Technological Design: Architectural Design/Drafting, University/College TDA3MI
This course examines how technological design is influenced by human, environmental, financial, and material requirements and resources. Students will research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using working drawings and other communication methods to present their design ideas. They will develop an awareness of environmental, societal, and cultural issues related to technological design, and will explore career opportunities in the field, as well as the college and/or university program requirements for them. Students choosing Architectural Design will develop skills and knowledge to design working drawings for homes. Students who want a thorough study of interior design, residential design and construction that will lead to careers in architecture or civil engineering or interior design should choose this option.
Technological Design: Architectural Design/Drafting University/College TDA4MI
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of design advocacy and marketing, while building on their design skills and their knowledge of professional design practices. Students will apply a systematic design process to research, design, build, and assess solutions that meet specific human needs, using illustrations, presentation drawings, and other communication methods to present their designs. Students will enhance their problem solving and communication skills, and explore career opportunities and the postsecondary education and training requirements for them. Students will continue their emphasis on Architectural Design. Last year for this course.
PREREQUISITE: TDA3MI – Technological Design: Architectural Design/Drafting, University/College