ShadeDat (Beta) – The newest sketchup plugin is available in extension warehouse
ShadeDat (Beta) is the newest sketchup plugin developed by the shadow factory.
The plugin performs shadow data visualizations for SketchUp. It visualizes the shadow range and daylight duration during the year or a specific day.
The plugin is compatible with SketchUp 2017, SketchUp 2018. The plugin can be utilized for various sectors like Architecture, Construction, Education, Engineering, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning.
Shadow range analysis:
Take screenshots of the model at several times of the day or year, then combine them together
Average daylight duration:
Employs a gradient map image filter to the above shadow range image on the basis of average daylight duration, and apply a colour legend.
Hover over image to show average daylight duration.
To download the plugin, go to extension warehouse https://extensions.sketchup.com/en/content/shadedat