Architectural project Syllabus

AIMS
• To be able to understand the Individual building
• Related drawings
• Operate an individual building project
• Represent a building project as a coordinator

SHORT DESCRIPTION
Site Analysis; Preliminary Sketch; Final Sketch; Approval Sheet; Working Drawing; Finishing Schedule; Utility Services; Cost Estimate; Perspective Drawing; Model; & Brochure.

DETAIL DESCRIPTION

PRACTICAL
Each student has to submit the following things of any one of the given projects:
• A brochure containing all necessary drawings, photographs of model of the
project, detail estimated cost of the project,
• A detail model of the project.

PROJECT:
Duplex House/ Split Level House/ Multi Storied Apartment House
1. Accomplish preliminary site investigation and analysis.
1.1 Make the site inventory and resource analysis.
1.2 List the considerations of the site.
1.3 Make the topographical survey of the site
1.4 Make soil investigation of the site.
1.5 Select a foundation type needed for the site from the above
investigation.

2 Bring about the factors affecting building location and orientation.
2.1 Draw the sun path diagram.
2.2 Draw the prevailing wind orientation.
2.3 Categorize the local climatic condition.
2.4 Sketch the noise propagation surrounding the site.
2.5 Draw the landscape elements of the site.

3. Prepare preliminary sketch of the project.
3.1 Draw location map of the site in 1:400 scale.
3.2 Draw the site in 1:100 (1/8”=1’-0”) scale.
3.3 Draw bubble diagram of the project.
3.4 Sketch line diagram of the ground floor maintaining building-by-laws
for approval of client.
3.5 Sketch line diagram of the 1st/typical floor maintaining building-bylaws.
3.6 Sketch the elevation/ free hand perspective view of the project.

4. Prepare presentation drawing of the project.
4.1 Draw the site plan in 1:400 or 1:200 scale (1/32”=1’-0 or 1/16”=1’-0)
4.2 Draw the floor plans with furniture arrangement and rendering, scale
1:100 (1/8”=1’-0”).
4.3 Draw the front elevation with rendering, scale 1:100 (1/8”=1’-0”).
4.4 Make a mass model of the project building, scale 1:100 (1/8”=1’-0”).
4.5 Make a brief description of the project with rough estimated cost.
4.6 Make a brochure with above topics (4:1 to 4:5) for approval of the
client/owner
5 Prepare approval sheet of the project.
5.1 Make a list of necessary drawings of the approved sheet with their
scale.
5.2 Make a list of necessary papers/documents for the approval of
building.
5.3 Draw the approval sheet for the local authority (as RAJUK, CDA,
KDA, RDA, SDA etc.).
5.4 Make several copies (ammonia/computer print) of the approval sheet.
5.5 Fill up the necessary forms for approval the local authority.

6 Prepare working drawings of the project.
6.1 Draw ground floor plan with detail dimensions in 1:50 (1/4”=1’-0”)
scale.
6.2 Draw 1st/typical floor plan with detail dimensions, scale 1:50
(1/4”=1’-0”).
6.3 Draw the roof plan showing rain water drainage system with detail
Dimensions in 1:50 (1/4”=1’-0”) scale.
6.4 Draw elevations of the building showing materials, scale 1:50
(1/4”=1’-0”).
6.5 Draw the long section of the building through staircase with detail
Dimensions , scale 1:50 (1/4”=1’-0”).
6.6 Draw the cross section of the building with detail dimensions, scale
1:50 (1/4”=1’-0”).
6.7 Draw necessary part sections (through verandah, sunshade etc.) with
detail dimensions, scale 1:50 (1/4”=1’-0”).

7 Prepare detail drawings of the toilet.
7.1 Draw the detail plan of the different toilets of the project showing
different fixtures used in toilet with detail dimensions and also showing
plumbing lines in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”) scale.
7.2 Draw the necessary sections showing maximum fixtures, cabinet (if
any) with detail dimensions in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”) scale.
7.3 Make a finishing schedule of the toilet.
8 Prepare detail drawings of the kitchen.
8.1 Draw the detail kitchen plan of the project showing different
fixtures/areas used in kitchen with detail dimensions and showing
plumbing lines in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”) scale.
8.2 Draw the necessary sectional elevation showing maximum fixtures,
cabinet and over head cabinet with detail dimensions in scale
1:25(1/2”=1’0”)
8.3 Make a finishing schedule of the kitchen.

9 Prepare detail drawings of the stair.
9.1 Draw the detail plan of the stair with detail dimensions in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”) 9.2 Draw the detail sections with detail dimensions in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”).scale.
9.3 Draw the section of the steps with nosing in 1:10 (1”=1’-0”)scale.
9.4 Draw the railing section and hand rail in 1:10 (1”=1’-0”)scale.
9.5 Draw the turning of railing detail in 1:10 (1”=1’-0”)scale.
9.6 Draw the fixing arrangement of baluster in 1:10 (1”=1’-0”)scale

10 Prepare detail drawings of the door.
10.1 Draw the detail plan of the door used in the project with detail
Dimensions in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”)scale.
10.2 Draw the detail elevation in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”) scale.
10.3 Draw the vertical section of the door with detail dimensions in 1:25
(1/2”=1’-0”) scale.
10.4 Draw the necessary details (at least three) of the door in 1:10
(1”=1’-0”).
10.5 Draw different fixing arrangement of the doors.

11 Prepare detail drawing of the window.
11.1 Draw the detail plan of the window used in the project with detail
Dimensions in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”)scale.
11.2 Draw the detail elevation in 1:25 (1/2”=1’-0”) scale.
11.3 Draw the vertical section of the window with detail dimensions in 1:25
(1/2”=1’-0”) scale.
11.4 Draw the necessary details of the window in 1:10 (1”=1’-0”).
11.5 Draw different fixing arrangements of the windows.

12 Prepare detail drawings of the utility services.
12.1 Draw the plan of the project in 1:100 (1/8”=1’-0”) scale.
12.2 Draw the rain water disposal system of the site.
12.3 Draw the plumbing and sanitary system of the project.
12.4 Draw the detail drawing of the Septic Tank (ST) and Soak Well (SW).
12.5 Draw detail drawings of underground water reservoir.
12.6 Draw detail drawings of overhead water reservoir.
13 Prepare perspective drawings and model.
13.1 Draw a two point exterior perspective of the building/3D exterior
(using computer software) of the building.
13.2 Draw the interior perspective of the living room/bed room/double
height space (if any).
13.3 Draw an interior perspective of the bath/hand wash.
13.4 Draw an interior perspective of the kitchen.
13.5 Draw an interior perspective of the interior stair (for duplex).
13.6 Draw an interior perspective of the entrance/lobby/foyer.
13.7 Make a final detail model of the project in 1:100 (1/8”=1’-0”) or
(3/16”=1’-0”) scale showing detail landscape and surroundings.

14 Prepare structural drawings of the project.
14.1 Draw the layout plan of the project.
14.2 Draw the foundation/footing/trench plan and section with detail
dimensions.
14.3 Draw the reinforcement detail of column footing with dimensions and
necessary information.
14.4 Draw the reinforcement detail of grade beams and other floor beams
with dimensions and necessary information.
14.5 Draw the reinforcement detail of floor slab and roof slab with
Dimensions and necessary information.
14.6 Draw the reinforcement detail of stair with dimensions and necessary
information.
14.7 Draw the reinforcement detail of underground and overhead water
reservoir with dimensions and necessary information.
14.8 Draw the reinforcement detail of sunshade, railing, drop wall, lintel
etc. with detail dimensions and necessary information.
15 Prepare electrical drawings of the utility services.
15.1 Draw the electrical fixture and conduit layout of different floors.
15.2 Make the chart with abbreviation and symbol of the electric layout.
15.3 Draw the necessary circuit diagrams.
15.4 Show the earthing and lightning arrested system of the project.
16 Prepare schedule of the project.
16.1 Make a finish schedule of the project.
16.2 Make door and window schedule of the project.
16.3 Arrange a CPM for the project.
16.4 Make a bar chart of the project
16.5 Estimate the detail cost /prepare the detail cost estimate of the project.

REFERENCE:
Architectural Drafting and Design
By Donald E Helper
Paul L Wallach
Time saver standard for building type
By Joseph D Chira
Time saver standard for site planning
By Joseph D Chira
New Metric Hand Book
By Tutt/Adler