Higher Education

Drafting and Design for Architecture & Construction, 9th Edition

  • Dana J. Hepler
  • Paul Ross Wallach Cañada College
  • Donald Hepler
  • ISBN-10: 1111128138  |  ISBN-13: 9781111128135
  • 800 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $206.25
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About

Overview

DRAFTING AND DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION, 9th edition presents architectural drafting and design concepts as practiced by professional architects. With an emphasis on environmental safety, protective measures, expanded coverage of construction design and drawings and chapter objectives, students are able to hone the necessary skills to create a complete set of drawing plans. Abundant appendices provide important reference material, career information, mathematical calculations, standard abbreviations and synonyms. Exciting new material on design principles and procedures along with new entries on smart homes, smart growth, recreational facilities, building information modeling, site planning, ecology, energy conservation, efficiency and sustainability has been added. In addition, Computer-Aided Design (CAD) coverage in an introductory chapter, along with a series of applications throughout, provide examples of how CAD is used to perform specific architectural drafting functions.

Features and Benefits

  • Logical structure for understanding architectural drafting and design concepts.
  • Chapter objectives and key terms are listed and defined in the chapter.
  • End of chapter exercises help the reader to hone skills necessary to create a complete set of drawing plans.
  • Abundant appendices provide important reference material.
  • Career information, mathematical calculations, standard abbreviations and synonyms are covered.
  • Introductory CAD chapter, a series of CAD inserts throughout the entire text provides examples of CAD to perform specific architectural drafting functions.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE.
1. Architectural History and Styles.
2. Fundamentals of Design.
PART II: ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING FUNDAMENTALS.
3. Scales and Measurements.
4. Conventions and Procedures.
5. Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting Design.
Part III Basic Area Design.
6. Environmental Design Factors.
7. Indoor Living Areas.
8. Outdoor Living Areas.
9. Traffic Areas and Patterns.
10. Kitchens.
11. General Service Areas.
12. Sleeping Areas.
PART IV: BASIC ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS.
13. Site Development Plans.
14. Designing Floor Plans.
15. Drawing Floor Plans.
16. Designing Elevations.
17. Drawing Elevations.
18. Sectional, Detail, and Cabinetry Drawings.
PART V: PRESENTATION METHODS
19. Pictorial Drawings.
20. Architectural Renderings.
21. Architectural Models.
PART VI: FOUNDATIONS AND CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS.
22. Principles of Construction.
23. Foundations and Fireplace Structures.
24. Wood-Frame Systems.
25. Masonry and Concrete Systems.
26. Steel and Reinforced-Concrete Systems.
27. Disaster Prevention Design.
PART VII: FRAMING SYSTEMS
28. Floor Framing Drawings.
29. Wall Framing Drawings.
30. Roof Framing Drawings.
PART VIII: ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL DESIGN DRAWINGS.
31. Electrical Design and Drawing.
32. Comfort Control Systems (HVAC).
33. Plumbing Drawings.
PART IX: DRAWING MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES.
34. Drawing Management.
35. Schedules and Specifications.
36. Building Costs and Financial Planning.
37. Codes and Legal Documents.
APPENDIXES
Appendix A: Careers in Architecture and Related Fields.
Appendix B: Mathematical Calculations.
Appendix C: Architectural Abbreviations and Professional Organizations.
Appendix D: Architectural Synonyms.
Glossary.
Index.

What's New

  • Emphasis on environmental safety and protective measures within the realm of architectural design.
  • Expanded coverage of construction systems design and drawings.
  • Added material on design principles and procedures (needed to provide students with the ability to actually design a structure – not just use CAD defaults).
  • NEW coverage of the following "hot topics": Smart Homes, Smart Growth, Recreational facilities, Building information modeling, Site plan ecology, Energy conservation, efficiency and sustainability, Leeds.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1111128146 | ISBN-13: 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-10: 1111128162 | ISBN-13: 9781111128166)

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

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1111128154 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $59.95  | CengageBrain Price = $59.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00

Architectural Drafting and Design  (ISBN-10: 1435481623 | ISBN-13: 9781435481626)

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is the classic text for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. This full-color, comprehensive edition provides the basics of residential design, using various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. This book begins with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to the site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. Readers will gain the knowledge needed to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

The Successful Drafting Technician  (ISBN-10: 143541330X | ISBN-13: 9781435413306)

Never before has an aspiring drafting technician had such a comprehensive resource for learning the skills necessary for career success in the drafting field! The culmination of years of interviews and surveys with top professionals in the industry, The Successful Drafting Technician sets out to address this question: In addition to the knowledge and skills learned in school, what does it take to succeed as a drafting technician in today's hyper-competitive workplace? The collected responses were organized into these 12 essential strategies. Practical and hands-on in its approach, this book goes beyond the basics to teach readers not only how to master their drafting coursework, but also how to pursue and obtain the best job, and how to succeed in the job once they have landed it.

List Price = $57.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

Student Supplements

Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111128162 | ISBN-13: 9781111128166)

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

List Price = $89.95  | CengageBrain Price = $89.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $67.50

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1111128154 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $59.95  | CengageBrain Price = $59.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00

Architectural Drafting and Design  (ISBN-10: 1435481623 | ISBN-13: 9781435481626)

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is the classic text for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. This full-color, comprehensive edition provides the basics of residential design using various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. This book begins with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to the site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. Readers will gain the knowledge needed to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

The Successful Drafting Technician  (ISBN-10: 143541330X | ISBN-13: 9781435413306)

Never before has an aspiring drafting technician had such a comprehensive resource for learning the skills necessary for career success in the drafting field! The culmination of years of interviews and surveys with top professionals in the industry, The Successful Drafting Technician sets out to address this question: In addition to the knowledge and skills learned in school, what does it take to succeed as a drafting technician in today's hyper-competitive workplace? The collected responses were organized into these 12 essential strategies. Practical and hands-on in its approach, this book goes beyond the basics to teach readers not only how to master their drafting coursework, but also how to pursue and obtain the best job, and how to succeed in the job once they have landed it.

List Price = $57.95  | CengageBrain Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $43.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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

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.