- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 12 May 2017
Gravity Sketch is a tool for communication, enabling the quick and easy creation of 3D shapes and images. The concept for the tool is to enhance ‘2D communication’ into three-dimensional VR.
The tool allows multiple users to work and communicate on the same 3D model while in different environments, on different devices, and in different parts of the world. This helps prevent the loss of information that arises when representing 3D content in 2D, and which is normally compensated for with notation.
As well as this collaborative potential, it enables users to upload traditional CAD models into Gravity Sketch. Teams can then be invited to review ideas at a one-to-one scale, or using the stroke tool users can annotate within the VR environment and share ideas in 3D.
Founded in 2014 by four graduates of the Royal College of Art, Gravity Sketch has been taken up by the James Dyson foundation, InnovationRCA and Founder.org. They are currently seeking funding on Kickstarter.
The Gravity Sketch team have been invited to partner with 3D printing industry leader Shapeways, enabling the app users to order their 3D prints directly from within the App, shipped in just 2 days. Furthermore, users can showcase their creations on social media and even share them in 3D with Sketchfab.
Content and images courtesy of Gravity Sketch.
You can follow Gravity Sketch on:
Or visit their App Link on AppStore
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
Featured articles and news
The Ocean Cleanup project
The various types of bond and when they are used.
It's vital the industry responds to proposals for reform of the safety regulatory system.
RSHP's Merano wins RIBA accolade.
How to differentiate between partial possession and early use.
Ofwat proposes £12 billion additional investment and £50 bill reductions.
Avoiding 'winner's curse' and other useful info.
Developing test methods for video flame/smoke detectors
Waiting for a new deal ...but will funding materialise?
Our servers have reached another milestone. Why not write an article and be seen by our 6.5 million users.
RSHP celebrates competition win in Paris.
All about approved inspectors.