CAD Architectural Design
A look at how CAD can and is used in Architecture

Smoke Vents and Automatic Opening Vents July 17, 2017

Smoke vents and automatic opening vents (AOVs) are important facets of smoke safety systems. They should be installed in all commercial buildings where the fire regulations say that they are required. Often, they can be installed anyway to make a building even safer. They can all be linked together with the rest of the fire safety system in order to make sure all the different parts are working together to ensure the ultimate protection for people inside a building. AOVs can be linked up to fire alarm systems and will open when they sound. They can be set to open in other situations as well, creating a way for smoke... Read More »
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Get a Simple Opening With Side Hinged Garage Doors April 8, 2017

Side hinged garage doors are highly effective and convenient for most garages. They help to solve many problems while providing opportunities not feasible with other types of garage doors. They are also easy to operate and maintain as they have few moving mechanical parts. They come in wide array choices of styles, finishes, and material making them suitable for any home decor. Installing side hinged doors in your garage also offers practicality especially if your garage is used to store toys and bikes among other equipment such as gym, workshop, freezers, and laundry facility. They are suitable if you access your garage frequently as they offer easy access with minimal... Read More »
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Visiting UK Cities with Great Architecture March 12, 2017

You don’t have to be an architect to appreciate great architecture. A city that has some impressive buildings, whether old or new, can be a really enjoyable place to spend time and take some photographs. The good news is, you don’t actually have to leave the UK to see some really unique and interesting buildings. Here are some cities you can visit if you are looking for some impressive architecture: London. The mix of old and new in this city makes it an incredibly interesting place to explore. The modern part of the city has many skyscrapers where you can enjoy a cocktail and a great view over London. Glasgow.... Read More »
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Deciding to Design your Own Home February 8, 2017

Whether they’re old or new, most people buy their homes already built. Why not ring the changes and build your own home? This will open up lots of new options for you, giving you the chance to really put your own mark on your living space. Here are some things to consider: How much experience do you have? If you already have architectural, design or construction experience, you may be able to play an active role in putting the blueprints together. If not, hire an architect with a good reputation for homes. Do you have the funds? Make sure you have a comprehensive idea of the building and planning costs.... Read More »
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Purchasing Pipe Cutting Tools December 10, 2016

If you’re looking to upgrade your Pipe Cutting Machines, for reasons of safety, expansion of your business, or for those do it yourself jobs in the garage, there are tools out there that can help you save time and money. Most importantly, buying the right tool will minimise risk, and help you avoid industrial accidents around the home. The most difficult route you can follow these days is the old style of hand grinding. This way is very outdated, difficult to do well every time, time-consuming, and results in a higher number of accidents due to the nature of how it operates. There is a loss of accuracy associated with... Read More »
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