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5 Examples of Architectural Design Drawings & Documents

May 15, 2017 2:43:20 PM

Architectural drafters play a key role in every stage of the design process. From sketching out preliminary concepts, to preparing finalized construction documents, they help bring building projects to life.

Working under the supervision of an architect or engineer—or in some cases, consulting directly with clients—architectural technicians produce a number of documents, each with a distinct purpose and goal.

The 5 Phases of Architectural Design & The role of Drafters at Every Stage

Apr 19, 2017 10:05:30 AM

Architectural drafters participate in every stage of the design and construction process. They work closely with architects, engineers and builders to map out schematics and blueprints—and follow projects throughout construction, ensuring they stay true to the original concept.

Job Outlook & Key Skills for Architectural CAD Technicians in Ontario

Mar 27, 2017 9:27:49 AM

Updated January 2021.

If you have an interest in architecture and engineering, and like the idea of being part of the building design and planning process, training as an architectural technician/draftsperson could be your ideal career path.

Your first step is to understand the professional role of architectural designers, get a sense of the most in-demand skills in this field, and of course, whether there is demand for architectural technicians in your area.

Read on to learn which core skills matter most for entry level designers, and to take a look at the latest government research on demand for this profession in Ontario.

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