Core Module Information
Module title: Building Modelling 1

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV07114
Module leader: Inji Kenawy
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

This module introduces 2D AND 3D representation of objects and spaces at different scales using a range of tools.

The module employs a mix of published text and practical activities involving free hand sketching, hand drafting as well as computer-based software to model, communicate and solve design problems in a variety of contexts including:
• Introducing the concept of Building Information Modelling (BIM);
• drawings 2D representations such as plans, site plans, sections and elevations of buildings;
• drawing and modelling 3D representations of objects and spaces;
• producing technical drawings of buildings;
• project presentation.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

LO1: understand the basic elements of Building Information Modelling (BIM);
LO2: understand and produce various 2D drawings (e.g. plans, sections, elevations and construction details) at different scales;
LO3: understand and produce various 3D drawings (e.g. axonometric and perspective);
LO4: complete and present a residential project using an industry standard software application.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Inji Kenawy
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 24
Independent Learning Groupwork (Independent Study) 26
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Technical Drawing 50 1, 2 9 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 0
Technical Drawing 50 3,4 12 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
BSV07114 / BSV07406 Building Modelling 1