Chaos Group Launches V-Ray for Revit Public Beta

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Chaos Group announces the V-Ray for Revit Public Beta. High-performance rendering now integrated into architecture’s leading design platform.

Revit has been designed to fit seamlessly into production, providing powerful rendering with streamlined controls.

September SpaceMouse Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of our monthly raffle. Burkard and John Warburton are the proud owners of a SpaceMouse Pro and SpaceMouse Wireless respectively.

To be in with a chance to win this month you can enter the raffle below.

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Revizto is Free!

One of our goals at Revizto is to have a tool that's affordable in the AEC industry. As of 30th of July a new licensing model be come into effect.

All existing Revizto Version 3 users will be converted to new plans and to their existing plans we will add more collaborators until the end of their paid period. For Revizto 2 users the Cloud will not be available from July 30th.

Free 3D Trees and Studio Styles for Premium Members

Free SketchUp Models and Styles

Need beautiful mature Chestnut Oak trees for a SketchUp project? We have 15 beautiful 3D trees that are free for Premium Members.

As an added bonus, we also have an Awesome Styles pack that makes product display in SketchUp a breeze!

Best CAD sites

Best SketchUp Site

3DConnexion recently did an article on where CAD professionals can get tremendous value and support. The SketchUcation community was listed as one of the best places for SketchUp Professionals.

As we approach nearly 400,000 members it is exciting to see the community getting the recognition it deserves. It speaks volumes that an independent and unbiased community of users can build something so amazing.

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April SpaceMouse Winners

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Congrats to both Traupmann and Written4 who place 1st and 2nd respectively in the SketchUcation SpaceMouse raffle for April 2015.

May's raffle is open for business. For those eligible, please get your unique raffle code by clicking the button below.

Best of luck!

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PlusSpec Sneak Peek

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Our good friends down under, RubySketch, have released a series of videos showing new features coming to PlusSpec.

From 2D plans in minutes, steel structure and electrical layout, kitchen and furniture design and landscaping. This is a huge leap forward for time saving design in SketchUp.

With quantifying happening as you design it is proving that PlusSpec are leading the charge for making SketchUp the BIM tool architects, builders and designers have craved for years.

To see all the new features watch these 4 amazing videos for PlusSpec from it's Business Development Manager Andrew Dwight.

SketchUp to LayOut for Architects

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Hot on the heels of the immensely popular SketchUp to LayOut training series Matt Donley from MasterSketchUp has another gem planned for release soon!

SketchUp to LayOut for Architecture is a co-operative effort with LayOut guru Nick Sonder. This meeting of minds is sure to result in killer, tips, tricks and techniques for architects.

Nick is synonymous in the arena of Construction Documents using only SketchUp and LayOut. Whilst Matt has a well established pedigree in SketchUp Training. It's the perfect combo.

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Ancient Rome Render Competition

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Soak up the atmosphere of Ancient Rome with its beautiful architecture, culture, mythology and striking history by entering this great competition from the team over at

There's an insane amount of prizes for the lucky winners. From hardware, software and renderfarm time. The competition closes in May so it would be great to see SketchUp well represented.

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Wanna meet up in the UK this summer?


Some of SketchUp's brightest and talented users have banged heads for the last few weeks. The reason? Well it's about time Europe had it's own SketchUp get together!

To help us find out if this is indeed as awesome as it sounds in our heads then please take 5 minutes out of your day to let us know.

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We'd love to see an event for SketchUp users this side of the pond. You can help make that happen!