Google SketchUp for Site Design
illustrates a holisticapproach to SketchUp: how it works and more importantly, what to dowith it.
Filled with tutorials from front to back, the book focuses onthe start and completion of projects that include rich detail andexpression. Each part and chapter of the book builds on theprevious chapters and tutorial.
You will learn how to approach modeling site plans, buildingsand site elements: from modeling each of these exterior environmentelements to piecing them together to generate a singular andexpressive model.
The book culminates with tutorials demonstrating effective andsimple ways to include grades and terrain using the Sandbox toolsand how best to integrate the entire approach with AutoCAD andSketchUp.
Also included are links to supplemental on-line resources suchas YouTube tutorials and free tutorial and example models from 3DWarehouse.
The book is useful for all SketchUp proficiency levels includingbeginners, hobbyists, and professionals.