2a architectural drawing and graphics i 3 units
Introduction to freehand and mechanically constructed drawings employing orthographic, axonometric and linear perspective drawing systems to represent three-dimensional form and environments on two-dimensional surfaces. Emphasis on the understanding of basic drawing conventions, their implications and applications. Prerequisite: Art 2A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU; UCB; AA/AS.
2b architectural drawing and graphics ii 3 units
Continuation of the content and issues introduced in Architecture 2A plus the theories and methods for applying shadows, reflections, materials, entourage, and color in a variety of drawing types. Layout and integration of composite drawings in support of the process and presentation of architectural designs. Prerequisite: Architecture 2A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU;UCB; AA/AS.
4a architectural drafting principles i 3 units
Introduction to principles and practice of architectural drafting with emphasis on working drawings for wood frame construction; introduction to drafting concepts and conventions for architectural working drawings, basic building systems, and architectural applications of computer-aided drafting technology. Prerequisite: Architecture 68 (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU; AA/AS.
4b architectural drafting principles ii 3 units
Continuation of Architecture 4A with emphasis on architectural working drawings for non-residential buildings with wood, masonry, steel and concrete structures. Application of advanced computer-aided drafting techniques for architectural construction documents will be reviewed, as will the use of electronic/web-based information sources, including Architectural Graphic Standards, Sweets Catalogs, and the Uniform Building Code. Prerequisite: Architecture 4A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU; AA/AS.
8a fundamentals of architectural design i 4 units
Introduction to the theories, principles, and methods of architectural design using traditional and digital media. Studio projects emphasize composing two- and three-dimensional organizations to convey intended concepts and meanings. Aesthetic, environmental, social, and technological factors which inform architectural design are investigated. Course work is supplemented with lectures, discussions, and readings. Prerequisite: Architecture 2B (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 3 hours lecture, 3 hours studio. Transfer: CSU; UCB; AA/AS.
8b fundamentals of architectural design ii 4 units
Continuation of the content and issues introduced in Architecture 8A. Emphasis on generating and developing design concepts, incorporating structure, materials, and energy considerations as determinates of form. Emphasis on applied traditional and digital graphic communications tools, including scale models to convey intended concepts and meanings. Prerequisite: Architecture 8A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 3 hours lecture, 3 hours studio. Transfer: CSU; UCB; AA/AS.
12 construction materials and methods 3 units
Introduction to the methods and materials used in contemporary and historical building construction. Wood, steel, masonry, and concrete structural systems will be explored, as will major interior and exterior finish systems. The relationships between occupancy and construction types will be reviewed as will the influence of building codes, climate, labor supply, and economic factors. 3 hours. Transfer: CSU; AA/AS.
14 California architecture and urban design 3 units
California architecture and urban design from indigenous beginnings to the contemporary avant garde. Historic, cultural, and environmental influences on the shaping of California’s distinctive buildings and cities. Work reviewed ranges from anonymous adobes to historic masterpieces by Maybeck and Morgan to new works by Gehry, Moss, and others. 3 hours. Transfer: CSU; UCB; CSU/GE: Cl; AA/AS.
16 landscape architecture 2 units
Principles of landscape architecture emphasizing design concepts as they relate to site, building, and client requirements. Includes site analysis, land use patterns, circulation, layout, planting materials, irrigation, and the general design process. 1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Transfer: CSU; UCB; AA/AS.
33 3-d modeling 3 units
Introduction to 3-dimensional digital modeling using 3-dimensional software. Emphasis on learning basic commands to create 3-dimensional objects including building interiors and exteriors, and defining photorealistic views with appropriate light sources. 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU.
68 cad for architecture and interior design 3 units
Introduction to computer-aided drafting. Topics include command basics including drawing entity creation and modification, industry layering standards, text and dimensioning systems appropriate to architecture, creating symbol libraries, external reference techniques, model and paper space commands, and plotting techniques. (May not receive credit if Interior Design 68 has been completed.) 2 hours lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU.
80 architecture Practice 2 units
Architecture Practice in Architecture department setting approved by Architecture faculty as related to student’s architecture major or classes at Chabot. Cooperative effort between student and architecture firm supervisor to accomplish agreed upon work objectives and broaden experiences. Student provides verification of service experience hours during the term. Students will get an architecture firm approved by architecture faculty and make arrangements for hours and duties directly with architecture firm supervisor. Students will meet with architecture instructor one hour per week on campus for input and hands-on experience discussion focused on architecture firm structures, project procedures, design developments and construction documents. 1 hour lecture, 4 hours studio. Transfer: CSU.