FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

FFD 201 | 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; to introduce basic tools of 3Ds Max and to give the basic skills of rendering.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to develop architectural and interior architectural drawings by using the conventions of technical drawing through CAD.
  • will be able to develop three dimensional drawing by using various CAD software.
  • will be able to demonstrate three dimensional models through rendering.
  • will be able to apply their presentation skills to their professional practice.
  • will be able to apply their presentation skills to their professional practice.
  • will be able to master new skills for continuously updated and new software for future practices
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 Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 ARCH: Modelling Recap - - - IAED: Introduction Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 1
2 ARCH: Modelling Recap, Introduction to digital geometry - - - IAED: Review: Architectural Drawing and Conventions, AutoCAD 2D Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 1 - - - Architectural 2D drawing and conventions review - - - Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 1
3 ARCH: Vi̇sual Programmi̇ng Tools, 3D modeling - - -IAED: Architectural Drawing and Conventions, AutoCAD 2D Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 2 - - - Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 1
4 ARCH: Vi̇sual Programmi̇ng Tools, 3D modeling - - - IAED: Architectural Drawing and Conventions, AutoCAD 2D Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 2 - - - Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 1
5 ARCH: Vi̇sual Programmi̇ng Tools - - - IAED: Architectural Drawing and Conventions, AutoCAD 2D Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 2 - - - Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 1
6 ARCH: Quiz 1, Rendering - - - IAED: Architectural Drawing and Conventions, AutoCAD 2D Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 3
7 ARCH: Architectural Conventions - - - IAED: Quiz 1 (2D) Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 3
8 ARCH: Architectural Conventions - - - IAED: Intro to Basic 3D Modelling, Lecture: 3DS Max (software choice is free but on the student’s responsibility) Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 3 - - - Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 2
9 ARCH: Architectural Conventions - - - IAED: 3D Modelling Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 3 - - - Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 2
10 ARCH: Quiz 2 - - - IAED: 3D Modelling Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 2
11 ARCH: Introduction to BIM tools, 3D modeling, rendering and printing - - - IAED: Quiz 2 (3D) Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 4
12 ARCH: Introduction to BIM tools - - - IAED: Rendering, V-ray and/or Lumion Class notes and Revit tutorials for Assignment 4 - - - Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 3
13 ARCH: Render - - - IAED: Review (Render) Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 5 - - - Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 3
14 ARCH: Presentation Skills Representation - - - IAED: Presentation Skills, Representation, Photoshop Class notes and CAD tutorials for Assignment 5 - - - Class notes and tutorials for Assignment 4
15 General Review Review of the semester
16 FINAL Project Portfolio submission

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Books listed above, 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
2
20
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
5
50
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
9
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
0
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
4
64
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
32
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
4
8
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
5
4
20
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
24
24
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
148

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to offer a professional level of architectural services.

X
2

To be able to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of design and construction.

X
3

To be able to understand methods to collaborate and coordinate with other disciplines in providing project delivery services.

 

X
4

To be able to understand, interpret, and evaluate methods, concepts, and theories in architecture emerging from both research and practice.

X
5

To be able to develop environmentally and socially responsible architectural strategies at multiple scales. 

6

To be able to develop a critical understanding of historical traditions, global culture and diversity in the production of the built environment.

7

To be able to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in construction materials, products, components, and assemblies based on their performance within building systems.

X
8

To be able to present architectural ideas and proposals in visual, written, and oral form through using contemporary computer-based information and communication technologies and media.

X
9

To be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and direct self-education skills for developing solutions to architectural problems and design execution.

X
10

To be able to take the initiative for continuous knowledge update and education as well as demonstrate a lifelong learning approach in the field of Architecture.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Architecture and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 

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

 


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