9 Steps to Build Basic SketchUp Model From AutoCAD File

Sequence of steps to build SketchUp from AutoCAD file

9 bước dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

The ground floor plan and elevation are arranged suitable for modeling

1. BUILD THE FOUNDATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION THEN MAKE GROUP OR MAKE COMPONENT

9 bước dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Make Component ( G ) for foundation of construction

2. USE LINE AND RECTANGLE TO COVER THE WALL, COLUMNS

9 bước dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Cover the walls and columns

3. MODEL THE WALLS, COLUMNS TO THE LEVELS OF THE 1st FLOOR WITH PUSH/PULL COMMAND

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Model walls, columns

Note: In case the wall positions are not similar in color (white, gray), it’s gray where the faces are overturned.

To flip the gray sides. Right click on the white face and select Orient Faces. All gray faces attached to this white face will be fixed to white.

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Using the Orient Faces feature

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Wall after using the command Orient Faces

4. AFTER THE WALL COLOR IS IDENTICAL, MAKE COMPONENT THE FOLLOWING WALL

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Make Component Wall of ground floor

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Build the door and facade of the ground floor then Make Component

5. MOVING THE PLAN OF THE 2nd FLOOR TO THE POSITION TO BE SUITABLE WITH THE ELEVATION

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

AutoCAD Second floor plan

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Building 2nd floor

6. THEN MODELING THE WALL AND DETAILS OF THE REST OF THE FLOORS

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Model items in the facade of 2nd, 3rd floor

7. MODELING THE ROOF AND ASSIGN TILES

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Complete construction of the roof of the building 

8. COLORS AND MATERIAL TO WALLS, COLUMNS, DOORS .. TO COMPLETE OVERALL BUILDING

9.THEN DOWNLOAD THE SCENE FILE AVAILABLE ON THE 3D WAREHOUSE LIBRARY AS YOU WANT TO COMPLETE THE LANDSCAPE

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD

Build a landscape or refer from 3D Warehouse

Dựng hình SketchUp từ file AutoCAD