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Architectural Drawing Residential Course Description

Civil Engineering and Architecture is the study of the design and construction of residential and commercial building projects. The course includes an introduction to many of the varied factors involved in building design and construction including building components and systems, structural design, storm water management, site design, utilities and services, cost estimation, energy efficiency, and careers in the design and construction industry. 


The course of study includes:


·          Overview of Civil Engineering and Architecture

§  History of Civil Engineering and Architecture

§  Past Civil Engineering and Architecture

§  Principles and Elements of Design

§  Architectural Styles

§  Careers in Civil Engineering and Architecture


·          Residential Design

§  Building Design and Construction practices

§  Building codes

§  Building components

§  Green technology

§  Universal Design

§  3D architectural software

§  Design and construction documentation

§  Cost Analysis

§  Energy Efficiency

§  Storm water analysis

§  Water supply

§  Plumbing

§  Electrical Systems

§  Wastewater management

§  Affordable housing design

§  Universal design