Stage 1 Architectural Design Part 1


This subject aims to provide students with an understanding of design and drafting using Computer Aided Design (CAD), and its effects on Individuals and Society including Industry.

Course Details

  • NTCET Points: 10
  • Cost: NA

About the subject

Stage 1 Architectural Design course provides opportunities to develop design thinking, to investigate engineering solutions, to develop a plan, realise the solution and evaluate the outcome. This could be achieved using CAD program e.g. AutoCAD and Revit to develop basic knowledge to create prototypes or products. Students demonstrate knowledge and skills associated with systems, processes and materials appropriate for the prototype and final solution. Students will be able to design Bedrooms (Revit Program), Floor Plan for a house (AutoCAD Program) and a House using Revit Program.

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The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Stage 1 Architectural Design (Design, Technology and Engineering – Digital Communications Solutions):

Assessments Weighting
  • Assessment Type 1: Specialised Skills Task (two tasks)
  • Assessment Type 2: Design Process and Solution (One Task)

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