Full Title Studio Skills:Architectural Representation 1a

Short Title ArchRep 1a

Code DSGN06097
Level 06
Credit 05

Author Brady, Cliona
Department Civil Eng. and Construction

Subject Area Design
Attendence N/A%
Fee

Description
The module will introduce a range of design representation and communication skills using appropriate media (drawing, physical models and digital media) including personal skills involving discussion, negotiation, and team-working.

Indicative Syllabus
Introduction to use of architectural drawing equipment

Architectural drawing conventions

Freehand sketching

Diagramming techniques and annotation

Verbal and graphic presentation techniques

Architectural photography

Two-dimensional orthographic drawing

CAD: draw and modify commands

CAD: drawing and file management

CAD: printing and plotting

CAD: Ergonomics and Health and Safety

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. Utilise orthographic and paraline architectural drawing conventions at a basic level

  4. Appreciate the range, context, use and cross-referencing of design information

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

  6. Create simple design drawings within a CAD programme

  7. Utilise basic image edit techniques within a CAD programme

  8. Manage electronic drawings, files, folders, CAD blocks employing an appropriate nomenclature


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
Design Presentation Architectural Drawing and Models 1,2,3,4,5 50 OnGoing
Continuous Assessment CAD Project 6,7,8 50 OnGoing


End Exam Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week


Open Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

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

ACCS 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 Modelmaking 2 Weekly 2.00
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory CAD 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Project 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
Anderson, J. (2011) Architectural Design, London: Ava

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

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

Cooper, C, (2007) Drawing & Perceiving,New York: John Wiley & Sons

Doyle, M. (1999) Color Drawing, New York: John Wiley & Sons

Farelly, L. (2007) Representational Techniques, London: 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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