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Rapid Photomodelling in SketchUp

By July 7, 2007 No Comments

We remember the days when to build a photorealistic model of a building you had to have a MSc in photogrammetry and a good understanding of camera constraints.

Now using Google SketchUp you can model a building in under three minutes as the movie upload by CoffeeStained illustrates:

The photograph chosen is a good indication of the angle you should be looking for to import into SketchUp – with modelling taking approximately 5 minutes if you then Follow our Tutorial you can have your model in Oblivion in under 30 minutes…


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.