Bazilevich M. E., Kazantseva D. A., Lizarkin A. R.

PECULIARITIES OF CREATING AN ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT IN THE SKETCHUP PROGRAM

This article discusses the features of using the program for designing and creating
architectural volumes in SketchUp. The relevance of the work is conditioned by the fact
that this program is accessible to use, both for students and for design organizations. It allows
capturing a wide audience of users. This article reveals the main conditions and design features
of SketchUp and great advantages over the other popular software packages for architectural
design.
SketchUp allows to make sketch design of architectural objects. This program is convenient
to use at the initial stage of design, when you need to show the total volume and idea of
the object or interior quickly and easily. You can quickly demonstrate your idea without a lot of
effort and wasting your time. In the process of work, you only need to create the total volumes
with the help of figures and lines and impose the necessary textures on them. This work is fast
in execution, just at this stage you can adjust the light sources.

Keywords: advantages, architectural design, features, SketchUp, software, архитектурное проектирование, особенности, преимущества, программное обеспечение