Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2024 Fundamentals

Published July 14, 2023
774 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-63057-594-6


Key Features

  • Designed for users completely new to AutoCAD Architecture 2024
  • Uses a tutorial-style approach that progresses with each chapter
  • Guides you through two complete building projects using Imperial and metric units
  • Includes quizzes and practice exams designed to help you retain what you’ve learned
  • This edition features new tutorials on the Project Browser and Navigator, as well as a new chapter on Collaboration that covers version control and file management

In Detail

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2024 Fundamentals is an introductory guide designed specifically for those who are new to AutoCAD Architecture 2024. It provides a detailed exploration of the software's key features such as the Styles Browser, Styles Manager, Layer Manager, Design Center, and key architectural elements such as Structural Members, Doors, Windows, Walls and Roofs.

The book employs an instructional approach, progressing with each chapter to gradually build your knowledge and proficiency. The practical, step-by-step lessons walk you through the complete process of creating an architectural project, from the initial site and framing plans to the completion of a standard three-bedroom, two-bathroom, two-story residence.

Two building projects are detailed within this guide - an Imperial unit-based two-story Tahoe log cabin, and a metric unit-based one-story medical clinic. The aim of these projects is to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the software, enabling you to create a standard model and customize the interface to suit your specific needs.

In addition to core features and functionalities, the book provides a deep dive into the toolbars, dialog boxes, and commands of AutoCAD Architecture 2024.

Unique to this edition are the inclusion of new tutorials on the Project Browser and Navigator, along with a dedicated chapter on Collaboration, addressing version control and file management.

Designed with an educational perspective, the book incorporates quizzes and practice exams to reinforce learning, and also includes suggestions for additional assignments. This guide serves as an essential resource for anyone seeking to master the fundamentals of AutoCAD Architecture 2024.