Landscape Architecture

From planters to parks, we got your landscape architecture workflow covered every step of the way.

  • Introducing Nearmap: Add some fresh, high-res details to your 3D designs

    Introducing Nearmap: Add some fresh, high-res details to your 3D designs

    With Add Location, we are thrilled to offer SketchUp users clearer, fresher aerial imagery to include in your SketchUp models!

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  • Designing seamless indoor/outdoor spaces in 3D

    Designing seamless indoor/outdoor spaces in 3D

    When Therese Knutsen followed her dream to open her own design studio, she wasn’t certain where it would lead. 10 years later, she’s a top landscape designer with clients located across the Nordics.

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  • How to get the most from 3D Warehouse manufacturers

    How to get the most from 3D Warehouse manufacturers

    Learn about the thousands of real-world products offered in SketchUp 3D Warehouse that make it easier to create accurate designs and specs to speed up your workflow immediately.

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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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  • [Skill Builder] Importing High Resolution Location Imagery6:31

    [Skill Builder] Importing High Resolution Location Imagery

    Follow along as we take a look at an option you now have inside of Add Location - high resolution imagery from Nearmap.

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  • Software to Deliverable – Eric Sargeant | 3D Basecamp 201859:59

    Software to Deliverable – Eric Sargeant | 3D Basecamp 2018

    From complex master plans to small park renderings, this presentation is an exploration of 10 years of work using SketchUp as a foundation for landscape and planning graphics and teaching.

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  • A(nother) SketchUp 2020 update

    A(nother) SketchUp 2020 update

    After introducing SketchUp 2020 in January and sharpening it in April, we’re pleased to announce an August update as well.

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  • [Season 3, Episode 11] SketchUp Talk: Bryce Stout and Add Location

    [Season 3, Episode 11] SketchUp Talk: Bryce Stout and Add Location

    In this episode, we get to talk to Bryce Stout, a product manager at 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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  • Let's Talk Layout: Introduction to LayOut10:50

    Let's Talk Layout: Introduction to LayOut

    Introducing our series on LayOut! Don't worry you don't have to watch them all to understand LayOut and use it: pick and choose what you want to learn. In this video, we show you how LayOut is set up

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  • How University of Guelph Professor brings expertise to landscape architect students

    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.

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  • SketchUp Essentials Guide

    SketchUp Essentials Guide

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

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  • [Skill Builder] Welcome back to Sandbox Tools7:54

    [Skill Builder] Welcome back to Sandbox Tools

    We are going to continue to learn about Sandbox tools today! In this Skill Builder, we will look at Drape and Stamp! Tune in to learn all about how you can add these tools to your landscape workflow.

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  • 10 tips for modeling large design projects

    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

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  • [Skill Builder] Welcome to Sandbox Tools11:33

    [Skill Builder] Welcome to Sandbox Tools

    In this video, we take a look at a native extension that is installed automatically when you download SketchUp: Sandbox Tools. Sandbox tools helps build out landscape and smooth-rolling patterns.

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  • Take a trip around the globe with SketchUp

    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.

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  • From new builds to renovations: creating beautiful residential landscape designs

    From new builds to renovations: creating beautiful residential landscape designs

    Running his own boutique residential landscape architecture firm, Tristan Peirce Landscape Architecture, and handles all aspects of the design to bring clients’ dreams into reality.

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  • Winning with 3D: A study of 5 Ramboll landscape architecture projects

    Winning with 3D: A study of 5 Ramboll landscape architecture projects

    Ever wondered how global firms use 3D technology to collaborate, win bids, and develop great work?

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  • [Quick Win] Rotated Axis Scenes for a CAD workflow1:00

    [Quick Win] Rotated Axis Scenes for a CAD workflow

    Have you ever used the rectangle tool to fill in areas of a CAD floorplan? If you have, then you know how easy it is. That is until you get to the part of the plan that is no longer orthogonal.

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  • How to use CAD files in your SketchUp workflow

    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?

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