September Tech Roundup: Vectorworks 2021 New Features

Posted by Kamica Price on 9/24/20 3:00 PM   |  1 min read time

Another month brings another Tech Roundup. This time, with fresh new features from the newly released #Vectorworks2021 – check them out.

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Topics: Project Sharing, Tech Roundup, 3D Modeling, September Tech Roundup, Vectorworks2021

Wynne-Williams Associates Moves to Vectorworks Landmark in Leap of Faith

Posted by Guest Author on 7/28/20 11:12 AM   |  6 min read time

This article was originally published on Land8’s website and is written by Cheryl Corson, RLA, ASLA, CPSI.

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Topics: BlueBeam, Project Sharing, BIM, GIS, Marionette, The Nemetschek Group, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Landmark, UK Director of Customer Success Tamsin Slatter, Lumion LiveSync, BIM for Landscape, COVID-19, Cheryl Corson, Camera Match Tool, Wynne-Williams Associates

Shining a Spotlight on Vectorworks for Entertainment Design

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 7/21/20 1:02 PM   |  4 min read time

We know how much time it takes to switch between design platforms; it requires a lot of upfront consideration of your design process as well as some trial and error, something that may take months. That’s why we want to make this as easy as possible. Let us show you all the ways Vectorworks Spotlight can be the design tool you need to enhance your workflow with this handy guide, which provides an in-depth look at Spotlight and its all-in-one design features.

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Topics: DWG drawings, Entertainment, Project Sharing, Vectorworks Spotlight, 3D Modeling, Make the Move

How Vectorworks Is Helping Customers During COVID-19

Posted by Alex Altieri on 7/2/20 10:30 AM   |  6 min read time

We’re living in uncertain times, and the culprit is clear—the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the resulting global pandemic have transmuted our standards of work into a shell of what they once were. For many, it’s worse than that.

At Vectorworks, our top priorities are the health and safety of both our employees and our customers. Most employees are remote, with some returning to the office under strict guidelines to keep safe.

To that end, this blog post compiles all of our resources related to COVID-19 support for you.

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Topics: Project Sharing, Vectorworks Design Summit, Getting Started Seminar, Hidden Treasures seminar, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Essentials Seminar, IATSE

May Webinars: Sustainability, Remote Work, and GDTF

Posted by Alex Altieri on 5/14/20 12:33 PM   |  2 min read time

Looking for opportunities to upskill with Vectorworks? Tune into one of our FREE industry webinars this month!

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Topics: Project Sharing, sustainability, webinars, BIM, GDTF, MVR

November Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 11/29/18 10:04 AM   |  1 min read time

The weather outside may be frightful, but this month’s tech roundup is so delightful! Here’s what we have in store for our users:

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Topics: Project Sharing, Service Pack, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Layer and Class Filtering, Multiple Views, Clip Cube Viewport Option

A Look at How to Light the Darkest Season

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 9/21/18 11:44 AM   |  4 min read time

Sun Effects is a design and production company located in Helsinki, Finland that has been in operation for 20 years, mainly working on projects in Europe and Asia. With a specialization in light art and designing scenography for other forms of living art, the firm’s range of expertise includes architectural light art, light art festivals, living art festivals, large scale events, projection mapping, theater, touring, outdoor lighting, exhibitions, museum and installation works, and corporate shows. One project in particular has grown to become a standing partner and an annual Vectorworks design tradition for Sun Effects — an event called Slush.

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Topics: Project Sharing, Sun Effects, record format, Helsinki, Finland, Slush, Miika Riikonen, entrepreneurship

Detmold Students Show How to Make the Most of Nodes with Marionette

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 1/4/18 10:06 AM   |  4 min read time

In the 2017 summer semester, students of the Detmold School of Architecture and Interior Architecture developed an exciting project involving sunscreen possibilities for a building façade. The result is five designs created with Marionette, the algorithmic modeling tool natively available in Vectorworks.

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Topics: Markus Graf, Project Sharing, ComputerWorks, Marionette, Jan Philipp Wotschke, Constant Nieuwenhuys, Networked Design, Hans Sachs, Pascal Volz, Marius Hagen, Michael Niemann, Maximilian Pytlik, Philipp Hengstenberg, Shared Towers, Detmold, Nico Günnewich, Kea Stockbrügger

Vectorworks 2017 Now Compatible with macOS High Sierra

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/7/17 9:30 AM   |  1 min read time

Good news! Vectorworks 2017 Service Pack 5 is available and, with this update, the software is now compatible with macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

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Topics: Project Sharing, Service Pack, IFC export, Vectorworks 2017, macOS High Sierra, macOS 10.13

Workflow Wednesday: How to Make the Most of Project Sharing

Posted by Lisa Lance on 12/6/17 10:11 AM   |  1 min read time

Want to foster greater collaboration and communication within your project team and, at the same time, streamline your project management?  

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Topics: Project Sharing, Vectorworks Architect, BIM, Workflow Wednesday

You Need to See How These Architects Use Vectorworks for BIM

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/4/17 11:11 AM   |  1 min read time

If you’re behind on your AEC industry reading, check out Architizer’s recently published article, “Blending New Projects Into Historic London With Vectorworks.”

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Topics: Camera Match, Project Sharing, Richard Garber, Vectorworks Architect, Architizer, Luc Lefebvre, London, Yurky Cross Chartered Architects, Christiaan Briggs, GRO Architects, Michael Cross

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