Stunning, Realistic Renderings Using Textures in Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/17/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

You’re full of limitless design ideas.

But sometimes, a client may have a hard time understanding your vision for their interior space. This is why communicating your design intent is so important!

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, Interiors

Your Guide to Real-Time Rendering with Lumion

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/11/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Creating beautiful visualizations of your Vectorworks designs with Lumion’s LiveSync plugin is a great way to captivate your clients.

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Topics: Partner Products, Tech Tips and Workflows

Vectorworks Tutorial Series | Service Pack 3 Upgrades

Posted by Carter Hartong on 5/3/22 9:00 AM   |  2 min read time

Attention readers! This post will help you make the most of Service Pack 3, which released last month.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

Importing Revit Files into Vectorworks Landmark

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/29/22 9:48 AM   |  4 min read time

Picture your history of site design work. How often have you collaborated with architects who use Revit?

Was your answer “at least once?” Then you’re probably skeptical of how well other design solutions can handle RVT and RFA files.

Fortunately, Vectorworks Landmark boasts some practical and reliable features for collaborating via Revit files. In this blog, you’ll see an overview of Vectorworks’ capabilities for interoperability with Revit and get access to a guide written by our landscape industry specialists.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, BIM (Landscape)

April Webinars: 3D Modeling and Switching to Vectorworks

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/29/22 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: Resources, Tech Tips and Workflows

The 5 Best Twinmotion Features for Architects

Posted by Guest Author on 4/20/22 9:00 AM   |  7 min read time

Belinda Ercan is the Twinmotion Product Marketing Manager at Epic Games, a Vectorworks partner. In this blog, she describes the five best features for architects in the Twinmotion real-time rendering engine.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

What is the Renderworks Camera?

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/14/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

Visualization methods in Vectorworks help bring your ideas to life and help communicate design intent with clients.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows, Interiors

Class & Layer Setup for Renovation Projects

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/7/22 2:26 PM   |  4 min read time

Modeling and documenting renovation projects differs from new building projects in some key ways.

Since there’s often three distinct phases in a renovation project, you’ll want to visually represent each of them. With Vectorworks Architect, you can visually represent the status of existing, demolition, and new construction with attributes such as line color, line type, fill color, and/or hatches.

There are multiple approaches you could take to managing the visual representation of renovation plans. In this blog, we'll highlight a method based on Vectorworks design layers and classes.

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

Vectorworks Tutorial Series | Renderings

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/4/22 9:00 AM   |  5 min read time

This tutorial series is a sure-fire way for you to get quick and easy Vectorworks training. With this series, you’ll learn about a wide variety of Vectorworks features and workflows. Last month, we discussed the limitless possibilities of 3D modeling.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

March Webinars: Embodied Carbon, 3D Modeling, and Laser Design

Posted by Carter Hartong on 4/1/22 9:06 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

How to Get Started with Modeling in Fundamentals

Posted by Carter Hartong on 3/31/22 9:00 AM   |  3 min read time

Vectorworks Fundamentals offers side-by-side 2D/3D capabilities and an easy-to-use modeling and documentation engine that works the way you think.

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Topics: Tech Tips and Workflows

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