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Driving firm wide adoption of performance-based design
Firms often struggle to adopt new technologies and practices, but those that do so successfully hold a sign...
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.
Top 10 SketchUp extensions to boost productivity
Any 3D enthusiast can add these to their workflow to improve productivity and speed up modeling.
Applying lessons from software design to building services engineering
The philosophy of project managing teams of software engineers effectively is rich with new ideas. Unlike building project management, project management in software has focused on the micro.
Architectural Blogging – Bob Borson | 3D Basecamp 2018
Malone Maxwell Borson Architects Architect http://www.lifeofanarchitect.com Social media isn't going away, and for most architects, it might even seem like a waste of company time and resources. In t
Build the Impossible – Dave Cooperstein | 3D Basecamp 2018
Dave Cooperstein PGAV Destinations Architect / Senior Creative Designer http://www.pgavdestinations.com What do you do when someone puts a sketch of a turtle-shaped restaurant on your desk… or a cir
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.
10 tips for modeling large design projects
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
How University of Guelph Professor brings expertise to landscape architect students
A top academic in landscape architecture at the University of Guelph, Dr. Nadia Amoroso focuses her work and her teaching methodology on visual representation, urban design, and creative mapping.
SketchUp Essential Guide
Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.
[Quick Win] How to change your edge color for CAD linework
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
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.
Sefaira Architecture Demonstration