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Interactive Workshops July 2020 – Space Objects

Space objects are a powerful part of Vectorworks and they are an important conceptual model of BIM (Building Information Modeling). The space objects are not just a 2D or 3D object, they also carry information about the room name, the required area, the volume, finishing information, etc. Spaces in Vectorworks are classified as special objects and they are very useful.

We had our online sessions in July and the recorded sessions are available here for subscribers…

Getting Started Special Interest Group May 2020

In this session, we worked with Record Formats, including how to create a new Record Format resource, how to create a worksheet that reports the records, and how to create a schedule from the reported records, as well as how to modify a data tag to work with our Record Format resource.

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Interactive Workshops April 2020 – Site Modeling

Site modeling should really be easier. I use simple strategies so that I can build a site model without too many problems. there are some dos and don’ts for site modeling. Provided that you do not break these rules, you should find modeling is reasonably straightforward. Site models take three-dimensional data and apply a set of mathematical rules to create contours. There are several tools and commands that allow you to modify site models. If you keep to a few simple strategies you will find site modeling much easier to manage.

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Architect Special Interest Group April 2020

In this session, we demonstrated how to discover what the elevation is of any point on your site model, how to handle using a wall style with a framing component and using trusses, making cladding lines line up by using the Use World Z for Origin fix, creating exterior wall panels by using extrusions, getting tags to work with walls and to say what you want, reporting tag data, and working with record formats.

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Interactive Workshops March 2020 – Customising Vectorworks

Once you start to issue drawings and you start making changes to those drawings to will have to track the changes to them. This is known as revisions. Vectorworks has tools and techniques typically designed to track and report your revisions. In this session, we looked at these tools and the techniques for highlighting and recording revisions.

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