The Effects of Computer Aided Draughting on Architectural Practice

Trushell, John McEwen (1988) The Effects of Computer Aided Draughting on Architectural Practice. MLitt(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis argues that computer aided draughting (CAD) can be introduced successfully into an organization and can benefit all those engaged in the construction process. It concludes that CAD is the single most important tool to be introduced into the practice of architecture in recent times and, whilst the foregoing proposition is true, there is a cost to the organizations and individuals involved. The study begins with the author's interest in the research as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor working professionally with a firm of architects who installed a CAD system. It identifies several difficulties with the research and justifies the case study research methodology.

Item Type: Thesis (MLitt(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: Computer science, Management, Architecture
Date of Award: 1988
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1988-76827
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 11:53
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 11:53
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/76827

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