Introducing SketchUp PreDesign

Looking for simple ways to access helpful climate insights? Do you want to better understand how the environment affects your projects? Well, the future is here, and its forecast is bright and sunny. Using your site location and building…

A new look for SketchUp

With the launch of 2021, you can't help but notice that this update is more than skin deep. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s to not cut our own hair - leave it to the professionals. That’s why when it was time to give…

SketchUp 2021 is here!

SketchUp 2021: Building a Foundation for Success Have an active subscription (or still in your last classic M&S period)? Download SketchUp 2021 now! This unprecedented year has changed the way we live and work. Like many of you around…

SketchUp Australia YouTube Channel

Have you seen our new YouTube Channel? SketchUp Australia YouTube Channel We're working hard to build an Australian channel for Australian users. Please support us by subscribing. Happy SketchUpping! Already have an active subscription…

Massive update for SketchUp 2020: It’s time to throw away your other 2D drawing software

With SketchUp moving to subscription only, we are living up to the promise of delivering continuous updates (rather than just a couple of changes once per year. Boo!). And this update is huge - especially for Layout (2D drawings)!! Already…

Connecting Nearmap high-res imagery to SketchUp!

Awesome update alert! Drum roll please... We are excited to announce high-res imagery in SketchUp's Add Location tool - provided by Nearmap! In addition to our base imagery offering, we are thrilled to offer SketchUp users clearer,…

Bringing Landscapes to life: The TPLA way

Built by Webb & Brown-Neaves. Photo by D-MAX Photography Tristan Peirce Landscape Architecture, with sole operator Tristan Peirce is quite possibly a name you have heard of if you live in the Western Suburbs of Perth.  TPLA, a boutique…

3D content: How to get the most from 3D Warehouse manufacturers

No matter what industry you’re in, efficiency is key to meeting tight timelines and keeping your project on track. When designing a space in 3D (think: interior floor plan, kitchen remodel, entire commercial building), architects…

Builders: Changing the way you build with Trimble layout technology

In October 2019, we wrote an article on the same topic about an Australian example, with Daniel Perrem, owner and operator of Daniel Perrem Building and Drafting based on the NSW South Coast. Haven't read this article? Read the Australian spotlight. In…

SketchUp to become 100% subscription

Today, Trimble announced a big change to how customers will be able to purchase SketchUp products. As of November 4, 2020, SketchUp will no longer sell Classic Perpetual Licenses and Maintenance & Support renewal plans. SketchUp…
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