has created a stop-motion, hand-drawn, and computer-generated movie in which young people discover who they are and what they want to be, learning that the things that define us most are the choices we make and the people we touch. Read More

Topics: Alan Snow, Elle Fanning, Entertainment, Sir Ben Kingsley, stop-motion animation, The Boxtrolls, Toni Collette, 3D Modeling, Coraline, Here Be Monsters, Kieron Thomas, LAIKA, ParaNorman, Project Highlight, Travis Knight, Vectorworks software

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