Working Drawings Handbook: 4th Edition (Paperback) book cover

Working Drawings Handbook

4th Edition

By Keith Styles, Andrew Bichard


172 pages

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Paperback: 9780750663724
pub: 2004-09-04
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Covering every aspect of drawing preparation, both manual and computer-aided, this comprehensive manual is an essential tool for students, architects and architectural technologists. Showing what information is required on each type of document, how drawings relate to specifications, and how to organize and document your work, this handbook presents a fully illustrated guide to all the key methods and techniques.

Thoroughly revised and redesigned, this fourth edition has brand new computer-generated drawings throughout and is updated to cover all aspects of computer use in the modern building design process.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; The structure of information; The General Arrangement Drawing; Component, Sub-component and Assembly Drawings; Drawing the set; Working Drawing Management; Glossary; Appendices - 1. Building elements and external features, 2. Conventions for doors and windows, 3. Symbols indicating materials, 4. Electrical, telecommunications and fire protection symbols, 5. Non Active lines and symbols.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Microeconomics