Architecture Assignment Matrix

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On-Line Textbook
Architecture: Residential Drafting and Design

1 – Architectural Styles – pg. 21
2 – Basic House Designs – pg. 51
3 – Preparing for a Career in Architecture – 
4 – Drawing Instruments and Technical Sketching
5 – Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
6 – Primary Residential Design Considerations – pg. 147
7 – Planning the Living Area
8 – Planning the Sleeping Area
9 – Planning the Service Area – pg. 215
10 – Designing for Health and Safety
11 – Designing for Sustainability
12 – Planning for Remodeling and Renovation
13 – Floor Plans
14 – Foundation Plans 
15 – Plot Plans  Architectural Plans Overview Video
16 – Roof Designs pg. 367
17 – Footings, Foundations, and Concrete
18 – Sill and Floor Construction
19 – Wall and Ceiling Construction
20 – Doors and Windows
21 – Building Sections
22 – Elevations pg. 531
23 – Stair Details
24 – Fireplace, Chimney, and Stove Details
25 – Perspective Drawings
26 – Presentation Drawings
27 – Architectural Models
28 – Residential Electrical
29 – Electrical Plans
30 – Residential Plumbing
31 – Plumbing Plans
32 – Residential Climate Control
33 – Climate Control Plans
34 – Specifications
35 – Estimating Building Costs

AutoCAD (Free AutoDesk Software Instructions)

AutoCAD Tutorials
Introduction to AutoCAD for Beginners (pdf file)

Video
AutoCAD Video – Tutorial for Beginners [General Overview]
AutoCAD Video – Create and Edit 2D Projects and Text [COMPLETE]
AutoCAD Video – 3D Projects and Design Tutorial [COMPLETE]

More can be located here…
AutoCAD Video – The Full Quick Guide for Beginners
AutoCAD Video Tutorial for Beginners

Making a simple floor plan in AutoCAD: Part 1 of 3
Making a simple floor plan in AutoCAD: Part 2 of 3
Making a simple floor plan in AutoCAD: Part 3 of 3


Room Layouts
Assignment – Complete a room layout of each of the following using our text book for a reference and examples.

  1. Bathroom (5′ X 10′) – (Chap. 8) BkRef. pg.203-212  (pg.207)
  2. Bedroom (12′ x 15′) – (Chap.8) BkRef. pg.195-202 (pg.170)
  3. Family Room (15′ x 17′) – (Chap. 7) pg.183-184
  4. Living Room (17′ x  20′) – Chap. 7 pg. 168-173
  5. Dining Room (12′ x  15′) – (Chap. 6) pg.174-177
  6. Laundry/Mudroom (10′ x 12′) pg. 226
  7. Garage (25′ x 25′)
  8. Kitchen (16′ x  18′) pg. 215 (pg. 225)

Reference Pages:
Abbreviations – pg. 848 …also see – Website
Wall Thickness Chart – pg. 857
Clearance Requirements – pg.847
Living Areas Furniture & Fixtures Symbols & Sizes – pg. 852
Bathroom Fixtures – pgs. 207

Living/Family Room Furniture Sizes – pgs. 170
Dining/Kitchen Furniture & Fixture Sizes – pgs. 177
Kitchen Cabinets – pg. 222-223
Wall Cabinets – pg. 805
Door Styles & Sizes (Chap. 20) – pgs. 484-493
Window Styles (Chap. 20) – pgs. 497-509
Window & Door Symbols – 812
Entry & Foyer (Chap. 7) pgs. 179-183
Porches & Courtyards (Chap. 7) pgs. 187-191
Architecture/Building Symbols – pg. 798
Roof Truss Layout & Designs – pg. 817, 371
Glossary – pg. 859
Index – pg. 879

Floor Plan

  1. Assignment – Chapter 13 Floor Plans Workbook Questions
  2. Assignment(s) – Client Design Brief
    1. Design Process Information (no assignment)
      – Step 1 – Study the Client Brief. The brief is the blueprint that leads you to the final design.
      – Step 2 – Research, Research, Research
      – Step 3 – Brainstorm
      – Step 4 – Sketch (Bubble Diagram Sketches, Schematic Sketch)
      – Step 5 – Concept Development
      – Step 6 – Revisions
      – Step 7 – Completion (AutoCAD)
    2. Sketch both Bubble Diagrams
      1. Space Relation Bubble Sketch
      2. Floor Plan Bubble Sketch
    3. Determine room sizes and sq. footage, see Average Room Size reference page.
    4. Create a Schematic Design Sketch of your initial design layout.
    5. Create the Preliminary Floor Plan using AutoCAD. Examples: 1  2  3 
    6. Create the Detailed Floor Plan (Fully dimension) Examples: 1  2  3  4

Elevation Views

  1. Assignment – Read Text Chapter 22 pg. 531
  2. Assignment – Elevation Views Workbook Questions
  3. Resource – How to Draw Elevations
  4. Assignment – Elevation Views (Hand Sketch Examples)
  5. Assignment – Create CAD Elevation Views combined with your Roof Layout Design from above.

Roofing Design Layouts

  1. Assignment – Text Chapter 16 pg. 367 Roof Designs
  2. Assignment – Roofing Cap. 16 Workbook Questions
  3. Roof Plan Examples 1  2  3
  4. Roof Components  Image 2 
  5. Example Roof Designs
  6. Assignment – Using your Floor Plan created above, create 3 different roof layout “hand sketch” variations.
  7. Select the sketch you like best and proceed to the Elevation Views Unit.

Plot Plans
The plot plan shows the survey marks with the elevations and the grading requirements. The plot plan is used by the Engineering Aids to set up the corners and perimeter of the building using batter boards and line stakes, as shown here (Example) . Thus, the plot plan furnishes the essential data for laying out the building.

  1. Assignment – Chapter 15 Plot Plan Review Questions
  2. Plot Plan / Site Plan Layout
    Assignment – On 1 acre layout the floor plan you designed in the previous activity. Include ALL appropriate details outlined for plot plans in our textbook. The example link above for a typical residential plot plan. Include trees (landscaping)and elevation information as well. Scale: 1/4″ – 20′

Site Plan (No Assignment)
A site plan (Example) shows the contours, boundaries, roads, utilities, trees, structures, and any other significant physical features on or near the construction site. The locations of proposed structures are shown in outline. This plan shows comer locations with reference to reference lines shown on the plot that can be located at the site. By showing both existing and finished contours, the site plan furnishes essential data for the graders.

3D Modeling (Revit 2019, AutoCAD 2019)

AutoDesk Revit
2019 Revit Architecture Tutorials for Beginners
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 1
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 2
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 3
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 4
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 5
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 6
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 7
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 8
Quickest, Fastest Revit 2019 Beginner Course Part 9

AutoCAD 3D Modeling
Video Tutorial 1
Beginner Tutorial 1 (AutoCAD 2018) – Designing a Basic House

Assignment – Using one of the two 3D Modeling programs outlined above construct a 3D Model of you’re 2100 sq. ft.  home you designed from the previous assignment units above.

Competition Drawings (CamTech – SkillsUSA)

  1. Competition Information
  2. AIA Vancouver Architectural Competition Page
  3. 3D Computer Model Model
  4. Physical Model
  5. Westpoint Bridge Design