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The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings

Wakita, Osamu A. / Linde, Richard M. / Bakhoum, Nagy R.

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5. Edition October 2017
688 Pages, Hardcover
Practical Approach Book

ISBN: 978-1-118-88052-4
John Wiley & Sons

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The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings is a complete guide to drawings that clearly and effectively communicate your design. You'll learn the standards and symbols alongside computer-generated drawings, 3D modeling, Building Information Modeling, and other architectural technology. This new fifth edition includes updated sustainability concepts, layering systems in line with AIA standards, deeper explorations of dimensioning, more sample ADA drawings, and a new selection of case studies. Hundreds of drawings demonstrate important skills and concepts, and online ancillary materials offer a robust set of resources to students, instructors, and professionals.
* Create architectural drawings that effectively communicate your design
* Learn techniques used in both residential and light commercial projects
* Investigate BIM, 3D modeling, and other architectural technologies
* Understand dimensioning, sustainability, ADA standards, and more

The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings helps you become fluent in the visual language of architecture.

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The detailed, highly illustrated, comprehensive guide to architectural working drawings

The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings is a complete guide to the skills you need to create a set of drawings that clearly and effectively communicate your design. Covering everything from site, floor, framing, and foundation plans to building sections and elevations, this book presents crucial concepts and real-world techniques architects rely on every day. You'll learn the standards, customs, regulations, and symbols, alongside computer-generated drawings, 3D modeling, Building Information Modeling, and other architectural technology. This new fifth edition includes updated information on sustainability concepts, layering systems in line with AIA standards, deeper explorations of dimensioning, more sample ADA drawings, and a new selection of case studies that offer a real-world glimpse into how these topics relate to the architect's everyday work. Hundreds of drawings demonstrate important skills and concepts, and online ancillary materials offer a robust set of resources to students and instructors.

Architectural drawings must be precise, accurate, and complete; they must follow certain standards that make them universally understood in the proper context. This book teaches you how to produce professional-level drawings that leave no room for questions or confusion.
* Create architectural drawings that effectively communicate your design
* Learn techniques used in both residential and light commercial projects
* Investigate BIM, 3D modeling, and other architectural technologies
* Understand dimensioning, sustainability, ADA standards, and more

Architects use drawings as a second language, to effectively communicate ideas to clients, contractors, builders, and other design professionals throughout all stages of the project. The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings teaches you how to become fluent in the visual language of architecture, to communicate more effectively with all project stakeholders.

OSAMU A. WAKITA, HON. AIA, is a retired professor of architecture and former department chair at Los Angeles Harbor College. An award-winning educator of over 50 years, Osamu is recognized by the California Council of the American Institute of Architects as a leading authority on perspective drawing.

NAGY R. BAKHOUM is a licensed architect and principal of Obelisk Architects in Torrance, California, and a Professor of Architecture in the Los Angeles Community College system. Nagy has worked on high-end residential and commercial projects around the world, and has over 20 years of experience as an educator.

RICHARD M. LINDE, AIA, was a licensed architect and past president of the American Institute of Architects.

O. A. Wakita, Los Angeles Harbor College; R. M. Linde, A.I.A. Architect, Richard M Linde & Associates, Inc.