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Architecture
ARCH 2A Arch Graphics in Draw/Sketchin 3.00 Units
Introduction to freehand and mechanically constructed drawings employing orthographic, axonometric and linear perspective drawing systems to represent three-dimensional form and environments on two-dimensional surfaces. Emphasis on the understanding of basic drawing conventions, their implications and applications.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 2B Arch Graphics in Color Renderi 3.00 Units
Continuation of the content and issues introduced in Architecture 2A plus the theories and methods for applying shadows, reflections, materials, entourage, and color in a variety of drawing types. Layout and integration of composite drawings in support of the process and presentation of architectural designs. Prerequisite: Architecture 2A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 4A Arch Drafting Principles I 3.00 Units
Introduction to principles and practice of architectural drafting with emphasis on working drawings for wood frame construction; introduction to drafting concepts and conventions for architectural working drawings, basic building systems, and architectural applications of computer-aided drafting technology. Prerequisite: Architecture 68 (completed with a grade of C or higher) or, ID 49 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 4B Arch Drafting Principles II 3.00 Units
Continuation of Architecture 4A with emphasis on architectural working drawings of non-residential buildings with wood, masonry, steel and concrete structures. Application of advanced computer-aided drafting techniques for architectural construction documents will be reviewed, as will the use of electronic/web-based information sources, including Architectural Graphic Standards, Sweets Catalogs, and the Uniform Building Code. Prerequisite: Architecture 4A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 8A Fundamentals of Arch Design I 4.00 Units
Introduction to the theories, principles, and methods of architectural design using traditional and digital media. Studio projects emphasize composing two- and three-dimensional organizations to convey intended concepts and meanings. Aesthetic, environmental, social, and technological factors which inform architectural design are investigated. Course work is supplemented with lectures, discussions, and readings. Prerequisite: Architecture 2B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 8B Fundamentals of Arch Design II 4.00 Units
Continuation of the content and issues introduced in Architecture 8A. Emphasis on generating and developing design concepts, incorporating structure, materials, and energy considerations as determinates of form. Emphasis on applied traditional and digital graphic communications tools, including scale models to convey intended concepts and meanings. Prerequisite: Architecture 8A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 12 Construction Materials &Method 3.00 Units
Introduction to the methods and materials used in contemporary and historical building construction. Wood, steel, masonry, and concrete structural systems will be explored, as will major interior and exterior finish systems. The relationships between occupancy and construction types will be reviewed as will the influence of building codes, climate, labor supply, and economic factors.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 14 Calif Architect & Urban Design 3.00 Units
California architecture and urban design from indigenous beginnings to the contemporary avant garde. Historic, cultural, and environmental influences on the shaping of California's distinctive buildings and cities. Works reviewed range from anonymous adobes to historic masterpieces by Maybeck and Morgan to new works by Gehry, Moss, and others.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 16 People and Environment Design 3.00 Units
Principles of landscape architecture emphasizing design concepts as they relate to site, building, and client requirements. Includes site analysis, land use patterns, circulation, layout, planting materials, irrigation. The general design process and outcome are examined in context of relationships between people and the environments, both natural and man-made, with focus on sustainable design principles applied to passive environmental control, landscaping, functional adaptation, social and economic impacts, integrating their influences in community development and urban planning.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 33 Digital Comm in Modeling 3.00 Units
Introduction to 3-dimensional digital modeling using 3-dimensional software. Emphasis on learning basic commands to create 3-dimensional objects including building interiors and exteriors, and defining photo-realistic views with appropriate light sources. Strongly Recommended: ARCH 68 or ID 49 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 68 Dig Tools for Dsgn & Vis Comm 4.00 Units
Introduction to digital tools with computer-aided design drafting. Ability to effectively use basic design principles in two dimensions. Topics include command basics including drawing entity creation and modification, industry layering standards, text and dimensioning systems appropriate to architecture, creating symbol libraries, external reference techniques, model and paper space commands, and plotting techniques. May not receive credit if Interior Design 68 has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
ARCH 80 Architectural Practice 2.00 Units
Architectural practice in Architecture department setting approved by Architecture faculty as related to student's architecture major or classes at Chabot. Cooperative effort between student and instructor or architecture firm supervisor to accomplish agreed upon work objectives, complete projects and broaden experiences. Student provides verification of service experience or work on projects during the term. Students will get an architecture firm approved by architecture faculty or work on projects closely with instructor. Students will meet with architecture instructor for input and hands-on experience lectures and discussion focused on architecture firm structures, project procedures, design developments, specification book and construction documents. Strongly Recommended: ARCH 4A and ARCH 33 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 

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