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Drafting and Design for Architecture 1st Edition

Dana J. Hepler, Paul Ross Wallach, Donald Hepler

  • Published
  • 800 Pages

Overview

This textbook is a comprehensive book designed for use in a first course in architectural design, construction, and drafting. It is concise and clearly written to help students learn the fundamental concepts and skills necessary for architectural planning, designing, and drawing. Special features such as related math and science features are highlighted and emphasized.

Dana J. Hepler,

Dana J. Hepler received his bachelor's degree from Ohio State University and master's degree in architecture from New York Institute of Technology. He has been associated with several of the largest architectural firms in the world as designer, director of planning, and construction manager. He has received national and international awards for his designs. Presently he is principal of Hepler Associates, Architects and Land Planners, New York City and Massapequa, New York, and adjunct professor of architecture at the New York Institute of Technology, Westbury, New York.

Paul Ross Wallach, Cañada College

Paul Ross Wallach received his undergraduate education at the University of California at Santa Barbara and did his graduate work at California State University, Los Angeles. He has acquired extensive experience in the drafting, designing, and construction phases of architecture and has taught architecture and engineering drawing for many years in Europe and California at the secondary and postsecondary levels. He currently focuses on technical writing and consulting.

Donald Hepler,

Donald E. Hepler completed his undergraduate work at California State College, California, and his graduate work at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has been an architectural designer and drafter for several architectural firms, has served as an officer with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and has taught architecture, design, and drafting at both the secondary and college levels. He is the former publisher of technical education programs and is currently devoting full time to authorship and consulting.
  • Text is written in 10 sections, 37 chapters, creating a logical structure for understanding architectural drafting and design concepts in the order usually practiced in architectural design.
  • Icons highlight important math and science concepts, enabling the reader to focus on important calculations and science concepts.
  • Chapter objectives alert the reader to the important concepts being covered, and key terms are listed and defined in the chapter so the reader will comprehend the vocabulary of architecture and understand abbreviations and symbols.
  • End of chapter exercises help the reader hone the skills necessary to create a complete set of drawing plans.
  • Abundant appendices provide important reference material for use in future architectural drafting projects. Coverage includes career information, mathematical calculations, standard abbreviations, and synonyms. A glossary of architectural and construction terms reinforces key terms and concepts.
  • In addition to an introductory CAD chapter, a series of CAD inserts throughout the entire text provide examples of how CAD is used to perform specific architectural drafting functions.
1. Introduction to Architecture
2. Architectural Drawing
3. Area Design
4. Drawing Plans and Details
5. Presentation Methods
6. Foundations and Construction Systems,
7. Framing Systems
8. Electrical and Mechanical Design,
9. Plan Checks and Support Services,
10. Careers and Related Fields in Architecture,
Appendixes
Related Math
Abbreviations
Synonyms
Glossary of Architectural Terms

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  • ISBN-10: 1401879950
  • ISBN-13: 9781401879952
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $235.50
  • RETAIL $312.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781111128142
The Instructor Resources provides teaching tips or guidelines, essay questions, answers to review and test questions, key objectives, glossary, appendices and exercises for content reinforcement.

Student Solutions Manual

ISBN: 9781111128166
The Solutions Manual contains worked solutions to problems included in the text.

Workbook

ISBN: 9781111128159
The student workbook is design to help the user retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank and true or false problems.

FOR STUDENTS

Workbook

ISBN: 9781111128159
The student workbook is design to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank and true or false problems.