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SketchUp for Planners - Intermediate Part 2

In addition to accurately modeling projects, as demonstrated in the introductory courses, SketchUp is also useful for illustrating more abstract concepts, such as FAR, dimensional requirements and design guidelines. This course demonstrates how planners use SketchUp to illustrate requirements in zoning codes, design guidelines and form based codes.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (66 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2012
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Illustrating Floor-Area-Ratio (FAR) (7 mins)
  • 3. Illustrating Building Envelopes (13 mins)
  • 4. Illustrating Mixed-Use Projects (10 mins)
  • 5. Illustrating Design Guidelines (17 mins)
  • 6. Creating 3D Street Sections (16 mins)

Course Description

In addition to accurately modeling projects, as demonstrated in the introductory courses, SketchUp is also useful for illustrating more abstract concepts, such as FAR, dimensional requirements and design guidelines. This course demonstrates how planners use SketchUp to illustrate requirements in zoning codes, design guidelines and form based codes. Instructor Jaymes Dunsmore is a planner and urban designer who has worked on large-scale transportation, master planning and real-estate development projects for public and private clients in the United States and China.

Learn these skills

  • 3D Modeling
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Site Planning
  • Technology
  • Trimble SketchUp

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes is a planner and urban designer who recently completed a Master in City Planning and Certificate in Urban Design at MIT’s Department Studies and Planning (DUSP). Prior to coming to MIT, Jaymes worked for the City of San Leandro Community Development Department, where he helped to draft the city’s first climate action plan, and for the East Bay Regional Park District.

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