A Look at How Vectorworks Live was Inspiration for All

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/17/19 10:31 AM   |  4 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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Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., 3D Modeling, Japan, Shinagawa Grand Hall, Tokyo, Hiroshi Haraguchi-san, Toshiya Izumi-san

Unleash Your Creativity with Vectorworks 2019

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/12/18 10:26 AM   |  2 min read time

Today's the day! Meet the newest versions of Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision. 

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, openBIM, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, 3D, 3D Modeling, BIM, Vectorworks Landmark, Braceworks, vectorworks 2019

December Tech Roundup: A Holiday Special

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/21/17 11:39 AM   |  2 min read time

Happy holidays and season’s greetings from all of us at Vectorworks! It’s almost the end of the month, and that means it’s time for another tech roundup. We hope these continue to help improve your workflow and enhance your knowledge of our software.

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Topics: Tech Roundup, Vision, 3D Modeling, December Tech Roundup, Holidays, scene organization, Mesh shapes, Title Block, Vision SP2, DMX Transform, capture cards

Vectorworks BIM and 3D Modeling Help Bring THE Caique Niemeyer Project to Life

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/28/17 10:18 AM   |  2 min read time

The charismatic temple design featured below is a model of the Santuário Papa João Paulo II, a project by Caique Niemeyer of Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design. Caique Niemeyer is the great-grandson of prominent architect Oscar Niemeyer, a pioneer of modernist architecture known for his designs of the buildings of Brasília, Brazil’s capital city. You may have seen their stunning rendering in our news about Vectorworks 2018.

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Topics: 3D Modeling, Vectorworks 2018, Santuário Papa João Paulo II, Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design, Oscar Niemeyer, BIM model, BIM capabilities, Caique Niemeyer, Loggia Arquitetura

ICYMI: Eric Gilbey's Interview with Landscape Architecture Podcast

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/30/17 9:02 AM   |  8 min read time

When Michael Todoran, executive producer of the Landscape Architecture Podcast received an email from Braulio Gutierrez, one of his former Ohio State University peers, about software recommendations other than AutoCAD and Adobe Suite, he knew he needed to bring in another expert. Vectorworks’ Product Marketing Manager for the landscape industries, Eric Gilbey, PLA, ASLA, Prof. Member APLD, was ultimately interviewed by Todoran, so his podcast listeners could learn more about our software capabilities, and why it should become Gutierrez’s new preferred software.

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Eric Gilbey, Green Industry, MiniCAD, Parasolid, Resource Manager, site design, Vectorworks, 3D Modeling, BIM, CAD, Landscape, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Braulio Gutierrez, Land Planning, Landmark software, Landscape Architecture Podcast, The Ohio State University, Michael Todoran

McGregor Coxall to Turn a Landfill into a Safe Landing for Migratory Birds

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/13/17 11:38 AM   |  3 min read time

Birds of a feather flock together is a proverb we’ll soon see in action through urban planning firm McGregor Coxall’s upcoming project, “Bird Airport.” With construction expected to begin in Tianjin, China in late 2017, and slated for completion by 2018, the project aims to decrease the number of endangered bird species by providing a safe place for migrating birds to access shelter and food during their long journey across Asia.

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Topics: Adrian McGregor, Architecture, China, Worksheets, 3D Modeling, Architect, BIM, design, Landmark, Landscape, McGregor Coxall, Asia, Bird Airport, bird sanctuary, carbon footprint, East Asian-Australian Flyway, eco-friendly, education center, green infrastructure, journey, migration, Port of Tianjin, recreational nature trails, recycle, site design tools, Vectorworks Landmark software, water habitats, wetland, wetlands, bird life, observation walkway, renewable energy, research center

Welcoming Our New UAE Distributor

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 5/10/17 9:31 AM   |  2 min read time

Our extended family keeps growing. As part of our belief in helping designers around the world tackle projects across different industries, we’re teaming up with First Star Computer as our new United Arab Emirates (UAE) distributor for Vectorworks software. With the partnership, First Star Computer adds BIM product Vectorworks Architect to its portfolio, along with the rest of the Vectorworks product line, including Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, Fundamentals, and Vision.

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Topics: Architecture, Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, First Star Computer, infrastructure, Planet Vectorworks, real estate, United Arab Emirates, Vectorworks, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, 2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, BIM, construction, design, Houssien Nassr, Landscape, UAE, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Landmark

Looking to the Future of BIM and Beyond at the A’17 Conference

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 4/27/17 11:33 AM   |  4 min read time

The future may not be written, but you can get a glimpse of it at our booth at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 in Orlando, Florida. From today, April 27 to Saturday, April 29, we’ll be in the Software & Technology Pavilion at booth #2863 previewing immersive technologies and showcasing how Vectorworks Architect enables you to take on a project of any scale and in any phase of design.

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Topics: 3D modeling tools, AIA, AIA conference, AIA National Conference on Architecture 2017, Architecture, Augmented Reality, IFC Interoperability, Orlando, Vectorworks Architect, 3D laser scanning, 3D Modeling, BIM, Daniel Monaghan, Florida, Laser Scan, Next Gen 3D Modeling, panorama, VR, web view and virtual reality

Tech Roundup: March 2017

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 3/31/17 9:59 AM   |  0 min read time

You’ll be taking your 3D models to a whole new level with freshly developed freeform modeling skills after this month’s “uplifting” tech roundup.

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Topics: Architecture, freeform modeling, Tech Roundup, tech support, tech@vectorworks.net, Tutorial, @VectorworksHelp, 3D freeform modeling, 3D Modeling, Vectorworks YouTube Channel, video, YouTube

Transitioning King + King Architects from a 2D to 3D BIM Workflow

Posted by Guest Author on 3/9/17 9:53 AM   |  3 min read time

By Luc Lefebvre, Senior Architect Product Specialist at Vectorworks, Inc.

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Topics: Architecture, 2D to 3D BIM workflow, 30-day trial, 3D Modeling, BIM, IFC export, King + King Architects, Luc Lefebvre, Uncategorized

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