Year 9 TECHNOLOGY - Architecture: Drawing and Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett.

Do you like drawing and designing ? 

Photograph from Pinterest is indicative of architectural design only. https://www.pinterest.nz/spctechdept/architecture-sketches/ 

Dream of one day being someone who designs buildings and spaces for people ?

Come and join the class and learn how to sketch by hand in 2D and 3D and learn how to develop your creative thinking skills. Then use your new drawing skills and creative abilities to work on an architecture design project. Please note there is NO computer use in this course.

You will learn:

·   how to draw in 2D and 3D by hand  

·   how to create and communicate design ideas using visual communication techniques

·   how to use colour pencils effectively to show materials and tonal shading

Course Overview

Semester A
This is a half year course.

Recommended Prior Learning

You will need a strong interest in design and drawing by hand. You will enjoy being creative and want to develop your creative thinking and design skills. (NB: There is NO computer use in this course).

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a $15 contribution toward consumable materials for project work that students use.
Students will be required to purchase the stationery items on the school stationery list.