The Impact of Computer-Aided Drafting on Design Office Management
The impact of higher productivity from CAD equipment within the design office is reviewed. The new responsibilities of the Project Architect, Production Manager, CAD Operator, System Manager, Bookkeeper, and Director of Marketing are outlined. The author emphasizes training over equipment as the key to modernizing design practice. Development of an office data base is highlighted. The paper concludes with a summary of benefits derived from the use of data processing equipment for the management of design information.
KeywordsProduction Manager Architectural Design Project Architect Design Information Design Service
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