Have you ever gone to google earth and looked at those cool buildings. ever wanted to design one. well, here's youre chance.
Step 1: What You Will Need
google skutchup: http://sketchup.google.com/index.html
a fast computer
Step 2: Step One
once scetchup has started, chose the enginering mode.
now your gona wonder how to get from this:
Step 3: Step Two
Step 4: Step Three
look at sketchup training vidioes. and yes, watch alllllllllll of them or you will not know the shourtcuts
Step 5: Make an Account
make an google accout by going to google and clicking gmail. use this account to sign in in sketchup
Step 6: Before You Build
Please consider the folowing:
don't model houses, model larger more significant buildings
make sure it is not in google earth alredy
If you need help, go to: http://www.google.com/intl/en/sketchup/3dwh/acceptance_criteria.html for rules
and here for instructions: http://sketchup.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=57057
Step 7: Build
go ahead, build. make sure it is accurate if you want it to go into google earth. done.