Marionette Monday: What Is a Gravity Wall?

Posted by Alex Altieri on 1/13/20 4:18 PM   |  1 min read time
A gravity wall, a type of retaining wall, is commonly used in landscape architecture. Gravity walls may have batter setbacks for improved stability. They can be constructed with segmental blocks, stone masonry, or cast - in - place concrete. Here’s how you can design one with segmental blocks quickly and accurately with our algorithmic modeling tool, Marionette.
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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

December Tech Roundup: The Best of 2019

Posted by Kamica Price on 12/19/19 2:26 PM   |  2 min read time

Every month, we give you a roundup of our latest and greatest tech tips. To celebrate the end of the year, here’s a look back at our best roundups from 2019.

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Topics: Product Launch, Partner Products, Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

A Closer Look at Our 2020 Landmark Featured Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/14/19 3:28 PM   |  4 min read time

A sensational triumph of landscape architecture, Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport saw a redesign that transformed it into one of the most eye-catching and awe-inspiring hubs we’ve ever seen. 

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Topics: Product Launch, BIM (Landscape)

The Benefits of GIS Workflows with Esri

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 11/8/19 11:06 AM   |  4 min read time

Be at the forefront of insightful design by integrating geographical information system (GIS) data into your BIM workflows and other site design workflows. Our new partnership with Esri will get you there.

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Topics: Product Launch, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape)

Top 4 Reasons to Register Early for Design Summit

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 10/24/19 12:13 PM   |  2 min read time

Considering attending the 2020 Vectorworks Design Summit? Here are the top four reasons why you should take advantage of our early bird registration:

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design

Meet Vectorworks 2020: Clearly Insightful. Simply Powerful.

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 9/10/19 10:01 AM   |  3 min read time

The wait is over. Vectorworks 2020 is officially here — bringing powerful new features to support every step of your design process.

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Topics: Product Launch, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design

Meeting BIM Level 2 Requirements in Landscape Architecture

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 7/31/19 10:46 AM   |  1 min read time

If Ares Landscape Architects Ltd wanted to continue working on public projects, they needed to find a design program that uses a 3D BIM workflow. Vectorworks Landmark provided the solution.

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Topics: Project Highlight, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape)

July Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 7/18/19 1:31 PM   |  1 min read time

Another month means another roundup of our latest tech tips to enhance your design workflow!

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

Landscape Architecture Is Evolving

Posted by Alex Altieri on 6/27/19 5:46 PM   |  2 min read time

The landscape architecture industry, as it moves to standardize BIM workflows, is experiencing a transition not unlike moving from hand drawings to CAD drafting.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape), News

WATCH: Our Latest Tech Tips

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/20/19 2:12 PM   |  1 min read time

ICYMI: Here are three new videos to strengthen your Vectorworks expertise.

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

Using BIM in Landscape Architecture

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/6/19 5:52 PM   |  1 min read time

Landscape architects increasingly feel pressured to integrate BIM into their workflows to maintain ownership of the entire design and build process. This transition seems daunting, perhaps even unachievable, but several firms are up for the task.

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

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