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Wood Texture Pack

Wood Texture Pack

I am really excited to bring you a free texture pack for your creative work. These images are free to use, in both your commercial or personal projects. These wood texture images are from our sister site TextureHub. We will be sharing a few textures from TextureHub...

ArchiCAD BIM for Architects

ArchiCAD BIM for Architects

ArchiCAD BIM for Architects This week we have a guest post from Robert Mann of ArchiEd. www.archi-ed.com Robert is a registered Architect from Sydney, Australia with over 20 years’ experience in numerous CAD software, specialising in ArchiCAD. Robert has a wide range...

Alternative Careers for Architects

Alternative Careers for Architects

Alternative Careers for Architects Just because you have a degree in architecture, it doesn’t mean being an architect is the only thing you can do. An architectural degree gives you a varied skill set that can be applied to many roles. Whether you gain a degree in...

CP06 Furniture Plan and Elevation CAD Blocks

CP06 Furniture Plan and Elevation CAD Blocks

A selection of general furniture CAD blocks in plan and elevation. Featuring tables, chairs, sofas, sideboards, and shelving along with accessories all in plan with matching elevation.  This set of kitchen cad blocks includes: side boards sofas coffee table standard...

How to Write An Architecture Dissertation 101

How to Write An Architecture Dissertation 101

What is the architecture dissertation?   The architecture dissertation (or thesis) is an opportunity to demonstrate the skills you have learnt and the knowledge you have developed over the course of your studies. It identifies a current question of interest that you...

Free Photoshop Download – People 04

Free Photoshop Download – People 04

Free Photoshop Download - People 04 II have come up with a few more free photoshop downloads of people. I hope you like them! They are free to download, PNG files, in colour, dark grey and white, so they are easy to drag and drop into your photoshop drawings. The PNG...

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.