Category Archives: CAD & Software

Help Yourself To Mumford & Wood’s Technical CAD Drawing Library

A complete CAD drawing library featuring Mumford & Wood’s Conservation™ timber windows and doors can now be accessed on Here professionals will find every standard window and door design, with detailed options, and their use will ensure that only the most accurate files are incorporated in working drawings.

Hobs launch 3D printing hub in north of England

To meet rising demand for 3D printing from architects and engineers, a 3D printing hub for the north of England – Hobs Studio – has been launched in Manchester, supported by £250,000 of investment from Britain’s leading independent printing company, Hobs Reprographics.

iPro™ software from Sema4C liberates EWP dealers

Huge changes in technology in the timber building industry and, in particular, the software industry, have meant that the variety of purchasing options has never been greater. In turn, the desire for liberty in terms of software suppliers is even more important.

Has your company outgrown spreadsheets?

Equisys – Effective time recording is essential for any architect business. However, many are forced to rely on spreadsheets despite a long list of well-documented challenges, such as preventing accidental manual overwrites and managing complicated lookups and references.

Sika Sarnafil Is BIM Ready

Sika Sarnafil is Building Information Modelling (BIM) ready and has become the first flat roofing brand to add its objects to the national BIM Library.

Epson supports students’ creativity with new large-format printers at University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield has taken delivery of four new Epson large-format aqueous inkjet printers to keep up with increasing demand for high quality colour and mono digital print work within the School of Art, Design and Architecture. The School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses including subjects such as Architecture, Contemporary Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Product Design, Fashion and Textiles and Photography.

New PaintShop® Pro X5 Combines Photo Editing & Design Tools for a Powerful All-in-One Solution

Corel® announced the release of PaintShop® Pro X5, its robust consumer photo editing and creative design solution. PaintShop Pro X5 delivers all the powerful editing and digital design tools needed to produce stunning images and professional works of art. With easy-to-use, pro-quality tools and built-in learning resources, every level of user, from aspiring amateur to seasoned professional, will be able to expertly organise, edit, and share their photographic and artistic visions with ease.