Useful Vectorworks Tools to Use When Working from Home

Posted by Kamica Price on 12/3/21 10:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Our daily workflows can become challenging when we don’t have access to the office server and other major files. If you’re working from home, here are some tips on key Vectorworks features that will keep you working efficiently. All videos are courtesy of François Lévy of François Lévy Architecture + Interiors.

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Topics: COVID-19, BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

About the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers by GDP Architects

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/15/21 2:28 PM   |  4 min read time

With the release of Vectorworks 2022, we’re celebrating a few projects that exemplify what designing with Vectorworks is all about design without limits™ . One of those projects is the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), designed by GDP Architects with the BIM platform Vectorworks Architect.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Product Launch, BIM (Architecture)

You're Probably Doing BIM without Knowing It!

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/14/21 10:30 AM   |  5 min read time

Many architects and designers rely on 2D CAD workflows because of their familiarity.

And that’s valid. There’s nothing wrong with finishing projects in the way that’s most comfortable.

If you fall into this group, it’s important to recognize that even these 2D CAD workflows are evolving to contain aspects of information modeling (BIM) processes. You might be surprised to hear that you’re likely already doing aspects of BIM without even knowing it.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

Collaborating with Vectorworks: IFC, RVT, DWG, Oh My!

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/28/21 2:35 PM   |  8 min read time

The ability to collaborate with your team, consultants, and clients can make or break your design project. That's why, when you're evaluating design software, it's important to pay attention to the collaboration capabilities it offers.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

3 Architecture Design Challenges Solved with BIM Software

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/17/21 3:00 PM   |  6 min read time

There are noticeable challenges in architecture. Some of these challenges — budget, client approval, etc. — are ever-present. But, there are other, specific obstacles that arise in the design process. Overcoming and adapting to these challenges, however, is incredibly satisfying. 

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

Getting Started with BIM | 2 Key Implementation Documents

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/8/21 10:15 AM   |  4 min read time

Looking for some support as you move towards building information modeling (BIM) workflows?

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape)

How A&Q Partnership Manages Large Design Files

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/3/21 2:31 PM   |  3 min read time

The larger a project gets, the more performance risk the design file assumes. Files packed with too much information can be impossibly slow.

This blog will cover a firm-tested file management method to ensure design files perform smoothly.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

3 BIM Myths Architects Must Understand

Posted by Alex Altieri on 6/22/21 5:23 PM   |  5 min read time

As the AEC industry continues discussing building information modeling (BIM), it’s become clear that some firms aren’t quite ready to fully embrace the workflows.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

February Tech Roundup and Webinars: Learn from Industry Experts

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 2/25/21 5:00 PM   |  3 min read time

Our February tech roundup has tips from industry and training experts on getting the most out of your workflow, along with a recap of this month’s exciting webinars.

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

December Tech Roundup: 2020’s Best Tech Tips

Posted by Kamica Price on 12/17/20 2:45 PM   |  2 min read time

Every month, we give you a roundup of our latest and greatest tech tips. As we close out another year, here’s a look back at our best roundups in 2020.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

November Tech Roundup: Guest Tech Tips on Vectorworks 2021

Posted by Kamica Price on 11/19/20 12:30 PM   |  2 min read time

For this month’s roundup, we’re bringing you tips from a well-respected Vectorworks reseller and trainer — Jonathan Reeves of Jonathan Reeves CAD. Read on for tech tips in #Vectorworks2021.

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Topics: Product Launch, BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

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