Review: An ADT Book for All Skill Levels

23 Mar, 2006 By: Patrick Davis

Goldberg's tutorial is an excellent resource for any user of Architectural Desktop

Book Review

ADT (Architectural Desktop) is Autodesk's popular drafting and BIM (building information management) program built on the AutoCAD platform. ADT expands on AutoCAD's toolset by adding intelligent objects, drafting aids and BIM tools.

One of the drawbacks of ADT is the daunting learning curve you might need to overcome for productivity. Many books written about ADT will help you overcome its steep learning curve, and Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2006: A Comprehensive Tutorial is one of them.  Read more >>p>


Nonresidential Architecture Billings Continue Upward
ABI has been positive for 26 of the past 27 months, AIA reports, but residential building outlook isn't as sunny.  Read more >>

Delcam and Renishaw to Offer On-Machine Verification
Technology will aim to benefit companies that lack existing inspection capabilities.  Read more >>


MCAD: aesthetica v2.2
Icona Solutions releases update of 3D assembly modeling software.  Read more >>

General Software: 3D_Evolution
3D CAD migration and conversion software includes feature recognition for Inventor, CATIA V5, Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks and Unigraphics.  Read more >>

AutoCAD Tips!

Lynn Allen

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen guides you through a new feature or time-saving trick in every episode of her popular AutoCAD video tips. Subscribe to the free Cadalyst Video Picks newsletter and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!

Follow Lynn on TwitterFollow Lynn on Twitter

Do you use any augmented or virtual reality (AR or VR) technologies in your workflow?
Not yet, but we are planning to implement it.
No, but we think these technologies could hold value for us.
No; these technologies do not hold value for us.
Submit Vote

Download Cadalyst Magazine Special Edition