Ever since the Chaos Group bought over ASGVIS, the original developers of VRAY for Sketchup, there has been much hope by the Sketchup community that the software would be brought inline with that of VRAY for 3ds Max. Anyone in the world of Architectural Visualisation will know that 3ds Max and VRAY combined are very powerful tool indeed and are used globally by many of the worlds great design firms. 3ds Max, although an impressive bit of software, has a steep learning curve in comparison to Sketchup and cost 5 times as much! As it has such a large market… Read more »
The next release of everyone’s favourite 3D modeling tool, SketchUp, is here. With a number of performance enhancements to SketchUp 2014 and Layout 2014, there have also been some additional features added to both programs which many users will be happy about. As a regular user of Sketchup, we were delighted with the improvements that have been brought through to the latest release. We think it is safe to say that Sketchup is now a real contender as a CAD & BIM drafting tool. Lets take a look at some of these new updates Trimble have introduced. (more…)
About a year ago, a survey was sent around via a LinkedIn discussion group looking for individuals who use Google Sketchup on a daily basis for work related projects. The survey asked individuals to write about how they use Sketchup and why it was their choice of drafting software.