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7 Ways To Improve Your Sketching Skills

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Sketching is an extremely valuable skill in the architecture profession, and one that is certainly getting lost amongst our new technologies of 3d software and so on. However, you can demonstrate an idea with a sketch in a matter of moments, you can’t do the same thing with SketchUp. A sketch allows the client to get an idea, a feeling …

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Ultimate guide to being productive

[Updated November 2014]   When I did my degree I NEVER pulled an all nighter. I NEVER worked beyond 6pm (well maybe once!). And I RARELY worked on weekends. I decided to treat the degree like a job. I would go to uni early, go to lectures, and essentially do a 8am-5pm day of uni work. This meant my evenings and …

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Brave Pharmacy Design by Jose Carlos Cruz

A brave pharmacy design by Jose Carlos Cruz, the Lordelo Pharmacy in Vila Real, Portugal. Architects description of the project: The Pharmacy is located in Vila Real, in the centre north of Portugal and is part of a peripheral zone of the city where the environment does not have a consolidated and uniform image. In the absence of external references, …

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H House by Bang by Min Emerging Design Group

H House, designed by Bang by Min Emerging Design Group has been awarded the 30th Seoul Architecture Prize in 2012 and Korea Interior Design Best Awards 2012. A complex design, it doesn’t reveal its real form from the outside, and leaves a sense of curiosity.  The client wanted a house that could accommodate three generations living together, therefore the house …

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3 Free AutoCad Layouts

Just in case you are struggling making or setting up your own autocad layout for printing, I have set up these three simple layouts, in A3. You can download them, and adjust and alter them to your liking, but the basics are already set up. To use them, just download the file and import them into your own dwg. To …

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