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SketchUp 7.1 for Architectural Visualization by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - windows and doors

Don't model these if you can help it. Have a search on Google 3D Warehouse and see what you can get. There's a plethora of windows, so you should find exactly what you need. If not, Chapter 1, Quick Start Tutorial, introduces how to model a simple window.

Once you're happy with the window components you've obtained, you need to decide how to use them in the model. This will depend on the kind of Architectural Visuals you want to produce (which you've already decided on in Chapter 2). If it's non-photo real, it doesn't really matter how you place them. Just stick the components to the wall of your building. But with photo real you will probably want to see reflection on the glass, and also to see through it into ...

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