How To Create A Site Model In SketchUp

Loft Conversions

Following on from the site analysis videos, this tutorial shows you how to model a site in SketchUp using the help of Google Earth.

In this video we look at: –

Adding a location to your site model

– Using google earth to import 3d models of surrounding building context

– Duplicating components and setting up new layers

– Creating two different visual options

– photo texture and white models

– Amending the colours of the surrounding buildings

– Adding roads to the site plan

– Using the shadows tool to show sun paths 

My favourite Tools and Resources

I have curated a list of some of the tools and resources I would strongly recommend for anyone studying or working in Architecture.