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Grand Designs 3D

Not really a game, we know, but Kevin McCloud seems like a fun kind of guy.

Eleco Visualisation Software is pleased to announce the new range of GRAND DESIGNS 3D Home Designer Software.

Grand Designs 3D is for anyone inspired by Grand Designs and wishing to communicate their own ideas. Grand Designs 3D allows users to bring these ideas to life before seeking professional advice, whether changing existing homes or contemplating a self build project.

Using 2D drawing tools before visualising them in a 3D environment will breathe life into any ideas. A database of fixtures and fittings allows each project to be furnished and decorated with rendered images demonstrating the effects of texturing, lighting and even shadows. Finally, the 3D walk through feature allows each project to be examined in close-up detail and provides a genuine impression of moving in to the finished home or room.

The software includes some content from the Grand Designs TV programme, such as 2D interior and exterior plans from TV projects and 3D models. You can even base your ideas on your favourite Grand Design from the show. The larger programs will also allow users to export industry standard drawings, in formats used by professional architects and planning authorities.

To complement the software there is a support site [], which will enable users to download additional content .

The Grand Designs 3D home design software range will run on Windows XP/Vista.


For any PR enquiries please contact:

Keiron Fraser:

JJ Penney:

Ruth Fraser:

or call the office on 01954 270 599


Grand Designs is a trademark of FremantleMedia Limited. The show is produced by talkbackTHAMES (part of the FremantleMedia Group) and licensed by FremantleMedia Enterprises.


FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment. It is a division of FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world with leading prime time drama, serial drama, entertainment and factual entertainment programming in over 40 countries worldwide. FremantleMedia is a subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is 90% owned by Bertelsmann AG, an integrated media and entertainment company that commands leading positions in the world's media markets. For further information, visit


Eleco Visualisation Software, a division of Eleco plc, has been developing 3D successful visualisation Software since 1999. The business has its roots in the professional construction market where ARCON has been used by Architects, Architects and Builders in the UK and Europe. Dan Naylor is the Chief Executive of Eleco Visualisation Software

Eleco is a holding company focused on building systems and software for the construction industry. Eleco operates in the UK, Sweden, Germany and South Africa.

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