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Architect

Architect

Handle all phases of a building’s design

From sketch to BIM: draw, model, and visualise in a fully-integrated BIM workflow.

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£2,201+VAT
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The best CAD software for architects, interior designers and 3D designers. The industry’s only modelling, drafting, and documentation software built with BIM at its heart.

Tackle complex ideas in 2D and 3D, refine details in your building’s construction, explore your project’s energy efficiency, streamline it’s costs — do all of this and more in Vectorworks Architect.

Imagine it. Design it. Document it.

Freely sketch, model, and document your design ideas with precision drafting capabilities and the most flexible 3D modelling tools, from solids, NURBS, subdivision, and algorithms-aided design.


Maximise the “I” in BIM

Easily quantify, analyse, and visualise information as early as the schematic design phase so you can make smart decisions.

Run “what if” scenarios and automate schedules, calculate costs, and analyse energy efficiency to maximise each design element.


Work with anyone

Easily collaborate and seamlessly share files with colleagues, consultants, and clients.


Win more work

Produce remarkable line drawings and stunning 3D presentations to impress even the toughest of clients.

Create an immersive presentation experience with cutting-edge technology like virtual and augmented reality and rendered panoramas.


Making the switch is easy

Learning a new software can be daunting, but with Vectorworks’ customisable user interface the transition experience doesn’t have to be unfamiliar. Bring your own CAD standards and libraries or customise them — the choice is yours. We’ll make the transition easy by helping you migrate to BIM at your own pace.

Pros
Cons
  • Only basic tools for landscape design
  • Only basic tools for entertainment design
Neil Barman, Barman+Smart Design
Vectorworks allows me to remain engaged with my design in a much more fluid way than before. In turn, I have definitely noticed how interacting with my work now feels more seamless and natural. Neil Barman, Barman+Smart Design
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Architect
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Vectorworks Architect
New Licence
Product Includes:
  • + Architect 2021
  • + Renderworks
  • + Works on Mac & Windows
  • + Purchase once — own forever
  • + One year basic tech support
£2,200.50 +VAT
RRP £2,445.00
Save £244.50 (10% off)
Notes:

Digital goods: Serial number(s) and Mac/Windows download links will be emailed within 2 working days.

Notes for Vectorworks Service Select (1 Year) for Architect:

 Special: 50% off VSS with a New Licence.

Main features…

  • 20 GB of cloud storage
  • Priority tech support
  • Immediate access to new versions

Eligibility: New customers only. Existing customers with VSS do not qualify for 50% off VSS.

Digital subscription: A PDF contract will be emailed within 2 working days. The next working day, you’ll be emailed a login. VSS renews at £540/year per licence. Find out more.

Architect
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Vectorworks Architect
Subscription Plan
Product Includes:
  • + Architect 2021
  • + Renderworks
  • + Immediate access to new versions
  • + 2 GB of cloud storage
  • + Basic tech support
  • + Works on Mac & Windows
Subscription Plan:
Yearly
£102.50/mo +VAT
Total £1,230.00
RRP £1,476.00
Save £246.00 (16.7% off)
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Monthly
£123.00/mo +VAT
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Notes:

You will complete your purchase on Vectorworks' website.

Benefits: Yearly subscriptions are a cost-effective way to maintain a subscription for one full year. You will be billed once, and your yearly subscription will remain active for 12 months. And, with a yearly subscription, you’ll pay for 10 months and get two month’s cost free versus a monthly subscription. Your yearly subscription will automatically renew at the end of your one-year subscription term and you can cancel up to four days before your renewal date to avoid the charges on your next billing cycle.

Receive Technical Support: As a subscriber, you have access to online resources… Access helpful documentation, tutorials, training videos, and community support forums online.

The newest software updates You’ll get immediate access to new software releases and improvements.

Work from anywhere: Use the software at work, home, or on-the-go. It’s a floating licence, so it works on any computer you have access to.

Easily manage your subscription: Manage your software licences seamlessly from your account on the Vectorworks Customer Portal.

More questions? Please see the Vectorworks Subscription FAQs

Architect
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Vectorworks Architect
Upgrade Licence
Product Includes:
  • + Architect 2021
  • + Renderworks
Existing licence required

Add a serial number for each item.

Upgrade From Version:
Notes:

Eligibility: Your current Architect serial number is required to validate the purchase.

Digital goods: Serial number(s) and Mac/Windows download links will be emailed within 2 working days.

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For other types of licences not listed here, please get in touch.

System Requirements
macOS
  • Operating System: macOS 10.10 or later
  • Minimum hardware: 64-bit operating system. 2 gHz processor speed. 4 GB memory. 25 GB storage. 1440 x 900 screen resolution.  OpenGL 2.1 or later.
  • For best performance: 8+ GB memory. 2+ GB video memory. 1920 x 1080 or higher screen resolution.
Windows
  • Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 or later (64-bit only)
  • Minimum hardware: 64-bit operating system. 2 gHz processor speed. 4 GB memory. 25 GB storage. 1440 x 900 screen resolution.  OpenGL 2.1 or later.
  • For best performance: 8+ GB memory. 2+ GB video memory. 1920 x 1080 or higher screen resolution.

Vectorworks Service Select

Subscription service • Always the latest • Cloud Services

VSS gives you…

Best of all, you get this and much more at a price that costs less than upgrading every one, two, or even three years.

from £383/year Find out more

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