This text provides comprehensive instruction for preparing architectural working drawings using traditional and computer-based methods
This unique book provides comprehensive instruction for preparing architectural working drawings using traditional and computer-based methods. The text also serves as a reference for design and construction principles and methods. Its highly effective format organizes content around the design-building process, making the text easy to understand and appealing to students.
The new edition of this text has been extensively revised and features new chapters covering sustainable design and building sections. New chapter features include Green Architecture, Employability, Problem Solving Case Study, and Curricular Connections to expand on chapter topics, explain current trends, and promote student interest. Each chapter contains sample test questions for the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) Drafter Certification Test to help students work toward earning professional certification.
The text has been enhanced with a new, colorful design and includes many new detailed illustrations to explain topics. Each chapter includes objectives, key terms, Internet resources, review questions, and suggested activities for individuals or small groups. Many of the chapter-end activities are designed to give students experience working with computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) systems.