From the Back Cover
Build your house in 3D, do some remodeling, and share it in Google Earth
Developed with architects and other design gurus in mind, Google SketchUp is the fast, easy way to build 3D models of anything you want — buildings, furniture, or your own unique creations. Best of all, it's free! You don't have to know anything about 3D to use this handy guide — just download SketchUp, fire it up, and you'll be modeling in no time.
- Create models from photos
Master the interface and 3D tools
Animate a walkthrough of your model
Arrange furniture and decorate your space
Try out landscape designs