Saturday , 29 July 2017

Site model in Sketchup from CAD

Following on from the how to model a site in SketchUp using the help of Google Earth video, this tutorial shows you how to use a cad drawing as the starting point for your 3d model.

In this video we look at:

– Setting up your cad drawing for exporting to sketchup.

– Writing cad blocks for import to sketchup.

– Importing your cad layers into sketchup.

– Working up your cad plan into 3D.

– Using components to populate your site.

– Adding roads to the site plan.

– Using google sketchup warehouse to add content to your model.

Check Also

Attaching and Exporting Object Data in AutoCAD

This week we have another really interesting guest post that looks at aspects of AutoCAD …

2 comments

  1. What about the topography 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *