ELPN: How to Read a Drawing Set

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August 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Join the Emerging Leaders Peer Network (ELPN) on July 25th for “How to Read a Drawing Set”.

If you’ve ever gazed in despair at an enigmatic 40-lb roll of construction drawings, this training is for you! Drawing sets – the giant bundles of technical drawings used for permitting, construction, and maintenance – have a language and structure of their own. This training will help you navigate through them with confidence to find the information you need. We’ll cover the basics of how drawings are organized, dated, and revised. We’ll also cover tags, schedules, and detail references so you can find doors, equipment, materials, and other common items. This training will culminate in a test of wits and strength with teams of attendees vying for goofy prizes in a drawing-reading competition. The intended audience is folks who need to read drawings occasionally and don’t have a formal background in building design or construction, but all are welcome!

Snacks and bad jokes will be provided. Afterwards, we can toast the victors in a (non-hosted, alas) happy hour nearby.

Mitchell Crispell, Project Manager, BRIDGE Housing
Erin Feeney, LEED AP Associate, David Baker Architects
Caroline Souza, LEED GAAssociate, David Baker Architects

Event Information

David Baker Architects (map)
2135 San Pablo Ave
Oakland, CA 94612

If cost is an issue, please email Caroline Souza. No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.



Important: Registration will close end of day on Tuesday, August 13. Space is limited so we encourage you to register as soon as possible.

Cancellation/Refund Deadline: Tuesday, August 13
Registrants canceling their registration on or before Tuesday, August 13 will receive a full refund. NPH may consider refunds for extenuating circumstances. Refund requests submitted after the deadline are not guaranteed and will be reviewed on an individual basis. To submit a refund request, please email hilda@nonprofithousing.org



August 15, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Emerging Leaders Peer Network (ELPN)
415-989-8160 x14
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