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CAD Fundamentals for Architecture by Elys John

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Useful websites and further reading

AUTODESK

Free student licenses: plot stamp applied to AutoCAD; AutoCAD/AutoCAD Architecture/3ds Max/ Maya /Revit

www.students.autodesk.com

Printed resources

McFarlane, B, Beginning AutoCAD 2007, Newnes Publishing, 2006 An excellent book based on the fundamentals of AutoCAD.

Matossian, M, 3ds Max 6 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, Peachpit Press, 2004

The book gives a more indepth description of the basic tool interface: a good intermediate book to develop your understanding of 3Ds Max.

Robinson, M, Maya 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Peachpit Press, 2007.

A good overview of the basic toolset and introduction to the interface. Based on an earlier version, it avoids the many levels ...

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