Architectural Design I
Architectural sketching and drawing techniques, orthographic projection, axonometric, obliques, perspectives, shades and shadows, and model building. This course is taught in a combined “Vertical Studio” collaborative environment with and alongside students from ARC172, INT201, and INT202 (advanced architecture students and interior design students) in order to be able to learn from other students’ efforts, share ideas, and learn how to work as a team.
Carlos Concepcion, Instructor
Prerequisite: ARC109 or concurrent enrollment, and ARC187 or concurrent enrollment
Textbook: Ching, Francis. Architectural Graphics.
The following topics will be covered:
Introduction to Composition
Design tools - point, line, shape, form, volume, space, sequence, color, texture, light
Sketching, lettering and shading techniques
Simple orthographic projection project – plan and elevations
Compositional Tools: Image, Expressive of its function, Reminiscent (of something), Imitation of a historical style, Expressive of its structure, Complementary to context, Contrast to context, Grid and module, Focal Point
Design small house facades
Build model of three houses
Design and build model of site for houses
Isometric and oblique pictorial drawings
2 point Perspective
Model of interior
Quality Assurance Rules
Materials Required in this Course
Architecture - What is it?
The Problem of Design