site plan created in autocad

AutoCAD for Site Planning

This course establishes a workflow for an illustrative site plan, including how to represent existing conditions and create detailed plans for specific areas within a larger project. Building on AutoCAD 101, learn to draw  more complex plans using aerial imagery, photography, and hand-drawn sketches as the base layer.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (74 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2014
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    1.
    Introduction
    Chapter Duration 1 min
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    Importing and Resizing Images
    Chapter Duration 10 mins
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    Drawing Existing Buildings and Topography
    Chapter Duration 12 mins
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    Illustrating Development Options and Collaborating
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    Creating Tables in AutoCAD
    Chapter Duration 15 mins
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    Creating Blocks and Working With Excel
    Chapter Duration 16 mins
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    Creating Detailed Plans
    Chapter Duration 6 mins

Course Description

This course follows a typical workflow for creating an illustrative site plan, beginning with drawing existing conditions. The course then illustrates options for proposed development and how to create detailed plans that illustrate specific areas within a larger project. Building on the basic tools and techniques explored in AutoCAD 101, this course demonstrates how to create and manage more complex projects and draw plans using aerial imagery, photography, and hand-drawn sketches as the base layer.

Learn these skills

  • Architecture
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Site Planning
  • Technology
  • Microsoft Excel
  • AutoCAD

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits.

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1.25 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes is a planner and urban designer who recently completed a Master in City Planning and Certificate in Urban Design at MIT’s Department Studies and Planning (DUSP). Prior to coming to MIT, Jaymes worked for the City of San Leandro Community Development Department, where he helped to draft the city’s first climate action plan, and for the East Bay Regional Park District.

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It is a good course for planners of architects who want to work with site design.
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