Vectorworks Landmark Virtual Training
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 1:30 PM - Friday, April 25, 2014 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
We strongly recommend that participants complete our Core Concepts class prior to taking the Landmark Virtual Training course.
VECTORWORKS LANDMARK VIRTUAL TRAINING
Monday, April 21 - Friday, April 25
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET
Virtual training offers the convenience of attending a class led by an industry expert from your own home or office. The content of this virtual, live class will be delivered in a lecture format.
The Vectorworks Landmark Virtual Training class focuses on the fundamentals within the context of the software’s specialized tools and technology. It is intended for those who are already familiar with the program and who work in landscape architecture, design, contracting, or other related design disciplines. The course will provide participants with a basic understanding of the most important aspects of 2D and 3D drawing, including essential drawing techniques, principles of file organization for common drawing types, creation of planting plans with automated plant lists, and an introduction to site modeling. Registrants can also follow along on their own computers, with progression files provided, so they can track the instructor’s keystrokes throughout the training session.
OVERALL LEARNING GOALS
Develop basic 2D/3D landscape plans and models from field notes and imported Plot Plans and DWGs, which will be used to analyze the site’s terrain and create renderings to present to a client.
Attendees must have completed the Core Concepts Training Class or have an intermediate to advanced knowledge of 3D workflows. They should also understand the listed tools, palettes, and workspace environment in Vectorworks software. This includes drawing organization structures such as layers, classes, sheet layers, and viewports, along with understanding the purpose of the following Vectorworks software palettes: Object Info palette, Basic palette, Attributes palette, Resource Browser, View bar, and the use of the heads-up display (i.e., Floating Data Display bar).
MEET THE TRAINER
Eric utilizes his professional experience, including membership in the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD), and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), as well as CAD skills to assist in the development, marketing, and sales of the Vectorworks Landmark software. Eric’s experience as a registered landscape architect and user of various CAD programs allows him to help landscape architects and designers develop best practices such as sustainable design.
Eric received an A.A.S. degree in landscape contracting and construction and a B.S. degree in landscape architecture from The Ohio State University. He currently serves as the trustee for the ASLA Maryland Chapter’s executive committee while also serving on various boards and committees with ASLA, APLD, and PLANET.
Eric also writes and speaks on behalf of several green industry associations on digital technology in site design.
Vectorworks, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Nemetschek Group and has been developing software since 1985. The Vectorworks line of software products provides professional design solutions for more than half a million designers in the AEC, entertainment and landscape design industries. With a tradition of designing flexible, versatile, intuitive, and affordable CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions, Vectorworks continues to be a global leader in 3D design technologies. Visit www.vectorworks.net for more information.
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