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Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 11th Edition

Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 11th Edition
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By: Clois E. Kicklighter, Ed. D. and W. Scott Thomas, M. Ed., MCCTE

ISBN: 978-1-61960-184-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2014
Subject: CAD / Drafting
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $120.00
School Price: $90.00


Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design provides comprehensive instruction on traditional and computer-based methods of preparing architectural working drawings in addition to coverage of design and construction principles and methods. It is organized around the design-building process, a logical way for students to easily learn. New content on green building technology/sustainable design complements foundational learning. Chapter-end activities challenge students to use residential design principles and problem-solving skills.
  • Drafting procedures and chapter-end activities are designed to provide students with hands-on experience with computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) systems.
  • End-of-chapter features address problem solving, ADDA certification exam preparation, and STEM topics.
  • Two new chapters cover sustainable design and building sections.

Previous Edition
Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design, 10th Edition

Table of Contents

Architectural Drafting Fundamentals
  1. Architectural Styles
  2. Basic House Designs
  3. Preparing for a Career in Architecture
  4. Drawing Instruments and Technical Sketching
  5. Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

Architectural Planning
  6. Primary Residential Design Considerations
  7. Planning the Living Area
  8. Planning the Sleeping Area
  9. Planning the Service Area
10. Designing for Health and Safety
11. Designing for Sustainability
12. Planning for Remodeling and Renovation

Plan Development
13. Floor Plans
14. The Foundation Plans
15. Plot Plans
16. Roof Designs
Construction Systems and Supplemental Drawings
17. Footings, Foundations, and Concrete
18. Sill and Floor Construction
19. Wall and Ceiling Construction
20. Doors and Windows
21. Building Sections
22. Elevations
23. Stair Details
24. Fireplace, Chimney, and Stove Details

Presentation Methods
25. Perspective Drawings
26. Presentation Drawings
27. Architectural Models

Electrical, Plumbing, and Climate Control
28. Residential Electrical
29. Electrical Plans
30. Residential Plumbing
31. Plumbing Plans
32. Residential Climate Control
33. Climate Control Plans

Specifications and Estimating Costs
34. Specifications
35. Estimating Building Costs

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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
   sample Chapter 11 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
   sample Chapter 21 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 11 (PPS, 3.5 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Architecture)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


   PDF Architectural Drafting Secondary (PDF, 492 KB)
New Mexico
   PDF Drafting - Architectural - Form F (PDF, 525 KB)
   PDF Drafting - Architectural - Form F.2 (PDF, 276 KB)
South Carolina
   PDF Architectural Design 1, 2 (PDF, 431 KB)
   PDF Architectural Design TEKS (PDF, 300 KB)
  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.

W. Scott Thomas, M. Ed., MCCTE - is an instructor of architectural design drafting for the Signature Architecture Program at Shadow Ridge High School, Dysart Unified School District, in Surprise, Arizona. Scott teaches residential and commercial architectural design, structural steel detailing/modeling, civil drafting, and GIS technology.

Scott has been a secondary and postsecondary educator for 25 years and is the owner and principal building designer of Thomas Design Associates, LLC. Scott also does extensive work with the Arizona Department of Education’s CTE Division as a member of numerous architectural design drafting curriculum development and guidelines committees. During his teaching career, Scott has had national champions in architectural drafting competitions at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in 2012 and 2014 (with Shadow Ridge High School) and in 2005 (with Northwest Education Center in Phoenix, Arizona).

Scott’s educational background includes a master’s degree in career and technical education and a bachelor’s degree in education from Northern Arizona University. He is a master certified career and technical educator (MCCTE) with the Association for Skilled and Technical Sciences (ASTS) and is a Director Emeritus of the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA).


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Text 896 978-1-61960-184-0 $120.00$90.00
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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-61960-186-4 $60.00$45.00
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Workbook 392 978-1-61960-189-5 $32.00$24.00
* Instructor's Annotated Workbook 392 978-1-61960-191-8 $80.00$60.00*
* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-61960-190-1 $260.00$195.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1822 test questions 978-1-61960-192-5 $248.00$186.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 1200 slides 978-1-61960-193-2 $260.00$195.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 1200 slides 978-1-61960-194-9 $780.00$585.00*
* Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63126-476-4 $528.00$396.00*
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