COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Computer Aided Architectural Graphics
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 201
Fall
0
4
2
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To give advanced knowledge of the graphic techniques and conventions for architects and interior architects; to improve 2D CAD skills and to further introduce 3D modeling by AutoCAD; to introduce basic tools of 3Ds Max and to give the basic skills of rendering by 3Ds Max.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to develop architectural and interior architectural drawings by using the conventions of technical drawing through CAD.
  • Student will be able to be able to develop three dimensional drawing by using different software through CAD.
  • Student will be able to demonstrate three dimensional models through rendering.
Course Description The course introduces the essential techniques of architectural graphics in two and three dimensions, and stresses the incorporation and application of those within the virtual technology like Computer Aided Design (CAD).

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to the course
2 Basic 3D AutoCAD commands and tools Omura, G. Mastering AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010. Sybex, 2009.
3 Editing solids and surfaces Omura, G. Mastering AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010. Sybex, 2009.
4 Editing solids and surfaces Omura, G. Mastering AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010. Sybex, 2009.
5 Introduction to drawing conventions through orthographic projection Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
6 Drawing conventions through orthographic projection Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
7 Drawing conventions through orthographic projection Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
8 Drawing conventions through orthographic projection Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
9 Plotting Omura, G. Mastering AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010. Sybex, 2009.
10 Tutorials for architectural conventions Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
11 Review for architectural conventions Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
12 Review for architectural conventions Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
13 Assigning and modifying maps Murdock, K. L. 3ds max 9 Bible. Wiley: Indiana, 2008.
14 Assigning and modifying maps Assigning cameras and lights Rendering Murdock, K. L. 3ds max 9 Bible. Wiley: Indiana, 2008.
15 Review for architectural conventions Ching, F. D. K. Architectural Graphics. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.Kilmer, W. O., Kilmer, R., Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills. John Wiley & Sons: NY, 2003.
16 Review of the semester None
Course Notes/Textbooks Books listed above, power point presentations and tutorials on the website
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
28
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
2
32
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
7
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
2
Presentation / Jury
1
8
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
2
5
Final Exams
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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