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are autocad drafters really the work horses for architects? is that job tedious?

I am thinking of doing autocad because I am interested in drawing..... I was thinking of pools, buildings or houses but would like to know if autocad drafters are the work horses for architects? or do architecs do the more work by far?

Asked By: Sadg A - 8/22/2008
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I worked for a surveying firm a few years back and, yes, "CAD monkeys" with no formal design qualifications are prolific throughout the construction industry... More
Answered By: DesB3rd - 8/23/2008
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I am not sure who the workhorse is. I am about to Take some CADD classes. Technical Drafting, then some CATIA, wish me luck...
Answered By: poopoofu - 8/22/2008
 
all architectural firms are different but I have to say the Drafters are the heart of the firm, without drafters the firm will have to hire a drafting service that will cost them more money. Most Architects dont know CAD which makes you valuable. I have been doing it for 9 years (7 as drafter and 2 as CAD manager), in... More
Answered By: ? - 8/26/2008
 
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