Vectorworks’ Richard Diehl Award: Highlighting the Grand Prize Winner

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/16/21 11:46 AM   |  4 min read time

Each year, we offer the Vectorworks Design Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students in major disciplines related to architecture, landscape architecture, entertainment, and interior design. This scholarship is a unique opportunity for students to take the next step in their journey of professional development.

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Topics: Academic, Project Highlight, News

NATIONAL VETERANS MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM DESIGNED USING VECTORWORKS

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/31/21 11:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Allied Works Architecture, USA

This Memorial Day, just like any other, it’s important to pay your respects to those who have fought for this country. Perhaps, you could visit The National Veterans Memorial and Museum, which features stunning architecture. The project was nominated and selected as our featured US design for the global MODUS News 9 magazine in the fall of 2019.

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Topics: Project Highlight

How to Create a Virtual Club That Brings Skillsets, Software, and People Together

Posted by Jack O'Grady on 5/11/21 3:30 PM   |  6 min read time

The experience of walking into a nightclub, immersed in a neon wash of pumping music, buzzing conversation, and pulsating lights, might seem impossible to translate into the virtual world of the COVID-19 pandemic. It might, until you experience the fully virtual club Jazz Hutsby and Oli Gorman at Lockdown Visual Systems(LVS) have brought to life.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Visual Edge: Lighting a Large Event Under COVID-19

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/23/21 11:00 AM   |  5 min read time

“Wow. You guys can do so much.”

Oneka McClellan, once a fashion designer, maintains her eye for glamour in her latest pursuit as co-pastor and creative director for Shoreline City Church in Dallas, Texas, where she and her husband, Earl McClellan, have been growing community since January of 2012.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

A Switch from AutoCAD for More Efficient Stage Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/11/21 1:00 PM   |  4 min read time

Through its 25-year history, Germany’s Megaforce has gone through several evolutions in its CAD practices. At first a traditional event service provider, the firm now specializes in large stage construction and specialized installations, having demonstrated prowess with their latest design tool — Vectorworks Spotlight.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

How Live Legends Created a COVID-Friendly Experience in 4 Steps

Posted by Joselyn Wojtalewicz on 3/9/21 7:40 PM   |  3 min read time

*This article originally appeared on Design Express’ website.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

The Office Everyone Wishes They Had

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/5/20 1:54 PM   |  4 min read time

When we talk about great interior design, there’s no better firm to mention than Chicago’s Eastlake Studio. Our profile earlier this year made it clear that the Eastlake design team is at the cutting-edge of innovative interiors.

It’s why we’re featuring one of their projects in the marketing of #Vectorworks2021 — the project, an office expansion for the marketing automation company ActiveCampaign, stands to prove why Eastlake is such a mainstay in Chicago’s workplace industry.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Product Launch

KBNK Architects: Open BIM in Action

Posted by Alex Altieri on 7/16/20 3:30 PM   |  2 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: Project Highlight, BIM (Architecture)

From 2D to 3D: One Firm’s Story about Switching to Vectorworks

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 5/7/20 12:25 PM   |  2 min read time

The best way to know that a product is right for you is trying it for yourself. The second-best way is hearing it from someone else.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Tech Tips and Workflows, Production & Lighting Design

Big BIM with a BIG Impact

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/20/20 10:40 AM   |  2 min read time

In a Big BIM workflow, there's a complexity that comes with coordinating information between multiple contractors and various models. The larger the project gets, the more complex it gets. Which begs the question—on a large project, how large does the firm need to be for successful completion?

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Topics: Project Highlight, BIM (Architecture)

Spellbound: Our Favorite Lighting Designs for Halloween

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 10/31/19 3:31 PM   |  2 min read time

Trick or treat! Unmask the processes used to design these spooky entertainment projects.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

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