Do Architects Still Draw by Hand?

Do architects still draw by hand in the digital age? Sort of… In this episode of BIM After Dark Live, Eric Reinholdt (of @30by40 ) and I will explore that question. Eric will share his processes and show how analog tools are just as important as digital tools for his successful practice of residential architecture.

As BIM and technology enthusiasts, it’s easy to focus on digital tools and forget about the art of being an architect. Eric has done an amazing job of using technology to streamline his process while still valuing analog tools, such as hand drawing and physical model making. I’m sure you’ll be just as interested as I am to delve into Eric’s processes, tools, and ethos…

Sit back, relax, and let’s geek out!

Links Mentioned:

00:00 Introduction
02:10 Welcome Eric Reinholdt (@30by40 )
04:40 What made Eric want to become an architect?
09:10 Architects “other” passions, skills, and hobbies.
13:00 Do You Think Location Impacted the Evolution of 30×40 Workshop
16:20 Does the modern architecture practice need a social media audience?
21:00 What if I’m afraid to share my process, tips, and tricks in architecture?
27:20 Save 20% off at “REVITKID23″
28:50 What processes did you put in place when setting up an architecture firm?
35:00 How did you evolve into using the iPad for Architecture?
39:00 A Discussion of Physical Models in Architecture
54:00 Eric’s Perspective on the Adoption of BIM

Here are some links to all of the hardware and software I use:

My Main Revit Computer (BIMBOX) –
How I Record My Tutorials (Camtasia Studio) –
My Microphone (Blue Yeti USB) –
My Studio Headphones (Sennheiser HD 600) –
My Camera for Videos and Images (Canon EOS 80D) –
The Lens I use for these videos (50mm) –
My Webcam for Webinars (Logitech C922X) –
My Favorite Sketchbook (“Blank” by 30×40) –
My Favorite Sketching Pens (Sharpie “Fine”) –
Greatest Sketching Marker of All Time (Sign Pen) –

** Some of the above links are affiliate links, meaning you don’t pay anything more but I may get a small commission for a sale… Cheers! **

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