GDTF Becomes Entertainment Standard with DIN SPEC 15800

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 6/4/20 9:18 AM   |  3 min read time

After its two-year anniversary this past spring, the General Device Type Format (GDTF) is delivering big news. Along with our fellow GDTF founders MA Lighting and Robe lighting, we’re proud to announce that DIN SPEC 15800 officially recognizes the GDTF as an open standard for the entertainment industry worldwide.

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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: Vectorworks Design Summit, COVID-19, BIM (Architecture), BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design, News

Meet the Keynote Speakers for the 2020 Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Kamica Price on 2/13/20 11:57 AM   |  2 min read time

If these five reasons to attend the Vectorworks Design Summit weren’t enough to convince you, here’s another reason to join us — we have two incredible keynote speakers.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, Production & Lighting Design, News

How Modeling and Presentation Qualities Bring Unique Characteristics to Vectorworks

Posted by Guest Author on 1/28/20 9:13 AM   |  8 min read time

*This article originally ran on AECCafe's website

By Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar with support from Vectorworks staff Lauren Meyer, Rubina Siddiqui, Assoc. AIA and Luis Ruiz.

Anyone familiar with Vectorworks knows our business is building design and BIM software solutions that are intuitive, powerful and practical for professionals around the world. It’s the unique and versatile workflows we offer for all phases of design that separate us from other BIM authoring applications. Using best-in-class 3D technology, intuitive data management and unmatched graphical representation, our products provide architecture firms the freedom to model anything while seamlessly documenting and presenting it with the precision and artistic touch they require.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, Product Launch, BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows, News

Vectorworks Design Days Showcase Version 2020 Around the World

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/21/19 2:55 PM   |  2 min read time

With September’s release of Vectorworks 2020, some of our executives, distribution partners, and users celebrated new features and capabilities around Europe with Vectorworks Design Days.

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Topics: Product Launch, News

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

An Exclusive Look at Innovation at Work

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/13/19 5:22 PM   |  2 min read time

It’s not a stretch to say that design requires imagination. You start with an idea, it evolves, you adapt — the creative process seems to start broad, almost wishful. It starts with a question: “What if?”

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, News

Land8 Award Endorses Vectorworks as Social Media Savvy

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/14/19 3:46 PM   |  1 min read time


There’s nothing like kicking off a new year by celebrating great landscape architecture content! This month, with the inaugural Land8 Social Media Awards for Landscape Architecture, we’re happy to announce one of our first wins of 2019. Hosted by Land8: Landscape Architects Network, the awards named us as a Top 10 Social Media Account for Allied Organizations.

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Get Fired Up: LIT Design Awards Close Jan. 31

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/9/19 7:43 AM   |  1 min read time

When we say designs are LIT – we mean the LIT Design Awards. This year, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar will participate as a Board Member of the award’s jury.  

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In the News: Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/10/18 12:28 PM   |  2 min read time

Whether you attended the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit and want to relive it in all its glory, or you couldn’t make it and want the inside scoop, here are some highlights from the media who reported on our favorite event of the year.

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

Here’s What You Missed at the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lisa Lance on 11/20/18 10:08 AM   |  1 min read time

Earlier this month, 600+ Vectorworks users from 18 countries met in sunny Arizona for three days of indispensable workshops, inspired design, and improved connections. Attendees had access to 90 hours of training, including AIA and ASLA CEU credits.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, News

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