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Eco-Friendly House Designed using Google Sketchup (and How it Relates to Charlottesville)

Fairview couple builds solar-powered home with help from Google Many Internet users rely on Google to instantly find information about almost anyone and anything. … Using Google Sketchup, a 3D modeling program usually used by architects, engineers and other design professionals, not homeowners, the couple drew the plans for their home and all of its high-tech, low-environmental-impact features on a computer screen. Interestingly, the house appears to have cost a not-obscenely-exhorbitant amount and is almost completely off the grid. via instapundit , via . … “(Their) goal is to model all of the urban areas of Charlottesville and Albemarle County in Google Earth.”

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