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Architectural Design with SketchUp: Component-Based Modeling, Plugins, Rendering, and Scripting

Book Description

The one-stop guide to SketchUp for architects, designers, and builders

SketchUp is the tool of choice for architects, interior designers, and construction professionals. Though the basics are simple to understand, getting the most out of it requires deeper instruction and guidance. Architectural Design with Google SketchUp uses easy-to-understand tutorials to describe both common and advanced process, illustrated throughout with full-color renderings.

  • Handy sidebars throughout the book cover fundamentals and background information

  • End-of-chapter exercises help readers master new skills and techniques

  • A robust companion website includes helpful videos, sample files, and plug-ins