804 Construction Drafting and DesignGrades 9, 10, 11 • Semester • 1/2 credit • 1 period per day • Elective • Fee • Prerequisite: None
Construction: Design and Engineering, is an introductory level course that will study the skills required to design and plan a structure on a site. Students will study the knowledge, skills, and attitudes about designing and building a residential structure referred to as a “dream house,” and landscape design and plot plans for a structure on a site. Students will develop an appreciation for the responsibilities and work of a contractor and services of an architect. The student will develop a set of working drawings and model of their “dream house” and study contractual and engineering specifications for the structure.

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Architecture and the Design Process


Energy

Warm Home Solar Style

Summary

Students will investigate and explore the use of solar energy as a means to heat a home. In order to understand how solar energy can be harnessed, students will define solar energy, explore photovoltaic cells, and investigate passive solar energy. After gaining understanding about the concepts of solar energy, students will build a solar-heated model home that is warm and comfortable based on data analysis.

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Dream Green Home


Earthship Biotecture



Home Style Videos


Italianate Style


http://www.hgtv.com/video/italianate-style-video/index.html
http://www.hgtv.com/video/italianate-video/index.html

Spanish Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/spanish-style-video/index.html

Art Deco Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/art-deco-style-video/index.html

Mediterranean Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/mediterranean-style-video/index.html

Modern Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/modern-style-video/index.html

Tudor Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/tudor-video/index.html

American Four Square Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/american-foursquare-video/index.html

Gothic Revival Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/gothic-revival-video/index.html

Antebellum Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/antebellum-video/index.html

French Provincial Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/french-provincial-video/index.html

Spanish Colonial Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/spanish-colonial-video/index.html

Victorian Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/victorian-video/index.html

Colonial Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/colonial-video/index.html

Ranch Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/ranch-video/index.html

Neoclassical Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/neoclassical-style-video/index.html

Mission Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/mission-style2-video/index.html

Coastal Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/coastal-architecture-video/index.html

Shingle Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/shingle-style-homes-video/index.html

Saltbox Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/saltbox-architecture-video/index.html

Pueblo Revival Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/pueblo-revival-video/index.html

Cape Cod Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/cape-cod-video/index.html

Greek Revival Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/greek-revival-video/index.html

Farmhouse Style

http://www.hgtv.com/video/farmhouse-video/index.html