2023 Architectural Design

Font size  SML

Register update notification mail Add to favorite lecture list
Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Architecture and Building Engineering
Akaike Takahiko 
Class Format
Exercise /Experiment    (Face-to-face)
Media-enhanced courses
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon3-6(MI1-103(M111))  Mon5-6(MI1-103(M111))  
Course number
Academic year
Offered quarter
Syllabus updated
Lecture notes updated
Language used
Access Index

Course description and aims

Students in this course will have practical training in the representation techniques such as solid modeling and line drawing.
The aim of this course is for students to acquire a variety of representation techniques as a foundation for architectural design, while developing a sense for art.

Student learning outcomes

Students will acquire the following skills from taking this course.
1) The basics of representation techniques such as solid modeling and line drawing
2) An understanding of the diversity of art expressions by appreciating art


Modeling, Expression, Drawing

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Students are given different exercise in each class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Practice 1 "Tools" None required
Class 2 Practice 2 "Drawing" None required
Class 3 Practice 3 "Color mixing" None required
Class 4 Practice 4 "Shade" None required
Class 5 Practice 5 "Shape" None required
Class 6 Practice 6 "Rough Sketch" None required
Class 7 Practice 7 "Space" None required
Class 8 Practice 8 "Sketching" None required
Class 9 Practice 9 "Handicraft" None required
Class 10 Practice 10 "Specimens" None required
Class 11 Practice 11 "Miniature" None required
Class 12 Practice 12 "Room" None required
Class 13 Practice 13 "Narrative" None required
Class 14 Final Review None required

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend a certain length of time outside of class on preparation and review (including for assignments), as specified by the Tokyo Institute of Technology Rules on Undergraduate Learning (東京工業大学学修規程) and the Tokyo Institute of Technology Rules on Graduate Learning (東京工業大学大学院学修規程), for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


None required

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto. Exercise of Lines : Shokokusya, ISBN : 978-4395241125

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on the result of each exercise

Related courses

  • None required

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

None required

Page Top