Blog

Detail Post – Window Details

Detail Post – Window Details

This timber cladding details post includes excerpts and details from our book Understanding Architectural Details - Residential. Introduction to Window Details Approved Document Part A states that the number, size and position of openings should not impair the...

Free CAD Blocks – Car Parking

Free CAD Blocks – Car Parking

Here is a set of free car parking cad blocks provided by CADdetails.com. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. We would like to thank CADdetails.com for allowing us to share their CAD blocks - they have a...

FIA Big Tree Bundle

FIA Big Tree Bundle

FIA Big Tree Bundle Our BIG TREE BUNDLE! This collection contains all of the popular colour and hand drawn trees from the site as a big bumper download. Each selection is available as .PSD, PNG and JPEG files.  A huge selection of sketchy trees in elevation (Photoshop...

Detail Post – Timber Cladding Details

Detail Post – Timber Cladding Details

This timber cladding details post includes excerpts and details from our book Understanding Architectural Details - Residential. Introduction to Timber Cladding Details There are multiple, even infinite possibilities when it comes to timber cladding. It can give a...

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...

Detail Post – Rainscreen Cladding Details

Detail Post – Rainscreen Cladding Details

Rainscreen Cladding Details[lwptoc] This is a follow on post from our previous post Cladding Details - if you haven’t seen that already please   check it out. The following post includes excerpts from our book Understanding Architectural Details - Commercial....

The Best Apps for Measured Surveys

The Best Apps for Measured Surveys

Introduction to Gear and Apps for Measured Surveys This post is a response to many reader questions asking for advice on measured survey gear, kit, tech…   I don’t do so much surveying these days, but my method was always laser disto, tape measure and pen and...