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Architecture Job Interview Tips – Part 1

Architecture Job Interview is a two part series that looks at how to prepare for your interview, tips and techniques to use during your interview, right through to following up for feedback. This part of the series looks at the preparation before the interview. So,...

Quick CAD Tips – Working with layouts and viewports

In this video, I show you how to set up and work with viewports in your layout sheets. I look at the difference between paperspace and model space, setting up different scales in your viewports so that you can print a layout with different scaled drawings....

Understanding Architectural Details 3

Understanding Architectural Details 3 After the success of the first two Understanding Architectural Details ebooks, I knew it was time to dig deeper. Book 1 looked at domestic or residential construction details, while book 2 studied basement design. For...

How to measure and draw angled walls

One of my readers, Tom :), got in touch to ask for a bit of assistance with measured surveys. Although I have written a post about the basics, this video goes a bit deeper and helps to measure and draw out rooms that have angled walls. This provides you with a step by...

Architecture CV – Everything you need to know – Part 5

Welcome to Part 5 of Architecture CV - Everything you need to know. If you haven’t seen Parts one, two and three - I would recommend you check them out. Click on the links below.   Part 5 - Common Mistakes and Frequently Asked Questions In this final part of the...

How To Create A Site Model In SketchUp

Following on from the site analysis videos, this tutorial shows you how to model a site in SketchUp using the help of Google Earth. In this video we look at: - Adding a location to your site model - Using google earth to import 3d models of surrounding building...

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.