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: Augmented Reality, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, NURBS, Rubina Siddiqui, Site Modeling, Subdivision Modeling, Vectorworks Architect, AECCafe, BIM, Luis Ruiz, Marion Brenner, Marionette, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Design Summit, Norbert Roztocki, Vectorworks 2020, Live Data Visualization, smart object modeling, interactive 360 rendered panoramas, Lauren Meyer, solid modeling, moveart GmbH

Marionette Monday: Patterns and Panels, Pronto

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/3/19 2:31 PM   |  1 min read time

Monday blues slowing you down? Speed up your workflow with these new Marionette scripts.

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Topics: Algorithmic Design, Marionette Monday, NURBS, Marionette, #MarionetteMonday, Wall Tool, 3D Symbols, panelization

Workflow Wednesday: NURBS 101

Posted by Joshua Cooper on 5/1/19 2:20 PM   |  1 min read time

Designers, picture this: you’re working to taper, bulge, and bend a roof from its original form. You find that the roof needs some special tweaking to achieve your vision of a rounded surface. For this kind of free-form design, you might consider a NURBS curve.

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Topics: NURBS, Workflow Wednesday, 3d renderings, Vectorworks 3D, vectorworks 2019, Loft Surface Tool

You'll Want to Know How to Conquer Contours With These Site Modeling Tips

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/6/18 9:43 AM   |  5 min read time

The direct site model contour editing feature sparked a lot of positive feedback when it was launched last fall. It makes editing a site model easier than ever with improved site model settings and direct 2D contour editing, and users can modify each contour line as easily as editing a polyline.  

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Topics: NURBS, Site Modifier, Stephen Schrader, Bryan Goff, Digital Terrain Model, Grey Leaf Design, Holcombe Norton Partners, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Training, site model contour editing, beta tester testimonials, beta testers

Tech Roundup: May 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/7/15 11:50 AM   |  1 min read time

With looming deadlines and increasing workloads, the last thing any designer wants is to waste time—especially when that time could be better spent focusing on creativity! That’s why this month’s tech roundup is focused on tips for helping you do integral tasks quickly and more easily.

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Topics: Architecture, Education, NURBS, Planet Vectorworks, resources, site information modeling, Site Modeling, survey data, Tech Roundup, tech support, Vectorworks, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, Landscape, NURBS surfaces

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