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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING & DESIGN

Research Unit for Modern Architecture Studies in Southeast Asia
Foundation of Natural and Built Environments
Introduction to Drawing (ARC 30103)
Prerequisite: None
Lecturers: Ida Mazlan, Sufina Abu Bakar, Noorul Iffa Mohd Nayan
Hasmanira/ Ann See Peng (ICI) and Thivilojana (English I)
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Project 1: Understanding Different types of Professions and Drawings in the Built Environment
20% Group Presentation
Presentation: 10th March 2015 (Week 5) / CD submission: 17th March (Week 6)
Introduction

“I prefer drawing to talking. Drawings are faster and leave less room for lies. “
Le Corbusier
Objectives of Project

To introduce drawing as a communication tool in the construction industry.

Learning Outcomes

Interpret the type of drawing representation used in the construction industry

Tasks
This is an integrated project between Introduction to Drawing(ITD) ,Introduction to Construction
Industry (ICI) and English I module
In a group of five or six people, you are required to investigate type of drawings from ONE of the
profession below:
No
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Profession (ICI)
Architect
Interior Architect/Interior Designer
Town Planner/Master Planner
Product Designer (Furniture)
Quantity Surveyor
Landscape Architect
Civil /Structural Engineer
Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

Types of Drawing (ITD)
Architectural Drawings
Interior Architecture Drawings
Planners Drawings
Product Design Drawings
Quantity Surveying Drawings –what do they refer to
Landscape Architecture Drawings
Civil/Structural Engineering Drawing
Mechanical & Electricals Drawings

(1)Introduction to Drawing (ITD) Task (20%)-GROUP
You are to research and investigate the use of the drawings as a means of communication. The data
gathered should include types and function of drawings, stages and examples of drawings used to
communicate ideas and presentations.
(2)Introduction to Construction Industry (ICI) Task (10%)-GROUP
You are to research and investigate the scope of work handled by them, their responsibilities and
tasks at different stages of construction.
(3) English I Task (Oral Presentation)( %)-INDIVIDUAL
You are to research and deliver an oral presentation on various types of drawings used in different
professions. You should demonstrate the ability to deliver an effective presentation by applying the
elements of an effective speaker in three main areas namely in verbal skills, nonverbal skills and
content.
Submission Requirement
Using the data gathered, you are to discuss and work as a team to generate a presentation slide which
includes item 1 and 2 listed in the TASKS section.
Each of your team members will be communicating and presenting their findings to the class on Presentation
Day. The oral presentation will be asses under item 3 listed in the TASKS section.
You are advice to keep the presentation short (3 minutes per person) and simple using any creative medium
that best suits the content and findings for your audience.
Presentation Day
Date : 10th March 2015(Week 5)
Time : TBC
Dress Code : Smart Casual
Presentation Flow: TBC
To ensure the span of presentation is used wisely, please follow these guidelines on presentation day to avoid
interruptions and delay of time.
1. The whole class presentation will be using ONE laptop throughout all presentation.
2. You are advice to transfer all softcopies of presentation materials into the laptop prior to class time.
3. Each group need to setup and record presentation using their OWN CAMERA or ONE camera using
different MEMORY CARD- for E-portfolio and CD submission
4. Please print the assessment sheet for each lecturer BEFORE the presentation

Post Presentation:
As a team, you are required to compile the following components in a CD:
1-Presentation slide
2-Video of your presentation
3-References (Optional)
All items above will be compiled by group leader in the CD with proper CD Casing with proper information such
as the title, module name, group members name and ID, and the name of your respective tutor. CDs must
reach module coordinator by the next class session. (17th March 2015).
Assessment criteria
The assessment for this assignment will be based on:
• demonstrated understanding of brief
• content
• creativity and clarity
Marking criteria
Marks shall be distributed as follows:
Work will be assessed based on (Introduction to Drawing):
TGC
Acquired

Assessment Criteria

Marks %

Group Component
5%
Demonstrated understanding of brief
10%
Content
5%
Creativity and clarity of presentation
(Refer assessment sheet for detail breakdown)TOTAL

20%

NOTE: PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT INVIDUAL COMPONENTS IN GROUP WORKS IS EVALUATED BASED
ON PEER EVALUATION AND INSTRUCTUR’S EVALUATION ON INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE OF A GROUP
MEMBER.

Suggested References