This introductory chapter describes the book and lays out how SketchUp fits into the designer’s toolbox. You can read it for free here.
Links in this chapter:
- http://www.sketchupfordesign.com – The book companion website
- http://www.wiley.com/go/schreyer – Wiley’s companion site for Instructors and students
- http://www.sketchup.com – Trimble SketchUp’s main website
- http://sketchupdate.blogspot.com – The SketchUp blog
- http://help.sketchup.com/en – The official help documentation (UPDATED)
- http://www.alexschreyer.net/category/sketchup – Alex Schreyer’s SketchUp blog posts on his personal site
- alexschreyer and sketchupplugins – Alex Schreyer on Twitter
SketchUp models in this chapter:
(The model viewer requires a WebGL-capable browser like Chrome, Firefox or Safari)
The infrared house model - You can also download the SketchUp file.
The QR code model - You can also download the SketchUp file.
More SketchUp models are on the 3DWarehouse page.
Talk about your work:
You can talk to me or discuss general SketchUp topics with other users on this site in the following groups: