Google created a free 3-D design program called Sketchup? With it you can design your own landscapes, buildings, and other environments. This page is a resource for the plant components and includes a demonstration and tutorial.
The cladding for Birmingham New Street Station by FOA. Stainless steel skin that conceals future plant areas on the roof and wraps around the existing parking garage. Technical software produces glare studies for the project. Here accumulation glare is mapped on the southeast facades, enabling the designers to refine the articulation of the geometry as appropriate.