Taubman College

Course List

Term Winter 2011
Class ARCH 211
Class Title CAD Fundamentals
Description This introductory course investigates architectural drawing using digital design tools. Lectures and readings focus on digital drawing as a generative and representational device, while exercises and laboratory sessions help students achieve a basic competency with drawing and image manipulation software. Projective and translational drawing exercises are used as a means to explore fundamental concepts shared by many digital software interfaces. Emphasis is placed on exploiting the unique capabilities presented by digital design tools, while developing a critical understanding the inherent biases and limitations of any software.
Prereq None
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective No
Selective No
Meets Lecture: Monday 11:30am-1:00pm 1227 A&AB
Lab: Wednesday 11:30am-2:00pm Duderstadt Center
Credits 3
Faculty jdbard
Syllabus not available