September Webinars: Algorithmic Design, Live Events, & Social Media Marketing

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/30/22 10:19 AM   |  3 min read time

Maintain accreditation and earn continuing education credits with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Resources, Tech Tips and Workflows

2022 CSLA Award Winners Use Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/27/22 9:00 AM   |  2 min read time

At Vectorworks, we try and help you design without limits; so, we're so excited that two Vectorworks customers were recently chosen as recipients of the 2022 CSLA Awards of Excellence.

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Topics: News

New Drafting, Modeling, & Visualization Features in Vectorworks 2023

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/26/22 9:30 AM   |  3 min read time

Vectorworks software’s hybrid drawing environment and its integrated visualization capabilities are always getting better, and this is certainly true with the release of Vectorworks 2023!

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Topics: Product Launch

Why Updating Preferences Makes Design Work Easier

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/21/22 9:27 AM   |  7 min read time

*This article was written by Neil Barman, Architect Product Specialist at Vectorworks.

When a new version of Vectorworks arrives on my computer, even before I get too far into its new or enhanced features, I dive into the Vectorworks Preferences. These preferences control a number of aspects that makes the installation of the new version work for me and feel like it's my design workshop, no matter what file I'm working in.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

KISS' Final Tour & Sensational Production Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/20/22 1:00 PM   |  3 min read time

When KISS announced their “End of the Road” tour — the last leg of their 40-year run — fans may have wondered what their stage setup would look like; after all,  KISS is known for somewhat in-your-face show productions (one needs only to recall Gene Simmons’s iconic fire breathing gag). The tour didn't fail to deliver on the awe-inspiring concert experience we’ve come to expect from the rock legends.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Home Screen Innovation Coming to Vectorworks 2023

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/15/22 9:00 AM   |  4 min read time

Guess what? A Home Screen is in Vectorworks 2023, forever improving your startup process in the software.

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Topics: Product Launch, News

Vectorworks 2023 Design & BIM Software Released

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/14/22 10:30 AM   |  8 min read time

Vectorworks 2023 is now available for download! Keep reading to see how to get the new version.

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Topics: Product Launch, News

Top 5 Netflix Shows for Interior Design Inspiration

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/14/22 10:27 AM   |  5 min read time

“When you know how to listen, everybody is the guru.” This famous teaching from Ram Dass is a meditation on how we can learn from everyone. As an interior designer — similarly — you take inspiration from everywhere.

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Topics: Interiors

Inside the BIM Process That Led to Scott Headquarters

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/13/22 9:30 AM   |  2 min read time

In this video, the team at Itten+Brechbühl AG discusses how successful implementation of a Big BIM process has transformed the way the firm approaches design — and solidified their name as a leading architecture firm in Switzerland.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

Phase by Phase with Vectorworks Architect | Predesign

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/8/22 10:00 AM   |  7 min read time

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) notes that there are five phases in a design project: schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding, and construction administration.

Content from us at Vectorworks typically focuses on the first three of those phases, plus the additional “predesign” which many consider to be phase zero. Predesign is a constant focus for us because it’s where Vectorworks Architect has a huge advantage over other software options, and that’s what this blog is about.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

Download Free Vectorworks Sample Projects Here

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/7/22 10:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Did you know that Vectorworks University has fully developed sample projects?

Sample projects are one of the best ways to get familiar with Vectorworks design software, whether you work in architecture, interiors, site and landscape design, or entertainment.

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Topics: Resources

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