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Simplify Your Process

Unlike other software, Vectorworks has the flexibility to support your entire project from beginning to end, or anywhere in the process — from conceptual design, to fully coordinated BIM models, to construction documents. It’s the versatile solution you need to pull everything together and increase your efficiency.

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Imagine it. Design it. Document it.

BIM software isn’t exactly known for promoting creative expression. But Vectorworks is different. We allow you to freely sketch, model, and document your design ideas with precision drafting capabilities and the most flexible 3D modeling engine available, powered by SIEMENS Parasolid. So you’re not limited by presets and strict parameters — you have the flexibility you need to design anything you can imagine.

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Maximize the I in BIM

Getting the most out of the “I” in Building Information Modeling is essential for optimizing your designs. Vectorworks makes it easy to quantify and analyze information as early as the schematic design phase so you can make smart decisions. Run “what if” scenarios and automate schedules, calculate costs, analyze energy efficiency to maximize each design element.

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Work with Anyone

Vectorworks allows you to easily collaborate and share files with colleagues, consultants, and clients. We offer the most default import/export capabilities available, as well as support for openBIM and IFC, and direct links with Revit®, SketchUp®, Rhino®, Photoshop®, and Cinema4D.

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Stay ahead of the curve

We’re advancing the use of emerging technologies and making them accessible to everyone. You won’t merely keep up with the latest technologies, you’ll stay one step ahead.

  • AR/VR

  • Point Cloud

  • Photogrammetry

  • Cloud Services

  • 360 Panorama

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Win More Work

With an extensive suite of drawing, illustration, and rendering tools, Vectorworks allows you to produce remarkable line drawings and stunning 3D presentations so you’ll impress even the toughest of clients. You can even create an immersive presentation experience with cutting-edge technology like virtual and augmented reality and rendered panoramas.

  • Orkdalsveien 88 Apartments | Courtesy of MNPRO AS
  • The Ritterman Building | Courtesy of BPR Architects
  • Naturpark Haus Mardorf | Courtesy of N2M
  • Orkdalsveien 88 Apartments | Courtesy of MNPRO AS
  • Yorkey's Knob | Courtesy of Julian Carr
  • Night Cam | Courtesy of LMCAD
  • Soerad Clinic | Inoxidar

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You’re in good company.

Discover how respected firms, design innovators, and award-winning architects around the world use Vectorworks.

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BIG BIM in Practice

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Advancing the Power of Play with BIM

Architecture Is Fun | Chicago, Illinois (USA)

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Proactive BIM For Big Projects

Proactive BIM For Big Projects

ARP ArchitektenPartnerschaft | Stuttgart, Germany

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Making the switch is Easy.

Unlike other programs, Vectorworks doesn’t require you to upgrade all your hardware, retrain your staff, or toss your CAD standards and libraries out the window. We’ll make the transition easy by helping you migrate to BIM at your own pace.

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