A Garden Designer’s Favorite Tool Isn’t a Spade

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 12/14/18 10:55 AM

I think when clients or suppliers walk into our studio at Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, they’re surprised to see so many screens. I can understand why people don’t consider garden design to be an IT-focused profession, but there is no denying that my colleagues and myself are working in Vectorworks most of the time. It’s always open on our Macs. In fact, to ensure accuracy we keep all our schedules, plans, and drawings in Vectorworks files for as long as we can and only export them when the time comes to share information.

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Topics: Adrian Slatter, Site Modeling, Tamsin Slatter, Vectorworks, Clip Cube, Vectorworks UK, vectorworks 2019, 2D components for hybrid objects, Ann-Marie Powell Gardens, plant tool, Katarina Ollikainen

Landscape Lesson: Swales in 4 Steps

Posted by Guest Author on 8/5/15 11:17 AM

By Eric Gilbey, PLA ASLA, Prof. APLD, Landscape Architecture Industry Specialist at Nemetschek Vectorworks

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Topics: Education, Eric Gilbey, resources, Site Modeling, Swale, 3D Modeling, Landmark, Landscape, Landscape Lesson

Tech Roundup: July 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 7/9/15 11:26 AM

They say the devil is in the details, but the details that give your work a competitive edge don’t have to hinder your workflow. That’s why this month’s tech roundup is all about making your designs the best they can be — whether that means adding an extra touch of style to a model or pulling valuable data out of work that you’ve already produced.

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Topics: Planet Vectorworks, resources, Site Modeling, Tech Roundup, tech support, @VectorworksHelp, 3D Modeling, curtains and drapes

Tech Roundup: May 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/7/15 11:50 AM

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

Tech Roundup: April 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/14/15 11:56 AM

Designs have to meet the needs of your clients, but they should also be a reflection of you as a designer. Why else would they have hired you in the first place? Vectorworks software makes adding a personal touch to your projects easy. Watch this month’s new videos from our YouTube channel for quick tips on how to customize your next design.

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Topics: color customization, Education, Planet Vectorworks, resources, site model graphics, Site Modeling, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, customization, Landmark, light plots, YouTube

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