Course Details

Drawing and Modeling in Architecture

Academic Year 2024/25

BGB040 course is part of 1 study plan

BPC-APS Summer Semester 3rd year

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3 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

graded course-unit credit

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 1 hours/week, elective


1. Architectural drawing - lines and hatches, reference examples of architects and their sketches. 2. Basic principles of shading spatial objects, cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, etc.. 3. Materials and their drawing. 4. Drawing entourage in architectural expression, principles and examples. Basic materials and their way of drawing. 5. Typographical rules in a nutshell (with a focus on advanced editing and layout). Principles of typographic adjustment font, color, images, composition. Creating graphic design CV, logos and signatures. 6. Methods of drawing thought process in 2D. Telling with pencil - principles and examples. 7. Introduction to processing model - scale, material, color, detail. 8. Basic principles of sketching space. 9. Materials for architectural models. Manual processing of model - wire, paper, wood, polystyrene, foam, plastic. 10. Basic and advanced principles of plastic processing - vacuum forming. 11 Two-component materials - plaster, Acrystal, polyester. 12. Rapid prototyping. 13. Finish model and methods for surface treatment.


13 weeks, 3 hours/week, compulsory


1. Introduction into the architectural drawings - linear perspective, lines, and hatches. 2. Shading of simple and complex objects. 3. Drawing of basic materials. 4. Architectural entourage. 5. Typography - manual handling of fonts, graphic design of own CV, logos and signature. 6. Visual narrative - drawing thought process in the design concept and its principles. 7. Introduction into the process of model - scale, material, color, detail. 8. Quick spatial sketch 9. Manual processing of model - wire, paper, wood, polystyrene, foam, plastic. 10. Advanced processing of plastic - vacuum forming. 11. Working with dual component materials - plaster, Acrystal, polyester. 12. Use of ‘Rapid prototyping’ - the so-called rapid prototyping by computer - 3D printing, CNC milling 13. Manual finish and surface treatment of model.