anybody have any tips on how to learn the drawings? finding it very difficult
With practice they become easier...many Have similar detailing which you'll notice as you work through them
I have designed a website dealing with question 1 of the paper, you might find it useful. Its www.constructionstudiesq1.weebly.com
I have also designed a website for q1 http://www.csag.ie/
It is in both in English and Irish and covers all passivhaus details.