Recap: 4 Landscape Webinars You Need to See

Vectorworks University is one the several resources at your fingertips that will help you design without limits. With free webinars, tech tips, and more, you’ll be able to expand your skills, perfect your workflows, and optimize your software for your creative process.

Let’s look back at some of the landscape webinars you may have missed this year.

1. Net-Zero Water Stormwater Landscapes

August Webinar LND Blog

Broadly, this webinar is about managing stormwater to reach net-zero water landscapes. Specifically, you’ll get insight into how to use green infrastructure concepts like rain gardens and green roofs to achieve sustainability goals.

This webinar will help you:

  • Learn how to define net-zero water landscapes
  • Understand how to use rain gardens along with other green infrastructure concepts to reduce energy-dependent water use on sites
  • Understand historical solutions such as water harvesting and cool benches as tools to use on the route to net-zero water usage

Click here to watch “Net-Zero Water Stormwater Landscapes.”

This course is approved for 1 LA CES HSW PDH and 1 APLD CEU.

2. 3D Modeling for Landscape Analysis

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You’ll want to watch this webinar to help with your journey into 3D modeling. Landscape designer Danilo Maffei discusses the advantages of site modeling, the Heliodon tool, and saved views to create compelling reports and exhibits, both for internal use and for presentations to clients.

This webinar will help you:

  • Use the site model tool to create slope and elevation analysis
  • Use the Heliodon tool to create sun and shade studies
  • Use the saved views tool to create viewshed studies
  • Use 2D polygons, record formats, and worksheets to analyze and report spatial data

Click here to watch “3D Modeling for Landscape Analysis.”

This course is approved for 1 LA CES HSW PDH and 1 APLD CEU.

3. Social Media for Landscape Design Professionals


Using social media has the potential to bring in more business at very little cost to you. In this webinar, Senior Content Marketing Manager Joselyn Wojtalewicz (fun fact, she’s the manager behind this blog, too!) gives you the tools you need to get up and running with social media marketing.

This webinar will help you:

  • Understand how to create an effective social media marketing plan to help grow your site design business
  • Discover social media marketing tips and how creating a content calendar can help meet your goals
  • Explore examples of site design firms that are successfully using multiple social media outlets
  • Review the best social media platforms heighten your landscape design firm’s prominence

Click here to watch “Social Media for Landscape Design Professionals,” and here for a blog post about driving awareness to your business with social media.

This course is approved for 1 LA CES PDH and 1 APLD CEU.

4. The Power of 3D Modeling 

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It’s no secret that 3D modeling has huge advantages to traditional 2D and CAD-based workflows. This webinar with landscape architect Tony Kostreski is all about the efficiencies you gain by using 3D modeling in landscape-specific BIM software.

This webinar will help you:

  • Understand the benefits of using landscape-specific tools during your 3D modeling workflow
  • Learn and master commonly used 3D modeling processes to create custom objects
  • Explore how designers communicate with clients and contractors in a more immersive way using virtual reality with the Vectorworks Nomad app
  • Recognize the benefit of reducing revision challenges by working in a single file through modeling and rendering

Click here to watch “The Power of 3D Modeling.”

This course is approved for 1 LA CES PDH and 1 APLD CEU.

Make sure you don’t miss any of next year’s webinars!

We have even more webinar opportunities planned for 2023. Each month, you’ll see a summary blog post that directs you to each of that month’s recordings. Make sure you’re subscribed to the blog so you don’t miss it.

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