New Wood Design Software Options Coming Up

When it comes to architectural or structural design of wood buildings, there are only a few software packages available in North America (compared to what is out there for steel or concrete design). While these (e.g. cadwork, Dietrich’s, IES VisualDesign and more here and here) have great tools to design and size anything from a […] Read more..

Another SketchUp Renderer Available for Free: IDX Renditioner

Joining the ranks of already available free rendering engines for SketchUp (like Kerkythea and Indigo) is the free version of IDX Renditioner Express. This is a full featured copy of the main product with the only limitations being a reduced image size (max. 600×480 versus 4096 x 4096 in the full version) and less lighting […] Read more..

My New Photoblog is Up!

I always felt that my photos aren’t properly represented either on this site or on flickr. So I decided to get myself a photoblog. One picture per screen, presented at a generous resolution should be more adequate. I am not sure if I can keep up the common one-post-per-day schedule, but I’ll send new stuff […] Read more..