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Google SketchUp for Site Design by
Call Number: SB475.9.D37 T35 2009
Publication Date: 2009-08-24
<b>Google SketchUp for Site Design</b> illustrates a holistic approach to SketchUp: how it works and more importantly, what to do with it. <p>Filled with tutorials from front to back, the book focuses on the start and completion of projects that include rich detail and expression. Each part and chapter of the book builds on the previous chapters and tutorial.</p> <p>You will learn how to approach modeling site plans, buildings and site elements: from modeling each of these exterior environment elements to piecing them together to generate a singular and expressive model.</p> <p>The book culminates with tutorials demonstrating effective and simple ways to include grades and terrain using the Sandbox tools and how best to integrate the entire approach with AutoCAD and SketchUp.</p> <p>Also included are links to supplemental on-line resources such as YouTube tutorials and free tutorial and example models from 3D Warehouse.</p> <p>The book is useful for all SketchUp proficiency levels including beginners, hobbyists, and professionals.</p>
SketchUp ® is a great way to create 3D interactive landscapes. You can create buildings, objects, fantasy worlds - anything you can imagine effortlessly. You can also download and adapt 3D objects created by others. SketchUp also has functionality to create walking-tour video to create a tour of your creation as a standard YouTube video.
Why Use SketchUp?
- Quick and easy to build models
- Photorealistic Rendering
- 3D warehouse – Can Find 3D models of everything
- Vast Range of extensions
- Import / Export models – Compatible to all the major software platform
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