Students are hand drafting a drawings for a house using their Architecture Textbook. Drawings include a basement plan, ground floor plan and elevations of a ranch style house. Drawing 1 - foundation plan P. 270. Drawing 2 - ground floor plan P407. Drawing 3- front elevation P. 446. Scale: 1/4" = 1'-0". Type C vellum with titleblock.
Goal: Students will understand the difference between conceptual/schematic design drawings and construction drawings.
House construction projects - ground floor, walls with rough openings and material list due this Friday. Roof construction begins Monday.
Today we finalized 1/32 models, watched a time lapse video of a home construction and discussed our next group project: designing a 1500 square foot ranch.
2 bedrooms + closets
1 Bathroom + closet
Kitchen, dining, living open concept space + coat closet
On slab, crawl space or basement
Choose roof style
1. Teams selected and rough sketch due today
2. Finalized ground floor plan including windows, doors, layout of kitchen and bathroom (cabinets, appliances, fixtures) in AutoCAD or Hand Drafted. scale: 1/4" = 1'-0". Due end of class Monday. See chapters 7-9 for room layout planning.
3. Due October 21. Scale wood framing model of your house using basswood.
scale: 3/4" = 1'-0". Include: Walls, floors, roof, windows and doors. See chapters 11-14 for additional framing and house construction information.
We looked at an existing residential project drawing set today in order to practice reading and interpreting architectural scaled drawings. We are finishing up site plans of your homes and lasercutting 1/32" = 1'-0" scale models. Remember to photograph front, back, right and left elevations of your buildings. Sketch your floor plans of your house and include dimensions. We begin preparing your residential floor plans in AutoCAD this week.