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Imagine starting a new drawing without having to track down all your favorite dimension and text styles, your title sheet, all your favorite blocks, notations and settings you used on the last project. It's all in one place and it includes instructions on how you can fine tweak it to create your own styles.Using a template file ensures every drawing begins with the correct settings and standard blocks each time, all with just one click.
We rely on three main devices in architectural drawings to convey information: drawings, schedules and specifications. Together these documents organize and catalog all the decisions necessary to build our architecture in a very precise way. This video tutorial + blog post details the process + documents I create for my custom architectural projects.