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  • Leveraging Trimble technology for construction with McCarthy Building Companies

    Leveraging Trimble technology for construction with McCarthy Building Companies

    We sit down with McCarthy Building Companies’ VDC Manager, Shannon Lightfoot, to discuss how they leverage Trimble across the entire lifecycle of their construction projects.

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  • 7 tips for remote collaboration

    7 tips for remote collaboration

    Working remotely (from home or otherwise) can either be a dream-come-true, not-so-ideal, or your standard work mode. We've got some collaboration tricks that will help you work.

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  • Guide: 5 tips to help you go digital on the job site

    Guide: 5 tips to help you go digital on the job site

    The job site is changing - fast, which means work needs to happen fast, on the go, and in real-time.

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  • [Skill Builder] Welcome to Dynamic Components Part 113:47

    [Skill Builder] Welcome to Dynamic Components Part 1

    Dynamic components aren't something that will fit into one Skill Builder. This is part 1 of our dynamic components series. In this video, we will dive into what dynamic components are and give you a l

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  • How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    Executing fast-paced construction projects requires expertise, clear communication, and the right tools. Learn how Barton Malow uses technology to demonstrate a thorough logistics plan, win bids and..

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  • Creating the 3D constructible model for a six-story, wood-framed building

    Creating the 3D constructible model for a six-story, wood-framed building

    Can you build a six-story, wood-framed building in SketchUp? Yes, you can. Just ask John Brock, custom home builder, and designer.

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  • Project Management Modeling at Trilogy Partners: Part I

    Project Management Modeling at Trilogy Partners: Part I

    In this two-part interview, we introduce Trilogy’s approach to using a virtual model as the basis for project management across architectural, interior design, engineering, and construction.

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  • SketchUp for Construction

    SketchUp for Construction

    Deliver constructible models using a connected, content-enabled workflow.

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  • From concept design to construction with Northpower Stålhallar

    From concept design to construction with Northpower Stålhallar

    Northpower Stålhallar, a construction company based in Sweden builds industrial warehouses using SketchUp from concept design all the way to the construction phase.

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  • SketchUp Essential Guide

    SketchUp Essential Guide

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

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  • 3D Basecamp 2020: Come to learn. Stay to play.

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  • Virtual Design and Construction at Mortenson Construction3:17

    Virtual Design and Construction at Mortenson Construction

    For years Mortenson Construction has been an industry leader in using technology to improve customer experiences and build world class facilities. We paid them a visit to check out some of the gorgeou

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  • [Skill Builder] Welcome to Dynamic Components Part 214:34

    [Skill Builder] Welcome to Dynamic Components Part 2

    This is part 2 in our Dynamic Components series. In this Skill Builder, we're going to build upon part 1 and create a dynamic cube shape with different controls. If you haven't seen part 1 yet, chec

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  • Applying agile to building design

    Applying agile to building design

    Applying agile to building design could potentially lead to great benefits for any discipline. This article explores applying agile methodologies to projects in the built environment.

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  • 3D for construction: delivering quality & efficiency with Barton Malow

    3D for construction: delivering quality & efficiency with Barton Malow

    Barton Malow heads toward its next century of success with the goal of reimagining the construction industry through innovation.

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  • SketchUp LayOut

    SketchUp LayOut

    From 3D model to 2D drawings, translate your true design intent.

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  • Construction Management at Turner Construction: Part 1

    Construction Management at Turner Construction: Part 1

    Turner Construction uses SketchUp for several managerial processes. Visit the blog on Construction Management at Turner Construction: Part 1 for more information.

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  • Applying lessons from software design to building services engineering

    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.

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  • [Season 2, Episode 5] SketchUp Talk: The digital transformation in construction

    [Season 2, Episode 5] SketchUp Talk: The digital transformation in construction

    Do you know the history of SketchUp? Listen in as we sit down with Roz Buick, Senior Vice President of Trimble Buildings, to talk about how SketchUp fits into Trimble, the role Trimble plays in the co

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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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  • Big CAD in SketchUp – Duane Addy | 3D Basecamp 201848:34

    Big CAD in SketchUp – Duane Addy | 3D Basecamp 2018

    What does it look like to deploy SketchUp on a $300 million project? What about switching a $300 million business from traditional CAD to SketchUp? Duane Addy, Creative Director at Jayman Built, creat

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