Friday, February 19, 2010

SketchUp for Construction Drawings

A few weeks ago, we achieved geek world fame by being featured on SketchUpdate blog in relation to construction drawings in SketchUp. Now we have uploaded the second of two videos about the topic. This second one illustrates more the technique of creating construction information in the SketchUp model.

We hope to start getting more active with useful and interesting videos this year. Stay tuned!..

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Open Architecture Training Resources Comes to the InterWeb

Nicole Adams of Construction Management Degree sent us a link to their "50 Excellent Open Courses For Architecture Enthusiasts" blog entry. What an eye opener, with MIT Open Courses For Architecture Enthusiasts, which includes an "Introduction to Building Technology"

This is just the kind of thing we need to happen more and more- opening up of information to students and the public. Good job!

Monday, February 8, 2010

Problems Explaining Scale

It can often be difficult to explain scale to clients. This Father Ted clip does the job.

Sheer brilliance...