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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.
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!
Topics: Product Launch
*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.
Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows
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.
Topics: Production & Lighting Design
Guess what? A Home Screen is in Vectorworks 2023, forever improving your startup process in the software.
“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.
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.
Topics: BIM (Architecture)
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.
Topics: BIM (Architecture)
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.