Others like Nick Sonder?

Hi All, when I try to show people the workflow of sketchup to layout, I find that Nick Sonder is the only one out there who has any content that shows this properly. Are there any other Nick Sonder’s out there? If so, would love some shared links!

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https://condoctools.com

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I only know Nick Sonder, I don’t think so
that someone showed something better.

He inspired us to draw a lot more in 3D.
In architecture and interior design.

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Michael Brightman?

Michael Brightman does ConDoc Tools that Mike mentions.

You don’t have to use ConDoc Tools - Michael Brightman’s book The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture explains his workflow very well and I have been able to incorporate much of his ideas into my workflow ( as well as Nick’s workflow )

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I don’t think you will find Nick Sonder clones. What you will find are people who have incorporated a lot of his ideas and methods into their own workflows.

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Aww shucks!

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I’ve seen a lot of different people recently use Layout quite effectively to produce construction documents. I know there are also a lot of complaints about the speed and stability of Layout from some quarters but with a little patience I think you can create some very nice looking construction documents with Layout.

Sadly there is no realtime API for Layout yet, so automation is not really possible at this time but even so there is quite a bit you can do with Layout.

I often get questions from users of my plugins on how best to create their construction documents after creating their model(s) with my plugins. I don’t have any one specific way or advice to give them since the methods used to create construction documents in Layout is as varied as the number of users. I think Sonder and Brightman certainly show how to do this successfully as well as quite a few others.

A lot of that work you don’t often see publicly displayed on the boards. I think a lot of designers and architects tend to keep their work mostly hidden from public view because it doesn’t really provide much benefit to put it out there for others to potentially pick apart.

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