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AR10014: Detailed design 1

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 3      [equivalent to 6 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 60
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • 1:20 Drawing (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To provide a basic understanding of simple building construction and materials. To integrate construction into the Design Studio. To teach standards of drawing technique, 'technical' drawing, lettering, layout etc.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to prepare a 1:20 complete sectional working drawing of a simple building designed in the Design Studio (timber construction) with full descriptive annotation and some three-dimensional sketches.

The skills required are:
* simple technical (working) drawing, notation and presentation
* knowledge of the assembly of simple structures
* knowledge of the application of basic building materials and finishes.

Topics will include - The Spirit of Detailed Design, Basic Strategies for building, floors and foundations, loadbearing construction, timber frame construction, steel construction and roof construction.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

AR10014 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
  • UEAR-ANB08 : BSc(Hons) Architecture with Thin sandwich placement(s) (Year 1)