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Free CAD Blocks – Trees 01

Free CAD Blocks – Trees 01

Our free CAD Block database is a new 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 please get in...

Free CAD Blocks – Vehicles 01

Free CAD Blocks – Vehicles 01

Our free CAD Block database is a new 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 please get in...

Free CAD Blocks – Furniture 01

Free CAD Blocks – Furniture 01

Our free CAD Block database is a new 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 please get in...

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom 01

Free CAD Blocks – Bathroom 01

Our free CAD Block database is a new 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 please get in...

Site Analysis Part 3 – Video

Site Analysis Part 3 – Video

The final video of our three part series on how to carry out a site analysis from start to finish. Part three looks at how to present the site analysis.  In this video I mention the First In Architecture Pinterest board for Site Analysis.You can find it...

Site Analysis Part 2 – Video

Site Analysis Part 2 – Video

The second of our three part series on how to carry out a site analysis from start to finish. Part two looks at how to evaluate the site analysis. 

Site Analysis Part 1 – Video

Site Analysis Part 1 – Video

After the popularity of the Site Analysis series, we are turning them into videos! Here is Part 1, the rest are yet to come! 

One Of The Most Important Tips for Architecture Students

One Of The Most Important Tips for Architecture Students

This may be a short post - but it's one that is valuable. © Smagal | Stock Free Images & Dreamstime Stock PhotosOne of my most important tips will always be: Read the Brief. Then read it again. Then maybe get busy with the highlighter. Then scribble some notes....

Sketchup Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Guides

Sketchup Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Guides

A quick guide reference card to get you familiar with the icons and keyboard shortcuts of Sketchup. Worth printing out and keeping by you as you get to know your way around Sketchup. The images below show the Reference Cards, either for Mac or Windows. If you want to...

Quick Photoshop Shortcut Keys

Quick Photoshop Shortcut Keys

Photoshop. Are you a toolbar lover, or a shortcut savvy? As users of software such as autocad, you will know the importance of the keyboard command. It can speed up your work no end. Photoshop is no exception, and when you get to know the shortcuts, your efficiency...

3 Free AutoCad Layouts

3 Free AutoCad Layouts

Just in case you are struggling making or setting up your own autocad layout for printing, I have set up these three simple layouts, in A3. You can download them, and adjust and alter them to your liking, but the basics are already set up. To use them, just download...