Architectural Working Drawing Series, Design, Education

Episode 2: Site Plan Working Drawings

The working drawing of a site plan gives various information. It tells us the size of the land, the exact location of a building on the land, the orientation of the site, and all necessary dimensions and specifications. In this post, you will learn about all the required information for the working drawing of a… Continue reading Episode 2: Site Plan Working Drawings

Architectural Working Drawing Series, Design, Education

Episode 1: Understanding Working Drawings

In architecture, the design of buildings in one of the primary responsibilities of an architect. The design is represented in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional drawings. However, these drawing comes in many forms to enable those designs to be translated on site. In the Architectural Design Series, the type of drawing used is called presentation drawings. Presentation… Continue reading Episode 1: Understanding Working Drawings

Architectural Working Drawing Series, Design, Education

Architectural Working Drawing Series

Welcome to the launch of a new series called the Architectural Working Drawing Series. This series is designed to cover architectural working drawing. This type of drawing is done after we have fully developed a design. Working drawings have loads of information which help in turning a design into reality. They give detailed information about… Continue reading Architectural Working Drawing Series

Architectural Design Stage Series, Design, Education

Episode 8: Perspectives

Perspective drawings are drawings in 3 dimensional views that are used to create realistic views of a building or an object.  Perspective drawings help us show more than one view at once, for example, we can see two elevational drawings at once from a perspective drawing. Perspective View of a Building Perspective drawings have many… Continue reading Episode 8: Perspectives

Architectural Design Stage Series, Design, Education

Episode 7: Creating Elevations

Elevations are side views of a building or an object. Elevations can either be exterior, which show the exterior sides of the building, or interior, which show an interior view of a building. Elevations usually show exterior views of windows, doors, walls, roofs, landscaping, human figures and various elements that help bring the design to… Continue reading Episode 7: Creating Elevations

Architectural Design Stage Series, Design, Education

Episode 6: Creating Sections

Drawing a section can be very simple, yet complicating. If you do not have a decent understanding of building construction, it might give you a hard time. Nevertheless, we will try and proceed with this in the simplest way possible. Let’s start with Section A-A.

Architectural Design Stage Series, Design, Education

Episode 5: Creating Roof Plans

You are at a stage where you have a functional floor plan. The next step to take would be to create a roof.  A roof is a building element that covers or forms the top of a building. There are various types of roofing designs. Here are 12 common roof designs. 12 Common Roof Types… Continue reading Episode 5: Creating Roof Plans

Architectural Design Stage Series, Design, Education

Episode 4: Creating Floor Plans

A floor plan is a scaled drawing of a building which shows the layout of spaces and how they interact. A floor plan can also be described as a horizontal section of a building, it cuts through the walls and openings within a building. Today we’re going to dive back into the Preliminary Design Stage… Continue reading Episode 4: Creating Floor Plans