Part Time Lecturer
Art & Design
College of Visual & Performing Arts 313
Introduction to the basics of construction and methods of detailing. Students learn how to create drawing types, i.e. floor plans, elevations, sections, implementing precision drawing using architectural drafting equipment and tools. Students learn the basics of AutoCAD, and Revit. Students learn accepted architectural drawing symbols, terminology, and drafting methods to produce and plot a set of construction documents.
Introduction to mechanical disciplines involved in the design of HVAC, plumbing, communications, security and sprinkler systems, electrical wiring/planning, solar design, acoustic control and conditioning. Emphasis is placed on optimization of systems for user comfort. Regulations concerning health and environment are covered. Clean air quality, energy savings and sanitary waste disposal to control hazardous building materials are also covered in this course.