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Scaling imported raster images in LayOut
When importing images in SketchUp, you might need to consider scaling them. Visit our guide Scaling Importe...
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.
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?
Scaling the wall: a climbing gym comes to life in SketchUp
The latest EVO Rock + Fitness climbine gym demonstrates one of the various uses for SketchUp. Read more about the architect and how SketchUp helped him create this project.
How Architecture Firms Innovate: Three Practices Firm Leaders Can Use to Integrate New Technologies
Architecture firms are innovating by integrating new technologies into their every day practices. Find out more about these technologies here.
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.
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.
[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!
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.
[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
Nine Workflow Tips from Classical Architectural Modelers
Learn nine workflow tips for modeling urban spaces for 3D printing from Holygon founders Anders Lyhagen and Felix Heuman.
[Skill Builder] Putting reflections in your windows
Make your models look even more realistic with the addition of reflections in your windows…no post-processing necessary.
SketchUp Essential Guide
Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.
[Skill Builder] Control shading for interior spaces
Do you use SketchUp to model interior spaces? Adjust the shadow settings for every Scene you create to make your models pop.
[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
Orbiting into foam pits at Woodward
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.
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.
[Skill Builder] Texture tips to help optimize your SketchUp model
Gathering inspiration from Mike Tadros' 3D Basecamp presentation, we highlight three important tips you should consider when creating a SketchUp model. Follow along as we give you some best practices
4 rules of thumb that could lead you astray
We dive deep and investigate the four rules of thumb commonly used in early-stage design.
Modeling the Empire State Building in SketchUp
Multistreaming with restream.io Aaron's mouse - 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise Extensions Used: Vertex Tools SUbD
Design at Starbucks: Brewing the right stuff