May 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CADD-261 Bldg Design Applications

Credits 4 / 6 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 CADD-172  
This is a lecture and laboratory course which explores the residential and light commercial design process from conceptual design through working drawings. The course will address how a builder or design professional develops a concept into working drawings. The course will address practical design issues found in the residential and light commercial construction industry. The students will develop design proposals for various building construction scenarios. The emphasis will be on the creation of architectural layout and detail drawings using a CADD system and the creation of the related documentation for the building project proposal.

Course Outcomes
1. Apply knowledge of construction materials, selecting appropriate materials to solve residential design problems 2. Demonstrate application level knowledge of what a complete set of construction drawings is and how it is used by the various trades in completing residential project 3. Demonstrate application level knowledge of architectural design terminology and its relationship to the construction process 4. Produce CAD working drawings and related details as part of design solutions