A SketchUp prize for Bob Borson’s Playhouse Competition

If you’re a follower of the SketchUpdate Blog, there’s a good chance you’ve come across Bob Borson’s Life of an Architect blog. Alongside his many great posts*, a staple of the blog is Bob’s annual and extremely fun Playhouse Competition. This year, I’m happy to say that we’re joining the party and sponsoring a SketchUp Category for the Playhouse Competition.

Details via the SketchUp Blog

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Maple 2016 Academic Full Edition

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Maple is math software that combines the world’s most powerful math engine with an interface that makes it extremely easy to analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems. With Maple, you aren’t forced to choose between mathematical power and usability, making it the ideal tool for both education and research.

SketchUp Pro Non-profit discounts now available!

SketchUp Pro 2016 Nonprofit 1-Year LicenseSketchUp Pro 2016 Nonprofit 1-year license (download version, for sale to nonprofits only) Mac/Windows – $39

Non-profit organizations with current (501)(3) status may now qualify to purchase highly discounted licenses of SketchUp Pro.

SketchUp Pro 2016 is 3D modeling software for professionals. SketchUp is easy and intuitive, allowing anyone to model in 3D quickly and accurately.

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K-12 Educators – Win a trip to SketchUp’s 3D Basecamp!

customLogoAre you a K-12 educator who incorporates SketchUp into your curriculum?

If so, good news: you’re officially invited to enter the Basecamp EDU Ascent Competition.

Five talented educators will win a free trip to SketchUp’s 3D basecamp in June of 2016, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado!

Basecamp EDU Ascent Competition Details and Entry Form

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Poser is a 3D universe to illustrate and animate in. Whether you’ve just begun your journey into graphics or you’re a seasoned professional, Poser is your gateway to an experience that is infinitely creative. Design your 3D world with gigabytes of included content from Poser’s library. Set the scene with real-world props and 3D elements. Populate and animate scenes with ready-to-pose, fully textured animals and humans. Start making 3D art and animation in minutes.

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One year of Episode Premium Support comes included, which provides priority telephone support, priority email support, free software upgrades, and remote access services.

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