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Architectural Drafting

  • Overview
  • Activity 1
  • Activity 2
  • Activity 3
  • Activity 4
  • Activity 5
  • Activity 6
  • Activity 7
  • Activity 8
  • Activity 9
  • Activity 10
  • Extra Credit
After successfully completing the Architectural Drafting Module, students will be able to do the following:

• Identify the tools and techniques of architectural drafting
• Identify and draw a basic floor plan
• Understand the symbols and features of a floor plan
• Identify and draw an elevation drawing
• Calculate square footage
• Determine and understand the importance of square footage in a room
• Draw a detailed floor plan
• Have a basic understanding of how to divide space in a home
• Have an understanding of how to create rooms to fill designated spaces in a floor plan
• Draw a detailed floor plan of a dream home

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 1, you will be able to do the following:

1. Identify the tools of architectural drafting
2. Describe the fundamental use of each tool
3. Describe the different scales that can be used in architectural drafting
4. Identify the major scale used in architectural drafting.

Worksheets:  None
Objectives Form – Day 1 

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 2, you will be able to do the following:

1. Identify the drafting techniques
2. Illustrate lettering techniques
3. Begin using basic architectural drafting practices.

Worksheets: AD Plate 1
Objectives Form – Day 2 

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 3, you will be able to do the following:

1. Identify a basic floor plan layout
2. Discuss the features in a floor plan
3. Draw a basic floor plan.

Worksheets:  AD Plate 2
Objectives Form – Day 3 

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 4, you will be able to do the following:

1. Draw the interior walls of a basic floor plan
2. Complete a basic floor plan
3. Draw a basic floor plan.

Worksheets:  None
Objectives Form – Day 4  

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 5, you will be able to do the following:

1. Identify a basic elevation layout
2. Discuss the features in an elevation drawing
3. Draw basic exterior elevations.

Worksheets:  AD Plate 4
Objectives Form – Day 5  

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 6, you will be able to do the following:

1. Complete a basic front elevation to model the exterior of the same floor plan
2. Make your floor plan unique with doors and windows
3. Draw a basic front elevation.

Worksheets:  None
Objectives Form – Day 6  

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 7, you will be able to do the following:

1. Discuss detail features in a floor plan
2. Draw details of a floor plan
3. Determine the square footage of a room
4. Understand the importance of the size of a room.

Worksheets:  AD Plate 6a, AD Plate 6b
Objectives Form – Day 7 

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 8, you will be able to do the following:

1. Have a basic understanding of how to divide the space in your dream home
2. Be able to generally design the rooms in your dream home
3. Draw the exterior walls of your dream home.

Worksheets:  AD Blank Plate
Objectives Form – Day 8  

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 9, you will be able to do the following:

1. Have an understanding of how to divide the space in your dream home and create rooms to fill that space
2. Draw the interior walls of your dream home.

Worksheets:  None
Objectives Form – Day 9  

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 10, you will be able to do the following:

1. Have a basic understanding of what architectural drafting is and how it works
2. Take the Architectural Drafting Post-Test.

Worksheets:  None

Activity 11: Problem Solving (Found in Workbook), Crossword Puzzle, Vocabulary Quiz (Found in Workbook)
Activity 12: Challenge (Found in Workbook)
Activity 13: Open-Ended Challenge (Found in Workbook)
Activity 14: Careers (Found in Workbook)
Activity 15: Internet Activity (Found in Workbook)

2 comments

  1. I LOVE CAREER LAB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Architectural Drafting is a very fun and entertaining module. I LOVE IT!!!!

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