Vectorworks’ Richard Diehl Award: Highlighting the Grand Prize Winner

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/16/21 11:46 AM   |  4 min read time

Each year, we offer the Vectorworks Design Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students in major disciplines related to architecture, landscape architecture, entertainment, and interior design. This scholarship is a unique opportunity for students to take the next step in their journey of professional development.

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Topics: Academic, Project Highlight, News

June Webinars: BIM, Data-Driven Documentation, & House of Worship Market

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/10/21 5:24 PM   |  2 min read time

Continue your education and earn accreditation with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you are a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks. The more you know, the more you can create with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design

Vectorworks University Just Keeps Getting Better

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/10/21 9:42 AM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks University, the premier learning platform for designers at any skill level, just got better. We are committed to excellence with our software and are extending that same commitment to our software education. The new features and performance improvements are all about providing you with more skills.

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Topics: Academic, News

Why Vectorworks Is the Most Cost-effective Design Software for Architects

Posted by Alex Altieri on 6/8/21 4:59 PM   |  6 min read time

There are many decisions to consider when purchasing design software, the foremost of which is cost.

Software can be expensive, so it’s not a decision people tend to make lightly. Along with toolsets and licensing options, the cost of a software license is top-of-mind for any designer nowadays.  

At Vectorworks, we believe in design freedom and offering choices and flexibility to our customers. And that applies to the ways they can buy Vectorworks products. Let’s look at Vectorworks’ pricing structure, benefits from various licensing options, and how it all stacks up against AutoCAD and Revit. 

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Topics: Resources

10 Tips for a Sustainable Building Design

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/7/21 5:17 PM   |  12 min read time

Sustainability is engrained into architects and designers. You account for waste, consider locally sourced materials, and even how your design will impact the world around it. The challenge, however, is empowering clients to choose more sustainable options. This is not because they’re anti-sustainability, but because they’re unaware of the long-term benefits and growing accessibility of sustainable design. When some hear “sustainability,” they think of dollar signs and aesthetic compromise.

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National Veterans Memorial and Museum Designed Using Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/31/21 11:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Allied Works Architecture, USA

This Memorial Day, just like any other, it’s important to pay your respects to those who have fought for this country. Perhaps, you could visit The National Veterans Memorial and Museum, which features stunning architecture. The project was no

minated and selected as our featured US design for the global MODUS News 9 magazine in fall of 2019.

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Topics: Project Highlight

Varian Designs: Custom Furniture Designed in 3D

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/24/21 11:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Forest Dickey has transformed a passion for woodworking into a career with Varian Designs, an artisanal furniture company out of San Francisco, California.

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Learn How to Embrace 3D Printing with Vectorworks Software

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/21/21 11:53 AM   |  3 min read time

Did you know that Vectorworks software can assist with 3D printing?

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

How to Create a Virtual Club That Brings Skillsets, Software, and People Together

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 5/11/21 3:30 PM   |  6 min read time

The experience of walking into a nightclub, immersed in a neon wash of pumping music, buzzing conversation, and pulsating lights, might seem impossible to translate into the virtual world of the COVID-19 pandemic. It might, until you experience the fully virtual club Jazz Hutsby and Oli Gorman at Lockdown Visual Systems(LVS) have brought to life.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

May Webinars: Home Theaters, Design-build Efficiency, & Entertainment Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/6/21 10:44 AM   |  3 min read time

Continue your education and earn accreditation with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you are a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks. The more you know, the more you can create with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Events

3 Open House Takeaways for Software & Industry Insight

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/5/21 12:54 PM   |  4 min read time

It’s a wrap! The first virtual Vectorworks Open House is in the books and we couldn’t be happier with how the event turned out. It’s certainly an event to remember, one we’d love to do again in the future.

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Topics: Events

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