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From schematic design to construction documentation, here's how you use SketchUp for every stage of your process.

  • Designing an Architecture Career: The Nuts & Bolts

    Designing an Architecture Career: The Nuts & Bolts

    For architects, getting your degree simply is the beginning of a difficult journey of achieving a career as an Architect. Here's Adam Osterhoff's experience.

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  • Performance-based design: Executing the vision

    Performance-based design: Executing the vision

    The third design brief in our series on High-Performance Design: learn how analysis revealed strategies for our case study design.

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  • [Quick Win] Get rid of interior geometry0:57

    [Quick Win] Get rid of interior geometry

    Get rid of your interior geometry by deleting, selecting, undoing, and deleting. Thank you to forum user Eneroth3 for this Quick Win tip!

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  • How to use CAD files in your SketchUp workflow

    How to use CAD files in your SketchUp workflow

    CAD files (specifically .dwg files) are ubiquitous in the design/build world. So what happens when you bring those CAD files into SketchUp?

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  • Take a trip around the globe with SketchUp

    Take a trip around the globe with SketchUp

    To celebrate our users across the globe, we traveled the interwebs and pulled together a collection of all the places your projects are taking shape.

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  • Conceptual Rendering – Joseph Kim | 3D Basecamp 201857:56

    Conceptual Rendering – Joseph Kim | 3D Basecamp 2018

    Architectural Designer & Technology Enthusiast When a design is moving forward quickly, it is crucial to obtain approvals and feedback from clients and stakeholders.

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  • [Quick Win] How to compose a view in SketchUp0:58

    [Quick Win] How to compose a view in SketchUp

    Fine-tune your viewing options in SketchUp using the Position Camera and Look Around tool. Follow along as we show you how to compose a custom view without having to look around the whole model using

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  • SketchUp Essential Guide

    SketchUp Essential Guide

    Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.

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  • From furniture and fixtures to tech-savvy workspaces: See the Grammarly office in Kyiv

    From furniture and fixtures to tech-savvy workspaces: See the Grammarly office in Kyiv

    Leading architecture and interior design firm, balbek bureau, was chosen to design an entirely new space for one of Grammarly's largest offices. See why they chose SketchUp for the job.

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  • From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    Pitching for a new project is one of the most parts of the design process. Creativity needs to flow but deadlines are around the corner.

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  • From concept design to construction with Northpower Stålhallar

    From concept design to construction with Northpower Stålhallar

    Northpower Stålhallar, a construction company based in Sweden builds industrial warehouses using SketchUp from concept design all the way to the construction phase.

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  • [Skill Builder] Bringing in imagery in SketchUp: Image, Match Photo, Watermark10:23

    [Skill Builder] Bringing in imagery in SketchUp: Image, Match Photo, Watermark

    Inspired by Joshua Cohen's 3D Basecamp presentation, we dive into the 3 different ways you can bring in imagery, how they are different, and which ones you should use and when. Follow along as we high

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  • Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Now that you’ve learned how to create winning interior designs, it’s time to learn how to present them to clients.. and blow them away!

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  • Designing a high performance facade in 5 steps

    Designing a high performance facade in 5 steps

    Ever wondered how to go about optimising your building envelope? We’ve set out 5 steps every architect can follow to achieve a high-performance facade.

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  • Live Modeling the Burj al Arab in SketchUp3:26:17

    Live Modeling the Burj al Arab in SketchUp

    Watch as we live model the iconic Burj al Arab hotel in SketchUp.

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  • SketchUp LayOut

    SketchUp LayOut

    From 3D model to 2D drawings, translate your true design intent.

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  • [Skill Builder] JPG vs PNG import files in SketchUp7:02

    [Skill Builder] JPG vs PNG import files in SketchUp

    Inspired by Dan Brown's 3D Basecamp presentation, we dive into how to handle and use different types of files when creating a large SketchUp model. Follow along as we show you some tricks on how to ke

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  • Top Tips for Landscape Architecture18:15

    Top Tips for Landscape Architecture

    Landscape architect and SketchUp expert Daniel Tal highlights some top tips to help streamline your landscape architecture workflow in SketchUp. With years of experience, he will guide you on best pra

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  • Modeling the Empire State Building in SketchUp3:21:27

    Modeling the Empire State Building in SketchUp

    Multistreaming with restream.io Aaron's mouse - 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise Extensions Used: Vertex Tools SUbD

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  • From new builds to renovations: creating beautiful residential landscape designs

    From new builds to renovations: creating beautiful residential landscape designs

    Running his own boutique residential landscape architecture firm, Tristan Peirce Landscape Architecture, and handles all aspects of the design to bring clients’ dreams into reality.

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