QuVue is a plugin for uVSF(SkyView Ratio) Analysis. It is a new index for measuring visible sky ratios that overcomes the major hurdles of current methods. It calculates the actual three-dimensional projection area of obstacles onto a virtual hemisphere, considering humans’ downward view. QuVue is TRADEMARKED and its a free program.
For its development, methodology, and validation, can be found in following publications.
- Kim, H. and Yi, Y. K., ” QuVue Implementation for Decisions Related to High-rise Residential Building Layouts,” Building and Environment, Volume 148, 15 January 2019, Pages 116-127
- Yi, Y. K., and Kim, H., “Universal Visible Sky Factor: A method for calculating the three-dimensional visible sky ratio,” Building and Environment, vol 123 (Oct 2017): pp 390-403