Free streetscape design software

Two free resources for streetscape design. Streetmix is a fun and easy to use online streetscape designer:

Design, remix, and share your street. Add bike paths, widen sidewalks or traffic lanes, learn how all of this can impact your community.

Streetmix

Streetmix

Streetmix is a Code for America spin-off and regularly blogs updates on developments to the site. It works equally well on tablets as desktop browsers.

For those that want more control in an off-line solution, Holistic City, a London based firm, offer Streetscape Pro for Windows.

Streetscape Pro is a simple, easy-to-use design tool for creating small sections and plan diagrams of street designs.

With animated section and plan views, street orientation and shadows cast by buildings, custom car parking, pavement hight, scale bars and editable trees. It’s older software, but more adaptable and the file format is based on simple XML.

Streetscape Pro

Streetscape Pro