Google SketchUp for Site Design
Google SketchUp for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture 2nd Edition is a comprehensive guide to SketchUp for landscape architects and other site design professionals. Step-by-step tutorials walk readers through basic to advanced processes, with expert guidance toward best practices, customization, organization and presentation. This edition has been revised to align with the latest software updates, with detailed instruction on using the newest terrain modeling tools and the newly available extensions and plug-ins. All graphics have been updated to reflect the current SketchUp interface and menus. Includes all-new content featuring the use of new grade and terrain extensions. The book provides practical all-around coaching on using SketchUp specifically for modeling site plans and was developed around the needs of intermediate professional users and their workflows.
- Master the SketchUp basics, navigation, components and scripts
- Turn 2D sketches into 3D models with volume, color and material
- Create detailed site plans, custom furnishings, gradings and architecture
- Learn sandbox tools, organization strategies and model presentation tips.