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Free CAD Blocks – Dynamic Windows and Doors

Free CAD Blocks – Dynamic Windows and Doors

Free Dynamic Windows and Doors CAD Blocks Whether you're a seasoned architect or an architecture student, our CAD blocks are designed to streamline your workflow and enhance your productivity. By eliminating the need to create drawings from scratch, our CAD blocks...

Colour Trees – Free PSD Download 3

Colour Trees – Free PSD Download 3

So here we go with another instalment of my tree obsession! I have been messing around with some trees in elevation, and thought you might like to treat yourself to a free download. They are not particularly fancy, but you can always drop them into a sketch drawing,...

Free CAD Blocks – Sport and Gym Equipment

Free CAD Blocks – Sport and Gym Equipment

Free Sport and Gym Equipment CAD Blocks Whether you're a seasoned architect or an architecture student, our CAD blocks are designed to streamline your workflow and enhance your productivity. By eliminating the need to create drawings from scratch, our CAD blocks...

Kitchen Design Tips – Part 2

Kitchen Design Tips – Part 2

Part 1 of the kitchen design series looked at how to develop the brief for your kitchen design, including the type of questions you need to be asking the client. We also looked at different layouts, along with the work triangle. If you missed part 1 click on the...

Internships and Working Abroad in Architecture

Internships and Working Abroad in Architecture

I have had quite a few people now asking me about how to get internships abroad or how to find work abroad. I have never worked abroad myself, so although my experience is lacking, I thought I could point you in the direction of some useful information I have found....

Site model in Sketchup from CAD

Site model in Sketchup from CAD

Following on from the how to model a site in SketchUp using the help of Google Earth video, this tutorial shows you how to use a cad drawing as the starting point for your 3d model.In this video we look at:- Setting up your cad drawing for exporting to...

Kitchen Design Tips – Part 1

Kitchen Design Tips – Part 1

When you start with your kitchen design you first have to consider the clients needs. Based on discussions with your client you can establish a brief for the design of the kitchen. The kind of questions you need to be asking the client include the following (this is...

Quick CAD Tips – How to scale a drawing

Quick CAD Tips – How to scale a drawing

In this video, I show you how to scale a drawing or image in cad, using either the scale or align tool. I also show you how to import an image into cad for tracing.   

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 2

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 2

In Part 1 of the job interview series we looked at how to prepare for the interview, focusing on the research you need to carry out and making sure you are one step ahead of the other candidates. In Part two we will look at the kind of questions you may get asked in...

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 1

Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 1

Architecture Job Interview is a two part series that looks at how to prepare for your interview, tips and techniques to use during your interview, right through to following up for feedback. This part of the series looks at the preparation before the interview. So,...

Quick CAD Tips – Working with layouts and viewports

Quick CAD Tips – Working with layouts and viewports

In this video, I show you how to set up and work with viewports in your layout sheets. I look at the difference between paperspace and model space, setting up different scales in your viewports so that you can print a layout with different scaled drawings....

Understanding Architectural Details 3

Understanding Architectural Details 3

Understanding Architectural Details 3 After the success of the first two Understanding Architectural Details ebooks, I knew it was time to dig deeper. Book 1 looked at domestic or residential construction details, while book 2 studied basement design. For...

How to measure and draw angled walls

How to measure and draw angled walls

One of my readers, Tom :), got in touch to ask for a bit of assistance with measured surveys. Although I have written a post about the basics, this video goes a bit deeper and helps to measure and draw out rooms that have angled walls. This provides you with a step by...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 5

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 5

Welcome to Part 5 of Architecture CV - Everything you need to know. If you haven’t seen Parts one, two and three - I would recommend you check them out. Click on the links below.   Part 5 - Common Mistakes and Frequently Asked Questions In this final part of the...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 4

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of Architecture CV - Everything you need to know. If you haven’t seen Parts one, two and three - I would recommend you check them out. Click on the links below.   Part 4 - Design This part of the series is all about how to design your architecture...

Free CAD Blocks – Beds and Wardrobes

Free CAD Blocks – Beds and Wardrobes

Free CAD Blocks – Beds and Wardrobes At First In Architecture, we understand the importance of accuracy and efficiency in the design process. That's why each of our CAD blocks is meticulously crafted to provide an easy drag and drop into your own CAD file. From trees,...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 3

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 3

  Welcome to Part 3 of the Architecture CV series. Hopefully you have already taken a look at Parts 1 & 2 - which give you an initial foundation to CV writing - if not click on the links below: [button color="blue" size="medium"...

Hand drawn trees download

Hand drawn trees download

If you have come across some of my other downloads you will see that my obsession with sketchy trees continues... Hand drawn trees download - sketchy watercolour trees. I have put together a huge selection of sketchy trees in plan (photoshop and jpeg files) for you to...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 2

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the Architecture CV series. If you haven’t read Part 1 already I recommend you check that out first - click here. [button color="blue" size="medium" link="https://www.firstinarchitecture.co.uk/architecture-cv-everything-you-need-to-know-part-1/"...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 1

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 1

Welcome to our architecture CV series. This is the first of a series of posts dedicated to writing a good cv or resume. This first post looks at more general factors you should consider when putting together your CV or resume. I will then go on to look at specifics in...

Free CAD Blocks – Lighting

Free CAD Blocks – Lighting

Lighting Free CAD Blocks Ready to take your design projects to the next level? Explore our collection of free CAD blocks today and discover how easy it is to elevate your designs with the power of precision and efficiency. Download your desired CAD blocks now and see...

Free CAD Blocks – Restaurant and Bar

Free CAD Blocks – Restaurant and Bar

Restaurant and Bar CAD Blocks Welcome to our comprehensive collection of CAD blocks tailored specifically for architects, designers, and construction professionals. Whether you're working on residential, commercial, or industrial projects, our diverse library offers a...

Free CAD Blocks – Vehicles 03

Free CAD Blocks – Vehicles 03

Free CAD Blocks – Vehicles 03 Welcome to our comprehensive collection of CAD blocks tailored specifically for architects, designers, and construction professionals. Whether you're working on residential, commercial, or industrial projects, our diverse library offers a...