CAD for Interiors Basics, with DVD

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 3, 2009 - Architecture - 220 pages
CAD for Interiors: Basics is a practical guide to getting started in AutoCAD(r) for interior designers. Taking a hands-on approach, the reader is taken on a step-by-step process to draw a detailed building floor plan. Beginning with instruction on how to create project templates, the reader works their way up to a professional-quality presentation. The basics of Architectural Desktop(r) and 3-D CAD are also included.

An included DVD complements the book, presenting videos of detailed AutoCAD(r) commands demonstrating the book's instruction using a unique audio-visual approach. No other product for designers offers a blended approach to make learning visually exciting and effective.
 

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Contents

PREPARING TO DRAW
13
DRAWING A BASE PLAN
33
Creating a Block Library
41
Adding Hatch to Your Drawing
47
ADDING LAYERS TO A DRAWING
67
ADDING TO THE BASE PLAN
77
DRAWING INTERIOR SECTIONS AND ELEVATIONS
99
INTRODUCTION TO GOOGLE SKETCHUP
149
Index
175
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About the author (2009)

Joseph A. Fiorello Jr., Associate IIDA, is an Adjunct Professor at the Wentworth Institute of Technology and Newbury College, teaching computer-aided drawing/rendering, materials/finishes, and studio courses. He has also taught at New England Art Institute, Massachusetts College of Art, and Endicott College. Mr. Fiorello is also principal of FA/D Studios (www.fadstudios.com), working on residential, commercial, and institutional interiors projects.

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