For undergraduate courses in Architectural Technology, Architectural Design and Construction, Residential Architecture, Residential Design and Construction, Residential Design and Building Technology
Streamlined and updated for the Eighth Edition, this classic text offers students significant flexibility because it covers both manual drafting and computer-aided drafting. Known for its superbly detailed drawings and information on every phase of light residential architectural design and construction, Architectural Drawing and Light Construction provides the most current information, including modern residential planning, computer-aided design, building codes, and specification writing.
Most of the drawing exercises can be assigned for either manual or computer-aided drafting approaches. The text features well-detailed coverage and drawings of every phase of light residential architectural design and construction – from site design and building programming to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing planning. The text also incorporates the latest National CAD standards for drafting and construction.
Table of Contents
1. Drafting Equipment and its Uses
2. Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
4. Drafting Expression
5. Modular and Metric Drafting
6. Basic Technical Drawing
7. Axonometric and Oblique Pictorial Drawings
8. Freehand Sketching
9. Perspective Drawings
10. Shades and Shadows
11. Presentation Drawings and Rendering
12. Principles of Light Construction
13. Structural Member Selection
14. Typical Architectural Details
15. Basic Residential Planning
16. Building Models
17. Writing Specifications
18. Working Drawings of Small Homes
19. Residential Mechanical and Electrical Systems
20. Drawing a Small Commercial Building
Appendix A: Abbreviations Used in Architectural Drawings
Appendix B: Modular Vertical Brick Coursing
Appendix C: The Metric System in Construction
Appendix D: Tables from the Uniform Building Code
Appendix E: Span Tables for Wood Structural Members
Appendix F: Heat Loss/Gain Calculation Examples
Glossary of Construction Terms
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Architectural Drawing and Light Construction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$79.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501813-2