Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2004: A Comprehensive Tutorial

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004 - Computers - 422 pages
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This book is an extremely useful tool in helping users learn Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2004. Readers can relate commands to producing drawings; the book presents the topics in the order in which they are actually used. It provides clear, concise CAD information; the author is an architect who uses the program in professional practice. All concepts and commands are taught by step-by-step, hands-on exercises, giving users the practice they need to master the program. It provides complete coverage of the Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2004 design concepts, including the Mass Model, Space Planning, and Virtual Building. It teaches how to use the Project Browser and Project Navigator to manage and update Xrefs; as well as how the Construct, Element, and View relate to the plotting sheet. The book also comprehensively covers: Viz Render, the new Tool Palette and Properties palette system, styles, parametrics, properties, and overrides; curtain walls and window assemblies; and live section display. For those involved in computer-aided architectural design; as well as architectural drafters, interior designers, and environmental designers.

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Contents

Getting Started
1
Section 1
39
Creating and Attaching Slice Plates Floor Slices
47
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

H. Edward Goldberg, AIA, is a practicing licensed architect with over 25 years cumulative experience as a designer, project architect, construction project manager, technical writer, author, and educator. As Contributing Editor for Cadalyst magazine, and Technology Editor for Architecture Business & Economics magazine, Ed writes extensively on the subject of technology for architects and designers. His teaching resume includes positions as Coordinator of CAD and Multimedia at Carroll Community College, from 1994-1999, and Coordinator of the Industrial Design Program at Towson University, from 2000-2003. He is currently principal of his own firm, H. Edward Goldberg, AIA & Associates.

Ed is also the author of The Autodesk Architectural Desktop 3 Book: A Comprehensive Guide, published by Prentice Hall.

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