Carter Hartong

Associate Content Marketing Writer for Vectorworks

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10 Tips for a Sustainable Building Design

Posted by Carter Hartong on 8/2/21 4:30 PM   |  12 min read time

Sustainability is engrained into architects and designers. You account for waste, consider locally sourced materials, and even how your design will impact the world around it. The challenge, however, is empowering clients to choose more sustainable options. This is not because they’re anti-sustainability, but because they’re unaware of the long-term benefits and growing accessibility of sustainable design. When some hear “sustainability,” they think of dollar signs and aesthetic compromise.

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Serving Our Community at Maryland Food Bank

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/23/21 10:24 AM   |  3 min read time

At Vectorworks, we strive to broaden our perspectives by collaborating and interacting with people whose experiences are different from our own. To promote inclusion — one of our four core values — we encourage our team to gain new perspectives through volunteering. We proudly offer our team members time off specifically for serving their communities, wherever that may be.

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Topics: News

Remembering the 2016 Summer Olympics, Designed with Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/22/21 3:02 PM   |  6 min read time

July 23 marks the beginning of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. And although it is taking place a year after its intended start, anticipation is at a fever pitch.

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Innovative Wooden Architecture in North America

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/20/21 3:23 PM   |  2 min read time

Wood probably doesn’t jump to the front of your mind when you think of innovative design materials. However, there are many products — Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), for example — pushing the boundaries of sustainable and hybrid construction.

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Topics: Events

July Webinars: Kitchen Drawings, Collaborative Tools, & Livestreams

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/12/21 9:38 AM   |  2 min read time

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

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Topics: Events, Tech Tips and Workflows, Production & Lighting Design

Vectorworks at 2021 AIA Conference

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/6/21 9:59 AM   |  2 min read time

If you’re like us, the American Institute of Architecture Conference is always a highlight of your year. Each conference provides new opportunities to learn, receive industry updates, and network — all in the name of growing as a designer.

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Topics: Events, News

Vectorworks’ Richard Diehl Award: Highlighting the Grand Prize Winner

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/16/21 11:46 AM   |  4 min read time

Each year, we offer the Vectorworks Design Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students in major disciplines related to architecture, landscape architecture, entertainment, and interior design. This scholarship is a unique opportunity for students to take the next step in their journey of professional development.

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Topics: Academic, Project Highlight, News

June Webinars: BIM, Data-Driven Documentation, & House of Worship Market

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/10/21 5:24 PM   |  2 min read time

Continue your education and earn accreditation with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you are a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks. The more you know, the more you can create with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design

Vectorworks University Just Keeps Getting Better

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/10/21 9:42 AM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks University, the premier learning platform for designers at any skill level, just got better. We are committed to excellence with our software and are extending that same commitment to our software education. The new features and performance improvements are all about providing you with more skills.

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Topics: Academic, News

NATIONAL VETERANS MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM DESIGNED USING VECTORWORKS

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/31/21 11:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Allied Works Architecture, USA

This Memorial Day, just like any other, it’s important to pay your respects to those who have fought for this country. Perhaps, you could visit The National Veterans Memorial and Museum, which features stunning architecture. The project was nominated and selected as our featured US design for the global MODUS News 9 magazine in the fall of 2019.

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Topics: Project Highlight

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