Residential Design, Drafting, and Detailing
Master the skills most important for drawing, detailing, and designing residential structures with RESIDENTIAL DESIGN, DRAFTING, AND DETAILING, 2E. This step-by-step presentation centers exclusively on residential, familiarizing readers with standard construction practices involving wood, engineered materials, steel, and concrete as well as the latest green concepts and alternative materials. Updates throughout this edition reflect the latest standards, codes and guidelines, including the 2012 International Residential Code (R). Readers concentrate on CAD techniques using the guidelines from the United States National CAD - Standard (R)--V5. Professional examples from architects, engineers, and designers as well as activities using actual architectural drawings and designs place readers into the role of professional CAD technicians.