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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.

Instructor
Conrad Pisarski
Conrad Pisarski
Conrad Pisarski has over 20 years of designing and modeling experience. His design and build expertise ranges from small residential projects to airports. Former director of modeling dept for SOM, had also worked for Rafael Vinoly, KPF, Cooper Robertson and Partners. Curently works for Peter Marino on top notch retail and residential projects. Teaches in Parsons the New School For Design since 1997.
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Jan 28 - Apr 29
Monday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
CRN 5289
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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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