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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...

How To Create A Site Model In SketchUp

How To Create A Site Model In SketchUp

Following on from the site analysis videos, this tutorial shows you how to model a site in SketchUp using the help of Google Earth.In this video we look at: -Adding a location to your site model- Using google earth to import 3d models of surrounding...

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

Here is another set of free 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...

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...