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Sketch Up Components – Sketchy Trees

Sketch Up Components – Sketchy Trees

Set of six sketchy trees for sketchup. These are 2D 'face me' components. The trees work really well with your sketch up model, making your sketch up exports look good right from the jump. Sketchy Trees - Sketch Up Components: buy buy Terms and Conditions of Use:These...

Sketch Challenge – Week 6 – The Final Week!

Sketch Challenge – Week 6 – The Final Week!

Master sketchers! You must be close to sketching mastery by now if you have kept up with the sketch a day challenge so far! Well done for sticking with it. For the final week, we are suggesting you go back over the sketches you have done and focus on the things you...

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom Detail Mega Pack

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom Detail Mega Pack

Here is another set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. We hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content...

Sketch Challenge – Week 5

Sketch Challenge – Week 5

Colour!! So now its time to get some colour in your life! So the task for this week is to start experimenting on bringing your sketches to life. Look at different colour styles: Muted pastel colours Bright Watercolour Pens Felt tips Pastels Pick out one accent colour...

Sketch Challenge – Week 4

Sketch Challenge – Week 4

So here we are at Week 4 of the sketch challenge. Hopefully by now you are really starting to gain a confidence in your sketching and feel that you can see an improvement. I hope you managed to master your perspective drawings, or if not - keep practicing! This week...

Tips for building on a sloped terrain

Tips for building on a sloped terrain

We recently had a question on our Facebook page that has since inspired this post. We were asked if we had any tips for building on a sloped terrain. So here goes: Cut and Fill: This describes the process of carving out a level plinth on a sloping site, in order to...

Sketch Challenge – Week 3

Sketch Challenge – Week 3

So here we are at week three. How have you been getting on with your sketching? By week three we will have done a fair few sketches by now - are you getting into the groove? This weeks task - "PERSPECTIVE" Only one task this week as it might take a few goes before...

Free CAD Blocks – Plants and Bushes 01

Free CAD Blocks – Plants and Bushes 01

We hope you find our cad blocks useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in touch. This set of cad blocks consists of plants and bushes...

Sketch Challenge – Week 2

Sketch Challenge – Week 2

So here we are at week two. How have you been getting on with your sketching? I have to say, I've been finding it a bit of a struggle. The main issue I have is I find it hard to sketch for sketching sake. I need direction, I need a goal! So this week, I am giving us...

Sketch Challenge – Week 1

Sketch Challenge – Week 1

So, the challenge begins….   Image credit - Yann on FlickrQuestion: What exactly do you have to sketch? Answer: Anything and Everything! A sketch a day (more if you want to). Sketch your living room while you are watching TV. Sketch your TV. Sketch the street...

Introducing…The Sketch a Day – 6 Week Challenge

Introducing…The Sketch a Day – 6 Week Challenge

We get asked a lot about how to improve your sketching skills. One of our main responses is to practice. The more I thought about this - the more I thought that I really want to improve my sketching skills too. So. We have come up with a challenge! The Sketch A Day 6...

Free CAD Blocks – Doc M Disabled Toilet

Free CAD Blocks – Doc M Disabled Toilet

Here is another set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. We hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content...

Colour Trees – Free PSD Download

Colour Trees – Free PSD Download

We thought you might like these colour plans of trees in different seasons that we made! Really useful to drop into a site plan in photoshop. They are free for you to download - enjoy! [button color="green" size="medium"...

Free CAD Blocks – Taps 01

Free CAD Blocks – Taps 01

Here is another set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. We hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content...

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom Items 02

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom Items 02

Here is another set of cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. We hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free autocad block library - if you have any suggestions for useful content...

Free CAD Blocks – Baths 01

Free CAD Blocks – Baths 01

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. We hope you find them useful. This selection of bath cad blocks come courtesy of Ideal Standard. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free...

Free CAD Blocks – Roof Details 01

Free CAD Blocks – Roof Details 01

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. We hope you find them useful. This selection of roof detail cad blocks come courtesy of H H Celcon. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free...

Free CAD Blocks – Floor Details 01

Free CAD Blocks – Floor Details 01

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. We hope you find them useful. This selection of floor detail cad blocks come courtesy of Rockwool. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building our free...

CAD Blocks – Furniture Mega Pack Bundle

CAD Blocks – Furniture Mega Pack Bundle

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. We hope you find them useful. This is one of our premium selection of blocks. We will endeavour to continue building our free and premium autocad block library - if you have any...

Free CAD Blocks – Stairs 01

Free CAD Blocks – Stairs 01

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. We hope you find them useful. This selection of stair cad blocks come courtesy of Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors. Please feel free to download them. We will endeavour to continue building...

International Paper Sizes

International Paper Sizes

Just because it can be very handy to know the international paper sizes - here they are! A0: 841mm x 1189mm A1: 594mm x 841mm A2: 420mm x 594mm A3: 297mm x 420mm A4: 210mm x 297mm A5: 148.5mm x 210mm A6: 105mm x 148.5mm

Average Heights / Dimensions of Person Sitting

Average Heights / Dimensions of Person Sitting

Average Heights and Dimensions of a person sitting: Average Height of Seated Man (above seat level): 910mm Average Eye Level of Seated Man (above seat level): 790mm Average Shoulder Height of Seated Man (above seat level): 595mm Average Thigh Clearance of Man: 160mm...