Engineering

From mechanical components to 3D printing, we give you the tools and inspo to make what you imagine.

  • Revolutionizing the civil construction industry with Brasil ao Cubo and Trimble technology

    Revolutionizing the civil construction industry with Brasil ao Cubo and Trimble technology

    We sit down with Cáudia Mateus, Co-Founder and Architecture Manager, and Matheus Dubkowski, Architect, to talk about SketchUp’s role in all of their projects.

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  • Tips for Designing a Net-Zero Energy Home

    Tips for Designing a Net-Zero Energy Home

    In 2015, we wrote about the Iowa Nest, a net-zero energy single-family home in rural Iowa. This article recaps high-level design moves and shares five learnings from its post-occupancy assessment.

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  • Failed recycling-plant plan turned multi-patented project using BIM workflow

    Failed recycling-plant plan turned multi-patented project using BIM workflow

    A transformation of a failed Shenyang Urban Waste Industrial Recycling Park design into a multi-patented project that secured $244 million in funding using SketchUp with a BIM workflow.

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  • [Webinar] Introducing PreDesign

    [Webinar] Introducing PreDesign

    This webinar will dive deep into a brand-new SketchUp product, PreDesign: a web-based application that gives you insights into your design at early stages.

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  • Welcome to the Studio family, Scan Essentials!

    Welcome to the Studio family, Scan Essentials!

    We are thrilled to announce that Scan Essentials (a Windows-only extension) is now included in our Studio subscription!

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  • SketchUp Studio: Advance your workflow

    SketchUp Studio: Advance your workflow

    We've been busy evolving the Studio offering to make it [even] more robust for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) professionals.

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  • Detailing out an efficient design-build workflow

    Detailing out an efficient design-build workflow

    From commercial to residential builds, Scott Miller from Remington Development Corporation uses the SketchUp suite of tools to perfect the conceptual design process.

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  • Solving Construction Issues with 3D Modeling and VDC

    Solving Construction Issues with 3D Modeling and VDC

    Evolve construction processes, and create innovative solutions to construction issues. From working as a project engineer to set up his own company.

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  • SketchUp 2021: Building a Foundation for Success

    SketchUp 2021: Building a Foundation for Success

    SketchUp 2021 brings new tools and features to your workflow so you can design delightfully on an informed foundation.

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  • A Fresh Look for SketchUp

    A Fresh Look for SketchUp

    As our brand and products have evolved, so has our suite of product logos.

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  • PreDesign: Sunny with a chance of better design

    PreDesign: Sunny with a chance of better design

    SketchUp’s cooked up some brand-spanking-new functionality for better design in the 2021 release. Get the scoop.

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  • Turn point clouds into 3D models with Scan Essentials

    Turn point clouds into 3D models with Scan Essentials

    We’re proud to announce a SketchUp integration with the new Scan Essentials extension from Trimble.

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  • SketchUp + V-Ray 5: A match made in Studio

    SketchUp + V-Ray 5: A match made in Studio

    We’re proud to announce that we’ve teamed up with Chaos to bring you world-class rendering capabilities as part of your SketchUp toolkit!

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  • [Quick Win] Quicker Results in Sefaira0:57

    [Quick Win] Quicker Results in Sefaira

    In this video, we're going to walk you through how you can separate out your daylight and energy analysis to get quicker results in Sefaira for SketchUp.

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  • Preserving history with 3D model archives

    Preserving history with 3D model archives

    We dive into CBT Solutions' 3D modeling archiving project for Ilshin Spinning Co., a 1930’s factory set on a historic site that manufactured cotton, blended yarns, knit, and fabrics.

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  • Let's Talk LayOut: Importing Files9:28

    Let's Talk LayOut: Importing Files

    Let's talk LayOut! In this video, we are looking at how to import files other than SketchUp files into LayOut.

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  • Mechanical design for everyone: SpaceClaim 3D Direct Modeling

    Mechanical design for everyone: SpaceClaim 3D Direct Modeling

    An easy mechanical design for everyone is SpaceClaim's newest 3D direct modeling application.

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  • Using Glowforge, 3D printing, and SketchUp to create custom keyboards

    Using Glowforge, 3D printing, and SketchUp to create custom keyboards

    As a hobbyist maker and a general fan of technology, Kevin decided to build two split ortholinear keyboards to help with his tendinitis.

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  • [Quick Win] Identifying Usage Tags in Sefaira0:56

    [Quick Win] Identifying Usage Tags in Sefaira

    In this video, we are going to talk about how you can identify whether your walls, doors, floors, windows or roofs have been tagged properly for Sefaira within SketchUp.

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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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