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Architect Alan Woodwell Talks Graphical Scripting

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 5/4/17 9:44 AM
Alan Woodwell is an architectural designer in Sydney, Australia for Playoust Churcher Architects. Since late December of 2015, the self-described “young 63-year-old” has spent his free time learning how to design using Marionette, our integrated graphical scripting tool that lets you use personalized or repurposed scripts to iteratively design without learning how to program. Read More

Topics: AIA LU, Architecture, graphical scripting, Marionette Training Part 1: The Basics, Playoust Churcher Architects, programmers, Programming, Tutorial, Vectorworks Community Board, Alan Woodwell, Inspiration Page, Marionette, Nodes, Python, webinar, webinar series, YouTube

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, [email protected], 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: April 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/14/15 11:56 AM
Designs have to meet the needs of your clients, but they should also be a reflection of you as a designer. Why else would they have hired you in the first place? Vectorworks software makes adding a personal touch to your projects easy. Watch this month’s new videos from our YouTube channel for quick tips on how to customize your next design. Read More

Topics: color customization, Education, Planet Vectorworks, resources, site model graphics, Site Modeling, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, customization, Landmark, light plots, YouTube

Vectorworks 2015 Service Pack 2 Available, Plus Tips for Editing Workspaces and Presenting Projects

Posted by Julie McClure on 11/25/14 5:04 PM
It’s time to once again highlight some of the best tech tips from our YouTube channel and share recent tech news you may have missed. Read More

Topics: Editing workspaces, Planet Vectorworks, resources, Saved Views, Service Pack, SP2, workgroup referencing, Worksheets, Community, Curtain Wall object, IFC, publish command, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks YouTube Channel, View Transition Animation, workspaces, YouTube

Video: Interior Design with Karen Lewis at The M Group Architects and Interior Architects

Posted by Julie McClure on 8/18/14 11:59 AM
We're thrilled to showcase the talents of another Vectorworks user. In this new video, Karen Lewis discusses how office trends and meaningful materials impact the projects she creates as an interior designer at The M Group Architects & Interior Architects in Reston, Virginia (USA). The 17-person firm is sought after by building owners and corporate and industrial clients for office building architecture and interiors, as well as by government contractors and agencies for mission-critical and secure design. Their work varies from 5,000-square-foot tenant spaces to building complexes totaling one million square feet. Read More

Topics: AIA, Architecture, Firm Profile, Karen Lewis, Success Story, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, Case Study, Michael Timcheck, Project Highlight, YouTube

Video Case Study: M Group Architects & Interior Architects

Posted by Julie McClure on 7/7/14 11:55 AM
Step inside the offices of M Group Architects & Interior Architects as Michael Timcheck and Karen Lewis share the firm's philosophy and scope of work, discuss how their workspace enables collaborative design, and reflect on how they create spaces that elevate how their clients do business. Timcheck also describes how OpenGL walkthroughs, workgroup referencing, and working in 3D with BIM in Vectorworks Architect software informs the firm's designs and leads to a better result. Read More

Topics: Architecture, Firm Profile, Karen Lewis, Open GL, Success Stories, Success Story, Vectorworks Architect, workgroup referencing, 3D Modeling, BIM, Case Study, Michael Timcheck, The M Group Architects and Interior Architects, YouTube

Tech Roundup: June 2014

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 6/5/14 12:24 PM
In this month's tech roundup, we're featuring the final videos created in the Worksheet Basics series. Be sure to visit our YouTube channel if you have yet to see the first three videos in this series. Read More

Topics: format, Planet Vectorworks, Tech Tips, Vectorworks, Worksheet Basics, appearance, Vectorworks 2014, YouTube

Tech Roundup: May 2014

Posted by Lindsay Sappington on 5/8/14 9:19 AM
Each month, we like to provide readers with a few of our favorite tech tips to help users work more efficiently when designing in Vectorworks software. Read on to see what we’re featuring for May. Read More

Topics: Planet Vectorworks, Plant Definition, Plant Instance, Tech Roundup, Tech Tips, Vectorworks, Custom Libraries, Vectorworks 2014, YouTube

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