Project Manager

Resources to help you continually improve processes and coordination on your team.

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Custom Home Designers Utilize SketchUp for Brilliant Results2:48

    Custom Home Designers Utilize SketchUp for Brilliant Results

    Trilogy Partners (http://trilogybuilds.com) centers their design/build process around client centered design. Using what he calls Project Management Modeling (PMM), CEO and Owner of Trilogy Michael Ra

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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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  • 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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  • Extension Warehouse

    Extension Warehouse

    Optimize your workflow with a library of custom third-party extensions.

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  • [Season 2, Episode 1] SketchUp Talk: History and current state of BIM

    [Season 2, Episode 1] SketchUp Talk: History and current state of BIM

    Let's talk about BIM! Building Information Modeling is a big deal in the building industry and SketchUp is a big part of BIM.

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  • Trimble Connect

    Trimble Connect

    Store, view, share, and access project information from anywhere with access to unlimited cloud storage.

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  • Collaboration best practices in SketchUp6:27

    Collaboration best practices in SketchUp

    Collaborating on a model in SketchUp with several team members? We have some best practices and tips to make sure your collaboration efforts don't get lost. Follow along as Aaron illustrates workflows

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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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  • 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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  • [Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model8:38

    [Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model

    Using inspiration from Matthew Nicholl's 2018 3D Basecamp presentation, we give you a few tips on how to optimize your large SketchUp model to prevent it from being too slow while you are working on i

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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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  • [Quick Win] Using Outliner to navigate into nested groups0:52

    [Quick Win] Using Outliner to navigate into nested groups

    Trying to edit your geometry? Simplify your process by selecting your outer group, choosing Outliner, and then navigating into your nested group. Follow along as we show you how to do this in SketchUp

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  • Design at Starbucks: Brewing the right stuff

    Design at Starbucks: Brewing the right stuff

    Starbucks' approach to design and decision-making with managing director of design David Daniels.

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  • [Quick Win] Modifying geometry with the erase tool0:51

    [Quick Win] Modifying geometry with the erase tool

    Did you know you can use the Erase tool to select geometry for modification? This quick win comes in from SketchUp forum user, @MikeWayzovski. Follow along as Aaron clicks, drags, and selects the area

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  • The edge of architectural visualization at Gensler

    The edge of architectural visualization at Gensler

    Using innovative technology for workflows, training, documentation, and R&D on multiple different projects is just the start of innovation at Gensler.

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