3-d model site plan created in sketchup

SketchUp 2016 for Planners: Site Planning

This course introduces intermediate SketchUp skills, like the program's geolocation functions, and demonstrates how to create more complex models of planned projects or developments.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (39 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2016
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Geolocation (4 mins)
  • 3. Modeling Terrain (8 mins)
  • 4. Creating Massing Models (5 mins)
  • 5. Site Analysis (7 mins)
  • 6. Viewing Your Model (6 mins)
  • 7. Animation (5 mins)

Course Description

Expand your SketchUp skills and learn how to model a project site, build a massing model, and create simple 3D visualizations of planning projects. Building on "SketchUp 2016 for Planners: Introduction," this course introduces intermediate SketchUp skills, like the program's geolocation functions, and demonstrates how to create more complex models of planned projects or developments. Additionally, this course illustrates how to create and export video walk-throughs of SketchUp models.

Learn these skills

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

AICP CM

This course is approved for .5 AICP CM credit.

CNU-A

This course is approved for .5 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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