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ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is ideal for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. The basics of residential design, commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered in this comprehensive book, which is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. Readers will be introduced to the various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and will gain the knowledge necessary to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Architectural Design And Drafting
Professionals Architectural Careers, Office Practice and Opportunities
Introduction to Construction Procedures
Architectural Drafting Equipment
Drafting Media and Reproduction Methods
Sketching Applications
Architectural Lines and Lettering
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting in Architecture
Residential Design
Construction Specifications
Guidelines and Required Codes that Affect Building Design
Room Relationships and Sizes
Exterior Design Factors
Conservation and Environmental Design and Construction
Site Planning
Site Orientation
Legal Descriptions and Site Plan Requirements
Site Plan Layout
The Floor Plan
Floor Plan Symbols
Floor Plan Dimensions and Notes
Floor Plan Layout
Supplemental Floor Plan Drawings
Electrical Plans
Plumbing Plans
Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning
Roof Plans
Roof Plan Components
Roof Plan Layout
Introduction to Elevations
Elevation Layout and Drawing Techniques
Millwork and Cabinet Technology, Cabinet Elevations and Layout
Framing Methods And Plans
Environmentally Friendly Framing Methods
Structural Components of Framed Construction
Design Criteria for Structural Loading
Sizing Joist and Rafters Using Span Tables
Determining Simple Beams
Drawing Framing Plans
Foundations Plans
Foundation Systems
Floor Systems and Foundation Support
Foundation Plan Layout
Sections And Details
Sectioning Basics
Section Layout
Alternate Layout Techniques
Stair Construction and Layout
Fireplace Construction and Layout
Presentation Drawings
Presentation Drawings
S1(On CD) Perspective Drawing Techniques
S2(On CD) Rendering Methods for Perspective Drawings
Commercial Drafting
Building Codes and Commercial Design
Common Commercial Construction Materials
Commercial Construction Project Drawings
Structural Drafting
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