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How to Import a Map with Google Earth Terrain into Sketchup

Debamoy Ghosh

To start with, this is the video that take you to the subject.

The process of importing Google earth parcel and/or map into sketchup is pretty seamless (probably as a result of once Google initial non-heritable sketchup they were hoping to use it to populate the 3d buildings in Google earth). Thus let’s get right thereto.

Once you usually understand wherever your website location is sketchup, strike the file tab and roll right down to Geo-location>Add Location... from here you'll be able to search as you'd in Google maps for your web site. As an example if you needed to look for a web site in urban center, you may sort in urban center, PA to start out panning around to search out what you’re probing for. You’ll be able to additionally enter a selected address if you've got that still.

How to Import a Map with Google Earth Terrain into Sketchup

Once you’ve found your web site, you would like to determine if you would like a lot of discourse (broader) data on your web site or a lot of careful data.

Broader data is that the thanks to go if you don’t set up on modeling the positioning, or you’re in an exceedingly rural setting with not abundant around to be too involved concerning.

More careful data is useful for the opposite; if you intend on modeling the positioning and/or it’s in an exceedingly dense urban context.

Once you’ve selected what quite data you would like, you’ll savvy to line your zoom. A close-up zoom is what you ought to use to urge a lot of careful data and a zoomed-out read is what you ought to use to urge broad data.

Use the pins to vary the realm you’d wish to import to your model. Hit grab once you’re happy by your choice to import into your modeling area.

How to Import a Map with Google Earth Terrain into Sketchup

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