Contact hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars
Self-study hours: 30h, 30h practical training
Assessment: written examination
Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 2.0h,
ECTS - 2
The course syllabus of “Introduction to Architectural Design - Visual Means in Architecture” includes the following: Fundamental expressive means, used in architectural representation; methods of representation of architectural objects; architectural symbols used in architectural drawings for walls, windows, doors, stairs, ramps, columns, etc. ; architectural symbols for men, hard standing, cladding, grass, trees, water and the sky.Techiques for architectural drawing formating and composition. Types of lines;symbolic indication of building materials; dimensions of man and man-occupied space, elements of accessibility for disabled people; composition of the basic elemennts of furnishing; furnishing the space, using furnishing symbols, adopted in architectural design.Scales and scaling.Formalization and stylization of visual means. Systemization of existing visual means in repositories and the relation to CAD software.The collage as a means of formatting final architectural drawings.