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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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INTD 1020 - Drafting for Interior Design

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This introductory course focuses on hand drafting (architectural drawing) skills necessary to design any given space. It covers reading and drawing a set of floor plans, using drafting tools and drafting appropriate architectural symbols, dimensioning, lettering, elevations, sections, and detailing. This course provides the foundation for all other Interior Design courses.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. basic architectural drafting
  2. furniture arranging clearances
  3. furniture installation plans
  4. proxemics, anthropometrics
  5. reading floor plans
  6. space plan
  7. architectural symbols
  8. sketching
  9. elevations
  10. title blocks
  11. line quality
  12. lettering
  13. dimensioning
  14. sections
  15. details
  16. finish schedules
  17. lighting and electrical plans
  18. presentation boards

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. read and organize a set of architectural plans
  2. write schedules from finished plans
  3. create presentation boards for client presentations
  4. evaluate their own work to current industry practice and standards
  5. plan an architectural space
  6. draw proper symbols for architectural drafting.
  7. employ proper line weights.
  8. hand draft floor plans, elevations, and details
  9. apply proxemics and anthroprometrics to floor plans
  10. hand draft furniture installation plans, reflected ceiling plans and electrical plans.
  11. dimension and letter a plan
  12. hand draft finish plans.

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