This unique text, which focuses on architectural drafting skills, presents information based on current drafting standards and trend int he architectural industry. A very graphically organized text, it will apeal to both stuents and instructors. The "hand-lettered" text and illustrations are easy to read and relate well to the details. Step-by-step prodcedures are given for laying out and drafting working drawings. This text instructs students to prepare sets of drawings in light commercial and residential construction. Basic drafting procedures, prject assembly techniques, computer-aided drafting, building materials, prblem solving, site plans, floor plans, and schedules are among the up-to-date topics covered. Cut-out models assist students in visualizing buildings in three dimensions. Working drawings are organized inthe text so that students can see the complete picture. The models and working drawings include a college library, a fiew station, and a skyway house. The text contains numerous end-of-chapter questions and drafting problems as well as abundant illustrations and examples. The Instructor's Guide contains learning objectives, answers to end-of-chapter questions, and drafting problems.