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Work Smart: Architecture Assignments

Work Smart: Architecture Assignments

Work Smart: Architecture Assignments   Throughout your architecture studies, you will carry out countless architecture assignments. These assignments will take many different forms. You certainly won't just be asked to write essays. Whether it is model making,...

Details Post – Passivhaus Cavity Wall Details

Details Post – Passivhaus Cavity Wall Details

The following article contains excerpts, details and information from our book Understanding Passivhaus - The Simple Guide to Passivhaus Detailing and Design. Passivhaus Cavity Wall Details   Understanding Passivhaus explores a number of different construction...

Free CAD Blocks – Plants and Shrubs

Free CAD Blocks – Plants and Shrubs

Here is a set of free Plants and Shrubs cad blocks. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. This set of cad blocks includes a selection of plants and shrubs, ferns, grasses and other smaller shrubbery....

Introducing Toffu

Introducing Toffu

Meet Toffu... We would like to introduce you to Toffu! Toffu is one of the largest online content library for architects and designers. Their library is growing at a rapid rate, and the quality of their content is top notch. From CAD drawings to flat vectors, they...

Skala Studio SketchUp Templates

Skala Studio SketchUp Templates

Skala Studio have just released their new SketchUp templates! Skala Studio SketchUp Templates SketchUp is great - intuitive, creative, giving you freedom as you design. It is great for producing sketch ideas or 3d visuals to show clients. But, to produce presentation...

Detail Library – New Details for February

Detail Library – New Details for February

New Details - Loft Conversion Details This month we have added a selection of new details relating to loft conversions.   The loft conversion details include both the 2d cad drawings and 3d SketchUp drawings.   Our loft conversion details section now...

Work Smart: Automation and Templates

Work Smart: Automation and Templates

​ Templates & Automation   Generally as an architect, technologist or student, we do the same things time and again. For example, we create a set of planning drawings, or we add colour to an elevation in photoshop, we produce an A1 presentation board.  ...

Details Post – Passivhaus Window Details

Details Post – Passivhaus Window Details

Passivhaus Wall Details The following article contains excerpts, details and information from our book Understanding Passivhaus - The Simple Guide to Passivhaus Detailing and Design. Passivhaus Windows   Windows perform a variety of functions in any building....

FIA Standard CAD Template – Pro Version

FIA Standard CAD Template – Pro Version

Our new PRO Standard CAD Template is available! I am always working to make the website, templates and products more useful to my readers. After reaching out for feedback on our CAD template we have come up with a PRO version that features even more CAD blocks, more...

Work Smart: Productivity Tips

Work Smart: Productivity Tips

​ Work Smart: Productivity Tips   I am by no means a productivity guru. I am constantly guilty of giving myself too many tasks to complete in too short a time, and get myself all stressed out about not ticking enough items off my list.   However, I think...

FIA Free Fitness Equipment CAD Blocks

FIA Free Fitness Equipment CAD Blocks

Free Fitness Equipment CAD Blocks Here is a set of free fitness equipment cad blocks provided by dwgmodels.com. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. We would like to thank dwgmodels.com for allowing us...

Technical Drawing: Construction drawings

Technical Drawing: Construction drawings

Technical Drawing: Construction Drawings   In Part 5 of the Technical Drawing series we are going to explore construction drawings.   Construction Drawings - what are they?   Working drawings, construction drawings, detailed design drawings.... they are...