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CAD Fundamentals for Architecture by Elys John

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TUTORIAL 1 BASIC DRAWING EXERCISE

This exercise will introduce the key tools that were discussed in the Introduction. It is primarily an AutoCAD exercise but it can be applied to other programs such as Vectorworks and SketchUp too, since it deals with core tools that are available within all 2D drafting programs. The exercise will introduce these tools one at a time. When you feel you have gained enough confidence to move on to the next stage do so, but do not be reluctant to repeat any sections – doing so will help you to master the individual commands. This is an exercise that should be repeated as many times as necessary to build your skills.

You are going to use the command line for all sections of the exercise, as there are now no icons ...

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