Architectural Design Presentations Using DataCAD

9780974079639: Architectural Design Presentations Using DataCAD
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Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions for creating a three-dimensional computer model of a one-story, two bedroom single family vacation home of approximately 1,400 square feet. It also includes instructions for creating from that model line drawings and color renderings for design presentations. The fundamentals of residential construction and design plus the basic concepts behind various types of technical drawings are also included.

The main activities within Architectural Design Presentations Using DataCAD 10 are designed to be completed by average high school students in one semester. The book may also be used as an instructional manual for college students and professionals who want to learn the fundamentals of the DataCAD program. No previous computer drawing experience is required to complete the activities. Over 350 pages.

Features incorporated into the book:

Introductory architecture and computer-assisted drawing taught through realistic design and drawing activities that help the reader learn while completing them

Large projects are divided into smaller activities that yield quick results and visible success

Screen images that illustrate exactly what each drawing should look like as the steps are completed

Activities that build enthusiasm and confidence, and yield professional quality results

Built-in flexibility that provides opportunities for the reader to modify the basic design with his or her own creative ideas

Chapters include goals and vocabulary with definitions blended directly within the text

Grade Level: 9 through University

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About the Author:

Donald Totter earned his BS in Education and MS in Education from Norther Illinois University. He served as a full-time technical drawing teacher at Libertyville High School, Libertyville, Illinois for 33 years. There he developed and taught intro and advanced level courses in Architectural Drawing and Engineering Drawing. In 1983 he introduced CAD drawing to the school. In the years that followed, Don implemented consecutive versions of both CADKEY and DataCAD software into the drawing program. Currently he is retired from teaching and pursuing a second career and an author of CAD textbooks.

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