is an accumulation of ideas put into written form. When you
receive them from the customer or the end user, the designer
utilizes as many technologies as known presently.
come to the designer in many shapes, like what is the number
of rooms in the house? How many people will utilize the dwelling
or what is the workflow that will exist in the structure?
Who is the
customer, which is always a tricky question?
who may be building a series of houses along a new street, feels
they are the customer, but as all owners soon discover the end
user will determine the reputation and the demand for the final
the designer or architect bring to the equation?
experience, they are a center point to collect information from
all parties involved, a vessel of style using art and creativity,
a safety officer understanding ergonomics and convenience. Yes,
a good designer will collect all the input, sort through the
magnitude of requests, prioritize the output based upon design
criteria and create a storyboard or sketch which they or the
CAD operator will place in the computer.
Architectural chapters are introductory examples to give the
beginning architect or architectural designer a good foundation
in the computer-aided-design using a real set of drawings.