Alexander Schreyer, director of the Building and Construction Technology program in the Department of Environmental Conservation at UMass Amherst, is the author of the recently published third edition of “Architectural Design with SketchUp: 3D Modeling, Extensions, BIM, Rendering, Making, Scripting, and Layout.” The book, which is the leading guide to SketchUp for architects, interior designers, construction professionals and many others, covers all topics students and professionals use daily, such as 3D modeling, extensions, photorealistic rendering and drawing preparation.

“I updated this book thoroughly for the latest versions of SketchUp, and it now includes more than fifty easy-to-follow tutorials,” said Schreyer.

“Architectural Design with SketchUp” guides the reader through the basics of the program and then covers many advanced workflows – including point cloud modeling, digital fabrication, and scripting – offering informative text and full-color illustrations side-by-side to clearly convey the techniques and features any reader needs to excel.

The new edition, published by John Wiley & Sons, is available now wherever books are sold, as well as in e-book format.

This story was originally published by the UMass News Office.

Announcement posted in Academics for Faculty , Staff , Prospective students , Current students , Alumni , and Public