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Architectural Drafting III

ARC 205

Architectural Drafting III

ARC 205

Course Description

Prerequisite: ARC 106. Develops construction documents for a non-residential building. Introduces concrete, masonry, and steel construction with their various detailing requirements, symbolisms, and characteristics utilized in installation of mechanical and electrical systems. Includes a study of computer-aided design examples. (15-90)

Outcomes and Objectives

Draw 3/4" scale wall sections with series of details provided by instructor.

Objectives:

  • Learn the relationship between detail decisions and project general dimension control
  • Learn about concrete wall detailing above and below grade
  • Learn about steel framing, both beams and steel joist framing
  • Learn about laminated wood framing and wood deck detailing
  • Learn generally, the use architectural preliminary drawings have in developing construction drawings

Draw 1/4" scale floor plan with the use of wall sections and plan provided by instructor.

Objectives:

  • Learn to incorporate various commercial building materials (concrete, steel, laminated wood) into working drawing plan
  • Learn decision process for non-standard commercial doors and windows
  • Learn requirements for ada handicap accessible bathroom
  • Learn to develop research resources for additional information (sweets catalogues, graphic standards, ada standards, etc.)

Shall draw 1/4" scale cross sections of building.

Objectives:

  • Learn to use 3/4" wall sections and floor plan to draw building cross sections
  • Learn to use target height controls for setting building vertical definition
  • Learn to accommodate various heights of rooms and building walls
  • Learn new material coordination through vertical development
  • Learn analysis of sections to provide building information

Draw 1/4" scale exterior elevations.

Objectives:

  • Learn to draw 1/4" elevations using previously developed drawings
  • Learn representation of various footing depths and grade elevations
  • Learn height representation of control elevations and coordination to common ridge
  • Learn relationship of site grading to exterior of building

Draw 1/4" scale section and various 1-1/2" scale details.

Objectives:

  • Learn to compose drawing with multiple objects and varying scales
  • Learn detailing of manufacturer or custom windows in their choice of locations
  • Learn general relationship of detailing to building construction
  • Learn drawing coordination and referencing for various section and detail notations

Draw on a medium other than vellum (2-mil mylar).

Objectives:

  • Learn the characteristics of a drawing surface other than vellum
  • Learn types of leads and erasers needed to work cleanly on the matte surface
  • Learn to letter on surface and to control line quality with various hardness and sizes of leads
  • Learn blue line layout and guide line techniques for non-print
  • Learn additional characteristics for printing with mylar medium as compared to vellum