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22 - ADV - Architectural Design and Visualization

ADV 110 - SketchUp

Code Start Date Duration Venue
ADV 110 09 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
ADV 110 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This SketchUp course provides beginners with a comprehensive introduction to the SketchUp software, giving delegates all of the skills needed to produce high quality 3D models.

Hands-on exercises are used to create 3D models and visualisations and to provide candidates with thorough understanding of the principal SketchUp drawing commands and techniques. These techniques can be applied across a broad spectrum of industries.

Who Should Attend?

  • Newcomers to SketchUp.
  • Users with a small amount of SketchUp experience.
  • Users who have previously used a different CAD tool and are looking to migrate to SketchUp.

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Starting SketchUp
  • Navigating SketchUp
  • Choosing a Template
  • Importing a Floor Plan 
  • Seeing the Image File More Clearly
  • Scaling a Floor Plan 
  • X-Ray Mode and Parallel Projection
  • Creating a Grid of Guidelines 
  • Exterior Shell 
  • Offset for Wall Thickness 
  • Drawing Interior Walls
  • Organizing Your Model
  • Space Planning
  • Presentation


Day 2

  • Moving from 2D to 3D
  • Let's Model! Building Structure
  • Kitchen Modeling
  • 3D Warehouse
  • Adding Textures
  • Finishing Up Your Model

Day 3

  • Elevation drawings
  • Detail drawings
  • Plan View
  • 3D interior views
  • Send to LayOut
  • LayOut scrapbook

Day 4

  • Installing Podium
  • Lighting
  • Helpful settings
  • Preset overview
  • Podium's library of models and materials
  • Common Problems

Day 5

  • Export & SketchUp Output
  • Export images from SketchUp
  • Export to Layout
  • Scenes, Scale, and Dimensions
  • Views, Cameras, and Scenes
  • Walkthroughs
  • Section Tool
  • Export Image from SketchUp
  • Export Image from Layout