"A Letter to the desk of the Editor" to "Letter from Editor's Desk”

Rajib Dey : Editor-in-chief

Christmas is approaching nearby and we are really in the festive mood. So we want to make our magazine more attractive for our readers.

Our readers will find some interesting articles and tutorials in this issue. In our cover story, we delve into the Layout features of sketchup 2016. The Layout in sketchup 2016 becomes more improved in all aspects ranging from layers and group or small dimensions.

In article section, there are four in-depth articles. The first three articles are presented by Sumele Aruofor, the architecture and marketing associate in Sefaira. The articles focus on how Sefaira streamlines the processes for façade design, daylight optimization & net zero energy design.

In another article Artur Coelho, an ICT/arts teacher from Portugal, has presented an article on how 3d printing technology becomes an integral part of educational society.

In tutorial section, Anita Brown, an awesome SketchUpper and SketchUp Community Member, comes up with some useful tips for generating 3d textures with sketchup. In this tutorial, one can learn how to access Maxwell Render Extension directly inside the sketchup interface with the help of SketchUp plug-in for Maxwell Render for creating densely textured rug.

In the second tutorial, Javier Wainstein, the renowned 3D artist, provides step-by-step guidance to design a room with sketchup, 3DS Max and V-ray.

In blog and news section, the sketchup users will find some interesting stuffs on sketchup.

Hope our readers will like this edition and provide their valuable feedbacks for more improvements.

Best wishes
Rajib Dey
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