Model correction plugin or tool


Well, here I am, I am an architecture student. My projects are often if not always located in the region of Brussels (Belgium). There is a website that allows us to get 3D data of the city in sketchup format.

The only problem is that most of the buildings are made of a multitude of non-perfect faces that are not coplanar when they should be. So I’m looking for a plugin that would allow me to correct the faces of my model, to correct the non coplanar lines and make the model simpler.

You will find attached an example of a building with this problem.

Sketchup model error.skp (31.2 KB)

I’m looking to correct this kind of problem to work faster because it’s impossible to correct manually 10 000 buildings.

I hope I have made myself clear.

Thanks in advance for all your answers!

Great question. If you are just looking to merge coplanar faces, Cleanup3 is just what you are looking for. Here is a link: Extension | SketchUp Extension Warehouse

Be warned! Doing that many buildings will take time and extensions are not always perfect. I recommend doing the model in smaller segments and frequently saving your work. Additionally, using the merge face command will only merge coplanar faces. if they are even a fraction of a mm off, they will not merge and will have to be fixed by hand or with another extension like artisan.

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