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CAD 1 / Technical Drawing

Module name (EN): CAD 1 / Technical Drawing
Degree programme: Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: ABA-4.2
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 6U (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Freehand drawing: Course work (50%)
CAD 2 Course work (50%)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
B-A-4.2 Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 2, mandatory course
ABA-4.2 Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 2, mandatory course
ABA-4.2 Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021, semester 2, mandatory course
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 112.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
ABA-1.1 Fundamental Design 1
ABA-4.1 Representation 1

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Recommended as prerequisite for:

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Bergrath
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Bergrath
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Ochs
M.Eng. Alba Vicente

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_        have improved their ability to imagine and represent three-dimensional space.
_        have developed their conceptual and technical skills of spatial representation, architectural presentation, particularly through freehand drawing
_        have deepened their practical skills in the presentation of structural details, technical construction solutions and the routine use of CAD programs.
_        be able to apply their knowledge to design tasks, both in the field of development and in the presentation of concepts and designs.
_        be able to present their own designs, as well as real existing situations and spaces in a three-dimensional realistic, stylized and artistically sophisticated manner.
Personal competence:
_        Students will develop and train their ability to present results in analogue or digital form.
_        Students will train their ability to think and act in a conceptual, creative manner.

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Module content:
Freehand drawing:
_        In weekly seminars, the skills of freehand drawing will be taught and, as a focus, the presentation of space and the objects in it will be practiced using different techniques.
_        This helps understand space and perspective, as well as the presentation of one´s own ideas and designs.
CAD 2:
_        Advanced applications for 2-D and 3-D design and image processing.
_        More complex drawings (floor plans, views and sections) for creating plans according to DIN / data exchange and feedback between program levels.
_        More complex 3-D constructions for isometry and perspective, creating digital building models. Complete 3-D models for design review, display and presentation.
_        Simulating light and space using the latest technology.
_        Presentation / practice / application of professional CAD planning / presenting plans and plan output with large format plotter.

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Teaching methods/Media:
_        Multiple groups of 25-38 students / or parallel with several lecturers/tutors
_        Individual exercises on specific topics as part of the course work
_        CAD 2 with multimedia presentation of topics in the didactic network
_        Introductory lectures and supervised exercises at individual PC workstation in the CAD learning laboratory

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Lecture notes in the form of a handout (Cloud-System SAS) with tutorials, videos and documentations,
_        Video tutorials as theme clips in handout directories or Moodle,
_        Electronic library (Handout) and application documentation,
_        Topic-specific literature recommendations

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