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A Note from the Editor’s Desk
First of all, heartily thanks to all for making our first issue so successful. With all of your good wishes, we are now launching our second issue. After introducing Sketchup and its features, we are now discussing the benefits of using Sketchup. The first and foremost benefit of it is to get an early view of your dream project far before the first piece of brick takes it position. So, before plunging into this virtual world, here we can make a small discussion on the benefits of Sketchup.
Who else can resist using Sketchup when your dream project is just a click on the mouse away? You can select from a large catalogue of designs. You can also set the drawing in the perspective position. By adding actual height and length of the project, you make it more realistic. This wonderful program is blessed with the option of rendering by which you can experience the effect of light very well.
By the animation capability, one can have lively experience of 3D model. You will get different types of plug-ins for building, rooms or gardens compatible with this program. If anyone likes to customize his design by retouching it, he is able to do this in a quick time affective manner. One can upload his unique design in Google Warehouse to let the world know about his creativity. The visualization attribute of sketchup program highly helps in film, stage and video gaming and architecture.
This is a user friendly and ready to use program, by which you can see the 3D model. There are certain guidelines incorporated with it to help you throughout the drawing. You are also capable of choosing different materials to décor your virtual house. For example; if you are creating a drawing room, then you can change and check different tiles, paint or wall paper. Sketchup program allows you to add, remove or make any change at the last moment without hampering any other thing.
If you want to deliver a quality project with limited and tight timeframe, then sketchup program is the thing all you need. It will provide you fast and smooth service without much complexity. You will have a clear idea about how your interior will look finally without keeping patience. You can choose from a wide range of furniture just apt to your home décor. This will give you a clear idea about how the furniture fits in your interior which will definitely help you. The vast palette of plants, trees and shrubs enhance sophistication to the look of your house.
The accuracy rate of sketchup program is very high. That’s why you can easily rely on it without doing much doubt. The most importantly it saves your time and energy, as the work like drawing has been done by someone else. After reading this list of benefits, you can easily understand why one should use Sketchup instead of other designing tools.
On this issue of Sketchup ur Space, you will find a discussion on how architects can gain from Sketchup. A guest column by Eike Theile will introduce a wonderful plug-in named Pointcab to enhance the functioning of Sketchup. On the blog section you will find the huge benefits of woodworkers from this gift from the house of Google. The tips on how to place the 3D model on Google Earth surely helps each and every wannabe Sketchup artist. And on the closing part you will find an exclusive story on 3D Basecamp 2010 held on September.
Hope you will enjoy reading our second edition as well. We try to make up all of our flaws for the best. With this desire, sketchup4architect.com will carry on its journey in this virtual world with an extra dimension.
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