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Design and Planning

Whether it’s a country cottage or a Tudor mansion, it all begins on the drawing board. This program will show students how homes get built on paper, what kinds of considerations drive many of the decisions and choices, and how to read the blueprints. A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. Correlates to the Competencies and Objectives of the National Center for Construction Education & Research. A Shopware Production. (15 minutes)

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First Steps in Home Construction
Homebuilding begins with planning and design. The early stages of a building project involve learning zoning and code requirements, surveys, permits, drawings, and site preparation.