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VECTORWORKS GRAPHICS MODULE

We often utilize the best technologies available to deliver the design capabilities you need to travel down the path of discovery. And when the best doesn’t exist elsewhere, we build it ourselves. Vectorworks 2014 introduced you to our very own Vectorworks Graphics Module (VGM). And with Vectorworks 2015, the VGM brings the fun back to your modeling experience with great performance, stability, and unmatched graphical control.

Modeling Performance Improvements

Modernized Visual Performance

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BIM THAT WORKS FOR YOU

Vectorworks Architect provides powerful BIM solutions to fit your workflow and address your BIM needs, both big and little, as you experiment, become inspired, and design without limitations.

Curtain Walls

New Level Constraint System for Stories

Walls

“The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.”

Frank Lloyd Wright

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TECHNOLOGY INTEROPERABILITY

When it comes to BIM tools, no one matches Vectorworks’ ability to exchange data and geometry during your design process. We offer more choices to import and export your models, your drawings, and your data, giving you the freedom to collaborate with partners, regardless of their preferred technology, and explore ideas using many different tools.

Robust PDF Integration

DXF/DWG/DWF Improvements

File Import and Export

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3D MODELING AND RENDERING

Whether adding artistic flair, creating a style, or refining a look, Renderworks 2015 has you covered. Get ready to turn anything you can imagine into an inspired, sharable realization of your vision.

3D Hatching for Hidden Line Rendering

New Deform Tool

OpenGL Improvements

Renderworks Style Artistic Edges

“Whenever technology reaches its real fulfillment, it transcends into architecture.”

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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DOCUMENTATION AND GRAPHICS IMPROVEMENTS

For 2015, we’ve extended 64-bit capabilities to our entire product line and delivered a revolutionary graphical experience through our enhanced Vectorworks Graphics Module. Better performance and enhanced stability, plus more than 100 updates and new features, are ready for you to discover.

Powerful Text Features

Clip Cube Caps

“The Architect, by his arrangement of forms, realizes an order which is a pure creation of his spirit.”

Le Corbusier

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WORKFLOW EFFICIENCY GAINS

We’re constantly striving to improve your user experience. We’ve therefore added tools and enhanced the capabilities of existing ones. By refining workflows to be intuitive and seamless, we’ve also amplified the speed of navigation, drafting, and documentation. Vectorworks 2015 is more powerful, customizable, and agile than ever.

Help When and Where You Need It

Worksheet Refinement

Eliminate Mouse Clicks

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ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN ENHANCEMENTS

Being a standard in this industry doesn’t mean we sit back and relax; instead, in our efforts to stay #1, we are always pushing to sharpen our product. And we get some of our best ideas for improvements from you! 

New Spotlight Objects

Objects Enhanced with Element Classing

Improvements to Existing Tools

“…beneath the surface of an ordinary everyday normal casual conscious existence there lies a vast dynamic world of impulse and dream…”

Robert edmond Jones

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SITE DESIGN ENHANCEMENTS

Vectorworks Landmark software has long been recognized for its superior graphics capabilities and industry-focused tool sets for site design professionals. We inherently understand that your design workflows and documentation styles are as unique and individual as your projects. We therefore strive to provide the best technological solutions along with the power, flexibility, and interactivity you want from your design software.

Plant Materials

Grade Object Improvements

Roadway Object Improvements

Site Modeling and Calculations

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NEW CONTENT AND MOBILE APPS

You are receiving some great new material with 2015. We’ve added a long list of new symbol and texture libraries just for you, as well as introduced new cloud functionality and a new cloud app called Vectorworks Remote!

Vectorworks Nomad 3D Viewing

New Vectorworks Remote App

New Content Libraries

Why Upgrade

See what you're missing by comparing key features across previous versions.

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U.S. Customers

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U.S. Academic Customers

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Phone: 1-877-202-3952
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E-mail: academicsales@vectorworks.net

Also, be sure to check out our Academic page for additional resources.

International Customers

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