Category Archive: Architecture & Construction

edddison / mixed-reality

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Walk through your SketchUp file as easily as you would play a board game. edddison enables you to advertise, sell and plan construction projects using touch devices and mixed reality technology edddison Interactive 3D apps are great for involving buyers … Continue reading

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ARTmineSKP

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Have you ever noticed that the walls in the rooms of your SketchUp models can look a little bare? As if the room isn’t quite finished yet? Often, this is because the model is lacking original art on the walls … Continue reading

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WireTool

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This Plugin allows to draw physically accurate wires and ropes (catenary curves) between two points with only two clicks. Usage: menu Plugins → Draw Wires Type a number + s to change the number of curve segments: 24s Type a … Continue reading

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NREL OpenStudio

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OpenStudio is a cross-platform (Windows, Mac, and Linux) collection of software tools to support whole building energy modeling using EnergyPlus and advanced daylight analysis using Radiance.  OpenStudio is an open source project to facilitate community development, extension, and private sector … Continue reading

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Timber Frame Rubies

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Sketchup is a great tool for modeling timber frame designs in 3D, and you can’t beat that price!  You can create simple drawings where timbers are represented as simple rectangular solids. This is often all you need to demonstrate to your … Continue reading

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Soap Skin & Bubble – Tensile Structures

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Tensile Structures are fascinating buildings. Everyone who want to sketch such buildings, have the problem of the visualization of a structure. Soap Skin & Bubble is a Tool for the first Design is studies of mechanically and pneumatically strained surfaces.

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Chronolux

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Description: Extension for Google Sketchup written on Ruby. Its goal is to test insolation duration and SVF. Usage: 1) install the program using installer or unpack files from zip-file: “chronolux_ext.rb” and “Chronolux” folder unpack to Google Sketchup “Plugins” folder “chronolux.strings” and … Continue reading

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SketchUpBIM

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SketchUpBIM is a free plugin for Google SketchUp. It provides simple tools that makes it easier to model buildings and engineering structures. SketchUpBIM provides tools to create grids, walls, columns, beams, slabs and openings. Elements created with SketchUpBIM seemlessly integrate … Continue reading

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SketchUcation Plugins Index – Website

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A plugin index on the SketchUcation Community Forums.

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Smustard Plugins and Scripts – Website

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Smustard is dedicated to providing SketchUp users with the tools and plugins they need to increase productivity and facilitate workflow. Smustard plugins are ruby scripts that add command features to simplify repetitive or difficult modeling management tasks – just ask the … Continue reading

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