This space highlights SketchUp projects and plugins created by green professionals.
Many people use SketchUp in the early stages of their designs, when decisions they make can have the greatest potential impact on the way their buildings perform. We wanted to create a place to showcase some of the innovative work that folks are doing with our tools. Please explore the Architecture, Solar Industry and Analysis Tools sections of this site, and if you like, tell us your story.
This green design leader relies on SketchUp to enhance her clients' experience.
The answer to the question "Can sustainable, green homes be built in mass production?" led Michelle Kaufmann to found Michelle Kaufmann Designs (MKD), a leading design/build firm that uses off-site modular technology to create contemporary eco-friendly homes. Behind every green design MKD creates is powerful, easy-to-use 3D design software: SketchUp. And, with Google SketchUp and Google Earth, Kaufmann and her team can place models into the actual building site using real-world coordinates and share them with clients using the Trimble 3D Warehouse. Read more.