Design 101

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How to Design and Draw Blue Prints for your own home

Classes

1st House

Advance with Model Making

  1. Introduction

    1. What why who

    2. Who this is for

      1. want to learn how to draft

      2. anyone wanting to build or remodel

      3. interior designers

      4. basic home

    3. Tools of the trade

      1. Hand draw

      2. Computer

        1. Autocad

        2. Chief

        3. Sketchup

    4. Working Drawings

      1. All of the basic 2D plans

      2. Draw floor plans

      3. Elevations

      4. Roof

      5. Sections

    1. Models

    1. Materials you should get

      1. http://www.utrechtart.com/

      2. graph paper 8×8

      3. mechanical pencil

      4. scale – architectural not engineering

      5. eraser

      6. trace paper yellow

      7. board

      8. template

      9. Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D. K. Ching

    2. Homework

  1. The Basics

    1. Your first house program – where,what general rules for this house

      1. size – limit to 1500 single story, wood frame

      2. rooms

      3. style

      4. finishes

    2. Circle plan

    3. Rule of 4 x 8

    4. Scale

    5. Interior basics

      1. circulation

      2. hallways

      3. 3×3

      4. walls

    6. Homework – measure your room – how many things W x L x H

    7. Think about your land/site

    8. Homework

  1. Lets go

    1. Program quirks

    2. Circles to plans

    3. Floor plans

    4. 1000 sf class

    5. Kitchens

    6. Baths

  1. Preliminary to working

    1. circles

    2. circulation

    3. creativity – flip, reverse, start over

  1. Details

    1. Walls, floors, ceilings

    2. windows and doors

    3. mouldings

  1. Finishing

    1. Mouldings

  2. Elevations

  3. Sections

  4. Roof

  5. Basic Foam Model

    1. materials

    2. how to make a model in less than 60 min

    3. Sketch up

  6. Spec’s

    1. Plumbing Fixtures

    2. Appliances

  1. The Systems

    1. HVAC

    2. Plumbing

    3. Electric

    4. Low Voltage

    5. Mechanical room

  1. Putting it all together

  2. Scan to PDF or JPG