ARCH1011 Architectural Residential Technology II

This course will reinforce sound drafting and design processes and increase BIM proficiency. The students will produce a set of construction drawings for a three level multi-family townhouse project.




ARCH1008, ARCH1101, and recommended concurrent enrollment in ARCH2370

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Perform residential energy code compliance
Construct 3D common area separation walls to meet code compliance
Design common area separation walls
Produce a set of construction documents for a multi-family construction project
Produce details at different scales
Describe materials for building assemblies
Assemble general construction notes
Build 3D interior elevations
Apply durable finish materials
Apply platform construction methods
Plot drawings to scale
Generate window/door details
Design a structural framing plan
Articulate eave details to meet code compliance
Draft a structural framing plan
Create Revit project window, door, and finish schedules
Develop a sustainable site plan
Generate wall sections
Generate building section
Design exterior elevations
Render a 3D interior view
Render a 3D exterior view
Apply Revit technology effectively to produce a BIM model of the townhouse

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details