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Architecture Laptop Buying Guide

Architecture Laptop Buying Guide

Architecture Laptop Buying Guide     Introduction   [Post updated August 2022] Buying a laptop for your studies and future career can be a bit of a minefield. The main thing to consider is the system requirements of the software that you will be using. The...

Understanding Loft Conversions New Edition out now!

Understanding Loft Conversions New Edition out now!

We are really excited to announce the release of the 2nd Edition of Understanding Loft Conversions. We have updated the book with general improvements, along with changes to all of the details in line with the updated Building Regulations in June 2022. While this book...

Architecture Site Analysis Symbols – Set 2

Architecture Site Analysis Symbols – Set 2

Site Analysis Symbols   Introduction   The Site Analysis process involves effectively representing your research and findings. Typically this takes the form of some sort of map or diagram.  You can learn more about this in the ‘Diagramming your findings’...

Detail Library – New Details July 2022

Detail Library – New Details July 2022

New Details This month we have been exploring balconies and terraces. This latest set of details includes various Juliet balcony options, along with examples of Juliet balconies to existing buildings, plus a French door to terrace detail featuring door head, jamb and...

Archicad for Architects

Archicad for Architects

What is Archicad?   Archicad is a BIM design software, used by architects and design professionals to design, document and visualise their projects.   Archicad was released in 1987, and continues to be a favoured software amongst architects for its intuitive...

Top Books for Architectural Detailing

Top Books for Architectural Detailing

Top Books for Architectural Detailing   Introduction   Architectural detailing is a crucial skill for architects and technologists. However it can be quite difficult for us to envision how our design ideas actually come together. Further to this, depicting...

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