Table of Contents


for Book "Step by Step Design a House
                          with  AutoCad Architecture"


  • 1.      - Introduction
    2.      - Create the Plans
    2.1.   - Create the Basement plan
    2.1.1 - Create the Basement Outline
    2.1.2 - Create the Exterior Walls of the Basement
    2.1.3 - Create the Basement interior walls
    2.1.4 - Place the Doors and Windows of Basement
    2.1.5 - Place the Doors
    2.1.6 - Place the Windows
    2.1.7 -Create the Slabs
    2.1.8 - Create the interior stair to the ground floor
    2.1.9 - Open a hole in the basement roof slab for the stair

  • 2.2    - The Ground Floor plan
    2.2.1 - Create the Ground Floor Outline
    2.2.2 - Create the exterior walls of the ground floor
    2.2.3 - Create the interior walls of ground floor
    2.2.4 - Place Doors and Windows of the Ground Floor
    2.2.5 - Create the Slab on the roof of ground floor
    2.2.6 - Create the interior stair to the first floor
    2.2.7 - Open a hole in the roof slab for the stair
    2.3.   - First Floor Plan
    2.3.1 - Create the First Floor Outline
    2.3.2 - Create the exterior walls of the first floor
    2.3.3 - Design the parapets of the first floor terrace


  • 2.3.4 - Place the doors and windows of the first floor
    2.3.5 - Create the roof slab of the first floor
    2.3.6 -  Open a hole on the roof slab
    2.3.7 - Create the floor slab of the attic
    2.3.8 - Create the interior stair to attic
    2.3.9 - Open a hole on the roof slab for the stair
    2.4.   - Create the Roof and Attic
    2.4.1 - Create the Roof
    2.4.2 - Design the Attic
    2.4.3 - Expand the wall up to the roof
    2.4.4 - Create the Dormer on the Roof
    2.4.5 - Create the Dormer

  • 3.      - Design the Site Plan
    3.1.   - 2D Site Plan
    3.1.1 - Create a new layer
    3.1.2 - Create the Outline of the Site Area -(S1-S2-S3-S4-S1)
    3.1.3 - Create the Total Area - (ABCDA)
    3.1.4 - Create the rectangle (ABCDA)
    3.1.5 - Create the House Deck
    3.1.6 - Create the House Outline
    3.1.7 - Draw the rectangular polyline (abcda) that
              defines the street
    3.1.8 - Design the 2D Contours Polylines of the Site
    3.2.   -  Create the 3D Terrain
    3.2.1 - Modify the 3d Terrain Model


  • 4.     - Organize your drawings
    4.1.   - Creating the project house21-155
    4.1.1 - Define the levels of the project
    5.     - Create the Construct Drawings
    5.1.  - Create the Basement Construct
    5.2.  - Create the Ground Floor Construct
    5.3.  - Create the First Floor construct
    5.4.  - Create the Roof construct 75
    5.5.  - Create the Site area construct
    5.6.  - Create the Spaces
    5.6.1 - Add the Spaces of the Basement
    5.6.2 - Create the Spaces for Ground floor – First floor and
              for the Roof (attic)

  • 6.      - Create the View Drawings
    6.1.   - Create the Plan Views
    6.1.1 - Create the Basement View
    6.1.2 - Create the Ground Floor View
    6.1.3 - Create the First Floor View
    6.1.4 - Create the Roof Plan View
    6.1.5 - Create the Site Area View
    6.2.   - Create the 3D View drawing
    6.2.1 - Create 3D View
    6.3.   - Add the Room Tags
    6.4.   - Add the Door and Window Tags
    6.4.1 - Add the Door Tags
    6.4.2 - Add the Window Tags


  • 7.      - Create Sections and Elevations
    7.1.1 - Create the Section A-A
    7.1.2 - Create the Elevations
    8.      - Create the Sheets
    8.1    - Create the Basement sheet
    8.1.1 - Create a new Sheet

  • 9.Adding Schedules
    9.1.   - Create the Door - Windows Schedule
    9.1.1 - Create the Doors and Windows Schedule Sheet File
    9.1.2 - Add a Door Schedule Table
    9.1.3 - Add a Windows Schedule table
    9.2.   - Create the Room Finish Schedule
    10.    - Plotting the drawings
    11.    - Drawings