The past year has been hard… even ignoring the global pandemic, it hasn’t been easy to get a 1st in architecture but hopefully these tips will help you.Continue reading “How to get a 1st in Architecture”
One month ago I decided to learn Adobe Illustrator and today I have an E-Commerce side business (link to JRB Vectors). The following four steps detail thinking points for setting up a successful business to get you from where you are now to where you want to be.Continue reading “How to Set-Up an E-Commerce Side Business”
Architectural students or industry professionals are often tasked with ‘selling’ their vision, their ideas. An important part of that is to transport the client into the visual material we produce, to surround them with an intentional atmosphere often occupied by people.Continue reading “Alternative Ways to Represent People in your Renders/ Drawings”
A dream holiday to Italy with day trips to Sorrento and Naples… unfortunately 2020 had alternative plans. Rather than wallow in our lack of travelling plans for the year we decided a trip to Lake Windermere in Cumbria would liven up our recently monotomous weekend.Continue reading “Why You Need a Trip to Lake Windermere”
You are your own best investment.Continue reading “Why You Should Be Upskilling in Quarantine”
Writing a book can be daunting. These ideas are things I picked up whilst writing my book ‘Brasitogorsk’ for university. I hope they will help you.Read more
I believe that architectural renderings should reflect the rich cultural diversity present in communities.
In Minneapolis, America, on 25th May 2020 George Floyd was murdered by a Police Officer who knelt on his neck despite George’s protests that he couldn’t breathe. The outrage at another act of police brutality has and continues to be felt globally. It is not enough to not be racist but we need to be actively antiracist, which brings me to why we need increased diversity in architectural drawings.Continue reading “Why We Need Increased Diversity in Architectural Drawings”
There is a fairly straightforward process to the start of any architecture project whether that’s at university or in the workplace. That process begins with a site analysis.
The site analysis whilst informative usually involves an inordinate amount of walking, plenty of battery degradation using the maps on your phone to find it followed by taking excessive amounts of photos, none of which you know what to do with. A simple yet efficient use of all your site photos is to combine them into a simple collage which shows the character of the site.