An introduction to the drafting methods and techniques used to create floor plans and elevation views for interior design. In this course students learn to use the basic tools and procedures of drafting to develop effective interior design plans.
Course covers tools and applications; practical use of architectural measurement and scale; use of dimensioning methods; and the development of legends. Explores how to incorporate design ideas into a practical plan format to fully realize the interior concept. Students design a unique 800 square foot Minimalist micro mountain retreat, as a vehicle to learn critical drafting methods and techniques. Emphasis is on developing design concepts.
First Class Materials: one each of the following – 14” 30-60 STD triangle, 8” 45 Degree STD triangle, 12” triangle (Arch Hand Scale), H Mars-Lumograph pencil, 2H Mars-Luograph pencil, Sanford Tuff Stuff eraser, Sanford Tuff Stuff Eraser Refill (2-Pak), erasing shield, Ames Lettering Guide, Pocket Pal Template, 8 sheets of 24”x36”, 16lb. plain clearprt Vellum, 1 roll of Drafting Dots.
Required Text: Architectural Drafting and Design, 4E (Delmar Drafting Series) ISBN 0-7668-1546-3 note: the textbook not the workbook
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