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CGD30:  ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN


Course Description

Design and develop conceptual plans using freehand sketches and building information modeling (BIM) to produce rendered interior and exterior pictorials. Refine resultant 3D BIM models to address complexity of architectural design by meeting user's needs with an environmentally sound, cost effective, aesthetically pleasing design solution that complies with planning requirements and building code regulations. Generate plans and schedules to produce portions of construction documents required for obtaining building permits and providing bidding documents. Prepares students with technical design sills required for entering environmental planning and construction management. ADVISORY: CGD 2


Learning Outcomes

  • Create working drawings for project in compliance with environmental planning/architectural standards.
  • Develop a design that addresses user's needs in a cost effective, environmentally sound, aesthetically pleasing manner.
  • Design and prepare presentations of plans that can be used to apply for position or university to meet career objective.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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