Create a orthographic drawing of the exterior of your dream house demonstrating the style and inspiration images that you previously collected.
Using a full page in your sketchbook use pencil, rulers and templates to sketch the exterior of your building
Check the point of view, scale, and proportions of the drawing
Make any changes necessary
Use black pen, markers or colored pencils to create a complete drawing of the exterior
Due Date: Friday, February 6
Use the free app Magic Plan to create measurements, floor plans of your bedroom.
Download the app
Practice using the app
Create a floor plan and model of your bedroom using accurate measurements
Due Date: Friday, January 30
Read the following article:
How many of the architects did you already know?
Familiarize yourself with the architects and their work
Due Monday, February 2
Design Challenge: Create a locker for school
For this mid-year exam you will complete the design challenge of creating a new locker for school.
You will need to follow the instructions and design steps here:
You need to read all of the steps listed and complete some of the exercises.
Here are the steps outlining the process that you must follow:
Final Design ( Sketches and Prototype)
On the day of the exam you will present your design process in a visual presentation and a
3-d prototype of the locker to the entire class. The type of visual presentation you create is up to you (example: presentation board, powerpoint, voice thread, showme, etc.). The goal is to show all of the steps and process for your design. You will need to work at home and in class.
Visual Presentation that Illustrates Design Process 40%
Final Design 60%
Introduction to Architecture
This full year course for grades 10-12 is an overview of architecture.
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