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CAD Fundamentals for Architecture by Elys John

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INTRODUCING CAD

On first encounter the CAD interface can look daunting. Throughout this first section I will introduce a simple way of thinking about and using CAD packages. It may not be the quickest – there are always quicker ways to do things, although this comes with practise – but the following core principles relate more closely to traditional drawing board practice than they do to traditional CAD instruction. Relating back to drawing board practice is a key mindset to get into before you approach CAD drawing.

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This sectional perspective of the Atelier Bow Wow house (the practice’s office) shows unprecedented orthographic detail. Visual rendering ...

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