Architectural & Building Industry Courses: AutoCAD Architecture


Length: 3 Day Class


In addition to the standard AutoCAD software tools, the AutoCAD Architecture software offers a host of features that greatly increase the speed and efficiency of architectural drawings. The software is designed to work from first concept (conceptual design or mass model) through to design development, working drawings, and facility maintenance.

AutoCAD Architecture 2014 Fundamentals focuses on the design development construction documentation, and visualization features of the AutoCAD Architecture software (the basic tools that the majority of students require when working).

The main topics covered include:

  • Creating basic floor plans with walls, doors, and windows.
  • Creating specialty objects, such as column or ceiling grids, stairs & railings.
  • Adding roofs and floor slabs.
  • An introduction to Projects and the Project Navigator.
  • Adding furniture, fixtures, and equipment.
  • Creating details.
  • Displaying elevations, sections, and perspectives.
  • Marks, tags, & schedules, and other documentation.
  • Drawing cameras, adding lights, and basic rendering.

 Prerequisite: Basic AutoCAD skills.