Lumion 10 – at one with nature

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New release of the real-time rendering tool gets more realistic trees and plants and the ability to paint them into a scene

Lumion 10, the latest release of the architectural focused 3D rendering tool, offers a range of new features, including fine-detail nature models, displacement mapping, real night skies and new content for creating living spaces and environments.

The new fine-detail nature models, which include 3D tree and plant models, are designed to visually enrich a scene with, for example, leaves that flutter in the wind.

Displacement mapping is designed to enhance the realism of many materials, showing the grain of wood, the rough surface of bricks, or the bumpy texture of gravel.

With the new Real Skies at night feature, users can place a building or home under a clear, starry night to help give a sense of ‘wonder and beauty’.

Lumion 10 also features new interior objects including seating, tables and kitchen models. The software can also demonstrate movement and social connections with new high-quality animated people.

Finally, there a new paint placement tool that allows users to place hundreds of nature objects in a project by sweeping the mouse like a brush across an area. Users can scatter swathes of trees, rocks and shrubs over the landscape to provide context for an architectural design.




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