Monthly Archives: May 2014

Traffic Simulation
Posted by on May 26, 2014
Posted in: animation, projects, transportation, Vissim

We recently teamed up with some colleagues at Kittelson Associates for a demo project to test the compatibility of SketchUp and PTV Vissim—a multi-modal traffic flow simulation software. Vissim is a powerful tool that allows traffic engineers to evaluate road designs with traffic visualizations based on behavior profiles of each traffic element: drivers, pedestrians and […]

Simple is Powerful
Posted by on May 14, 2014
Posted in: creative community, presentations, software

“Simple is powerful.” It was a small part of John Bacus’ keynote address to the 400 people gathered at Vail Cascade Resort for the 2014 SketchUp Basecamp Conference. But these three words have been stuck in my head ever since. I’ve always admired that SketchUp is simple enough for an eight year old to use […]

MeetUp KickOff
Posted by on May 5, 2014
Posted in: creative community, presentations, software, tips and tricks

Trimble SketchUp is used by millions of people, making it the most popular 3d modeling software in the world. There are some great online support communities for SketchUp users, but Portland area opportunities for in-person training and networking have been limited… until now. We organized Portland’s first SketchUp MeetUp on April 22nd, and fifty-three people attended! Graciously hosted […]