- Students will prepare perspective illustrations as they relate to the architectural and interior design professions.
- Students will be able to solve graphic design problems in shade, shadow, and view composition
|Architectural Materials and Specifications
- Students will identify key elements of contract documents
- Students will be able to describe the relationship of the various construction trades in their application of construction specifications.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic materials and methods of construction
- Students will construct both full- and scale-models of construction assemblies.
- Students will be able to identify the primary CSI divisions by name and correlated number
- Students will be able to measure, cut and nail lumber of various length to frame a floor joist system
- Students will prepare architectural presentations utilizing multi-part views and physical models
- Students will incorporate invisible grid form layout in a presentation board,
- Students will be able to have basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to create a presentation board
|CADD and Digital Design Media Level I
||ARCH 121 (VOC)
- Students will be able to utilize common software for word processing for basic report/specification writing.
- Students will produce architectural or engineering CADD drawings to the appropriate scale using industry standard conventions
|Design Drawing and Communication
||ARCH 141 (VOC)
- Students will use basic architectural nomenclature related to the design of structures.
- Students will be able to perform the various drawing standards and conventions used in architecture.
- Students will execute orthographic and 3D drawing projections
|Design I - Elements of Design
- Students will complete three-dimensional drawings and physical models.
- Students will be able to use design tools and equipment of the profession.
- Students will be able to apply graphic principles/standards and conventions used in 2D/3D architectural design.
- Students will apply subtractive process as a design methodology
- Upon completion of this course, 70% of students will pass a test with a grade of C or better.
- Visit and synthesize actual site, program and concept to produce small buildings for a specific location.
|Design II - Architectural Design
- Students will develop a repetitive tensile structure that achieves a static stability, using light thread and small wood sticks.
- students will apply their knowledge of selected case study project to analyze and understand precedence to their design
- Students will be able to apply the design process to create small building design(s).
|Design III - Environmental Design
- Students will be able to apply the environmental design process and procedure beyond the scope of a single building.
- Students will develop a response to a site analysis
|Design IV - Advanced Project
- Students will demonstrate architectural design research techniques
- Students will present and evaluate the pros and cons of particular architectural design alternative solution.
- Students will be able to synthesize preliminary design alternatives into one well-presented final architectural design solution
|World Architecture I
- Students will be able to compare the architecture of ancient and classic civilizations.
- Students will be able to analyze the influence of vernacular construction techniques and materials in the architectural development of ancient and classic civilizations.
- Students will identify the major architectural works of ancient and classic civilizations.
|World Architecture II
- Students will be able to describe the impact of the Industrial Revolution on architectural design and theory.
- Students will summarize in their own words contemporary reviews of architecture using appropriate vocabulary.
- Students will be able to identify the major architectural works from the Renaissance .