The Best & Most Essential Architectural Tools

Our top pick of most essential architectural tools that are used on a daily basis by every good architect, designer and student.

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ARCHITECT'S POCKET BOOK BY ANN ROSS

This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on site or in the studio. It provides guidance on a range of tasks, from complying with the Building Regulations, including the recent revisions to Part L, to helping with planning, use of materials and detailing...

Rotring 1904812 Tikky Graphic Fineliner Pen

Whether you are drawing, sketching or writing, the Rotring tikky graphic fineliner three piece pen set gives your ideas more detail with its performance. This fineliner pen is filled with pigmented ink that is lightfast and water-resistant. This pen continuously delivers smooth ink and is durable...

 

Tervakoski - Roll of Sketching Paper

A lightweight translucent detail paper for designers; artists; students and architects. Ideal for large scale plans, tracings and drawings. Surface easily accepts pencil, pen and markers. Supplied in a roll of 100 metres - great value...

Metric Scale Ruler

30 cm 12" Plastic Flat (Oval) Scale Ruler 1:1 1:5 1:20 1:50 1:100 1:200 1:1250 1:2500 Scale 1:1 1:5 1:20 1:50 1:100 1:200 1:1250 1:2500 Length: 30cm Made of white acrylic plastic with black letters and yellow stripe in the centre...

 

 
 

Lavazza Qualita Rossa Coffee

For those who want to get off to a great start, with all of the charge and energy coffee can offer, Lavazza Qualita Rossa unites the taste of the finest Arabica coffees with the body of the best Robusta coffees. A full-bodied, richly flavoured blend...

 

Blundell Harling A2 Challenge/Ferndown Drawing Board

A2 portable drawing board fitted with a cross-wire parallel motion system. Incorporates a graduated straightedge. Four angle positions: 25º, 35º, 45º, and 60º. Stand is of all steel construction. When closed, the backstand acts as a carrying handle...

 

Derwent Graphik Line Maker Drawing Pens - Black

Graphik Line Makers are filled with lightfast water based pigment in three colours: Black, graphite and sepia. Experience lightfast pigment inks that are ideal for all your artistic projects. The Japanese nibs offer a range of sizes from super-fine 0.05 to a broad 0.8. You can build tone in your drawings with these pens that work like a graphic pencil...

Goldline A3 Heavyweight Tracing Pad

This Goldline clear A3 heavyweight tracing pad provides high quality and professional grade tracing paper. High density sheets ensures durable tracing paper - suitable for smooth and clear tracing that erases easily. Acid-free paper ensures your originals are protected...

 

 

 
 

Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencils 8B-2H with Soft Grades

Premium quality pencils for writing, drawing, sketching on paper and matt drafting film

The wide range of degrees makes lumograph the ideal tool for artists and graphic designers

 

Moleskine Plain Pocket Notebook

The Moleskine Pocket Plain Notebook is bound in cardboard, with a 'moleskine' cover having rounded corners and an elastic enclosure. The 192 acid-free pages are thread bound, and the notebook includes an expandable inner note holder made of cardboard and cloth. Each Moleskine journal has a ribbon placeholder and removable card with the history of Moleskines...

 

Retractable Steel Measure Tape Ruler

Measuring Scale : Metric, Inch, Foot;Measuring Length : 5 Meters, 16 Ft, 191 Inches

Tape Width : 19mm/ 0.75";Case Size : 70 x 63 x 28mm/ 2.7" x 2.4" x 1.1" (L*W*T)

Strap Length : 11cm/ 4.3";Shell Color : Yellow...

 

 

Rotring Tikky Colour-Coded Mechanical Pencil - 0.50 mm, Black Barrel

The Rotring tikky mechanical pencil is designed for precision and optimum performance. This 0.50 mm mechanical pencil is light-weight with a rubberised grip for comfort. The triangular barrel is also engineered for relaxed drawing. The fixed lead guide sleeve prevents break and lets you easily view the page for precise drawing or writing. Features a built-in eraser and is refillable...

 

Worther Shorty Pencil Black with Black Clip

The Worther Shorty pencil is ideal for writing, drawing, sketching and marking. Its used by architects, engineers, graphics designers, doctors etc. The pencil is made from superior plastic and its 3mm thick, soft graphite lead means it can write on almost any surface including wood, metal, paper, plastic, glass (using a red lead), and x-rays (using a white lead). The pencil does not need sharpening as the lead will automatically taper as you write. Small and compact, the pencil will easily fit into your pocket and feels comfortable in your hand...