-CALENDAR AND CLASS ACTIVITIES-

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This schedule is subject to continual revision. It will be updated one week prior to each class. Please check this schedule often and prior to each class period.


September 2

Introductions and discussion.

2-dimensional representation: familiarization of basic conventions, concepts and nomenclature.

In-class exercise: survey and produce analytical drawings of a found object.

Introduce Assignment 1: survey and produce 2 dimensional analytic drawings (plan, elevation, section) of a found object, space or building.

Reading: browse and use textbook as a reference.


September 9

3-dimensional representation: familiarization of basic conventions, concepts and nomenclature.

Assignment 1 due: desk crits

Reading: browse and use textbook as a reference.

Introduce Assignment 2: produce 3-dimensional analytic representation(s) of found object, space or building.


September 16

Assignment 2 due: desk crits

Perspective drawing: introduction and exercises.

Introduce Assignment 3: create perspective representation of found object, space or building

Reading: browse and use textbook as a reference.


September 23

Assignment 3 due: class pin-up review of Assignments 1, 2 and 3.

Review of historic and contemporary precedents and examples.

Introduce Midterm Project: create a composed presentation of a found object, building or space using 2- and 3- dimensional and perspective drawings.

Introduction to Vectorworks.


September 30

Vectorworks instruction.

Midterm Project: desk crits.


October 7

Vectorworks instruction.

Midterm Project: desk crits.


October 14

Midterm Project due: midterm reviews.


October 21

States of Change: Light

Studio exercises.


October 28

States of Change: Sound

Studio exercises.


November 4

States of Change: Movement

Assignment 4: create a drawing describing a found building or space in a state of change


November 11 Plan Day (no class)


November 18

Assignment 4 due: class review.


November 25

Final Assignment


December 2

Final Assignment (desk crits)


December 9 last day of class

Final Assignment due: final reviews.