Vectorworks Tutorial Series | Visualization

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/2/22 9:00 AM  |  3 min read time
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Visualization is a truly exciting part of any designer's process.

Whether you're creating beautiful renderings, using data visualization to document all your project's important details, or 3D printing, visualization helps you and your consultants see your designs in a more realistic, helpful way. 

If you’re looking for some awesome resources about visualization in Vectorworks, look no further than Planet Vectorworks. Once you're done reading this tutorial series, check out some of the posts below. 

READ: Your Guide to Rendering with Twinmotion

READ: Your Guide to Rendering with Renderworks

READ: Your Guide to Real-Time Rendering with Lumion

READ: Your Guide to Real-Time Rendering with Enscape

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

  • Visualizing data
  • Rendering with Twinmotion
  • 3D printing
Visualizing Important Project Data

Visualizing data can turn a good model into a great one by graphically displaying information.

This quick video will walk you through how to visualize project data in Vectorworks. See step-by-step how to apply graphical attributes to a model to represent conditions like fire rating and load bearing status, or any property you might need for a project.

Watch: A Guide to Data Visualization with Vectorworks.

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Using Vectorworks and Twinmotion

In this webinar, Jonathan Reeves of Jonathan Reeves Architects shows you how easy it is to upgrade your presentations with graphically rich renderings and animations via Twinmotion. You’ll also see how to refine textures and lighting to produce photorealistic renderings, then get a crash course in how to share renderings, animations, and interactive presentations with stakeholders.

Watch: Revolutionize Your Rendering with Vectorworks and Twinmotion.twinmotion-direct-linkFor more Twinmotion-related content, read the story below. Written by Epic Games'  Belinda Ercan, this post discusses the five best Twinmotion features architects can use.

READ: The 5 Best Twinmotion Features for Architects

3D Printing from a Vectorworks Model

See an exciting 3D printing workflow from start to finish! David Farley, a theatre and live events set designer who creates 3D prints to visualize his work, will share his techniques for creating 3D-printable Vectorworks models as well as setting up files for export to 3D printing software.

Watch: Visualize Your Vectorworks Model with 3D Printing.

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