This is, by far, the hardest architecture replication Ive ever done in Sketchup.
It is the Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Built in 326 AD, this church has undergone significant reconstructions and several renovations up to these days. What I find interesting about this structure is the presence of diverse architectural styles, including Byzantine Architecture (the original style) and Romanesque Architecture (after the reconstruction in 12th century AD), which can be distinguished on the exterior.
Final rendition of the Church of Holy Sepulchre:
From different angle:
Very nice work.
I always wonder how people like you come up with the information to model things like this. How/where do you get things like dimensions? Especially to do the full 3D version.
Again, very nice work.
Hello, thank you very much.
This is the floor plan I used:
The red lines indicates that I decided to skip the sections because I never knew what they look like, even the exterior side. Therefore, my model is actually unfinished and probably only hit 60-70% of accuracy.
I heavily relied on photographs taken by relatives who have personally been there, which might not covered the entire structure even though roughly 100 photos was already taken.
As for dimension, I only use Google Earth to measure lengths and widths, so it’s just based from estimations.
Thanks for the reply. Very interesting.
I have a building I would be interested in doing. I will have to look at Google Earth and see if I can get some idea of the fimensions. I know I will not be able to find any drawings.
Again, very interesting and well done.