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Landscaping/Architectural Software

One of my projects is totally changing the landscape of our house, since our shady tree is dying and we're soon going to lose all of our plants that love deep shade and end up in full sun.

Windoze has programs where you can take a picture of your house, then try different types of landscape plants, etc. around it, even seeing how it will all look after a few years when things have grown. But I haven't found anything like that for the Mac.

Windoze even had a program once that did minor architectural changes to your home, as well. Ex: You could change the types of windows and see how it would look.

Does anything like this exist for the Mac?

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I think that would largely...

I think that would largely depend on the quality of the design. Some folks have some pretty wacky ideas of what looks good; all in the eye of the beholder though. But still, look around and you will see well designed and built, and some very poorly designed and built. It is the very rare amateur who can do either well.

A hand sketch is all that is needed to give an idea. Or some pictures from magazines, etc. The devil is in the details, that few folks manage to consider. Even architects fail at this if they've never built.




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