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Economically Designing a New Home

In planning and designing a home, one of the first considerations is cost because cost will actually determine the size, shape, and style of the house. Cost of home construction will vary in every state. For instance, in some places where lumber mills are close by,

How to Draw a Roof Plan

There are several different parts of a set of house or building plan: The Floor plan Electrical plan The exterior views or elevations The Basement layout, Slab, or Foundation Floor Framing layout A Site P

Five Things Every Architect Should Have

Individuals that are just beginning their education in the architect field can easily feel like there a million things that they need to know, and a million more things that they should have ready in their own personal tool bag by the time that they get a job. Overa

Drafting and Architecture - Online Career Preparation Options

An education in drafting and architecture is needed to understand the concepts and gain the ability to create technical drawings for construction purposes. This industry provides numerous careers in specialized areas to students who master these skills. Online colle

Why A Draftsman Is Required For Residential And Commercial Construction

A draftsman is someone who is trained in creating technical drawings. In the construction world, drafting is the term used to describe the act of drawing the design for a building or structure. Though a draftsman may not design the building or structure him or hers

Creating A Residential Electrical Plan

An electrical plan is a plan view similar to the floor plan in that all the walls, doors, and windows are shown along with the electrical symbols that describe service to the house. It also includes what is known as a legend which defines what each symbol represents. There are several

Do You Want to Draw Your Own House Plan

Great idea, it sure saves money. Also eliminates the middle man. Those architects and designers can get expensive. I've heard that some designers can charge up to ten dollars per square foot for simple drawings containing a floor plan and exterior elevations. Now that is a chunk of change. If you

Residential Electrical Drawings

There are certain drafters (draftsmen) who specialize in specific fields of drafting. There are some who actually subcontract to designers and architects to complete special plans like electrical, plumbing, HVAC (Heating and Air Conditioning), site plans, structura

How to Read a Set of House Plans

Maybe you're looking for a job in a real estate office or as an assistant with a construction company. Or it could be that you have taken a job at a local builders supply and will be doing material take off's. These are just a few of the job

How to Learn Architectural Drafting and Design Your Own Custom Home Floor Plans

Being able to own your own home is a great privilege. Many look forward to the prospect of it for many years, and then are only able to buy after saving for many years. Part of the cost of a new home, however, can be reduced if you learn how to draw your own floor p

Residential Electrical Drawings

There are certain drafters (draftsmen) who specialize in specific fields of drafting. There are some who actually subcontract to designers and architects to complete special plans like electrical, plumbing, HVAC (Heating and Air Conditioning), site plans, structural detailing, cabinets, specia

Contract Terms in Architectural CAD Drafting Services

The millennium has ushered in many new specializations, one of them being architectural CAD drafting services. In previous Articles we have looked at various aspects of these services, right from technical to managerial to techno commercial. In our previous article

Architectural Scales

In order that the dimensions of an object can be read with any accuracy, it's best to make the drawing to a certain scale, which in the case of house or commercial building plans is usually 1/4" = 1'-0". This means that every quarter inch of the drawing is considered to be one foot in actual

Autocad and Revit

For those looking to get help with architectural design in a program which can support all the information you need, there is plenty from available out there. With autocad revit architecture suites you can get software which works for you. This software is incredibly flexible so that you can
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