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Construction Detail Library

Construction Detail Library

The First In Architecture Construction Detail Library is live!   I am very excited to announce the official launch of our new website - the First In Architecture Detail Library.   The library is a collection of residential construction details (based on UK...

FIA Free CAD Blocks Steps

FIA Free CAD Blocks Steps

Here is a set of free cad blocks steps 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 vast...

Passivhaus Thermal Bridges and Psi Values

Passivhaus Thermal Bridges and Psi Values

Passivhaus Thermal Bridges and Psi Values The following article contains details and information from our book Understanding Passivhaus - The Simple Guide to Passivhaus Detailing and Design and Details:Calculated. This article also contains contributions from Tad...

FIA Free People CAD Blocks 6

FIA Free People CAD Blocks 6

Free People CAD Blocks Here is a set of free people cad blocks provided by dwgmodels.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 dwgmodels.com for allowing us to share their CAD...

5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing

5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing

5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing I'm excited to announce that our short guide "5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing" is now available!   The guide takes you through the different stages of learning about detailing. We start off by looking at why detailing is...

Free Railway CAD Blocks

Free Railway CAD Blocks

Free Railway CAD Blocks Here is a set of free railway cad blocks provided by dwgmodels.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 dwgmodels.com for allowing us to share their CAD...

5 Ways to be a Proactive Job Seeker

5 Ways to be a Proactive Job Seeker

This week we have a guest post from Nylda at The Architectural Experiment.   Over at The Architectural Experiment, Nylda shares her experiences of studying and working in architecture. From applying to architecture school, to the processes, resources and outcomes...

Quick Start Guide to SketchUp Course

Quick Start Guide to SketchUp Course

Introduction to Skala Studio   Skala Studio teaches architects how to leverage the power and flexibility of SketchUp Pro to streamline your workflow, save you time, and of course money.   Skala Studio is a SketchUp course platform created by Architects for...

Technical Drawing: Elevations and Sections

Technical Drawing: Elevations and Sections

Technical Drawing: Elevations and Sections   In Part 4 of the Technical Drawing series we are going to explore elevations and sections. We will look at the differences between elevations and sections, what information should be included in them and finish with...

Detail Post: Passivhaus Wall Details

Detail Post: Passivhaus Wall Details

Passivhaus Wall Details The following article contains details and information from our book Understanding Passivhaus - The Simple Guide to Passivhaus Detailing and Design. Building Fabric   The building fabric has a key role to play in achieving many of the...

Free Wardrobe CAD Blocks

Free Wardrobe CAD Blocks

Free Wardrobe CAD Blocks Here is a set of free wardrobe cad blocks provided by dwgmodels.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 dwgmodels.com for allowing us to share their CAD...

Technical Drawing: Plans

Technical Drawing: Plans

Technical Drawing: Plans In part one of our technical drawing series we looked at Layout, and part 2 explored Labelling and Annotation. In this part of the technical drawing series, we will look at Plans. Depending on the nature and complexity of a project, the floor...