The program provides participants with a solid introduction to standard residential building design and drafting procedures, conventions and documentation practices. You will engage in drawing studio activities to develop an understanding of associated drawings and graphic techniques. The program incorporates lectures, discussions, demonstrations and practical application of techniques.
This course is for anyone wanting to understand how to prepare, read and interpret drawings. It is for anyone with a strong interest in Building and Design, contemplating further study, or involved in an owner builder project. This course provides a solid introduction for further study in computer aided drafting such as AutoCAD.
Participants will gain an appreciation of the various types of architectural drawings used for documentation for building projects and develop an understanding of the graphics techniques, conventions and procedures used in the preparation of documentation for basic, residential-scale projects. Students complete a range of practical projects.
All relevant course materials are included
Students need to bring: Notebook and pen, 2 Black felt pens sizes .2 and .4 (Staedtler or Faber-Castell brand recommended), 2H Pencil, A4 plain sketchbook, Sharpener, Eraser, Masking Tape.
Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.
Phillip Ferrotto is a building designer by profession and an experienced teacher in this field. He is a part time member of staff in the School of Architecture and Design.Printable course flyer