Module title: Building Modelling 1 (GA)

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

Module code: BSV07406
Module leader: Suha Jaradat
School School of 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.

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