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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

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 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...

Free CAD Blocks – Door Plan 02

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. 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...

Average Male and Female Dimensions / Heights

Average heights for male and female adults Male Height: 1740mm Female Height: 1610mm     Other standard/average adult dimensions MALE: Eye height: 1630mm Shoulder height: 1425mm Elbow height: 1090mm Hand height: 755mm Reach Upwards: 2060mm   FEMALE: Eye...

Free CAD Blocks – Door Elevations 01

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. 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...

Autocad standard line weights – No. 2

Following on from our last post about Autocad line weights, plot styles etc - we have had a query from one of our readers about what the standards are for line weights when drawing, for example, windows, walls and so on. So, to make it easy for you guys we have put...

Free Cad Blocks – Kitchen 01

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. 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 – Cars 02

Our free CAD Block database is a rapidly growing feature to First In Architecture. 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...

5 Quick Cad Drawing Tips – How I Cut My Drawing Time In Half

How to get closer to becoming a CAD Ninja - A Few Great Tips for Architecture Students. Its all about templates, blocks and making your life easy for yourself. So, have a look at some of these ideas to help you cut your drawing time in half. 1. Build a block library...