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The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job in Architecture

The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job in Architecture

Concerned about finding work after your degree? Don't know how to write a CV? Don't know how to start applying for your placement year? Out of work and trying to get back into the architectural field. Studying Architecture is hard work. You live in the studio and you...

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...