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SketchUp 2016 for Planners: Introduction

This course introduces how planners and architects represent three-dimensional objects in two-dimensions, with step-by-step instructions for creating and using simple 3D models.

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Course Info

  • Duration 8 video lessons (44 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2016
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Getting Started (4 mins)
  • 3. Thinking in Three Dimensions (5 mins)
  • 4. Drawing in SketchUp (5 mins)
  • 5. Drawing Auto-Functions (10 mins)
  • 6. Drawing Repeated Elements (6 mins)
  • 7. Drawing More Complicated Forms (5 mins)
  • 8. Final Touches (5 mins)

Course Description

Get started using SketchUp, the popular, easy-to-learn 3D digital modeling program. This course provides an introduction to how planners and architects represent three-dimensional objects in two-dimensions, with step-by-step instructions for creating and using simple 3D models.

Learn these skills

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

AICP CM

This course is approved for .75 AICP CM credit. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for .75 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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