Architectural Design, Drafting, and CAD

Architectural Design, Drafting, and CAD

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  • ISBN-13: 9780470053638
  • ISBN: 0470053631
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John


Reycraft, Kirby


While architects establish an overall design, it is the architectural drafter or CAD operator who prepares plans that reflect appropriate building practices. In addition to technical skills, the drafter must be familiar with design issues, building codes, and construction processes. This is the first introduction to the architectural graphic design processes and techniques drafters must know to develop a variety of architectural drawings. Covering current drafting practices, residential design, and CAD concepts for a wide range of construction techniques, it teaches architectural drafting within the context of design and construction, giving the reader practical tools for decision making. Illustrated with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction for visual learners, the book explains building codes for a variety climates so readers can produce drawings that work for regions throughout North America.Reycraft, Kirby is the author of 'Architectural Design, Drafting, and CAD', published 2011 under ISBN 9780470053638 and ISBN 0470053631.

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