Modelur | Urban Design Software


Modelur for SketchUp puts you in control of conceptual 3D masterplanning. It crunches the numbers in the background so that you can focus on the outcome of your design.

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Modelur is an easy-to-use, yet very powerful parametric urban design software tool, developed to help you quickly create conceptual urban massing. It calculates key urban control parameters on the fly (e.g. FAR or required number of parking lots), delivering important information while design is still evolving. This way it fosters well-informed decision making during the earliest stages, when design decisions have the highest impact.



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Boost your productivity

Modelur was built with one goal in mind – to provide the designers with an easy to use parametric urban design tool everyone can use. This results in carefully selected set of functionalities that help you achieve more accurate results in less than 1/2 of time needed (...) when compared to traditional methods.

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Work directly inside zoning rules

Modelur is the first application that incorporates an all-new design method, which creates an interactive solution space that adapts each building to already known zoning rules such as allowed building heights or land uses. This rewards you with instant feedback, making it super easy to see how zoning rules actually affect each building at specific location and making sure that each building complies with (municipality’s) zoning rules at the same time.

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Quickly assess design alternatives

Thanks to the increased productivity, you can quickly create, compare and evaluate different design alternatives and scenarios. Having both, quantitative and qualitative (visual 3D) data at your hands when making decisions, you can easily validate different design proposals against the requirements and make sure the best solution is chosen for further development.

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Make well-informed decisions

Modelur continuously calculates key development parameters while you design, empowering you to make well-informed decisions from the onset of your project. At the same time, it also automatically detects if the design is in conflict with zoning rules and constraints. Having all this information at hand helps you make sure the right decisions are made and increases the confidence in your project.

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Focus on design, not numbers

Using Modelur you gain the freedom to focus on conceptual urban design and let the computer crunch the numbers for you, in real-time. Calculated urban parameters can be displayed on screen at all times, empowering you to easily pursue development goals. Each design change is reflected automatically and immediately in numbers.

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Recent News

30Jul 20

New Modelur generates 3D city models in seconds

The good news is for sharing and we are so excited to share this really big one with you! 🙂 We've just publicly released the new Modelur 2020 (known also as GIS Release Candidate 1). This fresh Modelur release works with all SketchUp versions from 2017 to 2020. With it, we're introducing a brand new feature that automatically generates building volumes from the Open Street Map data. This allows you…

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