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Landscape Architecture Resources

Landscape Architecture Resources

I have had quite a few requests for information regarding landscape architecture, so I wanted to put together a post with some good resources that might help landscape architects in their studies. This post covers good website resources for landscape architects,...

SketchUp Kitchen Cabinet Download

SketchUp Kitchen Cabinet Download

Tired of shopping for cabinets and not finding what you need for cabinets? These Kitchen cabinets are designed and layered as components for Sketchup. Layered with 2 door and hardware styles. Contemporary and Traditional. The generic texture is applied horizontal and...

Residential Construction Details USA

Residential Construction Details USA

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Free CAD Blocks – Trees 08

Free CAD Blocks – Trees 08

Here is another set of free cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. My free autocad block library continues to grow - if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in...

Designing for daylight – 45 and 25 degree test

Designing for daylight – 45 and 25 degree test

Want to get a handy PDF copy of this post? Click on the button below to download the file. Download PDF Now! Good natural lighting is very important in both peoples homes, but also many non domestic buildings. Not only will natural light improve the look and feel of...

SketchUp & LayOut for Architecture – Review

SketchUp & LayOut for Architecture – Review

  SketchUp & Layout for Architecture, by Matt Donley and Nick Sonder has recently been released. This new book, looks at the workflow of Architect Nick Sonder - and how he uses SketchUp as his main tool when designing houses, from concept through to...

Free CAD Blocks – Furniture 07 Tables

Free CAD Blocks – Furniture 07 Tables

Here is another set of free cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. My free autocad block library continues to grow - if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in...

How to photograph architectural models

How to photograph architectural models

Click on the link below if you want a printable pdf of this post. Click here to download the PDF Introduction to photographing architectural models For those of you who have spent hours hunched over your architectural model, got covered in glue, and cut yourself...

Free CAD Blocks – Trees 07

Free CAD Blocks – Trees 07

Here is another set of free cad blocks from the First In Architecture Cad Block database. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them. My free autocad block library continues to grow - if you have any suggestions for useful content please get in...

Basement Construction Details – Type A

Basement Construction Details – Type A

In this post I am going to share with you some information about basement construction and detailing. We will look a the three types of basement construction, along with a focus on Type A - tanked protection. Basement construction provides valuable space for both...

Brick Dimension Tables Explained

Brick Dimension Tables Explained

You can download this post as a handy pdf file by clicking the link below: Download the guide now! When designing masonry buildings, the designer should set out the masonry units to full or half brick lengths where possible. This will avoid unsightly and unnecessary...