Vectorworks Architect is the industry’s only modeling, drafting, and documentation software built with BIM at the heart
of the design process. With Architect, your firm will benefit from best-in-industry building information modeling tools. With the software’s design-oriented BIM capabilities, you will streamline costs, refine construction details, and increase your energy efficiency – all without altering your preferred process. Flexible parametric objects help you create a virtual prototype of your designs, with as much or little detail as needed. Edit and analyze your model while simultaneously generating interactive schedules.
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With intuitive features for working individually or across teams, Vectorworks software
becomes an extension of the creative process. Explore countless design options while creating a comprehensive BIM model and construction documents.
INDUSTRY-LEADING 3D SOLUTIONS
The first-in-industry, cross-platform graphical scripting capabilities offer new ways to explore form and function, while the advanced suite of Parasolid-based solids and NURBS-surface tools provides you with the ability to create any shape and easily transform geometry.
Vectorworks offers you the capability to model complex forms with subdivision surface modeling built on Pixar’s OpenSubdiv library. Design in any 2D or 3D view using modes in modeling tools that react intelligently to faces of objects as you move your cursor.
Design without constraints. With a broader array of drafting and annotation tools than other BIM applications, you will produce stunning presentations and the highest quality documentation while you design. Use your Vectorworks BIM model as the basis to create and refine custom schedules and construction documents directly from your design, supporting changes you make throughout your iterative design process.
Collaborate and maximize efficiency. Project Sharing enables architects, interior designers, and others to unify their workflows by allowing the project team to work on the same Vectorworks file concurrently. Streamline your journey
from simple sketch to final product.
Move your BIM models fluidly among design, analysis, and construction packages with the robust import and export capabilities of Vectorworks Architect. Using industry standard file formats like IFC, you can communicate effectively
with consultants and collaborators who may be using Revit or other BIM software. Vectorworks Architect also offer
DWG/DXF/DWF and PDF support for the creation and analysis of construction documents.
Support for both the import and export of 3DM, SKP, and COLLADA file formats, as well as OBJ, STL, and 3DS, lets you explore the full range of design options by incorporating information from multiple sources, consolidating data into one place quickly and easily.
Vectorworks Architect offers solutions to develop compelling client presentations that highlight your skills, build your
brand, and grow your business. Featuring best-in-industry 2D and 3D graphics and versatile rendering capabilities in
Renderworks® — the rendering application powered by MAXON’s Cinema 4D render engine — you can design, document, and communicate with your customers from a single platform