MSP 002: Interview with Alexander Schreyer


In the 2nd episode of the MasterSketchup podcast, I’ll be interviewing Alexander Schreyer, best selling author of the book Architectural Design with Sketchup. I had the chance to meet up with Alex at the 2012 3D Basecamp conference, and I’m honored to have him on as the first guest to the MasterSketchup podcast.

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In this Episode

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Alex is a CAD/BIM expert, and a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts. I wanted to talk with him about his new book and how Sketchup fits into the architecture and construction industry.

He is also an experienced Ruby programmer. He tells us how you can use Ruby in Sketchup to create simple scripts to design things otherwise impossible if attempted to do manually.

Aidan Chopra from Sketchup recently posted a review of Alex’s book on the Official Sketchup Blog.

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • BIM Modeling
  • Sketchup in Architecture and Construction
  • Ruby Programming for design
  • Best Selling Book Architectural Design with Sketchup, Component-based modeling, plugins, rendering, and scripting.
  • Alex’s best tips for beginners with Sketchup.

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About Matt Donley

Sketchup user since 2007, I launched MasterSketchup as a way to help other people learn this fun program. My goal is to create easy to follow tutorials that help make 3D modeling more accessible to anyone interested in learning. You'll find many of my videos and tutorials featured on the official Sketchup Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ pages.


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4 Responses to MSP 002: Interview with Alexander Schreyer

  1. Ed King says:

    Mat, I love the site and your podcast !

  2. DiEdra (DiDi) says:

    Hey Matt!
    This podcast was awesome.
    Very helpful & generous.
    Went straight to Alex’s website to see the goodies he offers.
    Thanks, Matt. You rock!

  3. Duane Kemp says:

    Looking forward to seeing how the “little snippets” of lines produces something cool! Thanks for the post. You were well prepared and greatly allowed Alexander the room to communicate and express himself. Bravo.

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