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 highly effective format organizes content around the design-building process, making the text easy to understand and appealing to students.
Coverage on green building technology, sustainable design, and building information modeling (BIM) complements foundational learning. Each chapter includes objectives, key terms, Internet resources, review questions, and suggested activities for individuals or small groups.
Step-by-step drafting procedures provide hands-on practice for making drawings using manual drafting and CADD methods.
New Parametric Modeling features cover methods and techniques for creating a 3D parametric model of a building.
End-of-chapter activities challenge students to use residential design principles and problem-solving skills.
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
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. Building Information Modeling 13. Planning for Remodeling and Renovation
14. Floor Plans 15. Foundation Plans 16. Site Plans 17. Roof Designs
Construction Systems and Supplemental Drawings
18. Footings, Foundations, and Concrete 19. Sill and Floor Construction 20. Wall and Ceiling Construction 21. Doors and Windows 22. Building Sections 23. Elevations 24. Stair Details 25. Fireplace, Chimney, and Stove Details
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.
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).
Joan C. Kicklighter - is the coauthor of Residential Housing and Interiors and instructional materials in family and consumer sciences. She taught classes in business and family and consumer sciences at the high school and adult levels. Mrs. Kicklighter's educational background includes a baccalaureate degree from Indiana State University and graduate work at Eastern Michigan University. She is certified in Family and Consumer Sciences.