August Tech Roundup: The Best of Vectorworks 2020

Posted by Kamica Price on 8/27/20 3:56 PM   |  2 min read time

The end of August signals a new software release around the corner, but this doesn’t mean we say goodbye to Vectorworks 2020. In fact, the power of our current version and its usability are key reasons to still talk about the benefits of its features, so you can make the most of your design time with Vectorworks. Here’s a look back at the best tech tips from Vectorworks 2020.

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Topics: Service Pack 3, Tech Roundup, Tech Tips, Vectorworks Spotlight, BIM, data visualization, August Tech Roundup, BIM workflow, GDTF, MVR, List Browser Direct Editing, Vectorworks 2020, Data Manager, IFC referencing, Video Camera object, hardscape alignment, data mapping, data sheets, Enscape, NBS Chorus

March Tech Roundup: Videos for Vectorworks 2020 Service Pack 3

Posted by Kamica Price on 3/26/20 12:07 PM   |  1 min read time

The latest Vectorworks 2020 Service Pack 3 release introduced performance improvements and new connections to partner applications. Here’s a first-hand look at some of the key updates — the Enscape free beta, GDTF/MVR improvements, and NBS Chorus integration.

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Topics: Service Pack 3, Vectorworks Service Select, BIM, renderings, BIM workflow, March Tech Roundup, GDTF, MVR, Vectorworks 2020, Enscape, NBS Chorus

Introducing Service Pack 3: What It Means for You

Posted by Alex Altieri on 3/18/20 10:47 AM   |  4 min read time

Quality and performance are tremendously important to us. Each year we release a new version of Vectorworks, and each year we release a number of Service Pack updates to supplement the major version change.

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Topics: Service Pack 3, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision, BIM, BIM Collaboration Format (BCF), Vectorworks Cloud Services, machine learning, General Device Type Format (GDTF), My Virtual Rig (MVR), Vectorworks 2020, Enscape, NBS Chorus

How Modeling and Presentation Qualities Bring Unique Characteristics to Vectorworks

Posted by Guest Author on 1/28/20 9:13 AM   |  8 min read time

*This article originally ran on AECCafe's website

By Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar with support from Vectorworks staff Lauren Meyer, Rubina Siddiqui, Assoc. AIA and Luis Ruiz.

Anyone familiar with Vectorworks knows our business is building design and BIM software solutions that are intuitive, powerful and practical for professionals around the world. It’s the unique and versatile workflows we offer for all phases of design that separate us from other BIM authoring applications. Using best-in-class 3D technology, intuitive data management and unmatched graphical representation, our products provide architecture firms the freedom to model anything while seamlessly documenting and presenting it with the precision and artistic touch they require.

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Topics: Augmented Reality, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, NURBS, Rubina Siddiqui, Site Modeling, Subdivision Modeling, Vectorworks Architect, AECCafe, BIM, Luis Ruiz, Marion Brenner, Marionette, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Design Summit, Norbert Roztocki, Vectorworks 2020, Live Data Visualization, smart object modeling, interactive 360 rendered panoramas, Lauren Meyer, solid modeling, moveart GmbH

December Tech Roundup: The Best of 2019

Posted by Kamica Price on 12/19/19 2:26 PM   |  2 min read time

Every month, we give you a roundup of our latest and greatest tech tips. To celebrate the end of the year, here’s a look back at our best roundups from 2019.

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Topics: Tech Roundup, Tech Tips, BCF, data visualization, July Tech Roundup, Visibility tool, September Tech Roundup, October Tech Roundup, December Tech Roundup, April Tech Roundup, Lumion LiveSync, LiveSync plug-in, BIM for Landscape, custom selection scripts, videos, List Browser Direct Editing, Vectorworks 2020, Data Manager, IFC referencing, Video Camera object, hardscape alignment, Vectorworks University, Styled Objects, ebooks, November Tech Roundup

KISS Final Tour Boasts Sensational Production Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 12/12/19 2:28 PM   |  2 min read time

When KISS announced their “End of the Road” tour — the last leg of their 40-year run — fans may have wondered what their stage setup would look like; after all,  KISS is known for somewhat in-your-face show productions (one needs only to recall Gene Simmons’s iconic fire breathing gag). The ongoing tour does not fail to deliver on the awe-inspiring concert experience we’ve come to expect from the rock legends.

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Topics: Vectoworks Spotlight, entertainment design, SRae Productions, Vectorworks 2020, Production Design

Architecture Around the World: Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 12/3/19 4:12 PM   |  3 min read time

Latin America is home to countless architectural wonders, some thousands of years old and some paving the way for the future. Our new distribution partners at Aufiero Informática are bringing Vectorworks to Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina, supporting Latin American designers as they create beautiful and meaningful projects across the globe.

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Topics: Vectorworks 2020, Vectorworks Versión en Español, Aufiero Informática

November Tech Roundup: Master the Data Manager

Posted by Kamica Price on 11/21/19 1:34 PM   |  1 min read time

Here’s your comprehensive guide to learning the Data Manager feature from Vectorworks 2020.

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Topics: Tech Tips, BCF, BIM, data visualization, Vectorworks 2020, Data Manager, Styled Objects, ebooks, November Tech Roundup, data mapping, data sheets

A Closer Look at Our 2020 Landmark Featured Design

Posted by Alex Altieri on 11/14/19 3:28 PM   |  4 min read time

A sensational triumph of landscape architecture, Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport saw a redesign that transformed it into one of the most eye-catching and awe-inspiring hubs we’ve ever seen. 

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Topics: PWP Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Landmark, BIM for Landscape, Vectorworks 2020, Jewel Changi Airport

The Benefits of GIS Workflows with Esri

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 11/8/19 11:06 AM   |  4 min read time

Be at the forefront of insightful design by integrating geographical information system (GIS) data into your BIM workflows and other site design workflows. Our new partnership with Esri will get you there.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, GIS, Vectorworks Landmark, video, Vectorworks Forum, BIM for Landscape, Vectorworks 2020, Esri, ArcGIS Online, Partnerships

Vectorworks Design Days Showcase Version 2020 Around the World

Posted by Alex Altieri on 10/21/19 2:55 PM   |  2 min read time

With September’s release of Vectorworks 2020, some of our executives, distribution partners, and users celebrated new features and capabilities around Europe with Vectorworks Design Days.

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Jim Woodward, Luis Ruiz, Copenhagen, London, Helsinki, Vectorworks 2020, Oslo, Mediatec, Vectorworks Design Days, Stockholm, Mathias Hersland, Peter Pihlblad

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