Category Archives: SketchUp Handbook

Meet the new SketchUp Studio for Universities

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Built for universities, SketchUp Studio for Higher Education has made some serious strides in providing a design program creative enough for students, and robust enough for administrators and teachers. This year is no different with some A+ changes to the account management portal, convenient tiered pricing, and wider access to SketchUp’s core suite of products.  Just like […]

Enhanced account management from SketchUp

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SketchUp is famed for its accessibility, user-friendly interface, and its ability to make complex design work simpler. We recognize that for professional users to correctly access the tools they need, there’s a group of (super)humans managing the deployment and administration of their software. The latest updates to the Trimble Account management portal are a major game-changer in […]

How to get the most from 3D Warehouse manufacturers

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No matter what industry you’re in, efficiency is key to meeting tight timelines and keeping your project on track. When designing a space in 3D (think: interior floor plan, kitchen remodel, entire commercial building), architects and designers need models of actual products to use in their projects, and nobody has the time to accurately model each piece of […]

7 tips for remote collaboration

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How to access Trimble Connect from SketchUp? If you have an active SketchUp subscription, Trimble Connect is already available to you. Simply launch SketchUp Pro, and click on File > Trimble Connect to launch the cloud toolbox.  As the world navigates the global pandemic, our team has made the product available to anyone who wants […]

Top 11 SketchUp Extensions to improve your work performance

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SketchUp is pretty robust straight out of the box. It is even more powerful because users can supercharge its capabilities by customizing it with extensions to suit their unique workflow. Based on a conversation with Anders Hus Folkedal, who’s work at Ramboll we’ve featured on the blog, we’ve shortlisted ten key extensions any 3D enthusiast can add […]

9 Steps to Build Basic SketchUp Model From AutoCAD File

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Sequence of steps to build SketchUp from AutoCAD file 1. BUILD THE FOUNDATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION THEN MAKE GROUP OR MAKE COMPONENT 2. USE LINE AND RECTANGLE TO COVER THE WALL, COLUMNS 3. MODEL THE WALLS, COLUMNS TO THE LEVELS OF THE 1st FLOOR WITH PUSH/PULL COMMAND Note: In case the wall positions are not […]

How to fix common errors in SketchUp and V-Ray?

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The following article will cover a few of common errors whilst using SketchUp and V-Ray coupled with their solutions. How to fix? Turn on the update function of Windows after installing and then proceed to the SketchUp installer. In case that you are installing SketchUp and receive the above message, just press Accept and Install, […]

5 Useful Extensions in SketchUp

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A free extension with professional versions 1001 bit Tools is a series of tools simplifying drawing structural geometry in 3D models. If you are planning to paint a wall, railing or fence, you should try Profile Builder. It allows you to assemble arrays of geometry, mirrored along user-defined path. Not everyone frames their models, but […]

SketchUp Skill: Control Shading in Interior Space

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Is turning off shadows in SketchUp a necessity? If you use SketchUp to model interior spaces, you will have to set up shading adjustments for each scene you create, right? With SketchUp you can easily do this. Follow these steps to start setting up the shadow parameters: Go to Window -> Shadows menu to open […]

Tips for SketchUp Artist

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Source: unrealarchviz.com (Mr. Hoang Ngoc Duy  – Darchviz Studio) Architectural Visualization is the most important skill for all of the architects if they want to do well in the work they love. During my college years, I was confused between tons of software advised by seniors, which are 3ds Max, Revit, ArchiCad, … with diverse […]