Share Your Work with the World by Joining the #MadeWithVectorworks Campaign

Posted by Ishan Dey on 8/20/20 9:28 AM   |  4 min read time

Architects around the world are helping launch the #MadeWithVectorworks campaign to showcase their best designs. In return, they have the opportunity to raise awareness for their work and their firms. 

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Topics: Architecture, Modus News, MODUS, #MadeWithVectorworks

Vectorworks Hosts Virtual Trade Show Experience

Posted by Alex Altieri on 6/17/20 3:49 PM   |  2 min read time

In this time of social distancing, it’s a necessary yet sad reality that most of this year’s trade shows have been canceled. We’ve decided to bring the Vectorworks trade show experience to you virtually, so that you can take advantage of the learning opportunities you would have seen at the in-person events.

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Topics: AIA, Architecture, Solibri, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, audiovisual, connectCAD, Conrad Preen, InfoComm, AutoTurn, Lumion, Enscape, events, Revizto, dRofus

Working from Home? Stay in Touch with This Month’s Webinars

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 4/7/20 11:32 AM   |  2 min read time

At Vectorworks, we want to support you in every step of your workflow. To that end, we create one webinar every month for each of our industries—entertainment, landscape, and architecture. This April, we’re offering some exclusive content with top designers.

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Topics: Architecture, rendering, webinars, BIM, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Design Scholarship

AIAS Competition Winners Share Outstanding Student Architecture

Posted by Alex Altieri on 1/21/20 9:32 AM   |  2 min read time

In 2018, we partnered with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) to run the In Studio Render/Sketch competition, where students can post their best sketches and renders to share with our Instagram account. 2019’s competition saw tons of stunning entries and the winners are in.

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Topics: Architecture, AIAS

Your Favorites: Top 9 Posts from 2019

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 12/23/19 3:59 PM   |  3 min read time

As the year comes to a close, we’re looking back on our top stories of 2019. From GDTF to IFC4 to landscape BIM, here’s a roundup of your favorite Planet Vectorworks blog posts.

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Topics: Architecture, AV Industry, buildingSMART International, Eric Gilbey, Landscape Design, rendering, Southampton Solent University, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Spotlight, Big BIM, BIM, connectCAD, entertainment design, interior design, Landscape Architecture, McGregor Coxall, Vectorworks Landmark, GDTF, Lumion LiveSync, Michael Brightman, Prolight + Sound, Brightman Designs, BIM for Landscape, IFC4, Skakki Studio, Lydia Southwell

Architecture Day in Brazil: Celebrating the Niemeyer Family

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 12/17/19 2:54 PM   |  2 min read time

While most countries hold World Architecture Day on the first Monday in October, Brazil celebrates on December 15. Why? Because it’s the birthday of renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.

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Topics: Architecture, World Architecture Day, Santuário Papa João Paulo II, Caique Niemeyer Arquitetura & Design, Oscar Niemeyer, Caique Niemeyer

Toolsets for Success: 3 Prize-winning Designs

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/28/19 11:55 AM   |  2 min read time

Vectorworks loves supporting student designers. Our Design Scholarship does just that — it’s a chance for students to win a substantial cash prize along with recognition in the realm of design.

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Topics: Architecture, Education, Scholarship, Vectorworks Architect, ComputerWorks, interior design, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Alexander Drachenberg, Sophia Rodermund, University of Wuppertal, Florian Rothermel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship, The Other Place, Dormouse – Staying in the Old Barn, Bergwärts

AIA 2019: Learn and Earn in Las Vegas

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 5/22/19 4:00 PM   |  1 min read time

A’19 will be here before you know it! We’re all in. Here are five reasons why you should be. ♠️

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Topics: AIA, American Institute of Architects, Architecture, Chad Hamilton, Vectorworks Architect, Continuing Education Credits, video, Hamilton + Aiken Architects, AIA Conference on Architecture, 1 AIA HSW, Net Zero Energy

Architecture Sessions at Our 2018 Design Summit

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/24/18 11:55 AM   |  2 min read time

The 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit is quickly approaching, and we want you to get just as excited as we are! So, here’s a sneak peek at some of the architecture-specific sessions that will be held in Phoenix this November.

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Topics: Architecture, Jonathan Reeves, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, Vectorworks Architect, Flansburgh Architects, Luc Lefebvre, Jonathan Reeves Architects, 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit, Phoenix, Joseph Marshall, Erik Fjermestad, GASA, François Lévy, space object, Ida Ruth Mathiesen, Brian Hores , parametric building objects

Sketch to BIM Webinar Series Presents the Concept of a Holistic Workflow Where BIM Informs Design Decisions

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 10/10/17 3:44 PM   |  2 min read time

Feeling wary about integrating BIM into your workflow? Thinking that adopting BIM will disrupt your design process?

Here are two ways that we can help.

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Topics: Architecture, Rubina Siddiqui, BIM, webinar series, Wes Gardner, workflow

Setting Up Your Model for Renovation Projects

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 10/4/17 9:13 AM   |  1 min read time

Nothing happens in a vacuum, and architecture is no exception. Architectural projects don’t often get to start from scratch — they often deal with existing building conditions, such as a renovation or connection of new construction to an existing structure. And usually the documentation must reflect multi-phase construction, such as design-built construction delivery or traditional design-bid-built with several phases.

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Topics: Architecture, Vectorworks, 2D workflows, IFC export, multi-phase construction, design-bid-built, demolition plans, phased construction plans, design-built construction, BIM workflow, layers and classes, object libraries, views and viewports

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