Best-Practice Workflows | Landscape Area, Hardscape, & Plant Tools

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/15/21 10:30 AM   |  5 min read time

We’ve written a lot on Planet Vectorworks about BIM for landscape, and that’s because we’re passionate about how the industry is in the process of adopting smarter, more robust, data-driven workflows.

It’s no stretch to say that Vectorworks is the premier tool for landscape BIM. This blog explains why.

In this blog, you’ll see how three of the BIM tools in Vectorworks Landmark set you up for a successful BIM process. Those tools are:

  • The Landscape Area tool.
  • The Hardscape tool.
  • The Plant tool.
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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

October Webinars: Dynamic Efficiency, Model Checking, and 3D Printing

Posted by Carter Hartong on 10/13/21 3:00 PM   |  2 min read time

Maintain accreditation and earn continuing education credits with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you're a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Collaborating with Vectorworks: IFC, RVT, DWG, Oh My!

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/28/21 2:35 PM   |  7 min read time

The ability to collaborate with your team, consultants, and clients can make or break your design project. That's why, when you're evaluating design software, it's important to pay attention to the collaboration capabilities it offers.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

3 Architecture Design Challenges Solved with BIM Software

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/17/21 3:00 PM   |  6 min read time

There are noticeable challenges in architecture. Some of these challenges — budget, client approval, etc. — are ever-present. But, there are other, specific obstacles that arise in the design process. Overcoming and adapting to these challenges, however, is incredibly satisfying. 

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

September Webinars: Site Planning, Parasolid, and Georeferencing

Posted by Carter Hartong on 9/8/21 9:30 AM   |  2 min read time

Maintain accreditation and earn continuing education credits with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you are a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Your Guide to Algorithms-aided Design in Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 8/23/21 10:00 AM   |  4 min read time

Experimentation and efficiency are often at a natural tension in design.

As a designer, do you have a natural desire to go where your creativity leads you? The challenge is that, in an industry that’s inherently client-centric, you’re rarely awarded such time for exploration.
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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

How A&Q Partnership Manages Large Design Files

Posted by Alex Altieri on 8/3/21 2:31 PM   |  2 min read time

The larger a project gets, the more performance risk the design file assumes. Files packed with too much information can be impossibly slow.

This blog will cover a firm-tested file management method to ensure design files perform smoothly.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

July Webinars: Kitchen Drawings, Collaborative Tools, & Livestreams

Posted by Carter Hartong on 7/12/21 9:38 AM   |  2 min read time

Maintain accreditation and earn continuing education credits with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you are a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks. The more you know, the more you can create with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Events, Tech Tips and Workflows, Production & Lighting Design

Deep Dive | Object Creation & 3D Modeling

Posted by Alex Altieri on 7/7/21 3:34 PM   |  10 min read time

In a design software, flexible drawing tools and modeling commands are essential to creating unique interior spaces. The last thing anyone would want is for their software to limit their creativity.

Vectorworks Architect is perfect for the designer who’s full of ideas. Consider drawing, modeling, documenting, collaborating, rendering, and presenting any project all in one program — and consider that program equipped with limitless ways to design spaces and objects. Such a program would be quite an asset to a creative mind.

Let’s look at a few strengths Vectorworks Architect offers to interior architects for 3D modeling.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, Interiors

June Tech Roundup: Captivating Tips from Vectorworks Experts

Posted by Dominic Gugliotta on 6/25/21 4:42 PM   |  1 min read time

Our June tech roundup highlights the different perspectives your Vectorworks masterpiece can be viewed in. This month, Vectorworks experts focused on adding a new independent viewpoint to a project via Google Earth as well as the importance of visibility when dimensioning in 3D.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

June Webinars: BIM, Data-Driven Documentation, & House of Worship Market

Posted by Carter Hartong on 6/10/21 5:24 PM   |  2 min read time

Continue your education and earn accreditation with Vectorworks’ monthly webinars. Whether you are a beginner or experienced designer, you can gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover all you can do with Vectorworks. The more you know, the more you can create with Vectorworks.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design

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