Architectural Resources

23 Architectural Fonts – Download Free Fonts Similar To Architect’s Handwriting

23 Architectural Fonts – Download Free Fonts Similar To Architect’s Handwriting

Posted by Tengyuen Ngan in Architectural Resources, Fonts | 3 Comments

[ Updated ] Architectural font intended for use in technical drawings, presumably with Google Sketchup 7 and the hand-drawn strokes feature. Now, everyone can write like an architect! More architecture fonts: Woolkarth-Bold Bold Font (Free) Flux Architect (Free) Architect Bold by Australian Type Foundry ($25) Graphite Light by Adobe ($26) Tekton Pro Regular by Francis […]

Download Tekton, DK Ching’s Architectural Hand-Lettering Font

Download Tekton, DK Ching’s Architectural Hand-Lettering Font

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According to Matthew Frederick, good architectural lettering adheres to several principles and techniques, that is to emphasize the beginning and end of all strokes, and overlap them slightly where they meet. [Complete List of Architectural Fonts Here] If you happened to have a really shitty handwriting, just like me, there are several ‘hand lettering like’ […]





Download Free AutoCAD Human Figure Library

Download Free AutoCAD Human Figure Library

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Free download of 150 Human-figure and animal AutoCAD drawing sets for architectural drawings in DWG format. If you happen to have a huge collection of these people / human figure CAD drawings, do email me. Sharing is caring. More? Visit Archiforge.com, they have a huge collection of AutoCAD human figures, and its free. [Download AutoCAD […]

Free Raster Images Graphics for AutoCAD and Photoshop

Free Raster Images Graphics for AutoCAD and Photoshop

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The zip content includes raster images for use in Photoshop, they are plants in elevation and plan view, silhouette of both male and female. Download the zip file at 37MB. Recommended for you: Download FREE AutoCAD Architecture Blocks / Library – Furniture, People, Trees And Vehicle Adobe Photoshop Image Masking Online Tutorial Gradient Masks over […]

3 Websites Offering Downloadable 3D Printer Models

3 Websites Offering Downloadable 3D Printer Models

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3D Printer is becoming affordable, currently the cheapest model is selling for USD400, it may not have the speed and quality but like all technology gadgets, price will drop and quality will increase two fold every six to twelve months. Makerbot is one of the more popular 3D printer in the industry, perhaps one of […]

DIY Balsa Airplane Instructions

DIY Balsa Airplane Instructions

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Found these while sorting out my dusty boxes from Australia. After graduated form Curtin University 4 years ago, finally I’ve unboxed my treasures of junks. So much memories. Anyway, here are two DIY balsa airplane instructions I found while studying in Australia, thought it is worth sharing. Click images for higher resolutions. Recommended for you: […]

3D Architectural Renderings Illustration – FREE Downloads

3D Architectural Renderings Illustration – FREE Downloads

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A total of 9 medium to low resolution layered architectural perspectives in photoshop psd format available for download. The total files size is approximately 77MB. They have a total of 2400 .psd photoshop and it is not available in torrent. Undeniably, the best 3D modeling tool is not the capability of the software, it is […]

Layered Photoshop Perspectives In .PSD Format

Layered Photoshop Perspectives In .PSD Format

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If you’re a 3D artist, this is a must have tool for all 3D rendering artist. Basically they are layered photoshop perspectives in psd format where each and every layers are preserved, in short, these layers can be altered, moved, removed and etc. Your task as a 3D artist is to render the building and […]

Download FREE AutoCAD Architecture Blocks / Library – Furniture, People, Trees And Vehicle

Download FREE AutoCAD Architecture Blocks / Library – Furniture, People, Trees And Vehicle

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A big thank you to Jan On Liu for sharing his AutoCAD Libraries/Blocks (3.6MB), the collection includes people (children, athletics, businessman), furniture (bath, kitchen, elec), vehicle and trees (Elevation and plan view). enjoy ;) More downloads at: Even more collections of CAD People and Animals Even more collections of CAD People and Animals Our miragestudio7 […]

Layered Photoshop PSD Files, Architectural Perspective Renderings And Templates

Layered Photoshop PSD Files, Architectural Perspective Renderings And Templates

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Found this 300 dpi layered (un-flattened) Photoshop PSD files, they are architectural templates where the layers in Photoshops are preserved (Screenshot below), therefore making it editable. All you need to do is render your 3D perspective according to the 3 point perspective (or was it UCL?) of the template and swap the existing building with […]

Architecture Books and Online Book Publishing

Architecture Books and Online Book Publishing

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If you are resourceful, you’ll find tons of pirated architecture books online in pdf format. From Neufert to the Metric Handbook, from AutoCAD Architecture 2008 Book to 3Dmax 2009 Tutorial. According to a research, university students are increasingly downloading illegal copies of textbooks online, using the same P2P file sharing technologies that cripples the music […]

Free Art and Design Magazines, Read Architecture Record Online

Free Art and Design Magazines, Read Architecture Record Online

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Google for ‘free magazine’ and chances are you’ll be bombarded with spammy websites offering free magazines or a monthly subscription fee that is going to burn a hole in your wallet, mygazines.com on the other hand offers none of those annoying features, minimal ads and no subscription fees, what makes it different from the other […]

Download AutoCAD Libraries of People and Animals

Download AutoCAD Libraries of People and Animals

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Courtesy of reader Mariana Abib, here is another set of AutoCAD drawings, yes, those 4 little blue guys with the mushroom house are cartoon characters from the Smurfs, and according to Mariana Abib they’re three apples tall. Do email me your collection of AutoCAD drawings of animals, cars, people, furniture, and trees. Download AutoCAD People […]

Download Neufert Architect’s Data ebook

Download Neufert Architect’s Data ebook

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I got a Metric Handbook and I have to say this book is a big let down. I was told by the lecturer that it was a good buy, I should have went for the neufert, its way much better. These books are every architect’s bible. The Neufert – Architects’ Data, 4th Edition comes with […]