This new edition of Architectural Drawing and Light Construction, a classic in the field, has been updated to include new methods, materials, and media. This text serves as an excellent introduction to the fields of architectural drawing and construction. It covers drafting and drawing principles, light frame construction principles, and the building design documentation process. The text covers both manual drawing techniques and the use of computer-aided design and drafting software to create drawings. The text presents the concepts with easy-to-follow text and numerous illustrations to highlight and provide examples of key concepts. Other features of this text include: *Review questions and exercises that allow students to apply both the theory and the skills presented in the text. *CADD boxes that highlight the use of design and drafting software to create drawings. *Updates of examples, standards, and methods that reflect current industry standards and practices. *Examples and drawings from the field to reinforce the application of the concepts to real-world situations.
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"I do not believe that there is .a better text on the market. We are extremely satisfied with this text." — Zane D. Curry, Texas Tech University
"The competitive strengths of this text are the diverse and current building/ construction topics that the text introduces." — Robert A. Wozniak, Vincennes University
"The illustrations are fantastic and I am pleased to see the author upgrade many of the diagrams to a full page. This is a great text and I find it complete for my associate degree program." — Tom Darling, Albuquerque Technical Institute
"This is an excellent text for students studying architecture. It has the important elements of basic design, construction concepts, and mechanical systems. Very thorough and presented in an easy to understand manner." — Dennis Nieweg, Ranken Technical College
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