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Architectural Working Drawings
Fourth edition
by Ralph W. Liebing


Features

  • CAD case studies as well as substantially increased and integrated CAD coverage throughout the book
  • Drawing coordination systems from the Construction Specifications Institute and AIA
  • A chapter on the coordination of working drawings and specifications
  • More than 140 new illustrations reflecting the methods for improving CAD drawings

Architectural Working Drawings - Fourth Edition provides clear explanations of why these drawings are required, what they must contain to be relevant, the importance of understanding drawing intent and content, and how to combine individual drawings into meaningful and construction-ready sets. Using hundreds of real-world examples from a geographically diverse base, this book covers everything from site plans, floor plans, and interior and exterior elevations to wiring schematics, plumbing specifications, and miscellaneous details. Nearly 500 illustrations provide examples of the best and the worst in architectural working drawings.

This reference is the ideal guide for students and professionals who seek a solid foundation and a broad knowledge of emerging technologies.

Contents

  1. The Role of Working Drawings
  2. A Perspective on Working Drawings
  3. General Overview of Working Drawings
  4. The Production of Working Drawings
  5. Coordination of Working Drawings and Specifications
  6. Drafting Tools
  7. Lettering
  8. Geometry and Scaling
  9. Lines and Drafting Expression
  10. Symbols and Conventions
  11. Dimensions, Notes, and Titles
  12. Building Codes and Standards
  13. Working Drawings
  14. Other Construction Drawings
  15. Site Improvement Plans
  16. Lawns and Planting (Plans)
  17. Floor Plans
  18. Foundation Plans
  19. Framing Plans
  20. Roof Plans
  21. Exterior Elevations
  22. Interior Elevations
  23. Cross-Referencing
  24. Wall Sections
  25. Building Section and Sections Elevations
  26. Schedules
  27. The Matter of Detailing
  28. Door and Window Details
  29. Miscellaneous Details
  30. Freehand Detailing
  31. Composite Drafting
  32. Stairs and Fireplaces
  33. Environmental Control Systems
  34. Production Formats
  35. Case Studies in CAD Detailing
  36. Reproduction Systems

Appendices
Glossary
Index

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Fourth edition
by Ralph W. Liebing

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