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5 Reasons Why Building Design Is More Important Than Ever
Building design is more important than ever before. Leverage building efficiency and learn about the urgent...
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.
Demystifying the Architecture 2030 Challenge with Nathan Kipnis of Kipnis Architecture + Planning
Architecture 2030 issued a challenge to fight against climate change. Nathan Kipnis helps us demystify the finer points of architecture and planning by 2030.
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.
Leers Weinzapfel Associates: On Collaboration, Sustainable Buildings, and Timber Structures
Leers Weinzapfel Associates explains what they use SketchUp for and how SketchUp helped streamline and speed up their design process.
The Balancing Act of Facade Design: Glazing Ratios
Making the right architectural decisions with a high-performing finished design is tough. Learn more about the balancing act of facade design and glazing ratios.
Sefaira'n Up the SketchUp office
See how the SketchUp office uses Sefaira to up their building energy and daylight analysis tool's game.
Sterner Design: Daylighting an Underground House & Achieving Net Zero Energy Status
Using Sefaira, read about how Net Zero Energy goals were met while also delivering great daylighting to this single family residence.
SketchUp Essential Guide
Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.
Measuring Daylight: Dynamic Daylighting Metrics & What They Mean for Designers
With the use of sDA and ASE as dynamic daylighting metrics, architects can make better design decisions. Use this SketchUp resource to learn more.
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.
We've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut: See what's new in 2019.2!
We're excited to announce we've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut for 2019. We've worked hard to update our top features, so see what's new for our 2019 update.
CIBSE Design Summer Year and Test Reference Year Weather Data Now Available in Trimble’s Sefaira Building Analysis Software
Sefaira's building analysis software solution enables architects and building engineers to create designs that use less energy for HVAC systems.
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.
Prepping for Sefaira: From Architectural Model to Energy and Daylight Analysis
As more architects aim to create energy efficient, carbon neutral, and even net-positive energy buildings, they are analyzing the energy, daylight, and carbon performance of their designs as early and
A Detailed Methodology for Cloud-Based Daylight Analysis
One of the things that customers love about Sefaira’s daylight application is the speed of analysis. Most models, even quite large ones, can be set up to return results within a minute.
Greener homes for all
Learn how SketchUp was integrated into the illustration of Mascard Efficient Living, demonstating a greener home for all. Click here for more information!
Designing innovative workplace interiors with 3DEA Bulgaria
3DEA, a dynamic commercial interior design firm that delivers branding, and turnkey workplace interiors, uses SketchUp to help companies express their ethos, brand and visual identity.
5 helpful extensions for architectural workflows
Extensions are wonderful and they help accelerate your workflow, but which ones help the most? These five extensions for architectural workflows should help.
[Skill Builder] Add water to your landscape
Turn your landscape drawings up a notch by adding water throughout. In this SketchUp Skill Builder, we show you how to add bodies of water to your landscape designs.
Three Simple Steps to Better Performance