Design Graphics 1: Drafting and Drawing of the Built Environment

ARCH X 472.4D

Using Tongva Park, students study design, program, and planting. Drawing, observing, and creating a hand-drawn plan are the outcomes.

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Fall
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $925.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

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

Available Format(s):

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.

Available
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Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Saturday
Location: Online
Instructor: David Squires
380943
Fee:
$925.00
41 days left. Enroll by Jun 19, 2021
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Notes

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.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 27, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Pencil Magic by Phil Metzger
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Jun 19, 2021
9:30AM PT - 12:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jun 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 6, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jul 12, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jul 19, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Jul 26, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Aug 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sun Aug 8, 2021
9:00AM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Aug 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lab
Sun Aug 15, 2021
10:00AM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Sep 4, 2021
9:00AM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online

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