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Passivhaus Thermal Bridges and Psi Values

Passivhaus Thermal Bridges and Psi Values

Passivhaus Thermal Bridges and Psi Values The following article contains details and information from our book Understanding Passivhaus - The Simple Guide to Passivhaus Detailing and Design and Details:Calculated. This article also contains contributions from Tad...

FIA Free People CAD Blocks 6

FIA Free People CAD Blocks 6

Children Free CAD Blocks At First In Architecture, we understand the importance of accuracy and efficiency in the design process. That's why each of our CAD blocks is meticulously crafted to provide an easy drag and drop into your own CAD file. From trees, to people...

5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing

5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing

5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing I'm excited to announce that our short guide "5 Easy Steps to Better Detailing" is now available!   The guide takes you through the different stages of learning about detailing. We start off by looking at why detailing is...

Free Railway CAD Blocks

Free Railway CAD Blocks

Free Railway CAD Blocks Whether you're a seasoned architect or an architecture student, our CAD blocks are designed to streamline your workflow and enhance your productivity. By eliminating the need to create drawings from scratch, our CAD blocks empower you to focus...

5 Ways to be a Proactive Job Seeker

5 Ways to be a Proactive Job Seeker

This week we have a guest post from Nylda at The Architectural Experiment.   Over at The Architectural Experiment, Nylda shares her experiences of studying and working in architecture. From applying to architecture school, to the processes, resources and outcomes...

Technical Drawing: Elevations and Sections

Technical Drawing: Elevations and Sections

Scroll to the end to download this article as a handy pdf guide  In Part 4 of the Technical Drawing series we are going to explore elevations and sections. We will look at the differences between elevations and sections, what information should be included in...

Detail Post: Passivhaus Wall Details

Detail Post: Passivhaus Wall Details

Passivhaus Wall Details The following article contains details and information from our book Understanding Passivhaus - The Simple Guide to Passivhaus Detailing and Design. Building Fabric   The building fabric has a key role to play in achieving many of the...

Free Wardrobe CAD Blocks

Free Wardrobe CAD Blocks

Free Wardrobe CAD Blocks Our commitment to supporting your design journey doesn't stop here. We regularly update our CAD block library with new additions and revisions based on user feedback and industry trends. So you can trust that we’re always doing our best to...

Technical Drawing: Plans

Technical Drawing: Plans

Scroll to the end to download this article as a handy pdf guideTechnical Drawing: Plans In part one of our technical drawing series we looked at Layout, and part 2 explored Labelling and Annotation. In this part of the technical drawing series, we will look at Plans....

FIA Free CAD Blocks Trellises and Arbors

FIA Free CAD Blocks Trellises and Arbors

Here is a set of free cad blocks trellises and arbors provided by CADdetails.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 CADdetails.com for allowing us to share their CAD blocks -...

Technical Drawing: Labelling and Annotation

Technical Drawing: Labelling and Annotation

Scroll to the end to download this as a handy PDF Guide!In Part 1 of our technical drawing series we looked at Layout, exploring drawing sheets, title blocks and the general arrangement of our drawings. In this part of the series, we will go into more detail, looking...

Creating Custom Materials with Architextures

Creating Custom Materials with Architextures

This week we are really fortunate to have a guest post from Ryan Canning of Architextures. If you haven't heard of Architextures before, make sure you check it out! Ryan is an architect and web developer from Glasgow. He studied at the University of Stratchclyde,...

Free Clothes CAD Blocks

Free Clothes CAD Blocks

Free Clothes CAD Blocks Whether you're a seasoned architect or an architecture student, our CAD blocks are designed to streamline your workflow and enhance your productivity. By eliminating the need to create drawings from scratch, our CAD blocks empower you to focus...

Passivhaus Foundation Details

Passivhaus Foundation Details

Passivhaus Foundation Details The following article contains details and information from our book Understanding Passivhaus - The Simple Guide to Passivhaus Detailing and Design. Passivhaus Foundation Design   Passivhaus standards require high levels of...

How to Brand Your Architecture Practice

How to Brand Your Architecture Practice

Why is branding important in architecture?   What is your architecture practice about? What values do you want to communicate to your clients, and how do you want the world to see you?   As your business grows and your experience builds, your brand will...

FIA Free CAD Blocks Retaining Walls 01

FIA Free CAD Blocks Retaining Walls 01

Here is a set of free cad blocks retaining walls provided by CADdetails. I hope you find them useful. Please feel free to download them and add them to your personal library. We would like to thank CADdetails for allowing us to share their CAD blocks - they have a...

Tips for Studying Architecture Remotely or Online

Tips for Studying Architecture Remotely or Online

Tips for Studying Architecture Remotely or Online   I have been working from home for about 5 years now, maybe more. Before that, when I was at university, I was living off campus in another city, and commuting to uni on days when there were lectures. The rest of the...

Technical Drawing: Layout

Technical Drawing: Layout

Scroll to the end to download this article as a handy pdf guideTechnical Drawing : Layout In part one of our technical drawing series, we will look at Layout. How should a drawing be composed, and what sort of information do we need to show on our architectural...

Free Arrow CAD Blocks

Free Arrow CAD Blocks

Arrow CAD Blocks Welcome to our comprehensive collection of CAD blocks tailored specifically for architects, designers, and construction professionals. Whether you're working on residential, commercial, or industrial projects, our diverse library offers a wide range...

Understanding Passivhaus Second Edition Out Now!

Understanding Passivhaus Second Edition Out Now!

Understanding Passivhaus 2nd Edition is out now!!  I am very excited to announce the new edition of Understanding Passivhaus is now available. I know I have been promising this book for quite some time, so thank you for being patient with me. It has been a much...

Technical Drawing: Series Introduction

Technical Drawing: Series Introduction

Welcome to our new Technical Drawing Series!   Over this series we will be exploring the world of technical drawing for architecture, construction and interior design.   We will be looking at best practice for producing drawings. The architect or designers...

Detail Post – Green Roof Details

Detail Post – Green Roof Details

This green roof details post includes excerpts and details from our book Understanding Architectural Details - Residential. Introduction to Green Roof Details A green or living roof is a flat or low pitched roof with a layer of planting over the waterproofing...

Contemporary Bathroom CAD Blocks CP07

Contemporary Bathroom CAD Blocks CP07

CP07 Contemporary Bathroom CAD Blocks At First In Architecture, we understand the importance of accuracy and efficiency in the design process. That's why each of our CAD blocks is meticulously crafted to provide an easy drag and drop into your own CAD file. From...

Free CAD Blocks – Car Parking

Free CAD Blocks – Car Parking

Car Parking Free CAD Blocks Welcome to our comprehensive collection of CAD blocks tailored specifically for architects, designers, and construction professionals. Whether you're working on residential, commercial, or industrial projects, our diverse library offers a...