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1521 Italian translation of De Architectura Libri Decem (The Ten Books on Architecture) by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio.

Technical drawing, also known as drafting or draughting, is the act and discipline of composing plans that visually communicate how something functions or is to be constructed.



Early civilisationEdit

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15th century
16th century

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20th centuryEdit

21th centuryEdit

Types of technical drawingsEdit

Technical drawing by fieldEdit

Technical drawing by themeEdit

Technical drawing disciplineEdit

15th-18th centuryEdit

19th centuryEdit

20th centuryEdit

20th century, first partEdit

20th century, second partEdit

21th centuryEdit

See alsoEdit