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Courses For Architects

We take a look at the best courses for architects We have teamed up with LinkedIn Learning to bring you a great selection of online courses for Architects.   I have been a long time fan of Lynda.com which is now LinkedIn Learning. I have learnt many...

Metric Data 03 Average dimensions of wheelchair user

Metric Data 03: Average dimensions of man and woman in wheelchair   In Metric Data 03 we look at the average dimensions of a wheelchair, and average dimensions of a wheelchair user. This includes details such as average height, average width, average...

Pine Forest 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. The textures available are all from a pine forest, and include the following: Pine tree bark Pine...

Metric Data 02 Average dimensions of person sitting

Metric Data 02: Average dimensions of man and woman sitting In Metric Data 02 we look at the average dimensions of a man sitting and the average dimensions of a woman sitting. This includes details such as average height of man when seated, average height...

Rammed Earth Construction

What is rammed earth construction?   Rammed earth construction is the process of ramming a mixture of aggregates, like gravel, sand, silt and clay into a formwork to create walls. When the earth is dry the formwork is removed to reveal solid...

Metric Data 01 Average dimensions of person standing

Metric Data 01: Average dimensions of man and woman standing In 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,...

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...

Free CAD Blocks – Fences and Railings

This set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database features fence cad blocks and railing cad blocks in 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...