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Tips for building on a sloped terrain

Tips for building on a sloped terrain

IntroductionThis ‘Tips for Building on a Sloped Terrain’ post originated from a question that we had received a while back on our Facebook page, and it has since become one of our most well-received posts. We were asked if we had any tips for building on a sloped...

22 Best Free CAD Block Websites

22 Best Free CAD Block Websites

Introduction   [Updated October 2023] Welcome to our 22 best free cad block websites article! We have put together our favourite selection of free cad block websites below. But before we dive into that…a little shameless self-promotion…! We have our own CAD block...

Architecture Mapping

Architecture Mapping

Architecture Mapping   Introduction   Architecture mapping is one of the most commonly used techniques to represent and communicate architectural designs and ideas. Almost all architectural projects require you to analyse, explore or produce maps at some...

Architecture Student Bundle

Architecture Student Bundle

We are very excited to introduce our brand new Architecture Student Bundle. The Bundle is packed full of useful information and time-saving resources to help you throughout your architectural studies and beyond. Let's look at the bundle in more detail....Introducing a...

Revit Vs Archicad

Revit Vs Archicad

Revit Vs Archicad Revit and Archicad are two of the most popular BIM software tools in the construction industry. BIM, or Building Information Modelling, is a 3D modelling process that enables architects, engineers, and contractors to design, construct, and manage...

Photoshop for Architecture

Photoshop for Architecture

Photoshop for ArchitectureMany architects use Photoshop for architecture visuals, sketches and design. Clear communication of ideas is key in architecture, and Photoshop is a valuable tool to help convey concepts, designs and ideas. As new architecture students it is...

Top 43 Free Photoshop Brushes For Architects

Top 43 Free Photoshop Brushes For Architects

Free Photoshop Brushes For Architects   Introduction   In this post, we have collated top 43 free photoshop brushes for architects. This list contains some must-have photoshop brush types and set recommendations that will help you enhance your architectural...

How to Use CAD Blocks

How to Use CAD Blocks

What are CAD Blocks? Computer-Aided Design (CAD) blocks are pre-drawn, 2D or 3D objects that architects can insert into their drawings to save time and improve accuracy. These blocks can include anything from basic shapes to complex designs and symbols. They are...

A Guide to Architectural Terms

A Guide to Architectural Terms

Architectural Jargon   Introduction   Architectural Jargon includes words and terminology commonly used by those within the field of architecture. According to the Collins English Dictionary,‘You use jargon to refer to words and expressions that are used in...

Architectural Model Making – The Guide

Architectural Model Making – The Guide

What is an architectural model?Architectural model making is a tool often used to express a building design or masterplan. An architectural model represents architectural ideas and can be used at all stages of design. The model shows the scale and physical presence of...

Learn SketchUp Layout

Learn SketchUp Layout

SketchUp LayoutDesign presentations play a crucial role in effectively communicating ideas, concepts, and plans to clients, colleagues, and stakeholders. When it comes to creating visually captivating and professional design presentations, SketchUp Layout emerges as a...

Architecture Drawing Projections

Architecture Drawing Projections

Architecture Drawing Projections   Introduction   Architecture Drawing Projections are a means of representing three dimensional buildings, structures, detailed components, and other architecture related information onto two dimensional surfaces. They are...

MY FAVOURITE TOOLS AND RESOURCES

I have curated a list of some of the tools and resources I would strongly recommend for anyone studying or working in Architecture.