Google Sketchup

Kind of like Minecraft except professionals use it...

Google Sketchup is an app that allows one to plan and design different objects. For the upcoming project you will need to know how to use Sketchup to implement a design of your own house. 

Here are some tutorials to get you started:

Sketchup walk through tutorial

How to use hotkeys in Sketchup

Floor Plan

Your job will be to do the following:

  • Draw a floor plan of an existing place (ex. our school, house, dream house, or from the internet)
  • Model the drawn floor plan in google sketchup
  • Create a 3D model of that floor plan, with walls and doors, and furniture

Floor plan Tutorial