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How to Create and Merge PDF documents or drawings into a Single file.

Have you ever desired to merge create and merge PDF documents or drawings into a single PDF file but just don't know how? Perhaps you want a single PDF file to contain your proposals, 3D images, drawings and bill of quantity. This tutorial is for you! It's on How-to create Quality and Compact PDF Compilations for Drawings, Images and Documents and how-to…

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How Architects will be Replaced in the Future.

There are fears that technology is advancing so rapidly that architects will be replaced in the nearest future. Also, the learning curve will be impossible for architects to overcome and that Artificial intelligence (AI) will replace them. However, experts are saying that it is highly unlikely and that it hasn't been proven that AI can replace humans, especially designers. Regarding the unlikelihood…

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How To Use Archccess Blog

Archccess is a blog for exciting and educative articles, exclusive news and inspirational photos on architecture. It offers free tips, how-to's, Q/A's and much more. Currently, it has 3 categories of posts; News, Articles and Exclusive contents. Publications are done every Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; News - Mondays Articles - Wednesdays Exclusive contents - Fridays NEWS Our News are published…

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Architecture Students Deserve Some Accolades

Architecture students all over the world are worthy of acknowledgements for the amount of efforts and determination they put into their training especially the studio design course. This course takes up the highest credit unit in the department and is quite demanding. It involves the architectural design of real-world projects. This design exercise tests students' performances in creativity, contextual awareness…

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Are Modern Styles of Architecture Good For Nigerian Residential Buildings

As an architect and an observer of architectural trends, I have noticed the recent increase in popularity of a certain architectural style. In fact, it has become the fad among successful architects in Nigerian Residential Buildings. Modern architecture as we call it, stems from a period in architecture where design style was characterized by prominent horizontal and/or vertical elements, flat…

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Department of Architecture in Nigeria to become Faculty of Architecture

Approval was recently granted for the department of architecture in Nigeria universities to be transformed into a faculty of architecture. Like most may already know, there was a recent announcement at the Architects' Colloquium organized by the Regulatory body for Architecture in Nigeria (ARCON), that Architecture at Nigerian universities, which previously existed as a department under the Faculty - Environmental…

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Are Draftsmen still relevant in Architecture Today

Draftsmen in architecture today have become redundant as Architects can now effectively run their offices without them. Before the advent of computer aided presentations, manual drafting was the norm in architecture. Massive drawing boards and specially trained technicians handled and produced drawings for architects. A typical architects' office then was made up of architects and draftsmen alike. That period was…

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10 Tips To Showcasing Architectural Works On Social Media.

Many architects and designers have experimented with showcasing architectural works on social media but only a few have succeeded. The opportunities on social media are enormous, thus effectively showcasing your architectural works there can bring increased awareness and possible patronage. However, the social media has become a complex and competitive platform where you require great strategies and persistence to thrive.…

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What Is Architectural Concept in Design.

Concept as a word or an idea goes beyond architecture and is applicable to every creative venture in life. Concept simply means a guiding principle or the basic idea. It has been used in architecture to birth very original works by great architects. Concept generation is one of the stages of architectural design. Very often, I entertain architecture students in my…

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