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DRFT 1000 - Architectural Drafting

Drafting Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Introduction to Architectural Drafting. Covers basic architectural manual drafting techniques and skills. Drawing development with emphasis on line techniques, graphic symbols and industry standards. Graphical communication required for the preparation of development permit drawings for residential buildings. Covers techniques necessary for creating three dimensional drawing.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$493.99

Fall 2017

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 34822

Wed Sep 13 - Wed Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 327

Instructor

Satendra Mann

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$493.99

CRN 34821

Mon Sep 11 - Mon Dec 11 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 11 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 327

Instructor

Thomas Bradmore

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$493.99

Notes

  1. There is no class on October 9, and November 13 due to statutory holidays.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Prepare professional looking drawings using the graphic language, conventions and standards of the building industry.
  • Read and interpret the design ideas and technical information that are described in architectural drawings.
  • Employ drawing conventions, symbols and dimension standards.
  • Produce drawings using a variety of media, especially graphite and ink on vellum.
  • Use drawings as a creative problem-solving tool when developing plans, sections, and elevations.
  • Use free-hand sketching as a tool for quick graphic communication.
  • Document existing building conditions by site-measuring existing spaces and generating the appropriate drawings.
  • Produce a simplified version of a design development package for a small residential project that includes a site plan, floor plans, section, elevations, and a detail.
  • Understand three-dimensional drawing (axonometric) using information from plans, sections and elevations.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2007

Related Programs

DRFT 1000 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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