The 5 Best Twinmotion Features for Architects

Posted by Guest Author on 4/20/22 9:00 AM   |  7 min read time

Belinda Ercan is the Twinmotion Product Marketing Manager at Epic Games, a Vectorworks partner. In this blog, she describes the five best features for architects in the Twinmotion real-time rendering engine.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Service Pack 3 Continues the Mission of GDTF and MVR

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/19/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

The Service Pack 3 update to Vectorworks introduces exciting new functionality to your favorite entertainment design software.

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design, News

What is the Renderworks Camera?

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/14/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

Visualization methods in Vectorworks help bring your ideas to life and help communicate design intent with clients.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, Interiors

5 Inspiring Entertainment Designs

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/13/22 9:00 AM   |  7 min read time

Vectorworks Spotlight is your all-in-one solution for design, documentation, and production. Whether you work in lighting, scenic, film, event, or exhibit design, Vectorworks is the best solution with the flexibility to support your entire process.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design, News

Space Planning and Visualization for Interiors

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/12/22 9:30 AM   |  2 min read time

In the early phases of your interior design process, you're often thinking about the needs of those who will use a space. Spatial planning and data visualization will allow you to do just that.

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Marc Pancera on Vectorworks & Smarter BIM Management

Posted by Guest Author on 4/7/22 3:23 PM   |  6 min read time

This story was originally written and published by the editors at Architizer.


With​ ​a​ ​history​ ​that​ ​dates​ ​back​ ​90​ ​years,​ ​European​ ​firm​ ​IttenBrechbühl ​has​ ​often​ ​had​ ​to find​ ​ways​ ​to​ ​change​ ​with​ ​the​ ​times.​ ​Helping​ ​lead​ ​that​ ​charge​ ​today​ ​is​ ​Head​ ​of​ ​BIM,​ ​Marc Pancera, MSc ETH Arch.​ ​After​ ​joining​ ​the​ ​team​ ​in​ ​2010,​ ​Pancera​ ​moved​ ​from​ ​architect​ ​to​ ​project​ ​manager where​ ​he​ ​had​ ​a​ ​different​ ​perspective​ ​on​ ​the​ ​complexities​ ​going​ ​into​ ​the​ ​design​ ​of​ ​new projects.​ ​“I​ ​really​ ​wanted​ ​to​ ​push​ ​the​ ​topic​ ​of​ ​BIM,”​ ​Pancera​ ​reflected​ ​in​ ​a​  conversation​ ​with​ ​Architizer.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

Class & Layer Setup for Renovation Projects

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/7/22 2:26 PM   |  4 min read time

Modeling and documenting renovation projects differs from new building projects in some key ways.

Since there’s often three distinct phases in a renovation project, you’ll want to visually represent each of them. With Vectorworks Architect, you can visually represent the status of existing, demolition, and new construction with attributes such as line color, line type, fill color, and/or hatches.

There are multiple approaches you could take to managing the visual representation of renovation plans. In this blog, we'll highlight a method based on Vectorworks design layers and classes.

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Topics: Resources, BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

The 2022 Vectorworks Design Scholarship is Here!

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/5/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Attention, design students: We’re now accepting submissions for the 2022 Vectorworks Design Scholarship!

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Topics: Academic, News

Vectorworks Tutorial Series | Renderings

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/4/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

This tutorial series is a sure-fire way for you to get quick and easy Vectorworks training. With this series, you’ll learn about a wide variety of Vectorworks features and workflows. Last month, we discussed the limitless possibilities of 3D modeling.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

March Webinars: Embodied Carbon, 3D Modeling, and Laser Design

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/1/22 9:06 AM   |  3 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.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

An Overview of Project Sharing in Vectorworks Software

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/31/22 11:00 AM   |  5 min read time

Project Sharing is Vectorworks’ multi-user environment that allows you and your teammates to work on the same file at the same time no matter where you are in the world.

Because Project Sharing is supported in the Vectorworks Cloud, the capability grew in popularity with the COVID-19 pandemic that forced many project teams to work remotely.

This blog will cover a few tips for using Project Sharing successfully. You’ll also find a guide to Project Sharing should you want to dive deeper.

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Topics: Resources

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