Advanced Architectural Computer Aided Design
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This is an advanced course in the use of computer aided design in architecture. Through the use of computer graphics systems and industry standard software, students will learn to develop parametric building information models; produce floor plans, sections, elevations, details, plot plans and schedules automatically; and render perspective views.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: 1. Daily Progress Prints
2. Model existing home
3. Refine standard title blocks and templates
4. Model existing commercial building
5. Design and model a simple building
6. Design and model a building for a site
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of course requirements, the student will be able to:
1.Understand the conceptual creation of the building model.
2. Develop and demonstrate the use of tool bars, shortcut menus, the keyboard, and icons. Demonstrate using existing blocks/templates/symbols files in drawing creation. Modify or create new symbols for drawing use.
3. Develop various schedules that will link to elements created in the design model.
4. Generate sections, elevations, and pictorial drawings from the model designed.
REQUIREMENTS: Attendance is essential for this course. Progress prints collected at the beginning of class will be a substantial portion of grade.

Students are expected to use their initiative and resources to solve difficult problems and challenging assignments. Typical time commitment for this course for class/lab/study is 8-10 hours per week. Students unfamiliar with construction and drafting should budget additional study and lab time.

Students print a substantial number of drawings for self evaluation, assignments, and projects. Each student should budget $25-$35 for the term.

Students will use the measuring tape to complete measuring assignments and learn the size of building components. This will be a useful tool for gaining a concept of the scale and size of the built world around us.

It is expected that each student will abide Brigham Young University-Idaho college dress, grooming and honor standards.

Feel free to consult with the instructor anytime you are having difficulty. Office hours are by appointment.
PREREQUISITES: Arch 100, Arch 102, Arch 110, Arch 160
OTHER: The syllabus and assignment sheet represent a tentative outline and schedule for this course. The instructor reserves the right to make changes, deletions, corrections, or additions during the course. Any changes will be made with advance notice of the students during regularly scheduled class times. It is the responsibility of the student to attend class and to be aware of the changes.

It is the student's responsibility to disclose to the teacher any special needs and/or learning disabilities he/she may have before the first week of class is over.