Design Graphics 1: Drafting and Drawing of the Built Environment
Using Tongva Park, students study design, program, and planting. Drawing, observing, and creating a hand-drawn plan are the outcomes.
What you can learn.
- Acquire working knowledge and use of scale, scale conversions, and proportions
- Acquire working ability to use a drafting and drawing process
- Acquire working understanding of 1- and 2-point perspective
- Demonstrate the ability to make detailed observations of the built environment and apply them to graphic communication and decision making
- Acquire the ability to select, draft and draw a section line and elevation from a 2D layout plan and express the 2D information in a drawn 3D vignette – 1- and 2-point perspective
About this course:Students learn introductory drafting, lettering, and drawing techniques as they relate to the field of Landscape Architecture and professional standards. All work product is developed from Tongva Park, a real site located in Santa Monica. At the end of this course, students make a presentation to the instructor and visiting guests. The students present a package of work product that includes hand drafting of a dimensioned site plan, section/elevations, and perspective vignettes.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.
Attendance at pre-course workshop on Saturday, June 19th required.
One site visit to Tongva Park required.
Two webcams required for this drafting course, cell phone camera is not allowed
Articulating Arm for camera mount required.
Internet access required. Materials required.