Architectural design 1This course is highly recommended for those students interested in pursuing architecture upon graduation, those wishing to explore the various careers in architecture, and those with an interest in residential home layout. During this course students will study basic structural planning, design, and construction. Class time will be devoted to creating a residential design study and constructing a model of it. Students will utilize computer-aided design (CAD) using AutoDesk along with other vector programs in completing the design study. Students will make use of digital photography and desktop publishing as they begin building their architectural design portfolio.
(18 weeks, 1 credit)