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Detail Library – New Details January 2022

Detail Library – New Details January 2022

New Details This month we have added a bumper set of details to the library. These details feature material transitions. We explore the details between the materials such as brick, timber cladding, zinc and hung tile. We also look at how to transition those materials...

Acoustic design for mass timber buildings

Acoustic design for mass timber buildings

Marc Fuzellier-Hart is an acoustic consultant who created Atelier Crescendo in 2020. Marc specialises in building acoustic design but more precisely in performance venues and timber buildings. As well as working on building projects, Marc regularly creates content on...

Free Door CAD Blocks 05

Free Door CAD Blocks 05

Free Door CAD Blocks 5   Here is another great set of free door cad blocks. Hopefully they will be useful to you.   This set of door cad blocks includes: single door cad block in plan single door cad block in elevation double door cad block in plan double door cad...

Choosing the Right Type of Loft Conversion

Choosing the Right Type of Loft Conversion

Choosing the Right Type of Loft Conversion Loft conversions are a very popular way of gaining extra space as they can be an easier alternative to moving house or building an extension as no ground works are necessary. Loft conversions can be used for creating a new...

Detail Library – New Details for December

Detail Library – New Details for December

New Details This month we have added another selection of loft details to the library. These details focus on loft conversion dormers and feature some of the details in our new loft conversion book.  They are all available as 2D CAD drawings and 3D SketchUp drawings....

Free Bathroom CAD Blocks 04

Free Bathroom CAD Blocks 04

Another set of free bathroom 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 toilets, basins, shower trays and baths all in plan view. These blocks are...

Loft Conversion Staircase Ideas

Loft Conversion Staircase Ideas

The following post contains excerpts and details from Understanding Loft Conversions.   When designing a loft conversion, the stairs will play an important role. Main considerations when designing a loft conversion staircase focus on headroom. Is there suitable...

Detail Library – New Details for November

Detail Library – New Details for November

New Details This month we have added a selection of interior to the library. They are all available as 2D CAD drawings and 3D SketchUp drawings. All details are now available in Revit format too! This forms part of the pro plan. The new details are available to all...

7 Tips for Designing Great Public Spaces

7 Tips for Designing Great Public Spaces

Public spaces are all around us, we use them everyday. Whether it is the park we walk in, the street on the way to work, the playground our children play in, the quiet bench we find to sit at lunch time - all of these spaces are freely available to us, the public....

Free People CAD Blocks 06

Free People CAD Blocks 06

Another set of free people 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 people in elevation. These blocks are available in both metric and imperial...

Library Design Guide

Library Design Guide

There are a number of different types of libraries all serving different people, groups, users and communities. Types of library can include: Public library National library Academic library Specialist library Museum/Collection library   The design of many...

Revit Training Course Online

Revit Training Course Online

Learn Revit Online As more and more architecture practices make the switch to BIM, many architects are finding they need to make the switch from AutoCAD and other non BIM softwares over to the likes of Revit, ArchiCAD and Vectorworks.   We all know the advantages...