Monthly Archives: September 2012

Big funding from the Heritage Foundation

Great news! – the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation has granted us a total of £1,000 to fund the following activities: The hire of the Broadway Cinema Printing the final round of publicity Promotion of the event Development of winning … Continue reading

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Community values vs. consumerist prizes?

This afternoon there was a satirical Short Story on radio about the launch of the iHole into the empty consumer-gadget market left by the break-up of Apple Corporation. As a pocket-sized black hole, its only function was to disposal of … Continue reading

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3D models requested

The buildings being modelled so far are listed in this earlier post: here. If you’re wondering what building to choose, please consider these ones that have been requested: The Three Magnets (Wetherspoons)/Letchworth Arts Centre corner building on Leys Avenue,  SG6  … Continue reading

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3D Technology Innovations event on 16th November

We are holding a 3D Technology Innovations event on 16th November at The Hub, Station Road, Letchworth, SG6 3BQ. This will be a specialist business-to-business event with a much wider focus than that of the Competition to model buildings. The purpose is … Continue reading

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How to create 3D models of buildings

This is a reminder of the steps by which you can create a three-dimensional model of a building or street scene using Trimble SketchUp (as featured in our new poster).

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New poster

Our new poster has just been printed and distributed. It publicises the final stage of the Competition and the SketchUp Practice sessions in support of that, up to the extended closing date of 31 October. This round of publicity was generously … Continue reading

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District Council funds extra publicity for our Finale

Good news: North Hertfordshire District Council’s Letchworth Area Committee has met in full our application for £400 to publicise and enhance our Finale in mid November 2012! The Committee especially liked our project’s focus on innovation, opportunity, industry and bringing … Continue reading

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Final practice sessions

We’ve finished the SketchUp Taster training sessions from scratch. Instead we are holding FREE Practice sessions Saturdays in October: 13th, 20th and 27th from 10 am to 12 noon at The Hub at 43 Station Road, SG6 3WA. map We … Continue reading

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Accessibility measures

As we accept grant funding from various sources, we accept requirements to make our competition and events accessible to the widest range of people we can. This post summarises the extent to which we do so. Venues for events (and … Continue reading

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Community meeting places to model

Here is a list of community meeting places you might care to model. They range from simple shapes (Brotherhood Hall and Willian Village Hall) to quite complex ones: Brotherhood Hall, Gernon Road, SG6 3HL web site [started by JC] Jackmans Community … Continue reading

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