Sometimes it can be difficult to tell what is a front and what is a backface. Check out this Quick Win to see how to make the difference easy to see!
Follow along as Aaron shows how to work backwards from a post-processed, or rendered image to a SketchUp mo...
Ever wondered how design professionals manage to create gorgeous but more importantly functional models? (Ones that don’t take an age to load up and orbit?!) Well, wonder no more! We gleaned ten top
We dive into CBT Solutions' 3D modeling archiving project for Ilshin Spinning Co., a 1930’s factory set on a historic site that manufactured cotton, blended yarns, knit, and fabrics.
Taking it to the next level, John discusses his latest piece of technology and how it helps him increase efficiency.
With expert knowledge in SketchUp and architecture, Paul shows us how he created an engaging way to interact with his city’s history and culture using digital tools.
Trying to build a new house from the ground up can be a daunting but rewarding task. That’s why Redfin reached out to the experts in home design to provide you with ways to optimize the design.
Working remotely (from home or otherwise) can either be a dream-come-true, not-so-ideal, or your standard work mode. We've got some collaboration tricks that will help you work.
We’re going to use SketchUp and some extensions to find out how sunlight falls on (and in) your courtyard and how to optimize the design of your courtyard for optimal daylight.
The third design brief in our series on High-Performance Design: learn how analysis revealed strategies for our case study design.
When using SketchUp in your next architecture project you have many tools at your fingertips. Using Google Earth with SketchUp will bring your project to life.
Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.
Introducing our series on LayOut! Don't worry you don't have to watch them all to understand LayOut and use it: pick and choose what you want to learn. In this video, we show you how LayOut is set up
We’re proud to announce a SketchUp integration with the new Scan Essentials extension from Trimble.
Get rid of your interior geometry by deleting, selecting, undoing, and deleting. Thank you to forum user Eneroth3 for this Quick Win tip!
Our friends over at SketchUp Brasil hosted a design challenge where participants had to develop an affordable ‘Tiny House’ concept constructed from recycled shipping containers.
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.
Did you know that you can have more than one edge color in your model? This comes in handy when tracing over CAD linework in SketchUp. Follow along as we show you how to do this! Get more awesome tip
CAD files (specifically .dwg files) are ubiquitous in the design/build world. So what happens when you bring those CAD files into SketchUp?
Architecture 2030 issued a challenge to fight against climate change. Nathan Kipnis helps us demystify the finer points of architecture and planning by 2030.
Architectural Designer & Technology Enthusiast When a design is moving forward quickly, it is crucial to obtain approvals and feedback from clients and stakeholders.
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.