In an age dominated by computers, in which even drawing hascome to be seen as a computer skill, it is vitally important for architects to master the essentials of their trade. This book in the Construction and Design Manual series therefore highlights drawing as a manual skill and thus provides vital background for CAD users. Fifteen acknowledged international practices present drawings done by hand and explain thetechniques used in them. A detailed introduction to traditional architectural drawing provides information on the essential regulations. The standard reference for all issues related to architectural drawing and presentation, the book alsoincludes essays by Augusto Romano Burelli, Hans-Dieter Naegelke and Klaus-Jan Philipp.