Architectural Drawing and Light Construction (8th Edition)

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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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The most current information on architectural drawing and residential design, delineation, detailing and specification writing, residential planning, and light-frame construction is covered in this thorough revision. From clear, concise explanations of drafting and design fundamentals to the latest equipment and techniques--the material is continuously bolstered with troubleshooting tips, illustrations, and guidelines. The fourth edition retains many of the original hand illustrations to express the quality and character possible in architectural drawing techniques. To keep pace with current trends, computer-aided design and drafting have been introduced for the first time.

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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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