Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

 
9780135117361: Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

Streamlined and updated for the Eighth Edition, this classic text offers 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– from site design and building programming to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing planning,  Architectural Drawing and Light Construction also includes building codes and specification writing.

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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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Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

8th edition

Philip A. Grau III, Edward J. Muller, James G. Fausett

 

Streamlined and updated for the Eighth Edition, this classic text offers readers significant flexibility as 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.

 

Key features in this edition:

•         Updates to software include the newest type of CAD software, Building Information Modeling (BIM)

•         Updated information on specification writing and coverage of CSI’s MasterFormat

•         Incorporates the latest National CAD standards for drafting and construction

•         Energy efficient construction systems and materials

•         Comprehensive coverage of variety of topics from site design and building programming to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing planning

•         Flexible approach allows for drawing exercises to be completed manually or using CAD

 

Reviewer Comments:

“This is a classic text for Architecture and Construction.”

–Craig Priskorn, Henry Ford Community College

 

“Over the years we have tried several others…but each time we found ourselves returning to [Architectural Drawing and Light Construction].”

–Mitchell W. Campbell, Central Piedmont Community College

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