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Basic Drafting

An introduction to the preparation of drawings for architectural purposes. Topics covered include identification and use of drafting equipment, drafting in scale, basic lettering, line weights, and standard notation conventions. The emphasis is on orthographic projections related to floor plans, elevations, and ceiling plans. Trade information related to the practice of architectural and interior design is integrated throughout the curriculum. Learn the skills and techniques necessary to express any design concept graphically. Drafting tools are required. Materials cost approximately $100.

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  • Format: Online
  • Section: X1
  • Course Number: CRN 6985 - PCID 0102 X1
Instructor
John Hooper
John Hooper
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Jan 22 - Mar 31
Online
Spring 2019
CRN 6985
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What you will learn
  • Create a full set of formal drawings including floor plan, elevations, reflected ceiling plan
Benefits
  • Understand plans and elevations and general concepts of architectural drawings
  • Understand use of drafting tools
  • Understand line weights and graphic symbols
  • Understand orthographic projection
  • Learn basic concepts for surveying and drafting the information
  • Learn trade information and sequence of design and construction
  • Gain the skills and techniques necessary to express any design concept graphically
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