Lands Design Video Tutorials

In the following video tutorials, you will learn the main features of Lands Design (for Rhino version), while developing a landscape project. The videos are organized by topics.

Summary

Tutorial 0: Rhino overview

This tutorial explains an overview of the Rhino interface and the main 2D and 3D tools that will be necessary to work for Lands Design.

  • 0:00​ Introduction
  • 0:59​ Viewports
  • 1:54​ Toolbars and Panels
  • 5:03​ Zoom options
  • 6:13​ Geometry object types
  • 8:39​ Display modes
  • 9:49​ Osnap options
  • 11:59​ The Gumball
  • 13:16​ 2D drawing tools
  • 16:39​ Surface tools
  • 18:15​ Solid tools
  • 20:29​ Mesh tools
  • 21:19​ Generic Edit and Transform tools
  • 26:41​ Blocks
  • 28:19​ Visibility and Lock options
  • 29:35​ Construction planes
  • 30:40​ Layer Manager

Tutorial 1: Lands Design interface

This tutorial goes through the toolbars and dialogs of Lands Design.

  • 0:00​ Introduction
  • 0:49​ Launching Lands Design
  • 1:52​ Toolbars
  • 4:26​ Edit panel
  • 8:57​ Properties explorer
  • 9:20​ Menu and contextual menu
  • 9:52​ Help guide

Tutorial 2: Terrain modeling tools

This tutorial shows the main tools to create, edit, and work with terrains with Lands Design. It also shows how to import terrains from the web or from DEM (Digital Elevation Model) files.

  • 0:00​ Introduction
  • 0:51​ Scan and import terrains from the web
  • 6:02​ Terrain from a DEM file
  • 8:02​ Create a new terrain
  • 14:42​ Pick boundary
  • 18:11​ Add contour
  • 19:29​ Add hole
  • 21:48​ Add cut and fill
  • 24:22​ Add path
  • 29:35​ Add division
  • 31:11​ List terrain information

Tutorial 3: Zones and Civil Work Objects

This tutorial covers the zonify command and the other tools to work with civil work objects.

Tutorial 4: Plant database and Vegetation

This tutorial covers the main features of working with vegetation elements and takes a deep look at the extensive Plant database.

Tutorials 5 and 6 coming soon.