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  • A(nother) SketchUp 2020 update

    A(nother) SketchUp 2020 update

    After introducing SketchUp 2020 in January and sharpening it in April, we’re pleased to announce an August update as well. This go-around, we’ve narrowed in on a few long-standing requests....

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  • Make your design process better with real-time visualization

    Make your design process better with real-time visualization

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  • Top tips for workflow collaboration

    Top tips for workflow collaboration

    Working within a team is a great way to foster innovation and creativity. However, it doesn’t come without challenges. We took a dive into customer workflows and pulled together our top tips for...

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  • Introducing Nearmap: Add some fresh, high-res details to your 3D designs

    Introducing Nearmap: Add some fresh, high-res details to your 3D designs

    Is the base imagery in Add Location not quite what you're looking for? 🥁 Drum roll please...we are excited to announce high-res imagery in Add Location (provided by Nearmap)!  In addition to...

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  • From 2D to 3D in warehouse design: a custom workflow

    From 2D to 3D in warehouse design: a custom workflow

    Warehouse or logistic designers want to optimize planning operations to effectively deliver efficient, well-designed spaces, without concern for rework or waste. Manufacturers and suppliers also...

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  • 3D Modeling with Point Cloud Data with Kyle Deuschle

    3D Modeling with Point Cloud Data with Kyle Deuschle

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  • Early-Stage & Urban Design with Dr. Jernej Vidmar

    Early-Stage & Urban Design with Dr. Jernej Vidmar

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  • Kitchen and Bath Design with Tammy Cody

    Kitchen and Bath Design with Tammy Cody

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  • SketchUp and Twinmotion: Real-time immersive 3D Arch Viz

    SketchUp and Twinmotion: Real-time immersive 3D Arch Viz

    August 6, 2020, at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM BST | Europe 

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  • How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    How to create successful construction bids using 3D modeling

    Frostburg State University Education & Health Science Center construction sequence created from a Barton Malow SketchUp model.  Executing fast-paced construction projects requires expertise,...

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  • Applying agile to building design

    Applying agile to building design

    Explore applying agile methodologies to projects in the built environment.                   Sample Kanban board with design work broken into tasks. Over the past year, as someone who switc

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  • 10 tips for modeling large design projects

    10 tips for modeling large design projects

                  Project image courtesy of DRMA Ever wondered how design professionals manage to create gorgeous but more importantly functional models? (Ones that don’t take an age to load...

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  • Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Best ways to present your design projects to clients — Part 2

    Now that you’ve learned how to create winning interior designs, it’s time to learn how to present them to clients.. and blow them away! Psst... if you didn’t catch part 1, check it out...

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  • From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    From design brief to winning pitch with SketchUp — Part 1

    Pitching for a new project is one of the most parts of the design process. Creativity needs to flow but deadlines are around the corner. You want to get ideas out of your head quickly and turn...

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  • 3D for construction: delivering quality & efficiency with Barton Malow

    3D for construction: delivering quality & efficiency with Barton Malow

    We chat with Alan Todd (AIA, LEED BD+C), Senior Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Manager at Barton Malow Company, which is consistently ranked among the top construction firms in the...

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  • Designing an Architecture Career: The Nuts & Bolts

    Designing an Architecture Career: The Nuts & Bolts

    For architects, getting your degree simply marks the beginning of a difficult journey of achieving the career and title of Architect. But many have crossed this path to come out better designers...

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  • Pushing The Boundary with architectural visualization

    Pushing The Boundary with architectural visualization

      We sat down with Henry Goss from The Boundary to discuss how he incorporates architectural fundamentals into his elaborate, detailed illustrations. Goss has taken his architectural...

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  • Nine Workflow Tips from Classical Architectural Modelers

    Nine Workflow Tips from Classical Architectural Modelers

    Holygon is a Swedish company that specializes in creating historically-accurate digital models for visual and 3D printing applications. At 3D Basecamp 2018, Founders Anders Lyhagen and...

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  • The Constructible Model with M Moser Associates

    The Constructible Model with M Moser Associates

    We spoke to Jason Li, Associate and Charles Corley, Director of Organisational Development at M Moser Associates about how virtual design and construction complements an integrated project...

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  • Thinking outside the box with Cube Cities

    Thinking outside the box with Cube Cities

    Greg Angevine spent the last several years surveying some of the largest and most intricately detailed cities across the globe. As founder of Cube Cities, Greg (with the help of his team) has...

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