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Designing Impressive Architectural Plans in AutoCAD

Course Summary

Throughout this training, we'll take the creative path of an architect and develop a set of design drawings from an initial hand sketch. Software required: AutoCAD 2014, Photoshop CS3.

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    Course Syllabus

    Introduction and Project Overview
    - 1m 36s

    —Introduction and Project Overview 1m 36s
    Designing Impressive Architectural Plans in AutoCAD
    - 6h 32m

    —Discussing Presentation Methods 6m 0s
    —Reviewing Presentation Examples 11m 26s
    —Setting up Our Initial Workspace 6m 57s
    —Importing Hand Sketches into AutoCAD 9m 17s
    —Importing and Refining Site Plans 11m 20s
    —Using Layers and Templates 11m 47s
    —Importing Plot Styles 4m 55s
    —Drawing the First Lines 9m 17s
    —Drawing Walls and Labeling Grids 10m 53s
    —Drawing Secondary Walls and Slab Edges 9m 38s
    —Creating Blocks for Repeated Objects 8m 37s
    —Spacing Columns and Window Frames 9m 51s
    —Editing Arrays 5m 33s
    —Drawing Sliding Doors 10m 28s
    —Editing the Lounge Design 11m 56s
    —Drawing a Spiral Staircase 10m 47s
    —Adding Text Labels, Floor Heights, and Dimensions 10m 24s
    —Adding Conventions to Stairs 11m 58s
    —Making Large Scale Changes to Plans 11m 56s
    —Adding a Room to Your Plans 9m 24s
    —Beginning to Draw the Upper Floor 11m 46s
    —Drawing the Master Suite 10m 7s
    —Finding and Importing Furniture Blocks 9m 24s
    —Drawing Kitchens and Bedrooms 10m 14s
    —Adding Trees, Plants, and Landscape 11m 38s
    —Showing What Is Above and Below 9m 19s
    —Setting up Sections and Elevations 9m 15s
    —Rotating the View in Plan Using Ucs 5m 2s
    —Drawing the First Lines in Section 9m 37s
    —Drawing the Upper Floor in Section 11m 2s
    —Finishing the Section 11m 43s
    —Speeding up the Drawing of New Elevations 7m 35s
    —Drawing a Section Line from a Contour Plan 11m 27s
    —Preparing Plans for Printing 8m 32s
    —Fine Tuning Printable Layouts 8m 31s
    —Plotting Files in Layers 3m 18s
    —Compositing the Plotted Cad Layers 5m 43s
    —Rendering the Walls and Floors 9m 10s
    —Adding Drop Shadows Around Furniture 2m 44s
    —Rendering the Landscape and Driveway 11m 52s
    —Rendering the Section and Elevation 10m 16s
    —Creating Title Blocks 11m 23s

Course Fee:
USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Data Centre Management and Development & Implementations Community

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