ISBN-10:
0471703788
ISBN-13:
9780471703785
Pub. Date:
04/07/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
The Architect's Guide to the U.S. National CAD Standard / Edition 1

The Architect's Guide to the U.S. National CAD Standard / Edition 1

by Dennis J. Hall, Charles Green

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Overview

The Architect's Guide to the U.S. National CAD Standard / Edition 1

A definitive user's guide to the U.S. National CAD Standard

The Architect's Guide to the U.S. National CAD Standard helps makethe National CAD Standard (NCS) more accessible to architects bypresenting:
* Clear and succinct explanations of concepts and options in theNCS
* A step-by-step approach to seamlessly implement standardizeddrawings in any size firm
* Successful strategies design firms can use to best take advantageof the NCS requirements


The Architect's Guide to the U.S. National CAD Standard presents aninformative overview of the NCS, including illustrations andfrequently asked questions. It shows architects how to minimizeimmediate costs and downtime, how to reap immediate benefits, andhow best to learn the system at an individualized pace. Used sideby side with the Standard, this authoritative guide offers helpfulinsight into how the NCS is likely to be interpreted and presents avariety of available options for meeting the standardizationrequirements.

Interior designers, construction managers, urban planners, as wellas owners, engineers, and facility managers will also find thisauthoritative reference to be invaluable!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471703785
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/07/2006
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 8.05(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

DENNIS J. HALL, FAIA, FCSI, is founder and managingprincipal of Hall Architects, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hehas served as the chairman of the CSI/CSC MasterFormat ExpansionTask Team (a North American effort to expand the industry standardfor organizing specifications); past chairman of the UniformDrawing System (UDS) Program Task Team; and vice president of theConstruction Specification Institute. He is a member of theOmniClass Construction Classification System (OCCS) DevelopmentCommittee, the National Institute of Building Sciences, and vicepresident of the Specification Consultants in Independent Practice.

CHARLES RICK GREEN, AIA, FCSI, is a senior projectarchitect with Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers &Architects in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has more than thirtyyears of experience in the preparation and supervision ofconstruction documents for numerous facilities and developments. Hehas served as chairman of the UDS Program Task Team, UDS ModulesTask Team, and the NCS Steering Committee.

Table of Contents

About This Book.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

1. Drawing Set Organization.

2. Sheet Organization.

3. Schedules.

4. Drafting Conventions.

5. Terms and Abbreviations.

6. Symbols.

7. Notations.

8. Code Conventions.

9. AIA CAD Layer Guidelines.

10. Plotting Guidelines.

11. Implementation.

Appendix A: List of Sheets: Example for Level 1 DisciplineDesignators.

Appendix B: List of Sheets: Example for Level 2 DisciplineDesignators.

Appendix C: Sheet Keynote Office Master: Example forArchitectural Sheets.

Appendix D: Reference Keynote Office Master: Example forArchitectural Sheets.

Appendix E: Sample CAD Layer Names for Architectural Sheets.

Appendix F: Supplement to AIA Document G612-2001: Owner'sInstructions to the Architect for Construction DrawingStandards-Part D.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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