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Architecture Programme, Or What Happens In Certain Spaces

Architecture Programme, Or What Happens In Certain Spaces

An architecture programme captures a building function in great detail. Lack of attention to the functional requirements will assure users will see it as a design failure. Architectural programme is therefore an essential consideration in every design project and process. Find out why…

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How To Use An Architectural Scale Ruler (Metric)

How To Use An Architectural Scale Ruler (Metric)

When you start architecture school you will hear people talk about scale and scale rulers. Most of the time they will assume you know what this is and won’t tell you how to use an architectural scale ruler.
The thing is, it’s one of the most critical drawing tools you’re going to use.

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The Ultimate Architectural Site Analysis Guide

The Ultimate Architectural Site Analysis Guide

Part of the success of any design process is the preliminary work, including a great site analysis. A site analysis is a research activity that looks at the existing conditions of a site as well as possible future conditions. It considers physical qualities and characteristics, patterns and activities, relationships, context, givens, assumptions, opportunities and constraints within the immediate site and broader context and surroundings.

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Top 9 Architecture Design Factors For ALL Architecture Projects

Top 9 Architecture Design Factors For ALL Architecture Projects

Not sure what the main architecture design factors are in your new project? Overwhelmed by information and the brief and requirements and the client and precedents and diagrams and brainstorming and where to start? Learn how to approach an architecture design project, specifically answering the question: What do I need to consider in any architectural design?
Listen to the full episode to learn the top 9 considerations that apply to any and all architectural design projects.

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Architecture Programme, Or What Goes Where

Architecture Programme, Or What Goes Where

An architecture programme captures a building function in great detail. For some designers, the function of a building can be seen to restrict the creative process, innovation and aesthetics. The lack of attention to the functional requirements will assure those that use the building every day will see it as a failure in design. Architectural programme is therefore an essential consideration in every design project and process. Find out why…

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What Is An Architecture Project Brief Or Design Brief

What Is An Architecture Project Brief Or Design Brief

You are going to be given some form of an architectural project or design brief for all of your design projects. You might even receive a brief for any other project that includes a level of design in your construction, communication and possibly even history and theory classes.
But what is a project brief, why is it so important, and what exactly should you do with it?

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What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

In most of your design studios, you are going to be asked to keep an architecture design journal, sketchbook or visual diary. Sometimes it may be part of your assessment to show your engagement, process and completion of the required work. Even if you’re not asked to keep a design journal it’s a really good habit to get into. So what is a design journal, how do you start, and what goes in it?

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What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

In most of your design studios, you are going to be asked to keep an architecture design journal, sketchbook or visual diary. Sometimes it may be part of your assessment to show your engagement, process and completion of the required work. Even if you’re not asked to keep a design journal it’s a really good habit to get into. So what is a design journal, how do you start, and what goes in it?

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