The best rulers for architects and architectural students

Our pick of the top architectural scale rulers available for architects and architectural students, for use in architecture design, detailing and model making.

Producing accurate drawings and physical models at varied scales, is one of the most important aspects of architectural representation and spatial design, for an in depth introduction into scale & scaled drawing visit our guide here

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Imperial scale rules

Alvin Architect Triangular Scale

01 - 12 inch black aluminum scale rule with 3/32 3/16 3/4 3/8 3 1 1/2 1/8 1/4 1/2 1in scales, supplied in hard plastic case.  

Staedtler Architect Triangular Scale

02 - 12 inch three sided Color-coded scale rule, with 3/32, 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 1 1/2, 3" = 1 foot scales

 

Arteza Triangular Architect Scale Rule

03 - 12 inch 3 sided scale rule with 1-1/2", 1, 3/4", 3/8", 3/16", 3/32", 1/2" 1/4", 1/8", 3, 16 scales, Color-coded grooves for quick and accurate selection of the desired scale

Architectural Scale Ruler Set

04 - 3 piece ruler set that includes 2 x black architecture scales and 1 x standard metal ruler. Scales include: 1-1/2", 1, 3/4", 3/8", 3/16", 3/32", 1/2", 1/4", 1/8", 3, 16

Metric scale rules

 

Bocianelli Metal Scale Ruler in a Case

01 - 30cm silver aluminium scale rule with black letters and silver, green and red coloured slots. Supplied in rigid transparent plastic box for easy storage and protection. 

 

Helix 300mm Metric Triangular Scale Rule

02 - Triangular white plastic scale rule featuring high grade print and 3 colour coded faces, with metric scales include 1:1, 1:10, 1:2, 1:20, 1:5, 1:50, 1:100, 1:200, 1:500, 1:1000, 1:1250

 

 

Bocianelli Metric 15cm 6" (Oval) Scale Ruler

03 - 15cm white acrylic plastic pocket size scale ruler for Architects Engineers Surveyors Contractors, with 8 different scales 1:1 1:5 1:20 1:50 1:100 1:200 1:1250 1:2500 

 

Stainless Steel Ruler with Conversion Table

04 - Stainless steel 12 inch (300 mm) ruler and 1 piece 6 inch (150mm) ruler, with Metric and Imperial Graduation; With conversion table on the back side

 

 

Bocianelli 300mm Metal Ruler Rule

05 - Professional silver, anodised aluminium ruler rule, with rubber anti slippery insert. Supplied in original slide-in wallet for protection against scratches and easy storage

 

Bocianelli Triangular Scale Ruler

06 - Black plastic with white letters and red green and black colour, available in scales 1:20 1:25 1:50 1:100 1:125 1:150 / 1:200 1:500 1:1000 1:1250 1:1500 1:2500