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Architectural CAD Rendering BLDG 3405

Building Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Covers basic concepts involved in architectural rendering and animating 3D models. Uses advanced 3D rendering software (3D Studio Max) to explore the concepts of materials, lighting and form, and how they are combined to create high-quality presentation media.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.5

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Be competent and familiar with 3D Studio Max interface.
  • Import/link Autocad data into these applications.
  • Access the on-line help system and user documentation.
  • Create basic and advanced geometric primitives in 3DS Max.
  • Create and apply basic materials to 3D objects.
  • Create accurate lighting systems, (daylight and artificial illumination).
  • Use cameras and simple animation techniques to create images and movies to best visualize designs.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

Architectural CAD Rendering (BLDG 3405) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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