INSIDE Softdesk Architectural, Volume 1

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OnWord Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Computers - 307 pages
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Written by architects for architects, this book shows how to master Softdesk's basic architectural design tools. It follows a sample construction project from schematic design through construction document phases to develop a project with a mix of residential and light industrial characteristics. Covers Core, Auto-Architect, and Details. Includes a bonus disk.

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Contents

A Functional Space Diagram 35
3
Concepts of the Softdesk Project
5
Title Blocks and Your First Softdesk Drawing
24
Spaces and Rooms
36
Schematic Design
56
Section Overview
69
Design Development with Wall Styles
92
The 3D Floor Slab
109
Creating an Architectural Walkthrough
188
Construction Documents
195
Before You Begin
201
Plans and Elevations
207
Advanced Construction Document Organization
223
Construction Document Annotation and Schedules
234
Automated Schedules
243
Architectural Details
256

Using Standard Doors and Windows
123
Additional Methods for Creating Wall Openings
141
Symbols and the Softdesk Symbol Manager
160
Viewing a 3D Model
173
Creating Architectural Details
262
Postscript
294
Copyright

About the author (1996)

Pietra is a fifteen-year veteran science and computer educator, and has been president of Micro-CAD Managers, Inc.

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