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Best SketchUp Plugins - Ruby Scripts

SketchUp is a useful program as it is, able to be used to visualize any project. However, the ability to expand SketchUp with Ruby script plugins will increase the power of the program and allow you to produce professional renderings in less time and create more accurate models.
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Importing AutoCAD Civil Topography DWGs into SketchUp Pro Tutorial

In a professional architecture scenario, many times a civil engineer will submit site drawings that will contain accurate site contour information. Wouldn't it be helpful to be able to use these pre-made topography maps for your site work within your SketchUP model?
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Best computer for BIM and 3D Rendering

I was recently tasked with upgrading the Computer’s in my office for our upcoming software switch to Revit 2012 and 3D Studio Max. Through my extensive research process, I learned a few tricks, different methods of building the computer as well as the difference in hardware to produce the best renderings.
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Book Review - SketchUp 8 for Dummies

This is an essential book for anyone just starting out in SkechUp. When I first began using SketchUp, this was my go-to guide for any techniques that I was looking to use. This book will take you through basic to intermediate techniques in SketchUp giving you a solid foundation in modeling concepts.
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SketchUp Basics Tutorial Part 1 to 3 – A Tutorial Primer for those new to SketchUp

In multi-part tutorial I will show you the basics of SketchUp to get you started on your own design. Whether it be professional, educational or just for your own fun. In these tutorials we will go through the User interface and create our first basic model
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Welcome to SketchUpTutorials.net, Your source for the best SketchUp Tutorials on the internet.  As an Architectural Designer, working on large office buildings to small residences, SketchUp has become an indispensable tool in client presentations, concept visualizations and rendering images.  The ease of use and speed at which a design can be visualized is unsurpassed by any other program.  Through my years of professional work, I have searched the web for all my SketchUp questions and have come across many superb SketchUp Tutorials that you will find here in one easy resource as well as our own tutorials that offer more than any others.  Enjoy!

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January 22, 2012 Posted by Jason in Blog

Best computer for BIM and 3D Rendering

I was recently tasked with upgrading the Computer’s in my office for our upcoming software switch to Revit 2012 and 3D Studio Max. Through my extensive research process, I learned a few tricks, different methods of building the computer as well as the difference in hardware to produce the best renderings.

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SketchUp Basics Tutorial Part 3 – A Tutorial Primer for those new to SketchUp

In this tutorial we will work through the basic tools in SketchUp while finishing your first small building. We will use the Line, Push/Pull (extrude), Measure and Paint tools. As well as finish your first model.

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SketchUp Glossary: Groups Versus Components

What is the difference between Groups and Components? This is a common question brought up by first time SketchUp users, The next question is usually when to use which.

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SketchUp Basics Tutorial Part 2 - Creating Your First Building

In this tutorial we will work through the basic tools in SketchUp while creating your first small building. We will use the Rectangle, Push/Pull (extrude), Measure, offset and eraser tools. As well as discuss the difference between Components and Groups.

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SketchUp Basics Tutorial Part 1 – A Tutorial Primer for those new to SketchUp

In this multi-part tutorial I will show you the basics of SketchUp to get you started on your own design. Whether it be professional, educational or just for your own fun. In this tutorial we will go through the User interface and shortcut keys for SketchUps commands.

Read more