Rowena Winkler

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The Benefits of GIS Workflows with Esri

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 11/8/19 11:06 AM   |  4 min read time

Be at the forefront of insightful design by integrating geographical information system (GIS) data into your BIM workflows and other site design workflows. Our new partnership with Esri will get you there.

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Topics: Product Launch, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape)

Roundup: Women Moving Architecture Forward

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 7/3/19 4:02 PM   |  2 min read time

In honor of Jeanne Gang recently being named on the TIME 100 list, we wanted to highlight some more of our favorite women who are crushing it in the architecture industry.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

Using BIM in Landscape Architecture

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/6/19 5:52 PM   |  1 min read time

Landscape architects increasingly feel pressured to integrate BIM into their workflows to maintain ownership of the entire design and build process. This transition seems daunting, perhaps even unachievable, but several firms are up for the task.

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

Marionette Monday: Patterns and Panels, Pronto

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/3/19 2:31 PM   |  1 min read time

Monday blues slowing you down? Speed up your workflow with these new Marionette scripts.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

A Look at How Vectorworks Live was Inspiration for All

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/17/19 10:31 AM   |  3 min read time

On November 30, 2018, our Japanese distributor A&A Co., LTD. hosted the Vectorworks Live event to reveal Vectorworks 2019 to the Japanese market. More than 300 attendees gathered at the Shinagawa Grand Hall in Tokyo alongside representatives from Vectorworks headquarters to witness how the latest features can enhance Japanese designs.

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A Look at How to Light the Darkest Season

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 9/21/18 11:44 AM   |  4 min read time

Sun Effects is a design and production company located in Helsinki, Finland that has been in operation for 20 years, mainly working on projects in Europe and Asia. With a specialization in light art and designing scenography for other forms of living art, the firm’s range of expertise includes architectural light art, light art festivals, living art festivals, large scale events, projection mapping, theater, touring, outdoor lighting, exhibitions, museum and installation works, and corporate shows. One project in particular has grown to become a standing partner and an annual Vectorworks design tradition for Sun Effects — an event called Slush.

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Vectorworks 2019 Webinars: What You Need to Know

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 9/14/18 1:34 PM   |  1 min read time

Excited about Vectorworks 2019? Join us for a free, “What’s New” webinar and discover the latest improvements and new features.

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Topics: Events, Product Launch, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design

What You Need to Make it in the Entertainment Industry

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 7/31/18 9:59 AM   |  5 min read time

According to Robert Sondergaard, lighting and production designer at Electric Aura Projects, Inc., his 25 years working in entertainment is the result of luck. But once you understand the hard work he has put into networking, gaining hands-on experience in the field, and maximizing his workflow with Vectorworks Spotlight, you can easily see that his accolades were both earned and well-deserved.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Student Spotlight: How to Push Boundaries When You See a Need

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 7/3/18 8:41 AM   |  4 min read time

Christian Kurka five years ago would never have imagined that he'd be designing more accessible theater spaces with Vectorworks Spotlight, but now he is.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

Introducing A Colossal Case Study on Our New and Improved Website

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/15/18 11:08 AM   |  1 min read time

Here’s a special treat to add to your #FeelGoodFriday vibes: a new customer success story on our redesigned website! Learn more about how event production firm PRP used Vectorworks for the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto by checking out our new customer showcase page. We hope you’ll stay for a while and explore everything new across the website .

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Celebrating Design: The 2018 Tony Awards

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/14/18 10:28 AM   |  2 min read time

When it comes to Broadway theater, audiences often mention the same components as indicators of a show’s success: the acting, the singing, the choreography. But there is so much more to a spectacular Broadway production than meets the eye — elements brought to life by the creativity and hard work of designers working diligently behind the scenes.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

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