Added by Jonathan Pickup on December 27, 2009 at 11:30am —
Kevin Lee Allen, a VectorWorking member (Kevin's profile
), today published a new book review on his blog "Kevin Lee Allen Design Blog
". The reviewed book is the second edition of "A Practical Guide to Stage Lighting
" written by the famous Vectorworks Spotlight expert and… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 21, 2009 at 10:30am —
At this time of year, where I live, we are getting ready for Holidays. It’s not just a religious Holiday, that is just a very small part of it. No, here it is summer, so we are all going on our summer holidays. I’m not going away, but i won’t be on the Internet as much, so I won’t be visiting www.Vectorworking.com
, the Vectorworks Community Board, or skype so much.
I want to thank everyone that has supported me and helped me. Jessie, Mike,… Continue
Added by Jonathan Pickup on December 21, 2009 at 9:55am —
The latest issue of "Vectorworks eDispatch
", volume 93, just came into my e-mail inbox. Among important news and announcements the official Nemetschek NA newsletter talks about our online community and provides a link to us:
"One of our US resellers, Novedge, has created a social network for Vectorworks users. It's called Vectorworking, and in the few short weeks since it's been launched,… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 21, 2009 at 8:16am —
Nemetschek NA recently published a very interesting series of "Getting Started
" guides for the different editions of Vectorworks. The Getting Started Guides
are published in PDF and are available as downloads directly from Nemetschek for free. Each guide comes with data set files with all the Vectorworks 2D and 3D models required for the exercises included with the guides.
Getting Started with Vectorworks Architect 2010
-- This step by step… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 20, 2009 at 5:28pm —
To all my friends, work mates and Vectorworks Architect users, I wish you all a merry Christmas, and a great new year, I will be away for most of the period, hopefully sunning myself in the Med and off the coast of North Africa, so Blogs will be spares, but there will be blogs.
Added by Steve Scaysbrook on December 18, 2009 at 12:24am —
Stroll by the holiday windows this month at Macy’s in New York city, and you’ll be swept away by their holiday magic.
With over 55 years of experience in this unique industry, Spaeth Design
has made its animatronic holiday windows a tradition for many across North America. For customers such as Saks Fifth Ave and Lord & Taylor, they have been designing and building continuously since 1976!
“With a… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 17, 2009 at 10:00pm —
Kazutaka Satoh is a manager of ThermoRender
(a Vectorworks plug-in), a Vectorworks professional, and an architect in Tokyo. Kazutaka Satoh published a report about a recent event held in Tokyo by the local Nemetschek distributor A&A
: "Vectorworks Solution Day '09 Conference
". Nemetschek NA was there with the CEO Sean Flaherty and Project… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 17, 2009 at 9:00pm —
magazine published a quick review of Gregg Hillmar's book for Vectorworks Spotlight users "Light Plot Deconstructed
". Gregg Hillmar
is also a member of the VectorWorking community.
"As Shelley notes in his introduction, there are many books that focus on specialized lighting topics, and one such is Light Plot… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 16, 2009 at 11:00am —
Vectorworks users won the 1st
prize for the Category Architecture and the 2nd
prize for the Category Landscape at the "Best in 09
" competition organized by the Swiss national television and by Hochparterre Schweiz magazine the best Swiss architectural project. Here is the list of winners:
Added by Franco Folini on December 15, 2009 at 8:00am —
Nemetschek NA has released its second Service Pack for the Vectorworks 2010 product line. This Service Pack addresses numerous stability problems and quality issues
, especially in the areas of wall and component joining, DXF import/export, and the Space tool.
The automatic crash reporting system is continuing to dramatically improve the stability of Vectorworks… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 15, 2009 at 7:30am —
, a member of VectorWorking, released a small but important utility for Vectorworks 2008 and up. Dissociate
, that's the name of the utility, let you dissociate dimensions in Vectorworks that are associated to objects.
What does Dissociate do
Dissociate removes existing associations between Objects and their Dimensions, so objects can be deleted or moved without affecting… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 10, 2009 at 1:30pm —
Architsosh just published an interview
by Anthony Frausto-Robledo with Viktor Varkonyi, CEO Graphisoft. The focus of the interview is on BIM (Building Information Modeling). If you don't know, Graphisoft has been part of the Nemetschek Group
since 2007 (… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 10, 2009 at 8:30am —
We just came across this great video of 'Illuminations 09' in New Caledonia featuring the animated architectural projections of The Electric Canvas from Australia.
Leveraging VectorWorks Spotlight
, Electric Canvas creates dazzling visual spectacles that are a must see in person, but if that's not a possibility you're just going to have to view it… Continue
Added by Frank Lipari on December 9, 2009 at 8:30am —
If you are a student you qualify to receive a free copy of Vectorworks 2010.
How to get you free license? Create an account on the Nemetschek Student Portal
, provide a Proof of Educational Status and request your free license!
Nemetschek also has a short video to help you to install Vectorworks Student edition. The video is also available… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 8, 2009 at 8:30am —
Great news for all Mac users: Vectorworks 2009 SP5 is now available.
As promised, VectorWorks is happy to announce the release of Vectorworks 2009 SP5. This new update fixes stability issues between Vectorworks 2009 and the new Mac OS X Snow Leopard (V.10.6). for a complete list of fixes and improvements in this service pack please visit this page
Mac users go to… Continue
Added by Frank Lipari on December 7, 2009 at 3:00pm —
VideoScreen 4 allows users to change, among other things, configuration, layout, and dimensions - easily and on-the-fly through Vectorworks' familiar Object Info Palette. NEW IN VIDEOSCREEN 4,the Object Info Palettes are more unified in look and function for all of the tools in the suite.
All of the VideoScreen 4 tools allow users to set screen content quickly - without the usual hassle with texture mapping. NEW IN VIDEOSCREEN 4, images are chosen and adjusted through an… Continue
Added by Frank Lipari on December 7, 2009 at 2:30pm —
Tim Matcham just published a great review of Tamsin Slatter
new book "Residential Garden Design with Vectorworks Landmark
" on his blog
. Tamsin Slatter is a member of the VectorWorking community. You can view her profile and leave her a message… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 7, 2009 at 7:30am —
As we head to the end of the year, many people look at the past year and try improve for next year. The beginning of a new year is always a good time to look at your business, to set goals, and to look at things you can do better. I'm a big fan of goal setting, it really helps to focus your efforts on the important parts of your life and your business.
In his amazing book, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People", Steven R. Covey says that habit number two is to start with the… Continue
Added by Jonathan Pickup on December 5, 2009 at 12:41pm —
, a member of the VectorWorking community, published a new Case Study in collaboration with Quattro Design
for the Nemetschek NA website. The case study is called "BIM Makes It Better, Case Study UK1: Kingsway Primary School
" and… Continue
Added by Franco Folini on December 4, 2009 at 7:30am —