A platform to learn and practice Architectural Representation and Visualization.

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Discover the world of architectural representation through our premium courses.

Whether you're a student looking to learn essential skills, a recent graduate navigating the professional world, or an aspiring architect needing a hand on your presentations, our courses focus on mastering the art of visual communication within the digital landscape.

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Upstairs YouTube channel

At Upstairs, we believe that knowledge should also be free. Our youtube videos cover a wide range of topics in short and simple formats. It's the ideal place to enhance your representation and visualization skills.

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Get answers to the most common questions about our platform.

What is the Upstairs platform?

Upstairs is an international platform dedicated to teaching and exploring the world of architectural representation. We believe that how Architects express themselvesis strongly connected to the design process of the profession.

The platform was created after seeing how architecture schools often miss out on teaching a crucial aspect of our profession—how we communicate. In today’s digital world, mastering digital tools is essential for architects.

To learn more about us, visit our About page.

What makes Upstairs courses unique?

Our courses are meticulously crafted to teach vital representation and visualization skills. Every lesson is scripted, refined and perfect to optimize your learning time. We understand the demands architects face in learning, so we've condensed the essentials into just a few hours.

Our courses are divided into video lessons and packed with vital information They were carefully edited to provide an immersive learning experience, so you'll find shortcuts highlighted on the screen, zoom-ins on crucial areas, detailed explanations of actions, and subtitles for added clarity.

How long do I have access to the course materials?

Our courses come with a lifetime access feature. You're welcome to revisit the lessons whenever needed. Whether it's to quickly recap a technique or thoroughly understand a complex workflow, you're in control of your learning journey. This flexibility enables you to align your learning pace with yourbusy schedule.

How do I know if the courses are for me?

We designed the courses specifically for architects and architecture students, providing valuable techniques to enhance your architectural images and drawings. To ensure this course suits you, you can preview specific lessons for free before making the decision to enroll. Check each course's curriculum to discover lessons available for preview.

Do you offer certificates upon course completion?

Absolutely! After completing a course, you can easily generate a certificate on our platform to mark your completion.

How do I access the courses?

Accessing our courses is simple. Visit the Courses page, choose the course you wish to enroll in, and follow the prompts. If you've previously enrolled in a course, simply log in to your account from the top right corner of our site. Within your account, you can select and enroll in any new course of your choice.

Do you offer support on the courses?

Yes, we value your learning experience! Each lesson has its dedicated comment section where you can ask questions. You also have the option to attach images to your comments, providing more context for a precise answer. And feel free to also engage with other students' questions and discussions to enrich the learning process.

I have another specific question, how do I get in contact?

For general inquiries, you can reach us via email at hello@learnupstairs.com or on Instagram @learnupstairs. If you're a student with course-related questions, simply drop a comment in the lesson where you have the query, and we'll get back to you promptly.

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