AD Interviews: John Bacus, Google Sketchup

During the AIA Convention 2009 we had the chance to talk to different AEC software companies, to learn how they are helping architects. We decided to keep the conversation on the same interview format we have been using, so you can hear it straight from the developers.

Our first interview was with John Bacus, Product Manager for Google Sketchup. We focused our interview on how SketchUp is helping architects by providing a cost efficient tool, both in price and time, that is also extendable via powerful plugins.

Also, we talked on how this product is being used by communities around the world to populate Google Earth with 3D models of their cities. You can see examples of these communities here and here.

Stay tuned for more interviews.

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Cite: David Basulto. "AD Interviews: John Bacus, Google Sketchup" 19 May 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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