Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Architecture. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. ADP131 overlaps following cours/es: ADP130. Optional for: A4. Course coordinator: Lecturer Olle Bergman,, Design Methodology. Recommended prerequisits: Architecture. Basic Courses A, B, C, D of the A-program or equivalent. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 20. The number of participants is limited to 25 Selection criteria: Credits awarded or credited within the study programme. Assessment: Examination consist of individual excerces, oral presentation and written report of project documentation based on moments of the course. 80% precence at seminars. Home page:

The aim of the course is to increase the student’s knowledge and skill in using pictures and CAD models for digital presentation of a building in its true environment. The students works with models from SketchUp.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course includes, editing of images from a CAD model and photos (Adobe Photoshop) and the design of a multi page web presentation ( Macromedia Dreamweaver)

The course is based on lectures, exercises and private studies. The private studies concern investigation and exercises related to course literature.

Course material as instructions and CAD manuals will be web based.
Digital visualization and presentation - methods guide, Written by the cours leader available through Internet.
Autodesk Architecture 2009 Grundkurs och Avancerad, WITU
SketchUp Grund, WITU
The SketcUp Book 7, Bonnie Roskes 2007
Francis D.K. Ching Architectural Graphics Wiley&Sons 1996
Mike W Lin Drawing and Design with Confidence Wiley&Sons 1993