The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings, Fourth Edition.
This book documents the step-by-step evolution of a complete set of working drawings, for the student or professional, just the way it's done in architectural offices across the country. Progression of the chapters mimics the way an architect creates working drawings, starting with site and foundation plans and progressing through elevations, building sections and other drawings. Ancillary materials include an instructor manual, a study guide, sample digital drawings, and a glossary.
The practical, comprehensive handbook for creating effective architectural drawings
In one beautifully illustrated volume, The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings, Fourth Edition presents the complete range of skills, concepts, principles, and applications that are needed to create a full set of architectural working drawings. Chapters proceed logically through each stage of development, beginning with site and floor plans and progressing to building sections, elevations, and additional drawings.
Inside, you'll find:
Coverage of the latest BIM technologies
Environmental and human design considerations
Supplemental step-by-step instructions for complex chapters
Five case studies, including two that are new to this edition
Hundreds of computer-generated drawings and photographs, including BIM models, three-dimensional models, and full-size buildings shown in virtual space
Checklists similar to those used in architectural offices
Tips and strategies for complete development of construction documents, from schematic design to construction administration
With an emphasis on sustainability throughout, this new edition of The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings is an invaluable book for students in architecture, construction, engineering, interior design, and environmental design programs, as well as professionals in these fields.