The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture

The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture

Michael Brightman
星期一, 四月 1, 2013


If you want to go beyond the basics and start using SketchUp 3D modeling software in all phases of your design, The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture is the perfect place to start. From preliminary schematics to construction documentation and everything in between, the book sketches out a workflow that is flexible enough to use from start to finish. You'll discover helpful techniques, smart tips, and best practices that will make your design process easier, as well as helping you easily export your models into BIM programs.
The book includes in-depth coverage of the lightly-documented LayOut toolset and video tutorials on more advanced methods.
Goes beyond the basics into intermediate and advanced techniques for architects, designers, and engineers who want to use SketchUp in all stages of design
Guides you from basic schematics through design development to construction documentation
Includes best practices for organizing projects and workflows and helpful tips
Provides special coverage of the LayOut toolset, an often-underused component of SketchUp Pro
The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture is a valuable addition to your design toolkit.


PART I: Starting the Flow
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Building Information Modeling
Chapter 3: Project Management
PART II : SketchUp
Chapter 4: SketchUp Basics
Chapter 5: The Professional’s SketchUp Template
Chapter 6: The Professional’s SketchUp Environment
Chapter 7: SketchUp Collections
Chapter 8: Ruby Scripts
Chapter 9: Introduction to LayOut
Chapter 10: The LayOut Interface
Chapter 11: The Professional’s LayOut Environment
Chapter 12: LayOut Tools
Chapter 13: LayOut Collections
Chapter 14: Inserting Content
Part IV: The Architectural Design Process
Chapter 15: Site Analysis: Digital Site Survey
Chapter 16: Site Analysis: Building Context
Chapter 17: Site Analysis: Documenting an Existing Building
Chapter 18: Schematic Design
Chapter 19: Design Development Rendering
Chapter 20: Construction Documents