From the Book

This introductory chapter of Architectural Design with SketchUp describes the book’s content and lays out how SketchUp fits into the designer’s toolbox. It also provides some general information about SketchUp.

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Curious about next steps?

Check out my tutorials on this site in the SketchUp Basics category

SketchUp Models In This Chapter

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Next Steps

  • Check out the News Blog to keep up with SketchUp news.
  • Chapter 2 covers SketchUp 3D modeling basics, work organization and introduces you to resources such as community websites and discussion forums.

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