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Construction and the Environment

This is the first post in our new series - where we will look at a number of areas relating to sustainability, architecture and the environment, environmental architecture, renewables and more.    Construction and the environment    The construction...

Free CAD Blocks – Ships 2

This set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database features large boat or ship cad blocks both 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...

UK Government announces new visa route for architects

This week we have a guest article from Olivia Bridge who is a content writer covering immigration news on behalf of the UK's leading Immigration Advice Service in London and Manchester | @IASimmigration As Article 50 lunges nearer to its deadline at a mere...

Photoshop for Architecture

Using Photoshop For Architecture Graphics and Visuals   As a new architecture student it is easy to feel overwhelmed with the amount of new stuff you have to learn. It is likely everyone is telling you that you need to learn Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, V-Ray...

Free CAD Blocks – Bed and mattress sizes

This set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database features bed and mattress sizes 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...

Measured survey – how to measure a building

For my day job recently I have been carrying out a lot of measured surveys – measuring buildings and drawing up the plans, elevations and sections. This is something that we touched on briefly during my course at University but now several years down the...

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.