Architectural Styles

Brutalist Architecture - The Complete Guide

This complete guide to Brutalist Architecture covers all the basics you need to know. Learn about Brutalism history with the best Brutalist buildings examples here.
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Architectural Styles

10 Iconic Brutalist Buildings You Should Know

Brutalist Buildings are characterized by its use of concrete with its monolithic, and rigid appearance. Here are the 10 iconic examples you should know.
Architectural Phases

What is Design Development in Architecture?

Design Development is a crucial part of the early design process in architecture. In this guide, you’ll learn what it is, and why it’s so important for architectural firms.
Architectural Phases

What is Schematic Design Phase? (Comprehensive Guide for Architects)

This is a comprehensive guide on the schematic design phase - the first phase of an architectural project. We’ll explore what it is, who’s involved, what’s included and examples of schematic design drawings.
Architectural Phases

Guide to Construction Documents

Construction documents serve as a contract between the Architect, the Contractor, and the Owner. In construction documents, all the building practices coordinate to turn the big design ideas presented to the Owner into something buildable and safe to inhabit.
Architectural Standards

Architectural Paper Sizes

Architects encounter paper sizes in practice, while presenting to clients, submitting documents to government agencies, and producing construction documentation. There are three main paper standards that you should be familiar with: ANSI, ARCH series, and ISO 216 A series.
Architectural Phases

Guide to Site Analysis

Site analysis in architecture is part of the programming / pre-design stage and is composed of three phases: research, analysis, and synthesis.
Architectural Standards

CAD Scale Factor

Scaling drawings is a critical step in producing presentable documents for clients, builders, and our peers; despite being a small task, scaling drawings can take on a disproportionate amount of mental legwork for many designers.
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