Alex Altieri

Alex Altieri
A content writer with Vectorworks since early 2019, Alex comes from a background of journalism and philosophy. He believes that the AEC, landscape, and entertainment industries are filled with untold stories — stories about the most creative people in the world.
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The Evocative Renderings of West Highland Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/12/21 4:15 PM   |  10 min read time

This story is in loving memory of Vectorworks regional account manager Jeff Gering, who contributed to the story but sadly passed away before its publication.

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Topics: Project Highlight

6 Steps to Take When Switching to Vectorworks

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/10/21 4:05 PM   |  7 min read time

This blog will serve as your guide for the recommended steps to take when switching to Vectorworks from other design, CAD, and BIM programs.

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Topics: Resources

Design Summit 2021 | Relive the Virtual Event

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/10/21 4:03 PM   |  6 min read time

Design Summit 2021 has come and gone. The three-day virtual event was our most-attended Design Summit to date! It was certainly an event to remember.

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Topics: Events

Public Roadmap Features Completed with Vectorworks 2022

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/29/21 3:21 PM   |  5 min read time

Ahead of the 2021 virtual Design Summit, we’re excited to share an update on our development roadmap!

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Topics: Product Launch, News

Your Guide to Rendering with Twinmotion

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/26/21 4:21 PM   |  5 min read time

At the end of the day, producing a stunning rendering is one of the best ways to get client buy-in. There’s just no comparison to a fully visualized project.

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Topics: Partner Products, Tech Tips and Workflows

Behind the Curtains | New Tech in Vectorworks 2022

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/25/21 10:57 AM   |  4 min read time

Vectorworks has been around a long time, all the way back to its humble beginnings as MiniCAD in ’85.

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Your Guide to Real-time Rendering with Enscape

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/20/21 10:30 AM   |  6 min read time

At the end of the day, producing a stunning rendering of your design project is one of the best ways to get client buy-in. There’s just no comparison to a fully visualized project.

Unsurprisingly, there are a variety of applications to use for real-time rendering. Each has its advantages, but in this article, you’ll find guides, tips, and tricks on using Enscape with Vectorworks software.

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Topics: Partner Products

About the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers by GDP Architects

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/15/21 2:28 PM   |  4 min read time

With the release of Vectorworks 2022, we’re celebrating a few projects that exemplify what designing with Vectorworks is all about design without limits™ . One of those projects is the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), designed by GDP Architects with the BIM platform Vectorworks Architect.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Product Launch, BIM (Architecture)

Best-Practice Workflows | Landscape Area, Hardscape, & Plant Tools

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/15/21 10:30 AM   |  6 min read time

We’ve written a lot on Planet Vectorworks about BIM for landscape, and that’s because we’re passionate about how the industry is in the process of adopting smarter, more robust, data-driven workflows.

It’s no stretch to say that Vectorworks is the premier tool for landscape BIM. This blog explains why.

In this blog, you’ll see how three of the BIM tools in Vectorworks Landmark set you up for a successful BIM process. Those tools are:

  • The Landscape Area tool.
  • The Hardscape tool.
  • The Plant tool.
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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

You're Probably Doing BIM without Knowing It!

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/14/21 10:30 AM   |  5 min read time

Many architects and designers rely on 2D CAD workflows because of their familiarity.

And that’s valid. There’s nothing wrong with finishing projects in the way that’s most comfortable.

If you fall into this group, it’s important to recognize that even these 2D CAD workflows are evolving to contain aspects of information modeling (BIM) processes. You might be surprised to hear that you’re likely already doing aspects of BIM without even knowing it.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

Multidisciplinary Design with Linchpin Vectorworks Landmark

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/14/21 9:23 AM   |  7 min read time

FPCR is a UK environmental practice whose core skills comprise master planning, urban design, environmental assessment, landscaping, ecology, arboriculture, and architecture. Their history of over 65 years as a practice has awarded them stellar successes across a wide range of projects.

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Topics: Project Highlight, BIM (Landscape)

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