Landscape Architecture Firms Take the Next Step with BIM

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 4/13/21 4:45 PM   |  3 min read time

This article was originally published by Computerworks, a distributor of Vectorworks in Germany, and has been translated into English.  


Landscape architects, architects, and urban planners working together in one information system is more important than ever. In the trade journal Garten + Landschaft, ComputerWorks CEO Alexander Meier explains how the design software Vectorworks Landmark can enrich everyday work even more with BIM.

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Topics: BIM (Landscape)

2021 Pritzker Prize Goes to Paris Architect Duo Lacaton & Vassal

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/12/21 9:09 AM   |  1 min read time

Anne Lacaton and Jean-Phillippe Vassal together comprise the namesake of French architecture firm Lacaton & Vassal. The firm has won the 2021 Pritzker Prize award, regarded as the highest honor in the architecture profession. We extend huge congratulations for achieving this distinction.

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Topics: News

April Webinars: Building Delivery, Multi-user Environments, & Lighting a Billie Eilish Tour

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/8/21 11:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Looking for opportunities to up your skill with Vectorworks? Our monthly webinars are the thing for you. Each month you can tune into a webinar for each of our industries — architecture, landscapes, and entertainment. It’s a great chance to learn from practiced professionals.

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Topics: Events

Speak with Our Team at the Vectorworks Open House

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/7/21 11:00 AM   |  1 min read time

It makes us proud as a company to incorporate user feedback and requests into our development process. Many of the features you see in Vectorworks software today come straight from the minds of our users.

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Topics: Events

Exploring Studies of Light on World Theatre Day

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 3/29/21 3:07 PM   |  6 min read time

For long-time lighting designer Joseph Oshry, being away from the theatre is like “being in a sensory deprivation tank.”

But, while the COVID-19 pandemic has kept him away from his creative home, Oshry has found opportunity in adversity by publishing a book on the complex beauty of light.

Studies of Light, released in late December of 2020, feels like a deep, calming breath in this era of anxiety. Filled with stunning pictures from his own productions and everyday moments of lighting serendipity, Oshry’s book dives deep into the different forms and functions light fulfills on both the stage and in our daily lives.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Service Pack 3 Now Available for Vectorworks 2021

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/16/21 10:40 AM   |  5 min read time

It’s that time of year — Service Pack 3 is now available for all English-based versions of Vectorworks 2021, including Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, Fundamentals, Braceworks, ConnectCAD, and Vision.

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Topics: Product Launch, News

March Webinars: Architectural Rendering, Pre-visualization, & Landscape BIM

Posted by Joselyn Wojtalewicz on 3/15/21 5:13 PM   |  2 min read time

Keep your skills fresh with this month’s FREE webinars for architecture, entertainment, and landscape architecture industries. Optimize how you use our software with each of these webinars and take your skills to the next level.

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Topics: Resources, Events

A Switch from AutoCAD for More Efficient Stage Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/11/21 1:00 PM   |  4 min read time

Through its 25-year history, Germany’s Megaforce has gone through several evolutions in its CAD practices. At first a traditional event service provider, the firm now specializes in large stage construction and specialized installations, having demonstrated prowess with their latest design tool — Vectorworks Spotlight.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

How Live Legends Created a COVID-Friendly Experience in 4 Steps

Posted by Joselyn Wojtalewicz on 3/9/21 7:40 PM   |  3 min read time

*This article originally appeared on Design Express’ website.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Why BIM Is Taking Over Landscape Architecture

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/8/21 10:44 AM   |  34 min read time

Building information modeling (BIM) has become commonplace in the AEC industry due to its advantages over traditional CAD. It's easy to see that information modeling carries the same benefits for the landscape industries, as we already see in the AEC sector.

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Topics: Resources, Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

February Tech Roundup and Webinars: Learn from Industry Experts

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 2/25/21 5:00 PM   |  2 min read time

Our February tech roundup has tips from industry and training experts on getting the most out of your workflow, along with a recap of this month’s exciting webinars.

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Topics: Resources, BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

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