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Create a heat map for solar analysis


Is there a plugin that would allow us to create heat maps in Archicad? to produce a solar/shadow analysis similar to what sun hours and shadow analysis extensions for sketchup do? unfortunately these extensions don't work with the latest sketchup so we're not able to use it. 

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Laszlo Nagy
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I recalled seeing such heatmaps being created in Grasshopper with one of its available plug-ins, I think it was Ladybug or something:



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