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Metric Data 01 Average dimensions of person standing

Metric Data 01: Average dimensions of man and woman standingIn Metric Data 01 we look at the average dimensions of a man standing and the average dimensions of a woman standing. This includes details such as average male height, average female height,...

Free CAD Blocks – Disabled people

This set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database features disabled people cad blocks in plan and elevation. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. My free autocad block library continues to grow - if you have any...

A Quick and Easy Guide to U-Values

Understanding and measuring U-values has become increasingly important as we aim to improve the sustainability and performance of our buildings. What is a U-Value? U-Value - is the measure of the overall rate of heat transfer, by all mechanisms under standard...

CP02 CAD Blocks Furniture

This set of living room furniture cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. I hope you find them useful.  This set of cad blocks includes: sofa cad blocks side table cad blocks coffee table cad blocks occasional chair cad blocks objects...

Understanding Scales and Scale Drawings

You can download a handy pdf of this post Understanding Scale Drawings by clicking the download button below! Understanding the concept of architectural scales and scale drawings Scale drawings allow us to accurately represent sites, spaces, buildings and...

CP01 CAD Blocks Furniture

This set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database features living and dining furniture. I hope you find them useful.  This set of cad blocks includes: sofas tables side table coffee table chairs dining chairs book cases storage units...

My favourite Tools and Resources

I have curated a list of some of the tools and resources I would strongly recommend for anyone studying or working in Architecture.