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Title:Design Graphics:Freehand
Long Title:Design Graphics:Freehand
Module Code:ARCH6076
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Architecture & Urban Environment
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Next Review Date: April 2024
Module Coordinator: Samuel Vardy
Module Author: Martin Boylan
Module Description: To introduce the student to a freehand representation and communication skill set appropriate for a career in interior architecture.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Apply a range of freehand sketching/drawing techniques
LO2 Acknowledge and represent colour and light in sketches/drawings
LO3 Develope,progress and communicate a design concept through sketch,render and freehand proportional orthographic drawing types
LO4 Present and communicate with clarity a resolved design proposal in freehand proportional orthographic drawings and rendered sketch perspectives
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Freehand Graphics
In this module the student is introduced to: sketching with pencil and pen,line-weights,tonal shading and colour rendering,light and shade,freehand proportional orthographic plans and sections,lettering and annotation,people and figures,basic one-point sketch perspectives and presentation skills.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Grading on the application of those skills taught in this module upto and including week 7 as applied to the design development folder and presentation boards of the current Design Studio Primer project 1,2,3,4 35.0 Week 7
Project A structured folder of all sketches/drawings done during module delivery and non-contact time,starting week 1 due week 13 1,2,3 15.0 Week 13
Project Grading on the application of those skills taught in this module upto and including week 12 as applied to the design development folder and presentation boards of the current Design Studio Primer project 1,2,3,4 50.0 Week 13
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Tutorial Class based instruction 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Practice and application 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Tutorial Class based instruction 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Practice and application 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Maureen Mitton 2012, Interior Design Visual Presentation, 2nd Ed., John Wiley and Sons New York [ISBN: 0-471-29259-1]
  • Marc Holmes 2014, The Urban Sketcher [ISBN: 1440334714]
  • Magali Delgado Domingu,Ernest Rendondo Domingu 2005, Freehand Drawing:For Architects and Interior Designers [ISBN: 0393731790]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_DINAR_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Interior Architecture 1 Mandatory
CR_DIARC_7 Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture 1 Mandatory

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