Have you got a bout of the new year blues? Then maybe it’s time to put a spring in your step with some home improvements. At this time of year, with everyone indoors all the time, it can be easy to feel you’re all on top of each other, so […]

As we enter 2016, everyone is thinking about the changes they would like to make to their lives and how they can make that happen. In particular, we all refocus on the work we do and how we do it. Perhaps you wish you could spend more time at home […]

As the saying goes: ‘Tis the season to be jolly’ and most people will make the effort to be of good cheer. It’s also a time for friends and family. This might mean that a child or two heads home from university, seemingly bigger than you remember, and perhaps even […]

This is a saying that has been used in many training courses and seminars throughout the years. It reflects what Robbie Burns had to say: “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley”. You’ll surely appreciate the sentiment. Interestingly, the next line, rarely quoted, backs up his […]

Whether you want to find the architectural drawings of your own home or another building, you should be able to find them somewhere if you are prepared to put in a little time and effort. There are copies of drawings for buildings around the world kept in various places, and […]

Even as the industry becomes increasingly digitised, and more and more architects visualise their designs on computers, the importance of high quality architectural drawing has not diminished. If anything, it is more crucial to the process than ever. Without the tactility of an accurate, hand-drawn plan, building projects will rarely […]