Full Title Studio Skills Architectural Representation 2a

Short Title ArchRep 2a

Code DSGN06079
Level 06
Credit 05

Author Brady, Cliona
Department Civil Eng. and Construction

Subject Area Design
Attendence N/A%
Fee

Description
The module will build on a range of design communication and representation skills using appropriate media including personal skills involving discussion, negotiation, and team-working. Develops visual (drawing, physical modelling and digital media) verbal and written communication methods.

Indicative Syllabus
Diagramming techniques and annotation.

Freehand drawing; sketch and constructed perspectives.

Verbal and graphic presentation techniques. Cross-referencing of design information and integrating presentation packages.

Orthographic drawing (plan, section, elevation) and paraline drawing (isometric including linear and curved/ circular elements).

Research techniques.

Model types and techniques; review of safety procedures.

Models as part of the design process from concept to presentation. (Concept/existing structure/insert models).

2D and 3D drafting skills within different CAD environments.

CAD Drawing and File Management.

Printing and plotting electronic documents.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to
  1. Deliver visual, verbal and written presentations utilising appropriate language, terminology and representational graphics

  2. Compile and deliver a presentation to a peer group and to listen and critically respond to the views of others

  3. Produce orthographic and paraline architectural drawings aligned with studio design projects

  4. Integrate the context, use and cross-referencing of design information in a set of drawings

  5. Construct and utilise scale models, using appropriate materials, as a design development tool from concept to presentation stage aligned with studio design projects

  6. Create detailed and accurate design drawings within a CAD programme

  7. Generate design images from CAD models


Assessment Strategies
Formative and summative continuous assessment modes using a range of techniques which includes group and/or individual work mainly: drawings, essays, projects, presentations, debate.

Module Dependencies
Pre Requisite Modules
None
Co Requisite Modules
None
Incompatible Modules
None

Coursework Assessment Breakdown %
Course Work / Continuous Assessment 100 %

Coursework Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Individual Project Model 2,5 30 OnGoing
Design Presentation Paraline drawing set 1,3,4 30 OnGoing
Project CAD 6,7 40 OnGoing


End Exam Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week


Distance Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload
Design Projectwork Architectural Studio Drawing and Presentation 2 Weekly 2.00
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory CAD 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self Directed Learning 3 Weekly 3.00

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 4.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Resources
Book Resources
Ching, Francis, D. K, (1987), Interior Design Illustrated, Van Nostrand Reinhold

Ching, Francis, D. K, (2002), Architectural Graphics, Van Nostrand Reinhold

Ching, Francis, D. K, (1998), Design Drawing, Wiley

Farrelly, L. (2008) Representational Techniques.Ava

Yee, Rendow, (1997), Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium of Types and Methods, John Wiley & Sons
Other Resources
None
Url Resources
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