November 15th, 2012 | Published in Google SketchUp
Recently, a team of folks from both SketchUp and Google traveled to Getaria to celebrate Josetxo, Pedro, and Getaria’s citizens. Let’s just say Getaria has pretty much the best fish and friendliest people you’ll find anywhere in the world. The local school, Herri Iturzaeta Eskola, received $25,000 from Google, which was presented during an assembly at the school. Josetxo and Pedro led an inspiring session on how they created their models. Judging by the excitement in the room, we expect there will be some 3D wonder-kids in Getaria’s future.
|Pedro and Josetxo presenting SketchUp and Google Earth to the students of Herri Iturzaeta Eskola|
Citizens of Getaria also welcomed us at the new Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum, for a reception and tour. The museum’s collection of Spain’s most famous fashion designer is a big point of pride for Getaria, and not to be missed if you’re ever visiting Basque country.
We congratulate Josetxo and Pedro on creating such incredibly beautiful SketchUp models. You can explore Getaria for yourself in Google Earth and then compare the 3D models to the real thing in this photo gallery of our visit.
Posted by Allyson McDuffie & Tyson Kartchner, SketchUp Team