Tawa College Tawa College

Year 9 TECHNOLOGY - Architecture: Drawing and Design

9ADD
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett.

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).


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.

Learning Areas:

Year 9 Courses 2024, Design and Materials Technology



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.