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An Introduction to Leica Geosystems

By | 2018-04-16T09:18:00+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Fun Articles & Info|

An Introduction to Leica Geosystems Article By: Francesca Burke You've probably heard of Leica Camera, but have you heard of Leica Geosystems? Swiss company Leica is best known for its high-quality cameras; the geosystems aspect of the brand dates back to 1819 when Swiss mechanical company [...]

10 Best Christmas Gifts for Surveyors

By | 2018-04-16T09:21:25+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Fun Articles & Info|

10 Best Christmas Gifts for Surveyors Article By: Francesca Burke We've put together a list of the 10 best gifts for the architect or surveyor in your life. Whatever your budget, there's a gift for every surveyor! When your budget is less than £50 1. Thermals [...]

History of Cartography

By | 2018-04-20T10:42:22+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|Fun Articles & Info|

A Brief History of Cartography Article By: Francesca Burke Think that land surveying and topography are modern concepts? Think again. Cartography, or map-making, has existed for several thousand years, from cave paintings of stars in France dating to 16,500 BCE to clay tablets in Babylonia (present-day [...]

Which Country Would the World’s Population Fit Into?

By | 2018-04-20T15:44:11+00:00 January 2nd, 2016|Fun Articles & Info|

Which Country Would the World's Population Fit Into? Article By: Tom Ayre We did the maths so you don't have to! Using typical architectural design data we have assumed that 16 people can fit in a square measuring 2 x 2 metres. For the world's population, we [...]

Making an Infographic Using Architectural Design: World Population Holding Hands in London

By | 2018-04-23T13:06:21+00:00 January 2nd, 2016|Fun Articles & Info|

Making an Infographic Using Architectural Design: World Population Holding Hands in London Article By: Francesca Burke Have you ever wondered the size of the area that would be taken up if the everyone in the world held hands? The world is a big place with a lot of [...]

Aerial Photograph of Danbury, Essex, Using Drone

By | 2018-04-23T13:40:50+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Fun Articles & Info|

Aerial Photography at Danbury, Essex Article By: Tom Ayre A view of Danbury from our drone! An aerial photo of a property in Danbury, Essex from our Quadcopter Drone! https://twitter.com/ths_concepts/status/550645148535627778 Recent Posts