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  • 17
    May

    “TOGO” SOFA BY LIGNE ROSET

    Ligne Roset’s “TOGO” collection was originally designed in 1973 by Michel Ducaroy, a French designer who was born into a family of furniture makers and designers. He trained at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts in Lyon [and in the family business] before branching out on his own as an independent furniture designer in 1952. Somewhere around the year 1954, ...
  • 11
    May

    Pavillion proposal for Keranis Campus

    Project by: Maria Kaldi The building of the former tobacco industry “Keranis” is located in Piraeus. It is proposed to operate as a branch of the University of Piraeus in the context of adaptive reuse. Embedded in the urban fabric, this building is a large-scale structure which incorporates modern style and art deco influence while the grid on façade is ...
  • 4
    May

    Mies Van Der Rohe and SketchUp

    The German architect, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, is considered to be one of the greatest architects of the 20th century. Us, here at SketchupLab, we will try to connect the architect with SketchUp, and present to you some of his greatest projects, with the assistance of SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse. After all, it is known that you can find almost ...
  • 26
    Apr

    QUICK TUT: SPHERE

    Today we begin our new series of “QUICK TUTS”. We start with a simple tutorial on how to make a sphere in three simple steps. Watch the video below from our YouTube channel and find out how to make it with using the Follow Me tool!              
  • 25
    Feb

    SHAPESPARK | REAL-TIME VISUALIZATIONS WITH SKETCHUP

    Today, I want to introduce you a new software for real-time rendering, called Shapespark. This is a very handy program that works very well with Sketchup, giving us great 3D images and more. With Shapespark we can browse through the room and see the whole design as if we are in the room, we also have the ability to upload ...
  • 15
    Dec

    OLIVE OIL HOUSE

    Project by : Marilena Pomoni The olive mill – Giatra’s family residence– which has been the subject of this particular research, is located at the village of Agalas on Zakynthos. It is a semi-mountainous village, with a great olive oil production tradition, since the area of Riza, where it is located, is well-known for its olive groves and its soil ...
  • 10
    Dec

    STUDENT UNITS – ADVANCED MODELING IN SKETCHUP

    Project by : Spiros Koulias I designed this project when I was still studying in College, and it is one of my favorite projects, that I have done in SketchUp because it was the first time I experimented with the design of an organic form. I wanted to create an exterior shell that would cover every side of the building, ...
  • 1
    Dec

    GAZI FOOD MARKET

    Project by : Vaggelis Kanelis The target of this project is to study a certain area by taking into consideration its’ urban planning. In this occasion the area of Gazi is the one being studied, and how the entire capital’s planning, affected the urban planning of the specific area, but also how the area’s planning, played a significant role in ...
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