Google SketchUp is the perfect software to start with.
It is very user-friendly, it gives you the ability to explore your own concepts, and it is presented in a way that is easy to understand.
There Are 5 Lessons
Lesson 1: Tools
Learn how to navigate around Google SketchUp with the various shape tools, movement options, and shortcuts buttons.
Lesson 3: Interiors
Learn how to make simple objects that can be used to give your model more of a visual interior space.
Lesson 5: Creating A Full Model
Create a full model of a house starting with the floor plans and extracting all of the surfaces into 3D elements.
Lesson 2: Common Dimensions
Learn how to make the key components that are used to design a house like doors, windows, and walls.
Lesson 4: Designing A Room
Put the previous lessons into action by designing a room that is built from the floor all the way to the roof.
What You Will Need
You should have access to a computer that has atleast 4GB of RAM, and atleast 1GB of free storage
A Computer Mouse
Having a computer mouse will save you time when completing your projects. It allows you to maneuver around your project in a manner that a touch pad simply can’t.
A Second Screen
Having a second screen is helpful to fully engage in the course work while following along with the instructor.
A Desire To Learn and Embrace Architecture
Learning architecture software should be a fun experience. You get to explore something that has endless possibilities!
Download the full course syllabus here
Let’s make something together.