Topics covered will vary from year to year. Students will engage in a variety of learning styles and strategies, but mostly it will be a ‘hands on’ course. This is a FUN introductory course ideal for students who want to explore the world of architecture, interior design and/or engineering. Topics include: learning how to draw using pencils and other drawing related instrument, learning to see geometric shapes and design in a different manner, and learning to express their creative ideas using hand drawing and computer aided design software. This course will also see students create several scale models. Students will spend a majority of the class time in creating individual drawings and designs, which will lead to the creation of their architectural portfolio. Special topics include: drawing various architectural lines, and turning ideas into scale models.