Drafting House Plans Information

DRAFTING HOUSE PLANS is the first in a series of Simplified Design Systems books. It teaches the absolute beginner how to draft accurately scaled & dimensioned plans for an uncomplicated one-story house or addition. Curran's uniquely simplified system for presenting architectural drafting techniques has been classroom tested since 1979. It is tailored for beginning residential drafting courses at the college & senior high-school level; & for individuals working on their own initiative. Following step-by-step instructions, users progress smoothly through the planning & drafting process from sketching basic house shapes on a building site to completion of a full set of plans, up to code, working drawings for a new house or remodeling project. Users learn to draw each sheet of a typical set of working drawings including: floor plans, foundation plans, roof plans, exterior elevations, sections & site plans.