• Program: Architectural Technology
  • Course: Capstone: Project Design and Management
  • Course #: ARCH2562
  • Total Credits: 5

Course Description

This course is designed for the entrepreneur. Students will develop a residential project design and manage the drawings and documents for it. They will also produce permit and bid construction documents while consulting with industry professionals. A formal capstone project presentation will be provided by students using visual graphics to feature the details of their work and the challenges they encountered.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Design residential project plans
Analyze space programming needs for the project
Develop schematic sketches
Determine building location on site
Create interior design layout options
Select materials for the project
Apply color theory
Utilize design principals
Distinguish design styles
Construct Design Development drawings
Produce code compliant construction documents
Identify legal contracts
Develop a project management plan budget and schedule
Prepare a sustainable design program report
Develop a set of bid documents
Organize a final construction document package
Perform a formal oral presentation of the project
Evaluate programming challenges
Create graphic visuals for presentation

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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