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Residential Planning
Residential planning is the ability to create a detailed plan for building in a specified area. This would include: site, orientation, and environmental influences on design.
The design development process. Preliminary design.
Plot plan, floor plan, and elevation development.

Upon completion of a residential planning course, a student should be able to:

  • Identify and discuss at least four principles of design.
  • Evaluate graphic architectural designs on the basis of the seven principles of design.
  • Identify wind, sun, view, and other factors that potentially influence building design.
  • Evaluate a particular site on the basis of the feasibility of excavation for access and construction.
  • Produce at least four significantly different preliminary designs for a building on a given site.
  • Demonstrate the ability to transform preliminary designs and concepts into workable plans.
  • Develop professional quality plans and elevations of a design.
  • Demonstrate creativity and good craftsmanship in the construction of a three-dimensional model.


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