January Webinars: Experience Enscape, Create Scenic Designs, and Use 3D Modeling for Analysis

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 1/13/21 12:15 PM   |  2 min read time

Keep your skills fresh with this month’s FREE Webinars for architecture, entertainment, and landscape architecture industries.

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Topics: Events

December Tech Roundup: 2020’s Best Tech Tips

Posted by Kamica Price on 12/17/20 2:45 PM   |  2 min read time

Every month, we give you a roundup of our latest and greatest tech tips. As we close out another year, here’s a look back at our best roundups in 2020.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

A Year Apart Brought Us Closer Together

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 12/16/20 3:25 PM   |  7 min read time

For 35 years, Vectorworks has worked to create and cultivate a culture of inclusion, balance, collaboration, and innovation within our company. Our values are reflected in our business practices — especially the ways we interact with our customers and each other. So, when COVID-19 changed our working environments, our culture was put to the test.

While we’ve been fortunate as a company to continue working remotely, 2020 has pushed us outside of our comfort zones, demanding that each of us re-evaluate the ways we engage with each other, both personally and professionally. Through the months of quarantine and isolation, many of us have been challenged in trying to achieve work/life balance in the “new normal” of staying and working at home.

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Topics: Events

Create Dynamic Stages with This Downloadable Object

Posted by Alex Altieri on 12/14/20 1:54 PM   |  1 min read time
This Marionette Monday , we’re sharing a path - based stage object .
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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

5 Things the New macOS Big Sur Optimized with M1 Brings to Vectorworks

Posted by Chris Conard on 12/10/20 3:18 PM   |  11 min read time

The release of Apple’s macOS Big Sur with the new Apple silicon M1 chip brings a lot of buzz to the software industry and a lot of promise for the community of Vectorworks developers, testers, and users. 

Here we’ll dig into five areas of focus — key aspects where we see a host of improvements for our Mac-based users.  

We’ll also shed some light on what to expect when running Big Sur on your existing Mac or a new Mac and share insights from our continued testing and vetting of Big Sur, the first macOS to be rolled out with the Apple silicon M1 chip.  

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Topics: Product Launch

December Webinars: Rigging Analysis, Data Visualization, & Real-time Audit of 3D Models

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 12/7/20 12:00 PM   |  2 min read time

Stay in the know with this month’s FREE webinars.

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Topics: Events

Design. Submit. Win. — No, Seriously, It’s That Easy

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 12/2/20 10:00 AM   |  2 min read time

You put your all into your schoolwork, so why not get rewarded for it?

We’re not just talking about an A on a project, either. The prize for the annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship is up to $10,000 USD, professional recognition, and an addition to your resume that proves your designs are a step above the rest.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Scholarship

ROADMAP: Follow Along with the Development of Vectorworks Design Software

Posted by Jeremy Powell on 11/30/20 6:19 PM   |  5 min read time

I’m Jeremy, VP of marketing here at Vectorworks, and I’m happy to share with you a look into the strategies and functionality on our current development roadmap for Vectorworks products.

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Garden of Nervure: How One Firm Brought Life to Luxury Apartments

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 11/24/20 12:00 PM   |  5 min read time

Since 1990, Japanese landscape architecture firm PLACEMEDIA has maintained a crucial ideology — that landscape architects, while specialists, must incorporate the perspectives of all project stakeholders in order to deliver a successful design.

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Topics: Product Launch, BIM (Landscape)

November Tech Roundup: Guest Tech Tips on Vectorworks 2021

Posted by Kamica Price on 11/19/20 12:30 PM   |  1 min read time

For this month’s roundup, we’re bringing you tips from a well-respected Vectorworks reseller and trainer — Jonathan Reeves of Jonathan Reeves CAD. Read on for tech tips in #Vectorworks2021.

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Topics: Product Launch, BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

The Office Everyone Wishes They Had

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/5/20 1:54 PM   |  4 min read time

When we talk about great interior design, there’s no better firm to mention than Chicago’s Eastlake Studio. Our profile earlier this year made it clear that the Eastlake design team is at the cutting-edge of innovative interiors.

It’s why we’re featuring one of their projects in the marketing of #Vectorworks2021 — the project, an office expansion for the marketing automation company ActiveCampaign, stands to prove why Eastlake is such a mainstay in Chicago’s workplace industry.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Product Launch

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