One Point Perspective: A drawing has one-point perspective when it contains only one vanishing point on the horizon line. This type of perspective is typically used for images of roads, railway tracks, hallways, or buildings viewed so that the front is directly facing the viewer. ... These parallel lines converge at the vanishing point.
Complete the following Practice Sheet: HERE
1. Select a profession to research-
Architect, Landscape Architect, Interior Designer, Interior Decorator, Industrial Designer
Answer the following essential questions about the profession:
What education/ degree is required for this profession?
What certification or licensure do you need for this career?
What does a typical day look like for this career?
What is the average salary in the Boston area for this profession?
What traits should one have for this job?
You will create a poster containing this information and at least 6 images.
The poster must contain the following;
You can use Canva, Adobe Spark or other design layout app to create a poster that meets the standards for a well designed poster including a Header, Content/ Body Text, Color Scheme, Balance, and Legibility.
Complete this worksheet after presenting your research project to the class:
Sketchbook Assignment #1
-Create a drawing illustrating the design process and all it's steps.
-You may use any materials you like to illustrate this process
-It should be the first page in your sketchbook or if you are starting a new sketch please dived the old drawings and make this the first section of your Architecture section.
Upload this to classroom by Wednesday, September 19
Welcome to the Introduction to Architecture Course. Please review the Course Expectations to the right
Please join google classroom for additional assignments and for turning in work.
Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects and Industrial Designers are responsible for the creation of the spaces and objects that we use every day. The environment, physical space, and objects that surround us affect how we function on a daily basis. Students will gain knowledge of these art fields through in-depth study that will include readings, videos, and guest speakers. Knowledge of these fields will be applied to authentic learning experiences through the creation of sketches, architectural drafting, elevations, model building and computer aided design. Visits to design studios and field trips will be a part of the course. Students planning a career in these fields will build portfolios of their work.
Create a pre-school playhouse that engages children in creative play
- Gather information and research
- Interview clients and assess needs/ wants
- sketch ideas and research materials
-propose ideas and critique
-build playhouse structure
-Level of creativity
-Ability to create a playhouse that engages target audience in creative play
-Clients evaluation of design
After completing your model of your dream building. You will need to photograph your model. Please following the steps to create a high quality images of your model. Take your time and pay attention to details as this is an important step in documenting your design.
1. Check details of you model and correct, edit, cut and sand down rough edges.
2. Erase pencil lines.
3. Set up the photography area with a dark, neutral background.
4. Set up a dark, neutral table top surface to place your building on top of. You may use rolls of paper or fabric.
5. Set -up spotlights if needed to light your building. The lighting should showcase lighting effects on the building (i.e. windows, shadows and cutouts).
6. Take multiple photographs of the building from different perspectives and angels. You will need to take lots of photographs.
7. Edit the photographs and select 3-7 high quality images.
8. Upload the images to google classroom.
Create a 3D model of your dream house using foamcore, balsa wood and cardboard
Demonstrate your understand of foamcore construction and model building
1. Craftsmanship of model
2. Ability to convey unique feature of your dream house
3. Creation of a unique and original dream house
Due Date: Thursday, March 16
Introduction to Architecture
This full year course for grades 10-12 is an overview of architecture.
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