Drafting and Design for Architecture & Construction

Drafting and Design for Architecture & Construction
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With an emphasis on environmental safety, protective measures, expanded coverage of construction design and drawings and chapter objectives, students are able to hone the necessary skills to create a complete set of drawing plans. Abundant appendices provide important reference material, career information, mathematical calculations, standard abbreviations and synonyms.

Exciting new material on design principles and procedures along with new entries on smart homes, smart growth, recreational facilities, building information modeling, site planning, ecology, energy conservation, efficiency and sustainability has been added. In addition, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) coverage in an introductory chapter, along with a series of applications throughout, provide examples of how CAD is used to perform specific architectural drafting functions.