Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    Apr 18, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARCH 104 - Introduction to Architectural Graphics

(R only)

The study of the various visual communications methods most commonly used in the architectural profession. Techniques will include both color and black/white, a variety of perspective systems, shade/shadow, exploded views, pencil-and-pen work, and watercolor. PREREQUISITE(S): ARCH 101  or IDES 101  and ARCH 103 . Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 098 , READ 120 . Two hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week. Formerly CT 142.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Produce hand drafted measured perspective drawings that follow professional standards in format and layout.
  • Represent architecture graphically in a variety of media using line, tone, color and shade, and shadow.
  • Interpret architectural drawings and transpose graphic information into three-dimensional model form.
  • Interpret two-dimensional drawings and construct three-dimensional drawings using projection.
  • Apply principles of geometric construction in the execution of his or her drawings.
  • Acquire an appreciation of time management.
  • Present verbally his or her work

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