By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.

Close

Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Close

IN PRACTICE - SUSAN DAWSON

There's a mug of tea and a fresh set of detailed drawings on the dining room table, ready to be selected and condensed into the weekly AJ Working Details. Yesterday I went through the project with the architect and established which detail to use; this afternoon I will draw up a scale template to establish how it will look on the page. I usually make a freehand (4B pencil) isometric of the key detail which will then be drawn to scale; it helps me - and ultimately the reader - to get ...

GET INSTANT ACCESS

for less than 46p a day

Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article -
and 53,000+ articles like it.

  • Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
  • Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
  • Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation
SUBSCRIBE & GET INSTANT ACCESS
or
The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters