Course ID: C0007611

Credits: 4

Semester

Overview:

This course will emphasize architectural, engineering and construction techniques used in design process. STudents will use AutoCAD 15 and Revit Architecture solid modeling applications throughout the course to complete project work. Topics will include sketching techniques, room planning, methods of building construction, structural design considerations, exterior design, site planning, and model construction. The completion of construction documents for a residential structure will include floor plans, elevations, building sections, details, site plan, and landscaping plan. The course is designed to help students understand how design influences their lives. Students brainstorm, research, develop ideas, create models, test and evaluate designs, and communicate solutions.

Open to grades 9-12