Architecture software guide 2019    Everything you need to know about architecture software and how to choose the best program for you and your workflow.

Architecture software guide 2019

Everything you need to know about architecture software and how to choose the best program for you and your workflow.

A guide to modern architecture    This article will take a deep dive into the topic of modern architecture, defining what it is, its origins and history, and its characteristics

A guide to modern architecture

This article will take a deep dive into the topic of modern architecture, defining what it is, its origins and history, and its characteristics

NCARB    NCARB is an organization made up of architectural licencing boards from 55 states in the US…

NCARB

NCARB is an organization made up of architectural licencing boards from 55 states in the US…

Brick dimensions    A detailed breakdown on brick dimensions, sizes, types and bonds

Brick dimensions

A detailed breakdown on brick dimensions, sizes, types and bonds

The only 5 (free) CAD block sites you’ll ever need    The best free CAD block sites and libraries for 2D architectural drawing and drafting.

The only 5 (free) CAD block sites you’ll ever need

The best free CAD block sites and libraries for 2D architectural drawing and drafting.

A guide to architecture firms    Here we will delve into the mechanics and workings of an architecture firm, and discuss what makes them such exciting places to work.

A guide to architecture firms

Here we will delve into the mechanics and workings of an architecture firm, and discuss what makes them such exciting places to work.

9 Ways To Help You Be A Successful Architect    Here we look at 9 methods that help to make architects successful, and discuss exactly what contributes to a good and well conceived project.

9 Ways To Help You Be A Successful Architect

Here we look at 9 methods that help to make architects successful, and discuss exactly what contributes to a good and well conceived project.

Architectural terms    As architects we love to use them, and as students we need to learn them; Architectural terms are firmly embedded in our language…

Architectural terms

As architects we love to use them, and as students we need to learn them; Architectural terms are firmly embedded in our language…

How to Develop an architectural design concept    In this post we look at how to develop an architecture concept and the routes that can be taken to create one...

How to Develop an architectural design concept

In this post we look at how to develop an architecture concept and the routes that can be taken to create one...

How To Survive An Architecture Crit    The infamous architecture crit can be a very uncertain and nervous period to even the most senior of students in architecture school, but we believe there are several key tips, principles and actions you can take to help ensure it goes as well...

How To Survive An Architecture Crit

The infamous architecture crit can be a very uncertain and nervous period to even the most senior of students in architecture school, but we believe there are several key tips, principles and actions you can take to help ensure it goes as well...

Guide To Finding The Best Architecture School For Yo   u   Finding the right architectural school is in most circumstances the first and most important initial step towards being an architect, and we hope this guide can help you…

Guide To Finding The Best Architecture School For You

Finding the right architectural school is in most circumstances the first and most important initial step towards being an architect, and we hope this guide can help you…

17 Steps To Improve Your Architecture Design Skills    In this post we present 17 steps to help improve your architectural design process and concept development that you can implemented straightway...

17 Steps To Improve Your Architecture Design Skills

In this post we present 17 steps to help improve your architectural design process and concept development that you can implemented straightway...

20 Photoshop Tips for Architects    Photoshop is the architects go to tool for image creation and editing, but for those just starting out or looking to further develop their skills and knowledge in the program, it can be difficult to know where to start and what to learn....

20 Photoshop Tips for Architects

Photoshop is the architects go to tool for image creation and editing, but for those just starting out or looking to further develop their skills and knowledge in the program, it can be difficult to know where to start and what to learn....

The Best Architecture & Design Blogs    Architecture & design blogs help to keep us up to date with the current design trends, technologies and regulations within our industry and so here is a selection of our favourite (and best) websites.

The Best Architecture & Design Blogs

Architecture & design blogs help to keep us up to date with the current design trends, technologies and regulations within our industry and so here is a selection of our favourite (and best) websites.

(Architecture) Site Analysis - An Introduction    (Architectural) site analysis provides the foundation for strong, simple and well-established Architecture design concepts. Here we provide an introduction into site analysis covering what you should be looking for, why is so important, and how it should be used.

(Architecture) Site Analysis - An Introduction

(Architectural) site analysis provides the foundation for strong, simple and well-established Architecture design concepts. Here we provide an introduction into site analysis covering what you should be looking for, why is so important, and how it should be used.

What is an Architect & how to be One   o   Here we will define and explain what an architect actually is, who can be one, what it means, and provide a general overview of the profession.

What is an Architect & how to be Oneo

Here we will define and explain what an architect actually is, who can be one, what it means, and provide a general overview of the profession.

What And Who Are The ARB    "The ARB (Architects Registration Board) is an independent statutory body established under the ‘Architect’s act 1997’ by parliament to regulate the architect’s profession in the UK."

What And Who Are The ARB

"The ARB (Architects Registration Board) is an independent statutory body established under the ‘Architect’s act 1997’ by parliament to regulate the architect’s profession in the UK."

(Architecture) Site Analysis - The Site Visit    Here we will cover everything you need to know about of how to approach your first site visit to a new architectural project, and what to do when physically there...

(Architecture) Site Analysis - The Site Visit

Here we will cover everything you need to know about of how to approach your first site visit to a new architectural project, and what to do when physically there...

Architecture portfolio guide    Guide to creating and presenting an architecture portfolio, looking at examples, templates, layouts, sizes, and cover pages.

Architecture portfolio guide

Guide to creating and presenting an architecture portfolio, looking at examples, templates, layouts, sizes, and cover pages.

The tallest buildings in the world    Definitions, influences, advantages, disadvantages and lists of the worlds tallest buildings and structures.

The tallest buildings in the world

Definitions, influences, advantages, disadvantages and lists of the worlds tallest buildings and structures.

The definition & meaning of architecture    There are many definitions of architecture that help define its meaning and understanding, here we discuss and break down the complex elements that make it.

The definition & meaning of architecture

There are many definitions of architecture that help define its meaning and understanding, here we discuss and break down the complex elements that make it.

Landscape architecture guide    Here we discuss and define what landscape architecture is, who landscape architects are, and what it takes to be one…

Landscape architecture guide

Here we discuss and define what landscape architecture is, who landscape architects are, and what it takes to be one…

Architectural drawing    An architectural drawing visually communicates how a building will function. Here we look at the different types and styles of drawing required.

Architectural drawing

An architectural drawing visually communicates how a building will function. Here we look at the different types and styles of drawing required.

2019 Architects salary guide    As architects and architecture students one of the key topics we like to talk about and keep up to date on is the architect’s salary...

2019 Architects salary guide

As architects and architecture students one of the key topics we like to talk about and keep up to date on is the architect’s salary...

Architectural drawing symbols    Architectural symbols form an important role in any architecture drawing and help to define…

Architectural drawing symbols

Architectural symbols form an important role in any architecture drawing and help to define…

What To Wear To an Architectural Interview    Advice on how to plan your outfit and what to correctly wear to your architecture interview.

What To Wear To an Architectural Interview

Advice on how to plan your outfit and what to correctly wear to your architecture interview.

Gifts for architects and students    A selection of the most interesting and original gift ideas that make the perfect Christmas or birthday presents for architects and architectural students in 2018.

Gifts for architects and students

A selection of the most interesting and original gift ideas that make the perfect Christmas or birthday presents for architects and architectural students in 2018.

How to find architectural ideas    In this article we provide several of our favourite methods and techniques that we have, and still do use to help generate architectural ideas and concepts.

How to find architectural ideas

In this article we provide several of our favourite methods and techniques that we have, and still do use to help generate architectural ideas and concepts.

What is Architect in Spanish?    Simply put, Architect in Spanish is arquitecto, for example “I am an architect” is Soy arquitecto.

What is Architect in Spanish?

Simply put, Architect in Spanish is arquitecto, for example “I am an architect” is Soy arquitecto.

The Architecture Design Brief    The architecture design brief is a key document in the procurement of a project and so here we discuss what exactly one is, why they are important and how to use and write one…

The Architecture Design Brief

The architecture design brief is a key document in the procurement of a project and so here we discuss what exactly one is, why they are important and how to use and write one…

Types of architect    Here we discuss what the different types and roles of an architect are, and provide an insight into what each one does and what is required.

Types of architect

Here we discuss what the different types and roles of an architect are, and provide an insight into what each one does and what is required.

31 Essential Tools for Architecture Students    Here we provide a shopping list of the equipment we feel is the most necessary for any architectural student about to start architecture school...

31 Essential Tools for Architecture Students

Here we provide a shopping list of the equipment we feel is the most necessary for any architectural student about to start architecture school...

How To Draw A Floor Plan    This post explains how to develop and draw an architectural floor plan from beginning to end, and provides some helpful tips and methods to make drawing your plans more efficient and look even better!

How To Draw A Floor Plan

This post explains how to develop and draw an architectural floor plan from beginning to end, and provides some helpful tips and methods to make drawing your plans more efficient and look even better!

What Do Architects Wear?    A look at what architects wear to work, how to appropriately dress like one, and how to dress like an architecture student...

What Do Architects Wear?

A look at what architects wear to work, how to appropriately dress like one, and how to dress like an architecture student...

Computer Monitor Guide For Architects & Designers    Architects and designers spend a huge amount of time in front of their computer screens, and rely heavily on what the monitor is displaying and how the colours, brightness and contrasts are presented...

Computer Monitor Guide For Architects & Designers

Architects and designers spend a huge amount of time in front of their computer screens, and rely heavily on what the monitor is displaying and how the colours, brightness and contrasts are presented...

How To Increase Your Salary    As the role of the architect is ever changing, so are the skills required to be one, but the diverse skill sets learnt in architecture school and when in practice don't just have to be focused on being a singular architect...

How To Increase Your Salary

As the role of the architect is ever changing, so are the skills required to be one, but the diverse skill sets learnt in architecture school and when in practice don't just have to be focused on being a singular architect...

The Best (2019) Computers For Architectural Students & Architects    A look at the best PC's, laptops and Apple Mac's for architecture students, architects, and architectural visualisation and rendering. This guide covers the best computers for architectural CAD work, 3D modelling, Rendering and Graphic work for students and professionals.

The Best (2019) Computers For Architectural Students & Architects

A look at the best PC's, laptops and Apple Mac's for architecture students, architects, and architectural visualisation and rendering. This guide covers the best computers for architectural CAD work, 3D modelling, Rendering and Graphic work for students and professionals.

Architectural scale guide    Understanding architectural drawing scales and learning how to read scaled drawings forms a fundamental and core skill…

Architectural scale guide

Understanding architectural drawing scales and learning how to read scaled drawings forms a fundamental and core skill…

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)    The AIA is dedicated to promoting architecture and give architects, both upcoming and established, the resources they need to succeed in their work…

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

The AIA is dedicated to promoting architecture and give architects, both upcoming and established, the resources they need to succeed in their work…

9 of the best websites for cut out people    Here we have collected 9 of the best free websites for cut out people that provide a full and divers range of graphics, ethnicities and cultures.

9 of the best websites for cut out people

Here we have collected 9 of the best free websites for cut out people that provide a full and divers range of graphics, ethnicities and cultures.

What to take to an Architectural Interview    What to take with you into an interview is a very important subject, particularly when its for an architectural position!

What to take to an Architectural Interview

What to take with you into an interview is a very important subject, particularly when its for an architectural position!

Architecture quotes    Here we have a selection of architecture quotes, insights and words of wisdom from some of the world’s most famous past and present architects.

Architecture quotes

Here we have a selection of architecture quotes, insights and words of wisdom from some of the world’s most famous past and present architects.

Architecture concept models    In this post we describe the process behind creating a concept model and look at the various types and methods that can be used.

Architecture concept models

In this post we describe the process behind creating a concept model and look at the various types and methods that can be used.

Architect definition    In this post we look at the various definitions of an architect and architecture.

Architect definition

In this post we look at the various definitions of an architect and architecture.

Pinterest for Architects    How to use Pinterest to its maxim benefit for architects and those working within the creativeindustry.

Pinterest for Architects

How to use Pinterest to its maxim benefit for architects and those working within the creativeindustry.

Being an Architectural Assistant    In this post we take a look at what it is like to be an architecture assistant, who is and how to be one, what does an architectural assistant do? how much does one make? and the skills required

Being an Architectural Assistant

In this post we take a look at what it is like to be an architecture assistant, who is and how to be one, what does an architectural assistant do? how much does one make? and the skills required

What is an Architectural Concept?    In architecture a concept gives the architect a clear direction and framework for making their design decisions; it provides a methodology to the thinking process...

What is an Architectural Concept?

In architecture a concept gives the architect a clear direction and framework for making their design decisions; it provides a methodology to the thinking process...

Architecture Site Analysis Diagrams and Symbols    One of the most effective methods of site analysis presentation is to include a map based diagram or drawing, with graphic and symbol overlays to show the sites characteristics and features...

Architecture Site Analysis Diagrams and Symbols

One of the most effective methods of site analysis presentation is to include a map based diagram or drawing, with graphic and symbol overlays to show the sites characteristics and features...

How To Prepare For An Architecture Crit & Presentation    In this post we want to highlight the key areas for preparing for an architecture crit and/or presentation …we are here to help!

How To Prepare For An Architecture Crit & Presentation

In this post we want to highlight the key areas for preparing for an architecture crit and/or presentation …we are here to help!

25 Photoshop Shortcuts For Architects    There is no denying the speed and efficiency that keyboard short-cuts bring to the usability of computer software, and non-more so than in architecture...

25 Photoshop Shortcuts For Architects

There is no denying the speed and efficiency that keyboard short-cuts bring to the usability of computer software, and non-more so than in architecture...

Architecture Site Analysis Checklists    Here we have provided two architecture site analysis checklists that firstly cover all of the primary areas of the site analysis process and secondly, provide a checklist outlining what to assess during your first site visit.

Architecture Site Analysis Checklists

Here we have provided two architecture site analysis checklists that firstly cover all of the primary areas of the site analysis process and secondly, provide a checklist outlining what to assess during your first site visit.

(Architecture) Site Analysis - Evaluating Your Site Visit    Using your architectural site analysis, the site now becomes the generator for your architectural concept development and should be used to shape and develop your design decisions throughout the process.

(Architecture) Site Analysis - Evaluating Your Site Visit

Using your architectural site analysis, the site now becomes the generator for your architectural concept development and should be used to shape and develop your design decisions throughout the process.

(Architecture) Site Analysis - Desktop Study    An (Architectural) site analysis desktop study helps to highlight the key and most important areas of your site prior to your site visit, enabling you to produce the best architectural site analysis research and presentation diagrams. This is proven to aid in the development of architectural concepts and design.

(Architecture) Site Analysis - Desktop Study

An (Architectural) site analysis desktop study helps to highlight the key and most important areas of your site prior to your site visit, enabling you to produce the best architectural site analysis research and presentation diagrams. This is proven to aid in the development of architectural concepts and design.

What Does An Architect Do?    In this post we cover the frequently asked question “what does an architect do?” where we will look at What an architect does on a typical day, What is the architect role...

What Does An Architect Do?

In this post we cover the frequently asked question “what does an architect do?” where we will look at What an architect does on a typical day, What is the architect role...

Guide to architecture school    This guide discusses everything you need to know and expect in architecture school.

Guide to architecture school

This guide discusses everything you need to know and expect in architecture school.

21 Architectural Concept Ideas    Here we provide a list of 21 architecture concept ideas that can be used as starting points for your conceptual development and help steer you in the right direction as your architecture project develops…

21 Architectural Concept Ideas

Here we provide a list of 21 architecture concept ideas that can be used as starting points for your conceptual development and help steer you in the right direction as your architecture project develops…

Architectural fonts    Choosing the right font can be a timely and stressful process, here we provide a list and an insight into some of our favourites…

Architectural fonts

Choosing the right font can be a timely and stressful process, here we provide a list and an insight into some of our favourites…

Architectural styles    A chronicle presentation of the key architecture styles that have helped develop and shape the architecture we experience today.

Architectural styles

A chronicle presentation of the key architecture styles that have helped develop and shape the architecture we experience today.

What is it like to be an Architect?    Should you be thinking about a career in architecture and becoming an architect?

What is it like to be an Architect?

Should you be thinking about a career in architecture and becoming an architect?

23 of the Best LEGO Architecture Sets    A selection of the best LEGO architecture sets for architects, architectural students, or for people who just like LEGO and architecture!...

23 of the Best LEGO Architecture Sets

A selection of the best LEGO architecture sets for architects, architectural students, or for people who just like LEGO and architecture!...

Surviving Your First Semester in Architecture School    Here we share 12 tips to surviving your first semester of architecture school, that we hope will help you to prepare, succeed and may be even get ahead....

Surviving Your First Semester in Architecture School

Here we share 12 tips to surviving your first semester of architecture school, that we hope will help you to prepare, succeed and may be even get ahead....

Is Architecture & Being An Architect Worth It?    We are often asked if we think architecture or being an architect is "worth it", and whether you have, or currently are studying the subject …this is worth a read

Is Architecture & Being An Architect Worth It?

We are often asked if we think architecture or being an architect is "worth it", and whether you have, or currently are studying the subject …this is worth a read

The Ultimate Guide To Starting Architecture School    Here we offer advice to new and prospective architecture students that are just starting or at least thinking about embarking on the fantastic journey towards becoming an architect...

The Ultimate Guide To Starting Architecture School

Here we offer advice to new and prospective architecture students that are just starting or at least thinking about embarking on the fantastic journey towards becoming an architect...

How To Avoid Overheating In Your Buildings    In this post we are going to discuss how to prevent overheating in buildings through bringing in and integrating solar control methods during the architectural design process ...we all need to learn this

How To Avoid Overheating In Your Buildings

In this post we are going to discuss how to prevent overheating in buildings through bringing in and integrating solar control methods during the architectural design process ...we all need to learn this

Computer Mouse Guide For Architects, Architecture Students & Designers (2018   )   There are a lot of cheap and ill performing computer mice out there …even with good reviews, and so here we’ll take a look of what we feel are the best performing and suitable options for architects and students...

Computer Mouse Guide For Architects, Architecture Students & Designers (2018)

There are a lot of cheap and ill performing computer mice out there …even with good reviews, and so here we’ll take a look of what we feel are the best performing and suitable options for architects and students...

Photoshop For Architects    When referring to the software and digital tools architects use on a daily basis, Photoshop usually comes in a close second to the usual choice of CAD and 3D architecture programs...

Photoshop For Architects

When referring to the software and digital tools architects use on a daily basis, Photoshop usually comes in a close second to the usual choice of CAD and 3D architecture programs...

(Architecture) Site Analysis - Presentation    A look at how to present architectural site analysis, whether it be for a presentation, to your peers, a critique or to a client, being able to successfully communicate your site analysis and research is an important part of the process....

(Architecture) Site Analysis - Presentation

A look at how to present architectural site analysis, whether it be for a presentation, to your peers, a critique or to a client, being able to successfully communicate your site analysis and research is an important part of the process....

Our Top Architecture Visualisation and Presentation Blogs    Architecture visualisation has become a large part of our industry with many architects and architectural students being equally skilled and interested in both disciplines. Architectural presentation and representation has never been more important and is often the difference between winning and losing a project.

Our Top Architecture Visualisation and Presentation Blogs

Architecture visualisation has become a large part of our industry with many architects and architectural students being equally skilled and interested in both disciplines. Architectural presentation and representation has never been more important and is often the difference between winning and losing a project.

RIBA Work stages Explained     "The RIBA plan of work  was revised in 2013 and comprises of eight separate work stages that each address a required phase of a construction projects progression"

RIBA Work stages Explained

"The RIBA plan of work was revised in 2013 and comprises of eight separate work stages that each address a required phase of a construction projects progression"

What (and who) is the RIBA?    "Located in its headquarters in London at 66 Portland Place,  RIBA  (the Royal Institute of British Architects) was founded in 1837, and is the UK's chartered body for architecture..."

What (and who) is the RIBA?

"Located in its headquarters in London at 66 Portland Place, RIBA (the Royal Institute of British Architects) was founded in 1837, and is the UK's chartered body for architecture..."