Presents the basics of preparing architectural details-- enlarged drawings of specific architectural assemblies such as doors, windows, stairs, walls, and roofs. The ability to evolve a detail, either for the architect or the technician, is critical to the professional capacity to communicate graphically. Presents a simple, clear, step-by-step review of detailing, emphasizing professionalism and current practice. Two chapters have been added to the second edition: ``Applique Film, Scissor Drafting and Splicing'' and ``Computer Aided Drafting.'' Each chapter begins with specific learning objectives and ends with review questions. Lavishly illustrated with over 600 architectural drawings.