June Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/21/18 9:28 AM   |  1 min read time

It’s the first day of summer at the Vectorworks headquarters, and we’re kicking things off with a new tech roundup! So, sit back, turn up that AC, and enjoy.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Vectorworks Design Summit, Tech Tips and Workflows

Introducing A Colossal Case Study on Our New and Improved Website

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 6/15/18 11:08 AM   |  1 min read time

Here’s a special treat to add to your #FeelGoodFriday vibes: a new customer success story on our redesigned website! Learn more about how event production firm PRP used Vectorworks for the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto by checking out our new customer showcase page. We hope you’ll stay for a while and explore everything new across the website .

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

Case Study: Złota 44

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 5/17/18 11:58 AM   |  1 min read time

Architecture often represents a city and its people. That’s what the designers at Studio Libeskind and Artchitecture had in mind when they created the new icon of Warsaw, Złota 44. Their strategically designed building, and the tallest residential tower in its class in the European Union, has transformed the city.

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Topics: Project Highlight, BIM (Architecture)

BIM Busters: It's Time to Expose 5 Mandate Myths

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 4/5/18 11:24 AM   |  4 min read time

If the new BIM mandates are causing concern for you or your firm, never fear! Today we are going to bust five myths related to BIM Level 2 — by showing you how Vectorworks power user bpr architects successfully completed a project working entirely in 3D.

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Topics: Project Highlight, BIM (Architecture)

Marionette Monday: 5 Reasons to Adopt Algorithmic Modeling

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 3/26/18 11:34 AM   |  3 min read time

Still not fully convinced that Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool for Vectorworks, is for you or your firm? Look no further. Here are five reasons you should try Marionette — complete with a real-world example to demonstrate one of our most powerful product features.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Tech Tips and Workflows

Architecture is Fun Wins AIA Chicago Firm of the Year Award

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/15/17 9:41 AM   |  1 min read time

A huge congratulations to our users at Architecture is Fun, who have been declared “2017 Firm of the Year” as part of the AIA Chicago Professional Excellence & Distinguished Service Awards!

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Topics: Project Highlight

Case Study: Quality Follows Innovation at the Zurich Opera House

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/17/17 9:22 AM   |  2 min read time

Darkness falls over the entire theater, the curtain opens, and a bright spotlight illuminates the dancers on stage…

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design

VIDEO: 5+1AA Architectures On Their Design Philosophy

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/26/16 11:27 AM   |  1 min read time

Everyone has a message to tell through their work. In our latest Industry Insights video, Alfonso Femia, CEO, and Simonetta Cenci of the award-winning 5+1AA Architectures explain the design philosophy that has evolved within their Italian-based firm over its twenty-year history: that architecture has the ability to create a dialogue between history and the human experience.

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Topics: Project Highlight, BIM (Architecture), News

VIDEO: Crafting a Creative Culture with Nathan Kipnis, FAIA, LEED BD+C

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 8/31/16 10:12 AM   |  1 min read time

When Noah Mishkin, principal of contractor referral company CraftJack, saw the need for a bigger and more playful office environment, he called on Nathan Kipnis, FAIA, LEED BD+C, for the job. Watch our latest success story to find out how Kipnis and his team at Kipnis Architecture + Planning used textures and 3D modeling to express CraftJack’s brand identity through environmentally conscious design.

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Topics: Project Highlight, BIM (Architecture)

VIDEO: Pushing Technology to New Dimensions with Quince Imaging

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/21/16 9:24 AM   |  1 min read time

From NBA games to corporate events, image projection and 3D technology company Quince Imaging dazzles viewers by mapping vibrant, moving displays onto every surface imaginable. The team at Quince Imaging combines the talents of engineers, media server operators, and motion graphics artists to produce their shows, using Vectorworks Spotlight software to pull it all together.

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Topics: Project Highlight, Production & Lighting Design, News

Case Study: Designing Sustainable Landscapes with Smart Site Objects

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/25/16 11:31 AM   |  1 min read time

Environmental sustainability begins with individual designers using careful calculations to make informed decisions about their projects. And for the full-service landscape architecture team at Holcombe Norton Partners, achieving sustainability certifications for their sites centers around the use of data-rich models and intelligent worksheets.

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

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