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SketchUp 2014 for Architectural Visualization Second Edition by Robin de Jongh, Thomas Bleicher

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Modeling the window

The scene doesn't look realistic with just a hole in the wall. Let's make a window using SketchUp's Push/Pull tool. It will help if you hide the wall and ceiling now. This will allow you to view the room more easily as you progress with the tutorial. You will reinstate them later when they are needed again.

  1. Zoom and rotate out to a bird's eye view of the room.
  2. Select the wall face to the left of the window and the ceiling.
  3. Right-click on one of them and select Hide from the context menu, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Modeling the window

To create a window reveal efficiently, we have to be a bit creative with the tools that SketchUp offers:

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