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BLDG 3405 - Architectural CAD Rendering

Building Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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)

BLDG 3400

Credits

1.5

Cost

$379.45

Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 33974

Thu Nov 02 - Thu Dec 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 02 - Dec 07 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 336

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$379.45

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

BLDG 3405 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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