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Posted by on Dec 25, 2016 in AutoCAD, AutoCAD Tutorials, Fresh Trends, Tutorials

There are Over 100 Awesome and FREE AutoCAD Commands Waiting for you

There are Over 100 Awesome and FREE AutoCAD Commands Waiting for you

UrbanLISP is celebrating; in 2016 the app store exceeded 100 AutoCAD commands. As a holiday offer all commands are now available FREE as social download! Of the many programs we use in landscape architecture AutoCAD is an essential one. For years now I develop AutoCAD commands, like the ones in the video above, inspired on projects in urban design and landscape architecture by renowned offices. In my UrbanLISP app...

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Posted by on Jul 19, 2015 in AutoCAD Tutorials, Fresh Trends

The Art of Creating a Legend AutoCAD Tutorial

The Art of Creating a Legend AutoCAD Tutorial

The Art of Creating a Legend AutoCAD Tutorial from our resident AutoCAD expert UrbanLISP. Creating a design is a process. It is highly recommended that you create a backup of your AutoCAD drawings every time you make a significant change in the design. This will allow you to revert back to a previous version in case the latest changes don’t seem to work out that well. At the end...

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Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in AutoCAD Tutorials, Fresh Trends

Turn Useless Objects into Gold: Give Your AutoCAD Drawing a Makeover

Turn Useless Objects into Gold: Give Your AutoCAD Drawing a Makeover

Turn Useless Objects into Gold from our resident AutoCAD expert UrbanLISP to make your work in AutoCAD more efficient. After the conceptual phase during which you make a lot of sketches, it’s time to get real. A good drawing of the existing situation of the site is essential for making a proper plan drawing. Although AutoCAD is the industry standard for these drawings, when working on projects across the...

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Posted by on May 19, 2015 in AutoCAD Tutorials, Fresh Trends

5 Easy Steps to Mess Up Your AutoCAD Drawing … and Make it Look Better

5 Easy Steps to Mess Up Your AutoCAD Drawing … and Make it Look Better

5 Easy Steps to Mess Up Your AutoCAD Drawing … and Make it Look Better from our resident AutoCAD expert UrbanLISP to make your work in AutoCAD more efficient. With landscape architecture, we try to shape and organize spaces with trees, plants, water. In other words, we work with nature. When developing a plan in AutoCAD, we work with a computer — just about the opposite of nature. How do...

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Posted by on May 1, 2015 in AutoCAD Tutorials, Fresh Trends

10 Must do’s to Become a Professional AutoCAD User

10 Must do’s to Become a Professional AutoCAD User

10 top tips from our resident AutoCAD expert UrbanLISP to make your work in AutoCAD more efficient.  When drawing by hand, we use a box of pencils, crayons, a ruler, and maybe a compass. Whatever we use, it’s all on our desk, in sight and ready to grab. AutoCAD is stuffed with functionalities hidden in menus, on palettes, and behind shortkeys. In order to get the most out of AutoCAD,...

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Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in AutoCAD Tutorials, Fresh Trends

4 AutoCAD Commands to Draw Paving Patterns on Curving Paths

4 AutoCAD Commands to Draw Paving Patterns on Curving Paths

A useful AutoCAD tutorial from our resident AutoCAD expert UrbanLISP to help you with drawing paving patterns on curving paths. You can hatch objects in AutoCAD with default paving patterns. Considering the amount of paving materials available, it’s fair to say these hatches are a bit limited for landscape architects. It’s possible to create custom hatch patterns, but one problem will remain; hatch patterns are continuous patterns. That’s fine...

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