Final Exam = EOPA - you are not required to come in December 20th.
December 13, 2018
Study for the retest of the ACU Revit Architecture EOPA given 3rd block tomorrow - Friday, December 14th.
November 26, 2018
Students are continuing to study for the Revit ACU Exam.
The 2018 HS Design Competition program has been released for this year. Posted to the left.
November 16, 2018
Students have begun reviewing for the Revit ACU exam and are taking the practice GMetrix tests.
November 5, 2018
We are continuing with building Rec Center or Library designs using Revit. Creating column grids, elevations, walls, windows, doors, etc.
October 31, 2018
We have created floor plans in AutoCAD of designs. Built study models at 1/64"=1'-0". We are now attaching AutoCAD drawings into Revit and building 3D digital models of designs.
October 1, 2018
Practice AIA HSDC: Library or Rec Center. Program links to left:
20 minute - write story - walk through a rec center
September 21, 2018
After the break, Choose 2 of the following to work on:
1. update fire maps for Cobb County Fire Department
2. 2019 AWFS Student "Fresh Wood" Industry Sponsored Competition - Furniture Design for serious woodworking design students
3. Farm to Table - Outdoor Garden + Classroom Project (In collaboration with Culinary)
4. AIA High School Design Competition - Practice 2017 or 2018 previous programs
5. Smith Gilbert Gardens - Children's Playhouse Competition - Design build
September 13, 2018
Continue working in Revit Book!
September 12, 2018
Continue working in Revit Training Manual at your own pace.
September 10, 2018
Continue working in Revit Training Manual. Finish chapter 3 and work through chapters 6. Insert walls, doors and windows.
August 20, 2018
Pin up architect research poster in the hallway - Present to the class on Tuesday, August 21st.
August 12, 2018 - Due this Friday, August 17th
AC-ADDII-6 Create a project presentation for a building.
6.1 Research architectural presentations.
Today: Discuss models. Feedback.
Choose a famous architectural structure and architect from the list below. Research and create a word document answering the following questions. Then, create a creative and well organized 18 x 24 poster of your chosen architect and famous house to present to the class.
Bio + pic
Description of architectural style - "known for"
Fun or interesting Facts
Identify at least 3 additional projects they designed
Pick from attached list:
Other architects and firms listed on link to the left.
August 7, 2018
Finish up the 9 paper study models. Begin handout 1 (interlocking 2 x 2 squares) and handout 2 (simple site plan). Material: chipboard Tools: Glue, Xacto knives
August 2-3, 2018
We will practice making study models by hand all week. Focus on precision, cutting, folding, etc.
August 1, 2018
Welcome back to architecture! Hope you had a great summer. We will be spending time introducing ourselves to each other and reviewing the course syllabus. We will then design quick paper "sketches" of creative architectural structures focusing on public buildings - hotel, museum, stadium, etc.
We will be focusing on commercial architecture and mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for the Revit User Certification Exam at the end of the course.