From planters to parks, we got your landscape architecture workflow covered every step of the way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 Essentials Guide
Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.
[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
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
[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
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.
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.
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?
[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.
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?
[Skill Builder] Add water to your landscape
Turn your landscape drawings up a notch by adding water throughout. In this SketchUp Skill Builder, we show you how to add bodies of water to your landscape designs.
Top Tips for Landscape Architecture
Landscape architect and SketchUp expert Daniel Tal highlights some top tips to help streamline your landscape architecture workflow in SketchUp. With years of experience, he will guide you on best pra
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[Quick Win] Using Smoove and pre-select to create ridges and valleys
Did you know you can create ridges and valleys that are not in a circular section? Watch as we use pre-select geometry to make these shapes with the Smoove tool.
[Skill Builder] Detailing water in your landscape design
Follow along as we show you how to make your water look more realistic with the addition of depth, varying colors, and edge contouring.
[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