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Free CAD Blocks – Sun path diagrams

sun path cad blocks

These cad blocks consist of sun path diagrams and north point diagrams with integrated sun path, for 51 degrees N, London. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. My free autocad block library continues to grow – if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in touch. Elevation Cad Blocks – Sun Path Diagrams About First In …

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Lighting Design Concepts

Introduction to lighting design   “Lighting design is a process. Specifically, it is the process of integrating light into the fabric of architecture.” Lighting is the means to express the desired character of a space.   A successful lighting scheme should be integrated into the design at an early stage. The inclusion of lighting design during the conceptual phases will …

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Free CAD Blocks – Elevation Context

Elevation template cad

These cad files are a little bit different from the ones I have published previously on First In Architecture. These files contain a selection of elevation context drawings. You can drag and drop your house elevation into the model, and stretch the context accordingly. All of the elements on the context (trees, cars, plants) are blocks, so you can easily …

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Landscaping a sloped or steep site

Landscaping a sloped site

Landscape design of a steep or sloped site can provide quite a challenge. It is rare when designing a scheme that you are presented with a perfectly flat site; and why would you want a flat site? The demands of a sloping terrain can often lead to innovative landscaping ideas and beautiful designs. A sloped site gives you the opportunity …

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Understanding Scales and Scale Drawings

Scale drawings allow us to accurately represent sites, spaces, buildings and details to a smaller or more practical size than the original. In the real world, one meter is equal to one meter.  A drawing at a scale of 1:10 means that the object is 10 times smaller than in real life scale 1:1. You could also say, 1 unit …

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Free CAD Blocks – Office Items

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Here is another set of free cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. My free autocad block library continues to grow – if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in touch. This set of cad blocks includes: Keyboard cad block Mouse cad block …

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