Architectural CAD technicians play a vital role in transforming architectural designs for construction professionals. Learn to create computerized blueprints with the digital tools needed for a career in the field of architecture.
Master design techniques with CAD software.
Learn how to modify designs and share your drawings with others.
Practice 2D and 3D drawing techniques to prepare designs for construction.
Explore drafting—technical drawing for architecture, engineering, and product design. Learn essential drafting techniques, both analog and digital.
2h 16m • COURSE
AutoCAD 2020 Essential Training with Shaun Bryant
Get the essential information you need to be a competent user of AutoCAD 2020, regardless of which AutoCAD tool kits you plan to use.
3h 25m • COURSE
SketchUp for Architecture with Paul J. Smith
Learn the fundamentals of SketchUp for architecture, from creating a site plan to adding the walls, doors, windows, floors, and details that make a house a home.
5h 36m • COURSE
Rhino 6 Essential Training with Dave Schultze
Learn the essentials of 2D drawing and 3D modeling in Rhino 6, plus workflow and customization tips.
2h 9m • COURSE
Revit Architecture: Designing a House with Brian Myers
Review the construction modeling and design documentation process from start to finish. Learn how to build plans for an American-style bungalow from scratch using Autodesk Revit.
8h 42m • COURSE
AutoCAD: 3D Architectural Modeling with Scott Onstott
Take your drawings from 2D to 3D with AutoCAD. Learn how to model a building, complete with doors, windows, staircases, roofs, and surrounding terrain.
4h 26m • COURSE
You'll learn CAD skills with these experts.
Paul F. Aubin
CAD manager Paul F. Aubin a top-rated speaker at Autodesk University and author of Aubin Academy Mastering.
Paul F. Aubin is the author of many CAD and BIM book titles including the widely acclaimed The Aubin Academy Mastering Series. His latest book, Renaissance Revit, takes a deep dive into the Revit Family Editor. Paul has also authored several video training courses for lynda.com. He is an independent architectural consultant who travels internationally providing implementation, training, and support services. Paul's involvement in the architectural profession spans over 25 years, with experience that includes design, production, CAD management, mentoring, coaching, and training. He is an active member of the Autodesk user community, and has been a top-rated speaker at Autodesk University for many years. Paul is also a frequent speaker at the Revit Technology Conference (RTC) in both the US and Australia, at the BIM Workshops, and at Minnesota University. His diverse experience in architectural firms, as a CAD manager, and as an educator gives his writing and his classroom instruction a fresh and credible focus. Paul is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects. He lives in Chicago with his wife and three children.
Shaun Bryant is an Autodesk Certified Instructor in both AutoCAD and Revit Architecture.
Shaun has sales, support, and technical expertise, CAD managerial skills, and 30 years of industry experience. He has worked as a consultant, trainer, manager, and user, all of which helped him develop a diverse skillset. His career has included 18 years as a CAD, BIM, and facilities management consultant and trainer, with the earlier years of his CAD career in sales, pre-sales, and business development. He also has industry experience as a CAD manager/user. Shaun has been a director on the board of Autodesk User Group International (AUGI), and he is also the author of the reputable CAD blog, Not Just Cad! He is a seasoned Autodesk University (AU) speaker and was the AutoCAD expert at the inaugural Autodesk University London in June 2017. He is also an Autodesk University speaker mentor, AutoCAD Influencer, and a member of the Autodesk Expert Elite program. Shaun lives in Norwich in the UK, and is the owner and director of CADFMconsultants Limited.
Paul Smith worked in the design arena for over 25 years before taking up a post as a lecturer in the UK.
He has worked on projects in sectors such as retail, music studio design, education, and domestic and commercial design. Always passionate about design and design detailing, he has been a user and fan of SketchUp since version 4. Paul loves teaching architecture and engineering students about the design process and is always encouraged by the enthusiasm students have when using SketchUp to realize their designs. He also teaches courses in SketchUp and Revit to local businesses through the university. In his spare time he enjoys swimming, skiing, cycling, and hill walking.
Dave Schultze is an industrial designer and notorious 3D geek.
As an industrial designer, he has developed products for Microsoft, LG, Umbra, and Hasbro. He has won multiple industrial design awards and his work has been recognized in media coverage worldwide. Most recently, his "Philco PC" concept computer was featured in more than 20 magazines. Dave is a dedicated educator who has taught a 3D visualization class at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles for the last 10 years. In recognition of his unique design, technical, and communication skills, Dave has been contracted by Fortune 500 manufacturers to inspire their staff and train them in the latest 3D tools.
Brian Myers is the virtual design and construction (VDC) design office lead for Jacobs in St. Louis, MO.
In his current role, Brian leads BIM management for all disciplines including architects, interior designers, MEP engineers, structural engineers, and bridge and infrastructure designers. Projects range from federal and military work to laboratory spaces.
Prior to his time with Jacobs, he served as BIM manager for Alberici, a large general contractor in St. Louis. Additionally, he served as MEP technology director for Leidos, managing BIM processes in multiple design offices across the United States.
Brian also owns and moderates the largest Revit and BIM group on LinkedIn, Revit Users, which has 100,000 members.
Scott Onstott is a trainer specializing in the CAD, BIM, 3D, and real-time software used in the AEC industry.Scott is a consultant, lecturer, author, and independent video producer who has been teaching and writing about architectural and design visualization software since 1999. He provides both online and international on-site training. He is the author of more than a dozen technical books, has taught over a thousand students face-to-face, and has spoken in various public venues on AutoCAD, 3ds Max, SketchUp, and Photoshop. Scott lives in British Columbia with his family. Visit his websites at http://grok.academy and http://www.scottonstott.com.