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"PlaceMaker – A powerful sketchup extension to make 3D cities into models quickly"




Placemaker refers to a useful extension for SketchUp that can be used to create 3D cities into your model quickly with a single mouse click.

It fetches geographical data and generates streets, paths, buildings, bodies of water, and more. It is also capable of fetching high resolution map data in SketchUp as well as importing buildings, trees and forests.

Placemaker also allows for importing OpenStreeMap roads, buildings, paths, water bodies, trees, as well as high resolution aerials and transferring these to functional site reference model ideal for rendering or exporting into other applications.

This sketchup plugin is well suited with SketchUp 2016, SketchUp 2017, SketchUp 2018, SketchUp 2019 as well as AutoCAD, Revit, 3ds Max, Rhinoceros, Bentley and Lumion.

The followings are some exclusive features of the plugin :-

Imagery - Mapbox and Nearmap

It can import up to 2.8" (7cm) high resolution aerials directly into SketchUp.

3D Buildings

It can quickly import numerous real 3D building massing models for select locations and cities.

Trees and Forests

With a single mouse click, it can import 3D Forest for different locations and areas.

Roads and Paths

Arrange 3D roads, walks, paths and water into your model. All objects are modeled and render ready.

Model on Terrain

Placemaker can model and drape buildings, 3D roads and paths directly to terrain.

Building Bundle

It comprises of more than 300 detailed building components.

Export to Revit

With the use of export to Revit function, it can import your model into Revit.

Instant Site Base

It can generate instant site base files to be utilized for modeling, design and rendering.

Source: To download PlaceMaker, click on the following link

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