code AR210
credit_hours 4
title Architectural Drawing
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prequisites ME151
credit hours 4
Description/Outcomes The principal task of the architect is to design buildings which accommodate human activity. Drawing is its most expressive form. The course introduces the student to basic drawing skills and techniques. Fundamentals of architectural drawing are presented, and conventions of graphic representation are highlighted. A study of architectural orders, architectural composition through abstract shapes and forms, and orthographic projections are focused on. Students also learn presentation techniques including line drawings and tone drawings, as well as adding human effects such as furniture and plants to the drawings.rn rn
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives • Provide the student with knowledge of drawing skills and techniques. rn• Enhance the students’ practical skills that enable them to identify and draw different building elements and components.rn
arabic objectives
ref. books • ALBERT, Greg, Basic Drawing Techniques, Cincinnati, Ohio: North Light book, 1991.rn• CHING, Francis D.K., Architecture, Form, Space and Order, 2nd edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York,1996.rn• CHING, Frank, Architectural Graphics, 3rd ed., Van Nostrand Reihold, N.Y., 2003.rn• GAIR, Angela, The Beginner’s Guide Drawing: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Techniques and Materials, New Holland Pub., London, 1994.• UDDIN, M., Axonometric and Oblique Drawing: A 3D Construction - Rendering and Design Guide, McGraw-Hill, N.Y.,1997.• McGRATH, B., GARDNER, J., Cinemetrics - Architectural Drawing Today, John Wiley & Sons - England - 2007.
arabic ref. books • جبور – سمعان: منهجية الرسم المعماري – بيروت: دار قابس1996
textbook • CHING, Francis.D.K., Design Drawing, 3rd ed., Van Nostrand Reihold, N.Y., 1998.
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course file 46_AR210_Architectural Drawing.pdf
Course Content
content serial Description
1 - Introduction to architectural drawing, media and tools, skills and techniques, andrn orthographic projection.rn- Line drawing values and tones.rn- Drawing of simple lines and circles.rn
2 - Fundamentals of orthographic projection. Plan and section fof a small room.rn- First Project: Historical and Traditional buildings, Loggia column plan & elevation. rn- A water color demonstration. rn
3 - Elevation and section of the loggia.rn- Composition: 1st trial.rn
4 - Composition of the project elements: 2nd trial.rn- Project presentation.rn
5 - Project progress.rn- Project presentation.rn
6 - Project progress.rn- Project submission and evaluation.rn
7 -Continuation of the previous lecture and evaluation.rn Second Project.rn
8 - Project two: Contemporary building (small housing unit).rn- Architectural plan components: walls, openings, stairs.rn- Architectural section, elevation, site plan and isometric.rn
9 - Architectural furniture in plan (fixed and movable) and the architectural presentation and accessories in elevation, section and site plan (vegetation, water, sky….).rn- Different architectural treatment in plan, elevation, section and site planrn- A presentation experiment.rn
10 - Project progress.rn- Project presentation.rn
11 - Project presentation
12 - Continuation of the previous lecture and evaluation.rn- Project evaluation.rn
13 - Project three: Contemporary building (two floor villa). Stair plan and section.rn- Presentation of the project.rn
14 - Project presentation.rn- Project presentation.rn- Project evaluation.rn
15 Revision.