Thursday , 27 July 2017

Essential Tool Kit

Space Planning Basics

Note: You can download this post as a PDF for printing or saving, by clicking the button below. Click Here to Download Space planning is a complex process with many factors to consider. The principles of space planning involve satisfying a defined criteria on a priority basis – as a result, space planning is frequently about compromise. That being said, …

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How To Survive Architecture School

how to survive architecture school

18 tips to help you succeed and excel in your architecture studies A lot of us know that studying architecture is tough. If you have chosen to pursue a career in architecture, you have to be pretty committed to the cause. Studying architecture is not an easy option, that’s for sure. Having said that, going to university or college to …

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Underfloor Heating – A Brief Guide

What is Underfloor Heating?   Underfloor heating systems use a pipe network, of either electrical or water systems to heat the floor. Underfloor heating is considered to offer improved energy efficiency, improved comfort and better interior choices than a standard radiator system. While a radiator will circulate heat, it is often inefficient, with the highest temperature being at the ceiling, …

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Top 10 Best Photoshop Brushes You Need In Your Life!

Photoshop does so much more than touch up a photograph as I’m sure you know. There are a couple of really useful things you need to know about photoshop that took me a while to discover when I first started out. The first is brushes. Photoshop comes with a set of brushes pre loaded into the program. They also have …

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Best Architecture Blogs and Websites of 2017

This is a list of my favourite, and most visited architecture blogs and websites for 2017. The list features both architecture news sites along with blogs. I am not critiquing these sites, but just sharing with you the places I go to find inspiration, ideas, guidance or just when I have a few spare moments.   There is a wealth …

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7 Best Websites for Photoshop Textures

[Post updated June 2017] Textures are a key part of turning your simple black and white elevations or visuals into something really eye-catching and engaging. You can use textures and cut-outs for so many aspects of your work, it is worth bookmarking some of your favourite sites. The problem with textures and cutouts is that there are so many different …

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Best 2D and 3D CAD drafting software

Looking for the best 2d cad software? Not sure which 3D cad is for you? Need some free cad drafting software? Look no further! I have had quite a few enquiries about cad software, drafting programs and the like. It has led me to do further research into all the different cad softwares that are available and what the benefits …

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[Arch Viz Competition] And the winner is….

Tony Textures Competition

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition to win some of the great arch viz graphics from Tonytextures.com. Through a random selection based on entries the winners have been selected and notified. Congratulations to: Gil A who won Architecture People Cutout Silhouettes Firas A S who won Stone and Wall Texture Collection Sarah H who won Architecture People Cutout Silhouettes Asli …

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