Architecture Visualist

Resources to help you create unique and emotionally powerful visualizations for your clients.

  • Pushing The Boundary with architectural visualization

    Pushing The Boundary with architectural visualization

    What's your architectural vision? We sat down with Henry Goss from The Boundary and discuss the architectural fundamentals into his elaborate illustrations.

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  • studioJDK: An arch-viz story

    studioJDK: An arch-viz story

    StudioJDK shows how designers understand, develop, and communicate big idea architecture with the broader SketchUp community.

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  • Virtual Design and Construction at Mortenson Construction

    Virtual Design and Construction at Mortenson Construction

    Mortenson Construction is taking the lead with virtual mockups. See how they've pioneered the use of virtual reality to sell projects and solve design problems.

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  • [Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model8:38

    [Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model

    Using inspiration from Matthew Nicholl's 2018 3D Basecamp presentation, we give you a few tips on how to optimize your large SketchUp model to prevent it from being too slow while you are working on i

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  • Dream it, design it, and experience it with Maciej Fijalkowski of VR Sketch

    Dream it, design it, and experience it with Maciej Fijalkowski of VR Sketch

    We speak to surfer, programmer and climbing gym designer Maciej Fijalkowski about the current state of the VR industry and the story behind the VR Sketch extension.

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    SketchUp Essential Guide

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

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  • [Quick Win] Use Section Planes to view inside a completed model0:49

    [Quick Win] Use Section Planes to view inside a completed model

    Trying to work inside a completed model? Try using Section Planes as a temporary tool to peek and work inside your model, unimpeded by the front half of your building or project.

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  • 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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  • [Quick Win] Resizing your circle with cardinal points0:45

    [Quick Win] Resizing your circle with cardinal points

    Did you know that when you draw a circle the corners that meet the axis are called cardinal points? If you click on those cardinal points, you can quickly and easily resize your circle. Follow along a

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  • [Quick Win] Using Outliner to navigate into nested groups0:52

    [Quick Win] Using Outliner to navigate into nested groups

    Trying to edit your geometry? Simplify your process by selecting your outer group, choosing Outliner, and then navigating into your nested group. Follow along as we show you how to do this in SketchUp

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  • Alejandro Soriano: An Architectural Visualist

    Alejandro Soriano: An Architectural Visualist

    After learning SketchUp from a friend in Valencia, Spain, Alejandro Soriano is now an accomplished 3D modelling expert and a renowned architectural visualist.

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  • [Quick Win] Creating a Shadow Study Template0:55

    [Quick Win] Creating a Shadow Study Template

    Trying to use shadows in your SketchUp model? Follow along in this quick win as we show you how to create a shadow study template using shadows and scenes in 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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  • Ryan Companies uses SketchUp Pro for virtual design and construction

    Ryan Companies uses SketchUp Pro for virtual design and construction

    Ryan Companies is an all-in-one shop that includes development, real estate management, architecture, engineering, and construction. See how the team coordinates with different departments.

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  • SketchUp Extension Inspection with Skimp7:52

    SketchUp Extension Inspection with Skimp

    Check out Skimp, the new extension from mind.sight.studios. Skimp simplifies meshes and speeds up the importing of complex files into SketchUp! Get a copy of Skimp at: https://skimp4sketchup.com/

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  • StudioJDK: Utilizing SketchUp, Photoshop, V-Ray, and Vue to create stunning illustrations

    StudioJDK: Utilizing SketchUp, Photoshop, V-Ray, and Vue to create stunning illustrations

    It’s much more common for designers to use SketchUp as part of their working process. We sit down with StudioJDK to get a better sense of exactly how these incredible compositions come together.

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  • We've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut: See what's new in 2019.2!

    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.

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  • [Quick Win] Modifying geometry with the erase tool0:51

    [Quick Win] Modifying geometry with the erase tool

    Did you know you can use the Erase tool to select geometry for modification? This quick win comes in from SketchUp forum user, @MikeWayzovski. Follow along as Aaron clicks, drags, and selects the area

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  • Tom Kaneko Design & Architecture: Sketch, Design / Build in Practice

    Tom Kaneko Design & Architecture: Sketch, Design / Build in Practice

    Tom is an architectural designer that uses SketchUp as the means of design and communication with clients. See how he delivers value to his clients using SketchUp.

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  • [Skill Builder] Add water to your landscape7:44

    [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. Is this the kind of workflow you g

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