A Conversation with the Design Team Behind the Scenes of Hamilton: the Exhibition

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 10/21/20 1:00 PM   |  7 min read time

As part of our celebration for the release of Vectorworks 2021, we’re featuring some of our customers’ projects in our promotional materials. In case you missed it, our first blog featured a proposed Ülemiste railway terminal designed by 3+1 architects. This time, we bring you Hamilton: The Exhibition, a 360-degree immersive experience in Chicago, IL.

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Topics: Vectorworks2021, 2021 Signature Project

October Webinars: Freeform Modeling, Real-time Rendering, and Vision 2021

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/19/20 3:02 PM   |  1 min read time

Learn something new or touch up your skills with one of our FREE webinars this month.

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Topics: events

Design Day Recap: Catch What You Missed

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/15/20 12:29 PM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks Design Day is in the books — but if you missed any of the three live sessions, we have a full recap for you. Find everything about the event in this blog post, including where you can watch the sessions on-demand.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Day, events, Vectorworks2021

Architecture Firm IttenBrechbühl Finds Success with First Open BIM Project

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 10/13/20 11:45 AM   |  2 min read time

3D Modeling has become an industry standard in the architecture community. In a heavily digital age, it’s important to be able to create visuals of a planned space that are ready to share with collaborators and clients alike. IttenBrechbühl of Switzerland knows first-hand about the importance of accurate file sharing for project collaboration, and that the most effective way they could have accomplished such a feat is with the BIM capabilities of Vectorworks.

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Topics: Big BIM, Case Studies, IFC, IttenBrechbuhl

CAD Manager's Guide to Switching: Managing Your Resources

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 10/8/20 1:15 PM   |  3 min read time

In the wake of the launch of Vectorworks 2021, you might be considering making the move to Vectorworks. We’re back with the finale of our three-part blog series for CAD Managers considering the move to Vectorworks. Keep reading to see how we take the benefits of Vectorworks from part one and your imported and/or converted resources from part two and combine these to help you manage your resources and get the most out of Vectorworks, even during your transition time.

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Topics: DWG, Renderworks, 3D Modeling, AutoCAD, Getting Started Guides, Make the Move

From Hand Modeling to BIM, Why Creativity Means Building in Context

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/5/20 12:11 PM   |  4 min read time

With the release of #Vectorworks2021, we’re featuring some of our customers’ projects in our promotional materials. The first is a railway terminal proposed for Ülemiste, a subdistrict of the Estonian capital Tallinn.

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Topics: BIM, Vectorworks2021

We Want to Hear from You at Vectorworks Design Day

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/30/20 10:50 AM   |  2 min read time

Now that #Vectorworks2021 is out, here’s your chance to hear from Vectorworks leadership and users around the world about the latest innovations in the new version! 

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Day, events, Vectorworks2021

Image-based Triangulated Panels with Marionette

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/28/20 2:59 PM   |  1 min read time

We’re back with another Marionette Monday!

In the past, we’ve shared a lot of custom scripts and networks that do a whole lot of different things (this gravity retaining wall design, this 2D to massing model automation, and this building story automation to name a few!) This time, we have a script that generates some unique geometry patterns. This network transforms an image into a triangulated panel by reading the image’s data for each pixel, then averaging colors per triangle.

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Topics: Marionette Monday, Algorithms-aided Design

September Tech Roundup: Vectorworks 2021 New Features

Posted by Kamica Price on 9/24/20 3:00 PM   |  1 min read time

Another month brings another Tech Roundup. This time, with fresh new features from the newly released #Vectorworks2021 – check them out.

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Topics: Project Sharing, Tech Roundup, 3D Modeling, September Tech Roundup, Vectorworks2021

Say Hello to #Vectorworks2021

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 9/16/20 10:15 AM   |  4 min read time

The day is here — #Vectorworks2021 is now available! 

If you’ve been following our recent posts, you’re probably familiar with the focus of this release — simplicity to design the complex. It’s about bringing you better performance, upgraded BIM features, improvements to most-used tools, and a simplified user interface.

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Topics: 3D Modeling, BIM, Vectorworks2021, Launch

Teaser Tuesday: Automate Your Workflow with BIM Improvements

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 9/8/20 10:03 AM   |  2 min read time

Welcome back for our fifth and final teaser for #Vectorworks2021! This week, we’re getting into some new features that will transform BIM workflows. These new features are designed to make complicated scenarios simpler, and to make your models better reflect the real world.

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Topics: BIM, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks2021, Launch

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