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ARC 133 - Commercial Architecture/BIM I

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
The Building Information Modeling process is used to develop a small commercial building.
Prerequisite OR Corequisite:    with a C or better and   with a C or better or Instructor Approval.
Competencies
  1. Summarize architectural computer tools and techniques specific to commercial structures
    1. Identify issues related in ARC123 and ARC124 and discuss differences between residential and commercial documents (materials, assemblies, specification coordination, sheet size, layout, etc.)
    2. Describe differences in the Project Delivery Process between using CAD and BIM
  2. Generate the Structural Grid, Exterior Walls of Main Floor and Penthouse Levels based on the provided example drawing set
    1. Discuss differences between residential floor plans and commercial floor plans
    2. Interpret the different concepts of wall construction and connections
    3. Draw the Structural Grid which the entire layout will be based on
    4. Place Exterior Walls for Main Floor and Penthouse Levels
  3. Place Interior walls on Main Floor based on the provided example drawing set
    1. Review differences between residential wall and commercial wall materials and construction
    2. Locate interior walls for all levels
    3. Use dimensions and text to fully annotate plan views
  4. Construct Doors, Windows and Tags
    1. Discuss differences between residential and commercial door and window construction and annotation techniques
    2. Thematically investigate concepts and methodologies for creating high quality custom content
    3. Examine doors (with 3D elements and 2D plan representations) and windows per project requirements
    4. Generate, insert, and Tag all Doors and Windows for all levels
  5. Produce Door and Window Schedules and Legends
    1. Characterize properly formatted door and window schedules with correct reference annotation
    2. Examine and revise previously created door and window families as necessary to correctly show in the required legends and schedules properly
  6. Construct Curtain Wall
    1. Examine Curtain Wall Concept and discuss its various uses
    2. Choose Curtain Grid placement and modifications
    3. Utilize Curtain Wall Doors
    4. Construct Curtain Wall Mullions, install, and locate



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