Vectorworks Tutorial Series | Visualization

Posted by Alex Altieri on 1/6/22 2:21 PM   |  2 min read time

The new year means it’s a good time to learn some new skills or freshen up some old ones!

If you’re looking for training on various Vectorworks features and workflows, this tutorial series is a good place to start.

In this post, you’ll see some training videos on various visualization features available with Vectorworks, like:

  • Visualizing data
  • Rendering with Twinmotion
  • 3D printing
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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Vehicle Swept Path Analysis with AutoTURN Online

Posted by Alex Altieri on 1/4/22 1:53 PM   |  6 min read time

Many building, landscape, and live event projects need to account for vehicle circulation and maneuverability. Sites can be deemed unsafe if they don’t have vehicle flow planned.

Transoft’s AutoTURN products are great for conducting vehicular swept path analysis and simulated vehicle movement. In Vectorworks, the built-in AutoTURN Online connection is an efficient way to help analyze vehicular movement for the proposed site — without leaving the Vectorworks interface!

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Topics: Partner Products, Tech Tips and Workflows

This Firm Designed Vincent Van Gogh's Face — with Bricks!

Posted by Leslie Briggs on 12/23/21 11:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Vincent van Gogh, born March 30, 1853, would be 167 years old if he were alive today. The artist has inspired many to create art of their own, including Dutch firm [delacourt][vanbeek], who recently recreated Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat on a courtyard in Zundert, the Netherlands. The brick mosaic now lives outside of the Van Gogh House where Van Gogh was born.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

Boost Your Landscape Design Workflow with Georeferencing

Posted by Carter Hartong on 12/17/21 9:30 AM   |  4 min read time

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

December Webinars: The Story of BIM, AV Workflows, & BIM For Landscape

Posted by Carter Hartong on 12/8/21 9:52 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: Project Highlight, Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

Useful Vectorworks Tools to Use When Working from Home

Posted by Kamica Price on 12/3/21 10:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Our daily workflows can become challenging when we don’t have access to the office server and other major files. If you’re working from home, here are some tips on key Vectorworks features that will keep you working efficiently. All videos are courtesy of François Lévy of François Lévy Architecture + Interiors.

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Topics: COVID-19, BIM (Architecture), Tech Tips and Workflows

Hidden Treasures in Vectorworks 2022

Posted by Carter Hartong on 11/29/21 1:14 PM   |  8 min read time

You don’t have to sail the high seas to find the hidden treasures of Vectorworks 2022 — many are explained in this blog post!

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

November Webinars: Game Show Lighting, Twinmotion, & Efficient Design

Posted by Carter Hartong on 11/18/21 9:00 AM   |  3 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

Brace Yourself! 5 Tips for Using Braceworks in Vectorworks Spotlight

Posted by Carter Hartong on 11/15/21 9:00 AM   |  6 min read time

Vectorworks Spotlight is the industry-leading solution for entertainment design, documentation, and production. Whether you work in lighting, scenic, film, event, or exhibit design, Vectorworks is the only solution with the flexibility you need for your entire process.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Your Guide to Rendering with Twinmotion

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/26/21 4:21 PM   |  5 min read time

At the end of the day, producing a stunning rendering is one of the best ways to get client buy-in. There’s just no comparison to a fully visualized project.

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Topics: Partner Products, Tech Tips and Workflows

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

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/15/21 10:30 AM   |  6 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)

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