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.
Aaron reviews the Always Face Camera option when creating a component. This will enable you to make your own scale figures and increase performance by only rendering a 2D form of the component. It's a
The job site is changing - fast, which means work needs to happen fast, on the go, and in real-time.
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
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..
Can you build a six-story, wood-framed building in SketchUp? Yes, you can. Just ask John Brock, custom home builder, and designer.
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.
Deliver constructible models using a connected, content-enabled workflow.
Northpower Stålhallar, a construction company based in Sweden builds industrial warehouses using SketchUp from concept design all the way to the construction phase.
Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.
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
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
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.
Barton Malow heads toward its next century of success with the goal of reimagining the construction industry through innovation.
From 3D model to 2D drawings, translate your true design intent.
Turner Construction uses SketchUp for several managerial processes. Visit the blog on Construction Management at Turner Construction: Part 1 for more information.
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.
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
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.
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