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Technical Drawing: Series Introduction

Technical Drawing: Series Introduction

Welcome to our new Technical Drawing Series!   Over this series we will be exploring the world of technical drawing for architecture, construction and interior design.    We will be looking at best practice for producing drawings. The architect or designers...

Detail Post – Green Roof Details

Detail Post – Green Roof Details

This green roof details post includes excerpts and details from our book Understanding Architectural Details - Residential. Introduction to Green Roof Details A green or living roof is a flat or low pitched roof with a layer of planting over the waterproofing...

Contemporary Bathroom CAD Blocks CP07

Contemporary Bathroom CAD Blocks CP07

A selection of contemporary bathroom CAD blocks in plan and elevation. Featuring a massive collection of bathroom cad blocks all in plan with matching elevation.  Over 100 individual CAD blocks including: bath cad blocks shower cad blocks show tray cad blocks tap cad...

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...