PERSPECTIVE

Units

Students will learn one- and two-point perspective and other visual rendering techniques.

COLOR

Units

In-depth study of color and its psychological effect on the environment. Color systems will be studied in detail.

DESIGN THINKING

3.5 Units

A course exploring three-dimensional design principles. Through sketching and model building, the class analyzes form, spatial ordering and circulation systems.

CONSTRUCTION PRINCIPLES

Units

Study of building techniques used in today’s building industry. Emphasis is placed on plumbing, electrical, heating and architect/interior design relations. Vocabulary used in the industry will be studied.

COMMERCIAL DESIGN II

Units

Students will study commercial design with emphasis on office systems, ergonomic seating and construction documents.

COMMERCIAL DESIGN I

3.5 Units

Assignment of a studio project in the commercial field. Lectures will be given for support information on various types of commercial installations. Students will complete the project by preparing a model and boards.

RESIDENTIAL DESIGN

Units

Assignment of a studio project in the residential field utilizing programming, schematic design and design development with emphasis on the spatial envelope. Students will specify all materials for the living space and complete the project by preparing a model and boards.

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING

3.5 Units

Drafting skills and blueprint reading. Emphasis is placed on the structural aspects of residential and commercial blueprints.