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  • Pozas Design Group: Designing the tallest building in Latin America

    Pozas Design Group: Designing the tallest building in Latin America

    The record-breaking Obispado tower in Monterrey, Mexico, is the first of two landmark structures designed by the high-end architecture firm, Pozas Design Group.

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  • [Webinar] Designing Highly-Sustainable Buildings

    [Webinar] Designing Highly-Sustainable Buildings

    Join Architect at JLG Architects, Dane Andersen, and in-house performance design expert Niraj Poudel (Ph.D.) in our on-demand webinar about designing highly-sustainable buildings.

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  • JLG Architects: Five tips for embedding sustainability into design practice

    JLG Architects: Five tips for embedding sustainability into design practice

    Learn how architects can embed sustainable design into every design project from the award-winning firm, JLG Architects.

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  • SketchUp extensions I wish I knew about sooner as an architectural designer

    SketchUp extensions I wish I knew about sooner as an architectural designer

    Kyle Burns spent over 10 years as a designer at architecture firms across the US, but it was not until he started working at SketchUp that he truly understood the power of extensions.

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  • Five Key Factors for Calculating Design Technology ROI

    Five Key Factors for Calculating Design Technology ROI

    Read on for five factors to consider when assessing, adding to, and optimizing your design technology.

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  • [Webinar] Designing Highly-Sustainable Buildings

    [Webinar] Designing Highly-Sustainable Buildings

    Nov 3, 2021, at 10:00 PM - 11:00 AM MT | North America | Free to Attend

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  • Tips for Designing a Net-Zero Energy Home

    Tips for Designing a Net-Zero Energy Home

    In 2015, we wrote about the Iowa Nest, a net-zero energy single-family home in rural Iowa. This article recaps high-level design moves and shares five learnings from its post-occupancy assessment.

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  • [Video] SketchUp in Architecture

    [Video] SketchUp in Architecture

    To win more work and deliver great architecture, you need technology that’s fast, robust, accurate, and interoperable.

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  • SketchUp Sefaira

    SketchUp Sefaira

    Bring insightful building performance simulations to the conceptual design phase. Generate results powered by industry-accredited analysis engines within minutes.

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  • SketchUp Sustainability Webinar Handout

    SketchUp Sustainability Webinar Handout

    Explore our handy guide to our webinar about designing highly-sustainable buildings with SketchUp.

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  • Delivering Affordable Net-Zero Energy Housing

    Delivering Affordable Net-Zero Energy Housing

    MiCasa Inc. achieves net-zero energy by using Sefaira to balance building envelope performance and renewable energy generation in the late design stage.

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  • Thai Millennials' Approach to Sustainability at the Asia Young Designer Awards

    Thai Millennials' Approach to Sustainability at the Asia Young Designer Awards

    During the 2019 Asia Young Designer Awards, Almond and June’s projects were judged by economic, cultural, and environmental impact.

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  • Considering building performance during conceptual design

    Considering building performance during conceptual design

    The paradox of early design is that architects have to make the most critical decisions when they have the least time to evaluate them thoroughly.

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  • Detailing out an efficient design-build workflow

    Detailing out an efficient design-build workflow

    From commercial to residential builds, Scott Miller from Remington Development Corporation uses the SketchUp suite of tools to perfect the conceptual design process.

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  • Going beyond conceptual design with SketchUp

    Going beyond conceptual design with SketchUp

    A clear workflow and interoperable technology stack helps cut out inefficiencies and errors, ensures rigor in design, and allows designers to deliver projects on time and on budget.

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  • SketchUp 2021: Building a Foundation for Success

    SketchUp 2021: Building a Foundation for Success

    SketchUp 2021 brings new tools and features to your workflow so you can design delightfully on an informed foundation.

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  • A Fresh Look for SketchUp

    A Fresh Look for SketchUp

    As our brand and products have evolved, so has our suite of product logos.

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  • PreDesign: Sunny with a chance of better design

    PreDesign: Sunny with a chance of better design

    SketchUp’s cooked up some brand-spanking-new functionality for better design in the 2021 release. Get the scoop.

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  • Good daylight brings all the employees to the (court)yard

    Good daylight brings all the employees to the (court)yard

    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.

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  • SketchUp as a sustainable development platform? Yup.

    SketchUp as a sustainable development platform? Yup.

    What do SketchUp and sustainable development have in common? Let’s begin with an understanding of the word sustainability.

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