Vectorworks eDispatch Volume 97 April 2010
Vectorworks News >>

Vectorworkers rendezvous on a square farm in Belgium:
It's wonderful when our users have a chance to connect–especially when it can be arranged at a 17th century square farm in Belgium!
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Award-winning landscape architecture firm Dirtworks, PC,
featured in NY exhibit:

Vectorworks Landmark user Dirtworks, PC, an internationally recognized landscape architecture firm based in New York, is featured in "On the Horizon: The First Annual Exhibition of NY ASLA Awards 2010."
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Vector Depot updates its website:
Have you ever wondered where you could upload symbols, drawings, plug-ins or anything else that makes your work in Vectorworks more efficient? Well, such a place exists–Vector Depot–and its web pages have been recently revamped.
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Lighting designer Ben Pilat honored at USITT:
Last weekend at the USITT 2010 Annual Conference & Stage Expo, lighting designer Ben Pilat was presented with the 2010 Rising Star Award. This annual award, sponsored by LDI 2010 and Live Design, "recognizes excellence and artistic achievement in the areas of scenic, lighting, sound, and projection design, or the convergence of these design disciplines."
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Vectorworks at USITT:
If you were at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology conference (USITT) last week in Kansas City, hopefully you got the chance to attend the session on "Vectorworks and AutoCAD getting along" with Nemetschek North America's Director of Training Frank Brault as a panelist.
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New Zealand company is taking tent design to a whole new level:
We never thought we'd be wowed by tent design, but one company in New Zealand has caught our attention with their unique, innovative designs. Based in New Zealand and family owned, Baytex has built an international reputation for their advanced design capabilities, responsiveness, and product quality.
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New whitepaper answers questions about BIM and IPD:
We are very excited to announce that a white paper titled "An introduction to the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) workflow for Vectorworks BIM users" has been published.
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New Vector-workout available from Archonad:
Archoncad, a New Zealand-based provider of training and consulting services to architects and design professionals, has a new manual available for Vectorworks users: the Vector-workout Guide to Residential Concept Design.
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Tech Tips >>

Ungroup Symbols: In this video tech tip we will demonstrate how to easily work with a file that has symbols contained within symbols.

Orbit Point Animation: In the first of a two-part series on exporting animations, we cover the "Orbit Point" variety of the Create Animation function. This is a quick and easy way to create a 3D representation of your model that clients and customers can view on their computers without installing any additional software.


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U.S. Tradeshows >>

Jun 10 - Jun 12
AIA National

Miami Beach Convention Center
Miami, FL
Booth #711

Aug 03 - Aug 05
Design DC
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

Sep 27 - Oct 01
APLD Annual Conference

The Fairmont Dallas
Dallas, TX

U.S. Training >>

Vectorworks Core Concepts
Seattle, WA: Apr 28-29
Boston, MA: May 19-20
Denver, CO: May 26-27
Columbia, MD: June 6-7
San Francisco: June 15-16

Vectorworks Intermediate Concepts
Columbia, MD: May 12-13
Columbia, MD: June 9-10
San Francisco: June 17-18

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U.S. Community >>

User Group Meetings
Apr 22: Minneapolis VW User Group for Architects
Apr 24: Florida VW User Group
Apr 26: Boulder VW User Group
Apr 27: Conneticut VW User Group
Apr 28: Seattle VW User Group
May 04: Bellingham VW User Group
May 05: Boston VW User Group
May 10: Syracuse VW User Group
May 11: Austin VW User Group
May 13: Columbia VW User Group
Jun 05: Coachella Valley/Phoenix VW User Group

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Vectorworks Training Books >>

Check out the latest edition of training manuals that are sure to help you use the Vectorworks software to the fullest. Get your copy today!

  • Vectorworks Architect Tutorial Manual by Jonathan Pickup
  • Remarkable Renderworks by Dan Jansenson
  • Residential Garden Design with Vectorworks Landmark by Tamsin Slatter
  • Light Plot Deconstructed by Gregg Hillmar



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