Cultivating Spatial Intelligence
Build-Out Calculator Plugin for Sketchup
The Buildout Calculator is a plugin for Sketchup version 8 and above. It facilitates the evaluation of three-dimensional design alternatives for places in terms of their capacity in terms of Gross Floor Area for various uses, and the supply and demand for parking. A designer may design sites with surface parking and buildings that incorporate different uses, including structured parking. Any site may be modeled as any number of alternate schemes. A scenario may include several sites. The Build-Out Calculator will produce summary reports for schems and scenarios that make it possible to examine the three dimensional consequenses of dimensional and parking regulations and vice-versa.
- Download the Full Working Plugin! Download this zip archive. Expand it (on windows, right-click and choose Extract All then follow the instructions in the User Guide.
- Installation and User's Guide
- This plugin eliminates toil and trouble in visualizing and calculating buildout scenarios. I
- I'm sharing it on a donation basis because I am not a software company and I can't guarantee the plugin.
- If you are a planner or a consultant, this plugin can save you a ton of time and money.
- Consider making a donation below.
- I will also consider adding features if you want to suggest any, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org .