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Tech Roundup: April 2017

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 4/28/17 10:31 AM
April’s almost over, so to finish it off strong we’re showering you with some rendering tips to help you plant the seeds of success. This month, we’re covering the next five videos in the Remarkable Renderworks tutorial series led by Daniel Jansenson of daniel jansenson architect. If you missed the first ten episodes, you can catch up on videos 1 through 5 with this post and videos 6 through 10 with this post. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Remarkable Renderworks, rendering, Renderworks, Tech Roundup, tech support, textures, transparency shaders, Tutorial, @VectorworksHelp, daniel janesenson architect, Daniel Jansenson, displacement settings, Landscape, Uncategorized, video, YouTube

Tech Roundup: March 2017

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 3/31/17 9:59 AM
You’ll be taking your 3D models to a whole new level with freshly developed freeform modeling skills after this month’s “uplifting” tech roundup. Read More

Topics: Architecture, freeform modeling, Tech Roundup, tech support, tech@vectorworks.net, Tutorial, @VectorworksHelp, 3D freeform modeling, 3D Modeling, Vectorworks YouTube Channel, video, YouTube

Tech Roundup: January 2017

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 1/31/17 11:42 AM
A new year deserves new skills. To make 2017 your year for wowing clients with high-quality renderings, this month's Tech Roundup is covering the next five videos in the Remarkable Renderworks tutorial series hosted by Daniel Jansenson of daniel jansenson architect. If you missed the first five installments in the series, check out this post. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Hidden Line Rendering, Remarkable Renderworks, rendering, Renderworks, Tech Roundup, tech support, Tutorial, @VectorworksHelp, daniel janesenson architect, Daniel Jansenson, Landscape, video, YouTube

Tech Roundup – Vectorworks 2017 Edition

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 10/19/16 11:50 AM
From the new Resource Manager to innovative irrigation tools, Vectorworks 2017 has introduced many great features and tools. For this roundup, we’re breaking down how to use some of the most useful updates of the new release. Read More

Topics: Architecture, door and window styles, feature videos, interior elevations tool, railing fence tool, Resource Manager, slab drainage tool, Tech Roundup, @VectorworksHelp, data visualization, Irrigation Tools, Landscape, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks 2017 software

The New Vectorworks Community Board is Here

Posted by Hannah Force on 9/8/16 9:20 AM
Since its inception in 1999, the Vectorworks Community Board has acted as a hub for designers to exchange ideas and advice, engage in industry discussions, and troubleshoot issues with our internal team, all while enabling designers to play a role in our software development by submitting their feedback through our Feature and Content Requests Wishlist forum. Continuing with our dedication to valuing and responding to your feedback, we’ve completely reengineered our Community Board to create a better user experience. Read More

Topics: Planet Vectorworks, Tech Support Twitter, User Experience Manager Jim Wilson, Vectorworks Community Board, @VectorworksHelp, Feature and Content Requests Wishlist Forum, Troubleshoot Issues

Tech Roundup: December 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 12/11/15 11:44 AM
Since the holiday season is a time of sharing, this month’s Tech Roundup teaches you new ways to collaborate and communicate with your design peers through Project Sharing, a new feature in our 2016 product line. Check out these three introductory videos, and you'll all be working concurrently on the same Vectorworks file before you ring in the New Year. Read More

Topics: Education, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, resources, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, Vectorworks 2016

Tech Roundup: Getting Started with Subdivision Surface Modeling

Posted by Pete Hicks on 11/6/15 11:31 AM
As a designer, you’re always on the lookout for ways to more clearly express your vision for the built environment, and at Vectorworks, we’re always making tools to help you reach this goal. That’s what inspired the creation of subdivision surface modeling, a technique based on Pixar Animation Studios’ OpenSubdiv library that allows you to push, pull, mold, and manipulate objects into any form imaginable. Ready to get started? Check out these introductory training videos and take your first steps into the world of subdivision surfaces. Read More

Topics: Edit Subdivision tool, Education, Pixar Animation Studios, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Subdivision Modeling, Subdivision Surfaces, Tech Roundup, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, OpenSubdiv Library, Vectorworks 2016

Tech Roundup: Vectorworks 2016 Special Edition

Posted by Pete Hicks on 10/2/15 11:59 AM
There are a lot of exciting new features in Vectorworks 2016, and we know you want to start incorporating them into your design workflow right away. That’s why we asked three designers who’ve been using these features to share some insight on what they’ve found to be best practices when it come to the latest release of Vectorworks software. Read More

Topics: Education, François Lévy, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, Planet Vectorworks, Project Sharing, resources, Shook Kelley, Stanley Rostas, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, BIM, Energos, King + King Architects, Luc Lefebvre, Marionette, Vectorworks 2016

Tech Roundup: August 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 8/12/15 10:47 AM
Tackle your time-consuming tasks with tools from this month’s tech roundup. From complex patterns on surface arrays to common cabinets, we have the tips you need to streamline your workflows without sacrificing attention to detail. Read More

Topics: Base Cabinet tool, Education, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, Base Cabinets, Community, Create Surface Array, Create Surface Array tool

Tech Roundup: July 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 7/9/15 11:26 AM
They say the devil is in the details, but the details that give your work a competitive edge don’t have to hinder your workflow. That’s why this month’s tech roundup is all about making your designs the best they can be — whether that means adding an extra touch of style to a model or pulling valuable data out of work that you’ve already produced. Read More

Topics: Planet Vectorworks, resources, Site Modeling, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, curtains and drapes

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