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The Architectural Design Brief – Checklist

The Architectural Design Brief – Checklist

What is an architectural design brief? The architectural design brief forms the very beginning of the design process. It is a project management document containing crucial project information with set outcomes that need to be achieved upon completion. It can provide...

Detail Library – New Details November 2022

Detail Library – New Details November 2022

New Details During November we have been exploring beam and block floors and brick soffit systems. This latest set of details includes various beam and block details showing edge perpendicular to span, support to internal wall, staggering bearing, and change of...

Architecture Concepts Bundle

Architecture Concepts Bundle

We are very excited to introduce our brand new Architecture Concepts Bundle. The Bundle is packed full of useful information to help you develop your architectural concept. Let's look at the bundle in more detail.... Introducing a brand new Architecture Concepts...

RIBA Part 3 Exam Question Guide

RIBA Part 3 Exam Question Guide

Part 3 Exam Question Guide  Scroll to the end to download this guide as a handy PDF Introduction   This Part 3 Exam Question Guide is for the RIBA Part 3 course, which is an Advanced Diploma in Professional Practice in Architecture. Once completed, you can...

How to choose the best architecture school?

How to choose the best architecture school?

Choosing an architecture school:    Introduction   How to choose the best architecture school?   Choosing the best architecture school, where you will start your formal education to qualify as an architect can be quite daunting. So, we have written this...

Best Fonts for Architects

Best Fonts for Architects

Best Fonts for Architects   Why is choosing the right font typeface important?   Best fonts for architects - Selecting the best font typefaces can help you convey your design thinking and concepts more effectively.  Typically for presentation sheets and...

Data Visualisation for Architecture

Data Visualisation for Architecture

What is Data Visualisation Data visualisation is the representation of information in the form of a chart, diagram or image. Viewing data and information in a graphic format can make it easier for our brains to understand and absorb the information.   Data...

Contextual Surveys – Where to Get Relevant Information

Contextual Surveys – Where to Get Relevant Information

Contextual Surveys:    Where to get relevant information?    Detailed site surveys are key to the beginning of any project. There are many digital tools and professionals which can assist in building a very detailed picture of a site and its surrounding...

10 Year Round Up and Giveaway

10 Year Round Up and Giveaway

Celebrating 10 years of First In Architecture! In this final post celebrating 10 years of First In Architecture, we are looking back at what we have done over the years, and also looking forward to the next ten years! We also have a special offer for you so make sure...

New Site Analysis Bundle Download

New Site Analysis Bundle Download

Celebrating 10 years of First In Architecture! To celebrate 10 years of First In Architecture, we have put together a number of blog posts for September exploring and revisiting some of the content we have created over the years. This week we are going in deep with...

Top 10 Most Popular Downloads

Top 10 Most Popular Downloads

Celebrating 10 years of First In Architecture!Our Top 10 DownloadsTo celebrate 10 years of First In Architecture, we have put together a number of blog posts for September exploring and revisiting some of the content we have created over the years. This week we are...

Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts

Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts

Celebrating 10 years of First In Architecture! Our Top 10 Blog Posts To celebrate 10 years of First In Architecture, we have put together a number of blog posts for September exploring and revisiting some of the content we have created over the years. We are kicking...

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.