Announcing Fundació Mies van der Rohe’s Inaugural Young Talent Architecture Award

Posted by Hannah Force on 4/19/16 9:14 AM   |  3 min read time

We’ve recognized over 30 of the world’s most outstanding design students over the past two years with Vectorworks Design Scholarships. So to supplement this ongoing program and further our commitment to tomorrow’s visionaries, we’re sponsoring the 2016 Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). This inaugural prize supports graduating architects, urban planners, and landscape architects in Europe, helping them to transform the world and create remarkable experiences with their designs.

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Topics: Architecture, European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Renderworks, S.R Crown Hall, sponsorship, Stewart Rom, The Barcelona Pavilion, The Vectorworks Design Scholarship, urban planners, Vectorworks Designer, world-architects, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architects, Armour Institute of Technology, chief marketing officer, Community, Creative Europe, European higher education institutions, Illionois Institute of Technology, landscape architects, Vectorworks Design Scholarship, Vectorworks Design Summit, Young Talent Architecture Award 2016, YTAA

Calling All Visionaries: The Philadelphia Design Center Opens March 31

Posted by Hannah Force on 3/3/16 11:19 AM   |  3 min read time

Whether you’re expanding your office beyond your living room or just looking for a new place to collaborate, host interns, or access the latest technology, we have your solution: the Philadelphia Design Center, which we're helping to officially launch at the end of this month.

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Topics: AiSP, Karen DiLossi, Marking Homes for the Arts in Sacred Places, Philadelphia Design Center's grand opening, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, sponsorship, Vectorworks Designer, Community, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Partners for Sacred Places, The Philadelphia Design Center, The Philly Design Center

Global Rollout of Vectorworks 2016 Continues with Spanish and Portuguese Releases

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/4/15 12:30 PM   |  2 min read time

Are you fluent in 11 languages? By next year, Vectorworks 2016 will be. Continuing with our worldwide rollout of the software, the Spanish and Portuguese versions of Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Renderworks are now available, joining localized-language releases that took place over the past few months in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Norwegian.

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Topics: Planet Vectorworks, Portuguese Release, Renderworks, Spanish Release, Spotlight, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, 3D Modeling, Landmark, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Fundamentals, #Vectorworks2016

Vectorworks 2016: New Software, New Look

Posted by Hannah Force on 9/16/15 8:28 AM   |  3 min read time

We’ve had a lot to celebrate this year, including our 30-year anniversary, the inaugural Vectorworks Design Summit, and the opening of our Atlanta office. But 2015 isn’t over yet, and we have two more things to celebrate: today's release of Vectorworks 2016 software and the announcement of our rebrand as Vectorworks, Inc.

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Topics: 2d model, 3D model, Biplab Sarkar, Building Information Modeling, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, Sean Flaherty, Spotlight, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Service Select, #VectorworksSummit, 3D Modeling, BIM, Landmark, Nemetschek Vectorworks, The Nemetschek Group, The Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks 30-day trial, Vectorworks Architect 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Landmark 2016, Vectorworks Renderworks 2016, Vectorworks Spotlight 2016, #Vectorworks2016

Inspiration: Concert VIPs Rock Out at the Statue of Liberty with Help from KLAD

Posted by Pete Hicks on 9/4/15 9:54 AM   |  3 min read time

Creating a memorable experience for 1,000 attendees at an exclusive Mary J. Blige concert on Liberty Island was no simple feat for Kevin Lee Allen Design (KLAD), but with the help of inspiring ideas, improvisation, and creative problem solving, the firm succeeded in the form of the Beechwood House.

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Topics: Beechwood House, Entertainment, KLAD, Made in America festival, Renderworks, Spotlight, Statue of Liberty, Anheuser-Busch, Budweiser, Community, inspiration, Kevin Lee Allen Design, Liberty Island, Mary J. Blige, Monument Series

Inspiration: Making a Case for Climate-Sensitive Design

Posted by Pete Hicks on 8/25/15 9:39 AM   |  4 min read time

Sustainability isn’t just wind turbines and carbon emissions legislation. Design professionals can have a positive effect on the environment by taking the local climate into consideration when modeling their projects.

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Topics: Architecture, climate-sensitive design, Education, François Lévy, Lévy Kohlhaas Architecture, Nathan Kipnis, Passivhaus, Renderworks, resources, solar studies, sustainability, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, climate, Energos, Heliodon tool, inspiration, Kipnis Architecture + Planning

Growing Our Practice with Vectorworks Architect

Posted by Guest Author on 7/2/15 9:55 AM   |  3 min read time

By David Seccombe, Director at Gráinne O’Keeffe Architects Ltd

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Topics: Architecture, Grainne O'Keeffe Architects, Renderworks, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, Community, Computers Unlimited, David Seccombe, Design Software Solutions, Vectorworks Fundamentals

Tech Roundup: June 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/23/15 3:09 PM   |  2 min read time

If time is money, we’re about to save you some serious cash. These quick videos will help you pick up a few tricks that will shorten your workflow, increase your productivity, and let you get back to creative design.

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Topics: DWG, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, Service Pack 4, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, ESP Vision, light plots, third party partner, vectorworks 2015

Chinese Language Version of Vectorworks 2015 Premieres at Spring Events

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/3/15 11:27 AM   |  1 min read time

As part of our worldwide rollout of the Vectorworks 2015 line of design software, the Chinese language joins the family, including localized versions of Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Renderworks.

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Topics: Cecil Fung, Mad Macs, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, resources, Spotlight, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Spotlight, 64-bit, Landmark, Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Renderworks

The Show Goes on with Latest ‘Entertainment Design’ Guide

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/1/15 11:26 AM   |  1 min read time

Entertainment designers and technical staff gather 'round. We’ve released the latest edition of Entertainment Design: Scenery, Lighting, and Sound with Vectorworks Spotlight, 4th Edition by award-winning scenic and lighting designer Kevin Lee Allen.

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Topics: Education, Entertainment, Renderworks, Renderworks 2015, resources, Spotlight, Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks, entertainment design, Kevin Lee Allen, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks Remote App

Landscape Professionals: Look at BIM as a Verb, Not a Noun

Posted by Guest Author on 3/18/15 11:57 AM   |  2 min read time

By Martyn Horne, Member of the UK Landscape Institute’s BIM Working Group

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Topics: Landscape Designers, LI BIM, Martyn Horne, Renderworks, 3D Modeling, BIM, Community, Landmark, Landscape, landscape architects, Landscape BIM, Landscape Institute, Vectorworks Landmark

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