Vectorworks User Group: Site Improvements

A Vectorworks User Group

Tuesday, May 12, 2014
Free and open to all.
1.5 CES LUs

At this meeting we will focus on improving sites for building and landscape projects in a 3D environment, starting with creation of a basic site model from GIS data, then modifying it to suit existing detailed conditions and proposed site development: including creating roadways, retaining walls, building pads, hardscape elements, trees and other features.  As usual, we will also host a forum for topics of general interest and field questions and offer solutions as best we can.

About the Presenters

Peter Thayer, OAG Architects, Inc. Peter has been using Vectorworks/MiniCAD software for over 15 years, providing residential architectural services with his firm in Benicia.

Paul Majka, Paul Majka Architect, IncPaul is a seasoned professional in Architecture with over ten years of experience using Vectorworks, and is currently running an architectural practice in San Francisco.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn to create a basic digital 3D site model from various sources.
2. Learn about the tools available in Vectorworks software for modeling site conditions.
3. Learn about various resources and techniques for modeling and placing improvements on the site.
4. Discover how Renderworks software can aid in the 3D presentation of designs.

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