Leslie Briggs

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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

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

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

Teaser Tuesday: Collaboration Improvements Make Us Better Together

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 9/1/20 10:03 AM   |  1 min read time

Welcome back for our fourth teaser for #Vectorworks2021! This week, we’re getting into the improvements we’ve made to collaboration abilities in Vectorworks.

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Topics: Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks2021, Launch

Teaser Tuesday: Work Smarter with User Interface Improvements

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/25/20 10:03 AM   |  1 min read time

We’re here for our third behind-the-scenes look at upcoming enhancements you’ll find with #Vectorworks2021. This week, we’re talking about some significant improvements to the user interface.

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Topics: Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks2021, Launch

Teaser Tuesday: Keep Your Workflow Moving with Performance Enhancements

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/18/20 10:03 AM   |  1 min read time

We’re back with another behind-the-scenes look at upcoming enhancements you can enjoy with #Vectorworks2021. This week’s spotlight shines on the performance improvements to 3D navigation and more.

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Topics: Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks2021, Launch

Teaser Tuesday: 3D Modeling Enhancements Mean Faster Designing

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/11/20 10:01 AM   |  1 min read time

The countdown is on! We’re kicking off our launch season with the Teaser Tuesday blog series. Each Tuesday until the #Vectorworks2021 release, we’ll share a behind-the-scenes look at upcoming enhancements.

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Topics: 3D Modeling, Teaser Tuesday, Vectorworks2021

Adaptable People Doing Flexible Design

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 8/6/20 1:07 PM   |  5 min read time

If there’s one thing humans are known for, it’s the ability to adapt.

 

Since the surge of COVID-19 in March, millions of lives have been entirely uprooted. Between lockdowns and unemployment, people have been finding creative ways to help each other in any way they can.

 

See how two Vectorworks users Heinle, Wischer und Partner and Eventions Productions have taken the challenges of the pandemic and used their skills to help their communities.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, customer success story, COVID-19

Shining a Spotlight on Vectorworks for Entertainment Design

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 7/21/20 1:02 PM   |  4 min read time

We know how much time it takes to switch between design platforms; it requires a lot of upfront consideration of your design process as well as some trial and error, something that may take months. That’s why we want to make this as easy as possible. Let us show you all the ways Vectorworks Spotlight can be the design tool you need to enhance your workflow with this handy guide, which provides an in-depth look at Spotlight and its all-in-one design features.

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Topics: DWG drawings, Entertainment, Project Sharing, Vectorworks Spotlight, 3D Modeling, Make the Move

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