Build confidently

Use 3D construction modeling software from SketchUp to prevent rework, coordinate more effectively, and build it right the first time.

3D Construction Software

Less iteration, more building

Nothing beats a 3D model for visualizing complex site conditions, structural connections, and building systems. Every minute you spend validating details and creating clear 3D drawings to explain them saves time and money in rework and delays. Simplify the build by thinking through and communicating your projects in 3D with SketchUp.

3D Software for Construction

Explore your project before it’s built

Prevent costly revisions by experiencing projects in mixed reality before you start construction. Use SketchUp Viewer with a smart phone, tablet, or an AR/VR device, and walk clients through 3D models at 1:1 scale. Detect clashes, help owners evaluate design options, and get sign-off before materials are ordered.

Floor Plan, Construction Modeling, & Building Software

Get good fast

Stop wasting time learning complicated computer programs. SketchUp is hands-down the most intuitive 3D drawing tool on the planet. Everyone on your team — from contractors to engineers — can learn SketchUp. If you want to be productive in no time, you’ve come to the right place.

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Design & collaborate anywhere.

  • SketchUp for Web
  • SketchUp for iPad
  • Customer support

The SketchUp you know and love… and so much more.

  • Desktop Client
  • 2D documentation
  • Model Viewing

Fast 3D modeling. Powerful building performance analysis.

  • Energy & Daylight Analysis
  • Desktop Client
  • 2D documentation

A toolkit built just for builders

Import/export with ease

SketchUp reads and writes a variety of CAD and 3D file formats, so it’s easy to progress your work in other modeling platforms.

Create constructible drawings

Draw plans, elevations, sections, build details… anything you need to start the build. The best part: when your model changes, so do your construction documents. Simple.

Answer RFIs in 3D

Keep your RFIs organized in the cloud with Trimble Connect. Upload your 3D model and make comments, assign to-dos, update statuses, and keep everything in one online space.

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3D for construction

Barton Malow heads toward its next century of success with the goal of reimagining the construction industry through innovation. Senior VDC manager relies on 3D modeling to help achieve their goals and win bids.

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