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Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 10th Edition

Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 10th Edition
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By: Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D.

ISBN: 978-1-59070-699-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2008
Subject: CAD / Drafting
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $96.00
School Price: $72.00


This textbook is an ADDA approved publication.

Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design provides comprehensive instruction for preparing architectural working drawings using traditional and computer-based methods. The text also serves as a reference for design and construction principles and methods. Its exciting format organizes content around the design-building process, making the text easy to understand and appealing to students. Content is up-to-date, with coverage of state-of-the-art technology.
  • Uses an icon to identify topics addressing the needs of people with disabilities.
  • Each chapter includes objectives, key terms, Internet resources, review questions, and suggested activities for individuals or small groups.
  • Many of the chapter-end activities are designed to give students experience working with computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) systems.

Previous Edition
Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 9th Edition

Table of Contents

The World of Architecture
  1. The World of Architecture
  2. Basic House Design
  3. Primary Considerations

Architectural Drafting Fundamentals
  4. Drawing Instruments and Techniques
  5. Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
  6. CADD Commands and Functions

Room and Space Planning
  7. Room Planning-Sleeping Area and Bath Facilities
  8. Room Planning-Living Area
  9. Room Planning-Service Area

Plot Plans and Foundations
10. Plot Plans
11. Footings, Foundations, and Concrete
12. The Foundation Plan

Construction Systems
13. Sill and Floor Construction
14. Wall and Ceiling Construction
15. Doors and Windows
16. Stairs
17. Fireplaces, Chimneys, and Stoves

Formulating a Design
18. The Floor Plan
19. Roof Designs
20. Elevations
Electrical, Plumbing, and Climate Control
21. Residential Electrical
22. Information, Communication, and Security Wiring
23. The Electrical Plan
24. Residential Plumbing
25. The Plumbing Plan
26. Residential Climate Control
27. Climate Control Plan

Alternative Construction, Products, and Methods
28. Solar Space Heating
29. Nontraditional Structures
30. New Products and Methods of Construction
31. Modular Applications

Presentation Methods
32. Perspective Drawings
33. Presentation Drawings
34. Architectural Models

Specifications and Estimating
35. Material and Tradework Specifications
36. Estimating Building Cost

Remodeling, Health, Safety, and Careers
37. Architectural Remodeling, Renovation, and Preservation
38. Designing for Health and Safety
39. Career Opportunities

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   sample Chapter 7 (PDF, 551 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
   sample Chapter 7 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 2.52 MB)
   sample Chapter 11 (PPS, 2.76 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


   PDF Introduction to Architectural Design (PDF, 51 KB)
Architectural/CAD I, Grades 9-12
Civil Engineering and Architecture, Grades 9-12
   PDF Architectural Drawing and Design I (PDF, 152 KB)
   PDF Architectural Drawing and Design II (PDF, 150 KB)
Computer Aided Drafting, Grades 9-12
   PDF Computer Aided Drafting I (PDF, 220 KB)
Architectural Drafting
CAD Drafting Technology
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. - During his career, Dr. Clois E. Kicklighter was a nationally known educator and the author of several books in the fields of architecture, drafting, and construction technology. He held a variety of industrial, teaching, and administrative positions and retired as dean and professor at the School of Technology at Indiana State University. He held the highest leadership positions in the National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT). Dr. Kicklighter was awarded the respected Charles Keith Medal for exceptional leadership in the technology profession.

Dr. Kicklighter's published textbooks include Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design; Drafting and Design: Engineering Drawing Using Manual and CAD Techniques; Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, and Stone; Residential Housing and Interiors; Upholstery Fundamentals; and Modern Woodworking.


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