Friday, November 16, 2018

Put your design to the next level with Lumion 9

The most updated version of Lumion i.e. version 9 is just launched with some advanced features. This newest version facilitates the users to capture the naturalistic surroundings rapidly.

Now, it is possible to include one-touch real skies to emit a new light on your scene and quickly produce a attractive, unique setting for your designs. The users can create realistic rain with cozy spaces which can be beautified with furry rugs and fluffy blankets. For realistic garden shot, the new adjustable 3D grass materials can be employed to experience freshly cut lawn under your feet.

With new simplified scene-building tool, it becomes easier to generate complicated environments instantly. The workflow is enhanced significantly with Lumion’s amazing rendering speed and exceptional images and videos on all your projects.

Given below, some exciting features of Lumion 9

a. Sky Light 2 and Real Skies (Pro)
b. Adaptable 3D Grasses (Pro)
c. Atmospheric Rain and Snow (Pro)
d. Furry materials (Pro)

e. New materials
f. New objects
g. LiveSync for Rhino
h. Updated OpenStreetMap
i. Lean scene-building workflow
j. Save groups
k. Intuitive object placement
l. Instant object focus
m. Import edges
n. Automatic file recovery


Lumion 9 comprises of HDRI Real Skies. Just choose one and watch as it works simultaneously with the updated Sky Light effect to emit a new light on your design, placing it in an evocative context with a stunning backdrop.

Sky Light 2 and Real Skies
(Real Skies are Pro only)


It is possible to create instant, beautiful skies with 39 types real skies and their pre-configured Sky Light settings in Lumion 9.

If the sky is modified, entire lighting in the design will be rectified with it and you will experience an awe-inspiring render in literally seconds.

Customizable 3D Grass
(Pro only)


Give life to your landscape designs and include different types of realistic grasses to your parks, gardens, lawns and any other surfaces by applying the new Customizable 3D Grass materials in Lumion 9.

Atmospheric Rain and Snow
(Pro only)


Put your designs to the next level with the inclusion of new Atmospheric Rain and Snow. With a simple click of the mouse, produce everything from the light drizzle to a full-blown downpour, the winter flurry to a whiteout blizzard. The Atmospheric Rain and Snow are found under the precipitation effect in Photo and Movie mode.

To get more updates, click on the following link lumion.com

Put your design to the next level with Lumion 9

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Published By
Rajib Dey
www.sketchup4architect.com
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

BoxUp XYZ – A new extension in extension warehouse

BoxUp XYZ is the newest sketchup extension that is compatible with sketchup 2017 and sketchup 2018.

BoxUp expands Sketchup Dynamic Components with Dynamic Materials, Costing, Lists. It is very effective while dealing with sheet/profile based modular systems like; Kitchens, Office furniture, Shelving, Wardrobes, Aluminum profile systems and so on.

Sheet based materials may range from MDF, Plywood, Glass, Acrylics - any sheet based system.

Linear based materials like Aluminium profiles, Edgeband, gaskets - any profile based system.

It is possible to create your own collection of components or collections for a client. BoxUp Pro comprises of a wide range of dynamic components for kitchen design. It can be applied as reference, as a base to make your own, or utilize it as is.

Attribute manager: Establish attributes values for selected components - only changed attributes are revised. Swap components, select from a list of components in the collection to substitute the component(Pro only).

Material manager: The Material Manager applies 'Tags' to connect Sketchup materials and individual faces. Modify materials for selected components with the selected face tag.

Lists: It contains cutting list for sheet materials and linear materials as well as hardware list for components, list for edgebanding, project overview list. All lists are copied/pasted to spreadsheet or text editor(Pro only).

Pricing(Pro only): BoxUp Pro computes the cost and sales prices on the basis of sheet/profile/component costs. Costs are globally sustained. It is also possible to include labor cost to you components.

To get more detail, go through the following link www.boxup.xyz

BoxUp XYZ รข€“ A new extension in extension warehouse
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Published By
Rajib Dey
www.sketchup4architect.com
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