Green Design Using SketchUp

Apparently today is blog action day. I didn’t know that myself… Oh, well… The official SketchUp blog just published an environmental design feature with examples of green building design using SketchUp. It is always good to learn from how others are using a design tool like SketchUp – particularly in a commercial environment.

Rendering SketchUp models with Kerkythea

Quickly creating 3D-models and doing sketchy renderings is clearly the strength of SketchUp. Most of its┬ámodeling feature set is even available in the free version and with downloadable Extensions, anything is possible. One feature that is missing in SketchUp, though, is photo-realistic rendering. But don’t let that stop you…

Ah, there it is: SketchUp 6

It is here! After a bit of a wait, Google (formerly @Last software) released SketchUp 6 – again in a free-for-all and a professional version. Here is the official announcement. Upgrades (at least for US customers) are free and there’s a nifty wizard to accomplish a smooth upgrade. Sketchy view in SketchUp 6 using one […] Read more..

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