ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING
Course Number 8610

Updated April 26, 2009

Month

Standards  (begin with151303-)

Indicators

Assessment

August-September

 01  Architectural Design Fundamentals

 

 

02  Room planning for the sleeping, living and service areas.

 

 

03  Design of residential floor plans.

 

 

 Identify historical influences, design factors, and current trends in architecture.

Know important design factors and use them to plan and draw functional bedrooms, bathrooms, living rooms, and kitchens, etc

Understand the symbols, information, and dimensions required for a proper floor plan.

 Identify house designs from slides.

 

 

Design and draw functional plans for a bedroom, bathroom, living room, and kitchen.

 

 

Draw and dimension a complete floor plan.

Test:  Using a Scale

October

04  Footings and Foundations

 

 

05  Exterior and Interior elevations.

 

.Understand the design factors required for footings and foundations. Calculate loads on a beam.

Understand features, symbols, dimensions, and details required for elevations.

Test on terminology and design parameters.

Design and draw a foundation plan.

Draw a typical exterior elevation.

Draw millwork elevations and details

November

06  Wall Construction

 

 

07  Plot Plans

 

Identify components of a frame wall and explain construction methods for frame walls.

 

Draw a plot plan and visualize elevations from contour lines.

 

Draw a wall section and a full cross section

 

 

Plot plan drawing assignment.  Treasure hunt using property bearings.

Test:  Plot Plans

December

08  Stair Details

 

 

09  Fireplace Details

 

 

10  Electrical Plans

 

Understand stair types, details and building codes relating to stairs.

Understand types of  fireplaces and design considerations and seismic codes.

Know NEC codes and electrical symbols

Draw a stair detail and label correctly.

 

Fireplace planning sheet.

Draw electrical plan for a typical residence that complies with the National Electrical Code.

January

11  Door and Window Schedules

 

 

12  Specifications and Material Descriptions

 

Know and identify different types of doors and windows.

 

Understand the different specification formats.

.Complete a door and window schedule.

Test:   Door and window symbols.

 

Prepare a CSI 16-division format

Utah CTE TEST for ARCHITECTURE

February

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

April

 

 

 

May-June