Pushing the Envelope – Advanced SketchUp Use
Modeling a Complex Curved Roof
In CAD, modeling a pitched, hipped roof on a building with U-shaped wings of varying widths is, to say the least, not the easiest of tasks. But when the roof pitches are curved, the task, frankly, becomes a pain. Luckily, with the help of SketchUp, you will be able to carry out this task in a couple of minutes, thanks to the Follow Me and Intersect Selected tools.
Stage 1: Modeling the Building Base and a Roof Pitch Profile
Place the roof pitch profile at one corner of the building.
In order to make the selection off the roof pitches easier, make sure that ...