Sunday , 18 February 2018

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Free CAD Blocks – Fountains

Here is a set of free cad blocks provided by CADdetails.com. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. We would like to thank CADdetails.com for allowing us to share their CAD blocks – they have a vast selection of high quality blocks – make sure you take a …

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The Party Wall Act – A Message to Designers

This week we have a guest post from Alex Frame of the Faculty of Party Wall surveyors who is giving us an introduction to the Party Wall Act. It is really great to receive some insight into a topic that crops up during our designs on a regular basis, but many architects and designers are perhaps not full aware of …

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Free CAD Blocks – Park Signs 01

Here is a set of free cad blocks provided by CADdetails.com. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. We would like to thank CADdetails.com for allowing us to share their CAD blocks – they have a vast selection of high quality blocks – make sure you take a …

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Introduction to the Building Regulations

Introduction to the building regulations

In this post we are going to introduce you to the basics of English Building Regulations, and the approval required when carrying out new build work or adaptations/extensions to existing properties. We will also take a look at some of the frequently asked questions about building regulations and try to point you in the right direction for resources and guides …

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Free CAD Blocks – Fences and Gates

Here is a set of free cad blocks provided by CADdetails.com. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. We would like to thank CADdetails.com for allowing us to share their CAD blocks – they have a vast selection of high quality blocks – make sure you take a …

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Learning AutoCAD with Free and Premium Video Courses

AutoCAD, the flagship product of Autodesk is certainly the most popular design and drafting software available in the industry. And just like any other software it also has its own learning curve. Although you can use books to learn this software but there is a better way of learning it and that is with the help of video courses. Video …

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Understanding Scales and Scale Drawings

Understanding the concept of architectural Scales Scale drawings allow us to accurately represent sites, spaces, buildings and details to a smaller or more practical size than the original. When a drawing is described as ‘to scale’, it means that each element in that drawing is in the same proportion, related to the real or proposed thing – it is smaller …

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Free Tree Download – Set 10

If you have come across some of my other downloads you will see that my obsession with sketchy trees continues… I have put together a small selection of free trees (photoshop and jpeg file) for you to use in your architectural and landscaping plans. The selection consists of jpegs as seen below, along with a photoshop file of some trees …

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