From Hand Modeling to BIM, Why Creativity Means Building in Context

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/5/20 12:11 PM   |  4 min read time

With the release of #Vectorworks2021, we’re featuring some of our customers’ projects in our promotional materials. The first is a railway terminal proposed for Ülemiste, a subdistrict of the Estonian capital Tallinn.

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Topics: BIM, Vectorworks2021

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

August Tech Roundup: The Best of Vectorworks 2020

Posted by Kamica Price on 8/27/20 3:56 PM   |  2 min read time

The end of August signals a new software release around the corner, but this doesn’t mean we say goodbye to Vectorworks 2020. In fact, the power of our current version and its usability are key reasons to still talk about the benefits of its features, so you can make the most of your design time with Vectorworks. Here’s a look back at the best tech tips from Vectorworks 2020.

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Topics: Service Pack 3, Tech Roundup, Tech Tips, Vectorworks Spotlight, BIM, data visualization, August Tech Roundup, BIM workflow, GDTF, MVR, List Browser Direct Editing, Vectorworks 2020, Data Manager, IFC referencing, Video Camera object, hardscape alignment, data mapping, data sheets, Enscape, NBS Chorus

Wynne-Williams Associates Moves to Vectorworks Landmark in Leap of Faith

Posted by Guest Author on 7/28/20 11:12 AM   |  6 min read time

This article was originally published on Land8’s website and is written by Cheryl Corson, RLA, ASLA, CPSI.

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Topics: BlueBeam, Project Sharing, BIM, GIS, Marionette, The Nemetschek Group, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Landmark, UK Director of Customer Success Tamsin Slatter, Lumion LiveSync, BIM for Landscape, COVID-19, Cheryl Corson, Camera Match Tool, Wynne-Williams Associates

July Tech Roundup: Switching from SketchUp, Rhino, and Grasshopper

Posted by Kamica Price on 7/24/20 2:22 PM   |  2 min read time

Did you recently switch to Vectorworks from another software and are now wondering where to begin? Look no further. Check out these in-depth courses from Vectorworks University for the best places to start your new workflow journey and to see the benefits now that you've switched.

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Topics: Rhino, Sketchup, Tech Tips, BIM, Marionette, July Tech Roundup, Make the Move, Grasshopper, Vectorworks University

KBNK Architects: Open BIM in Action

Posted by Alex Altieri on 7/16/20 3:30 PM   |  1 min read time

BIM is one of the ways architects, landscape architects, and other AEC professionals realize their visions — with accurate and data-rich models. These models offer greater coordination, bringing in the expertise of everyone involved in the project.

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Topics: Open BIM, BIM, Case Study

Design Iteration and Making Changes in BIM Level 2

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 6/26/20 12:45 PM   |  2 min read time

Assael Architecture knows a thing or two about the time commitment that comes with the design process  for projects and the struggle to do it well among teams due to working in multiple platforms. With Vectorworks’ all-in-one design, Assael has been able to complete project after project quickly and efficiently.

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Topics: Open BIM, Big BIM, BIM, Case Studies, IFC, BIM Level 2, Assael Architecture

May Webinars: Sustainability, Remote Work, and GDTF

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/14/20 12:33 PM   |  2 min read time

Looking for opportunities to upskill with Vectorworks? Tune into one of our FREE industry webinars this month!

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Topics: Project Sharing, sustainability, webinars, BIM, GDTF, MVR

April Tech Roundup: DWG File Format Collaboration

Posted by Kamica Price on 4/24/20 9:47 AM   |  1 min read time

Successful BIM workflows often require collaboration with other colleagues who use different applications. Vectorworks supports the import of DWG files, so working with AutoCAD and Revit users is no problem, especially for CAD Managers.

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Topics: Revit, Tech Tips, AutoCAD, BIM, import/export, April Tech Roundup, 2D drawings, DWG files

WATCH: Vectorworks Design Summit Virtual Presentations

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 4/23/20 9:52 AM   |  2 min read time

You’ve likely heard that we’ve cancelled our Vectorworks Design Summit due to COVID-19. This decision comes with a heavy heart—but, even though we can’t be together in person, we still believe in the value the event brings to our users.

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Eric Gilbey, Martyn Horne, Rubina Siddiqui, Spotlight, Vision, Big BIM, BIM, Brandon Eckstorm, connectCAD, Vectorworks Design Summit, Design Summit Keynote, Vectorworks CEO keynote, BIM for Landscape, COVID-19

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