SRJC Course Outlines

4/18/2024 10:54:09 AMARCH 26B Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ARCH 26BTitle:  VISUAL COMMUNICATION 2  
Full Title:  Visual Communication 2
Last Reviewed:12/14/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ARCH 62B

Catalog Description:
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Continued development of manual architectural graphic communication skills including: gesture drawings; sketching from the environment and reference materials; advanced one- and two-point perspective drawing; rendering; and architectural drawings using both freehand and instrument approaches.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ARCH 26A


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Continued development of manual architectural graphic communication skills including: gesture drawings; sketching from the environment and reference materials; advanced one- and two-point perspective drawing; rendering; and architectural drawings using both freehand and instrument approaches.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ARCH 26A
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.    Use freehand drawing, sketching and rendering skills to communicate aspects of objects.
2.    Demonstrate advanced one-point and two-point perspective drawing principles to produce drawings of the natural and built environment.
3.    Use instrument and freehand drafting to document architectural concepts.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.   Use advanced freehand sketching and rendering techniques.
2.   Draw natural and built objects from the observable environment.
3.   Prepare advanced one point and two point perspective drawings from reference material.
4.   Create freehand and instrument drawings demonstrating linework and lettering skills.
5.   Design and complete instrument and freehand technical architectural drawings such as a Floor Plan, Site Plan, Foundation Plan, Roof Framing Plan, Section and selected Details for a simple structure.
6.   Construct a simple physical mass model of a simple building.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Advanced drawing, sketching and rendering
     A.  Advanced drawing composition
     B.  Advanced sketching and rendering techniques
         1.  Tools: pencil/pen/marker and collage
         2.  Forms, shapes and volumes
         3.  Color, textures, light and shadows
     C.  Drawing natural and built objects in the observable environment and from secondary sources
II.   Advanced gesture drawings:  Applying sketching and rendering techniques to gesture drawings
III.  Advanced perspective drawing
      A.   Review of one- and two-point perspective principles
     B.   Advanced two-point perspectives
     C.   Complex landscape and human elements in perspective drawings
     D.   Advanced rendering of perspective drawings
     E.   Representing materials, transparencies and reflections
     F.   Use of color in perspective drawings
IV.  Advanced light and shading techniques
     A.   Review of solar path and altitude
     B.   Shadow casting on buildings and the environment
     C.   Use in perspective and other drawings
V. Review of Instrument and freehand drafting: architectural drawings
     A.  Orthographic drawing systems and drawing techniques
     B.  Content of typical drawings such as: Floor Plan, Site Plan, Framing Plans, Section and Details
          1.  Drawing organization and content relationships
          2.  Convention and common code requirements
          3.  Drawing requirements: line types, line widths, density and lettering
VI. Designing and documenting the preliminary design of a small and simple building
     A.  Interpreting a site analysis:  ground, climate and contextual data
     B.  Interpreting an architectural program:  functions and relationships
     C.  Mapping functional adjacencies
     D.  Developing and documenting alternative solutions using instrument and/or freehand drafting skills
     E.  Developing preliminary architectural drawings: Floor Plan, Site Plan, Roof Framing Plan, Section and Details using instrument and/or freehand drafting skills
VII. Making a simple physical mass model of a small, simple building
     A.  Tools and techniques
     B.  Materials and their use
VIII. Lab Topics
      A.  Producing sketches of objects from the environment and from reference materials
     B.  Drawing and rendering one-and two-point perspective drawings
     C.  Completing drafting exercises in linework, lettering, orthographic projection and isometric drawings
     D. Producing preliminary architectural drawings
     E.  Making a mass model

Assignments:
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1.   Reading (15-30 page per week)
2.   Analysis of reading/reaction papers (1-2)
3.  Sketch journal for weekly drawing assignments (1)
4.  Drawing exercises (10-20)
5.   Architectural drawings (3-6)
6.  Quizzes (1-2)
7.  Final exam and/or final project (1)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Analysis of readings/reaction papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Drawing exercises and architectural drawings; final project (if any)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Drawing exercises, sketch journal, and architectural drawings; final project (if any)
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and final exam (if any)
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials
Ching, Francis D K. Architectural Graphics. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., Sixth Edition, 2015
Edwards, Betty. Color: A Course in Mastering the Art of Mixing Colors, Tarcher, 2004. classic

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