Autocad 2d house plans

by Design Workshop Sydney

One of the main uses for Autocad 2d is for the drafting of house plans by architects or builders, to be submitted for council approval. This is one of the procedures we look at in our Autocad 2d coursesAutocad-2d-house-plans
The first stage would be to set up a new drawing by opening a template (dwt file) in the Autocad 2d workspace. Autocad comes with a variety of metric and imperial templates, but it’s common to modify one of these and save it as your own, with all your text and dimension styles, title blocks and sheet sizes set up. This means that you only need to draw your new content, scale it and output it as either a DWG, DXF or PDF, depending on the client.
Next the various elevations would be drawn in Model Space in 1:1 scale. Hatch patterns could be added for materials or cross-sections. Blocks could be created or imported for doors and windows. Dimensions and text leaders would then be added.
Then we switch to Paper Space and scale the drawing to the Viewport window(s). A title block could be added or modified. We can also create various sheet sizes at this stage. And finally the drawing is output, as either a DWG for other Autocad users, a DXF for viewing in other programs, or as a PDF which anyone with a computer can view. Alternatively we could send the drawing to a printer or plotter.
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