Thursday, April 28, 2011

Using the Architecture Template

Floor plan for a 30 x 52 main floor with a sunroom. Second bath becomes a full bathroom and more accessible from the second bedroom/study. All with dimensions and text.

Monday, April 25, 2011

3D in the Making

The walls are not all up yet, and I have to learn how to put a roof on. Lots more to do, but it's moving along nicely. This version has a wider side and the extra 3 feet seem to make a big difference inside.
These dimensions are 53' x 30' without the sunroom.

I found Parallel Projection in SketchUp!

It's the little things that make it all easier. I found out how to make a 2D floor plan by using Camera View in the 'Top' mode, and today I learned about using 'Parallel Projection' to keep it from becoming a 3D view when I don't want 3D. Here's the result:

Friday, April 22, 2011

Floor Plan 2D Under Construction

Kind of a redundant title, it's ALL under construction!
Here's my first attempt at creating a 2D floor plan for our cottage to be in Manomet, MA.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Playing with Google's Sketchup 8

The latest version of my sketchup design, started learning how to use it yesterday. You can kinda see what it's going to look like, just need to look past the many flaws :-)