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How to Compose an Architectural Sketch – 6 Essential Tips

How to Compose an Architectural Sketch – 6 Essential Tips

This week we are excited to share an article from our friend David Drazil from Sketch Like An Architect.   David Drazil is an architect who loves to sketch. Every day he shares his passion for the visual representation of architecture through drawings and tips on...

How To Find Work As A Freelance Architect

How To Find Work As A Freelance Architect

So you have made the decision to get started as a freelance architect. You have spent time researching your options and considering the benefits and drawbacks of freelancing. Perhaps you have got yourself set up as a sole trader or limited company, set up your...

Detail Library – New Details for July

Detail Library – New Details for July

New Details - Timber Lift and Slide Doors This month we have added a selection of new details to the library. This selection of drawings include timber lift and slide doors in collaboration with Green Building Store. We also feature a number of configurations for...

Museum Design Guide 101

Museum Design Guide 101

Museum Design Guide 101   A museum is a building that houses collections of art, history, or other objects. Museums are often designed to be beautiful and inviting spaces for visitors. They can also serve as educational facilities where people can learn about the...

How To Be A Freelance Architect 101

How To Be A Freelance Architect 101

How to be a freelance architect Freelancing as an architect or architectural technologist is no easy feat. You are responsible for marketing yourself, finding clients, and creating a brand that stands out in the marketplace. In this blog post we'll cover some of the...

Free Vehicle CAD Blocks – 06

Free Vehicle CAD Blocks – 06

Here is a set of free cars cad blocks. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. This set of cad blocks includes a selection of vehicle cad blocks in elevation and plan. Some of the blocks include: Truck cad...

The Green Register

The Green Register

The Green Register is an independent not-for-profit organisation delivering high quality, affordable training in sustainable construction to all industry disciplines. Through our membership and events, we connect professionals working in sustainable construction to...

Stair Design Guide 04 – Materials

Stair Design Guide 04 – Materials

Considerations for Stair Design In previous posts in this series we looked at stair ideas, stair regulations and terminology. In this post we will look at some of the considerations needed to design stairs. (please note all images are for inspiration only and do not...

Detail Library – New Details for June

Detail Library – New Details for June

New Details - Basement Details This month we have added a selection of new details to the library. This large selection of drawings include various versions and iterations of a basement detail. They include insulated basement details, non insulated basement details,...

Toffu Vector Downloads

Toffu Vector Downloads

Toffu Vector Downloads As you know, we have recently teamed up with Toffu to bring you a massive 40% discount for First In Architecture customers! The offer is first come, first serve, so make it quick and head over to Toffu to see their excellent range of CAD...

Stair Design Guide 03 – Regulations

Stair Design Guide 03 – Regulations

Stair Design Building Regulation Requirements (Private Dwellings) England   The following notes refer to the English Building Regulation Requirements for designing a stair in a private dwelling from Approved Document Part K. Please refer to Approved Document Part...

Free CAD Blocks – Cars 04

Free CAD Blocks – Cars 04

Here is a set of free cars cad blocks. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. This set of cad blocks includes a selection of car cad blocks in elevation and plan. [button color="blue" size="medium"...