Landscape Special Interest Group October (am) 2016

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In the session we looked at what’s new in Vectorworks 2017, concentrating on the plant definition and spacing. We also looked at using subdivision modelling to create a shade sail.

Topics covered:

  • 00:29    the new plant placement modes (massing creation mode)
  • 01:29    using the Resource Manager when choosing a new plant, you now have new resources available
  • 04:09    new spacing options on plants: Best Fit
  • 06:50    row spacing on plants
  • 08:45    planting by distribution rate
  • 11:45    planting by mass creation mode
  • 22:35    save landscape area
  • 28:58    refresh Resource Manager libraries
  • 31:11    how to create a 3D shade sail
  • 32:37    it’s best to start with the most appropriate subdivision object
  • 33:29    editing the subdivision object to fit the columns for the shade sail
  • 35:02    assigning a texture to the shade sail
  • 36:45    adding a sun (Heliodon)
  • 39:03    splitting a subdivision object
  • 40:41    looking at the movies on the arch on website for the changes to the Resource Manager
  • 41:20    using the Resource Manager

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