SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING & DESIGN
Research Unit for Modern Architecture Studies in Southeast Asia
Foundation of Natural and Built Environments
Introduction to Drawing (ARC 30103)
Lecturers: Ida Mazlan, Sufina Abu Bakar, Noorul Iffa Mohd Nayan
Hasmanira/ Ann See Peng (ICI) and Thivilojana (English I)
Project 1: Understanding Different types of Professions and Drawings in the Built Environment
20% Group Presentation
Presentation: 10th March 2015 (Week 5) / CD submission: 17th March (Week 6)
“I prefer drawing to talking. Drawings are faster and leave less room for lies. “
Objectives of Project
• To introduce drawing as a communication tool in the construction industry.
• Interpret the type of drawing representation used in the construction industry
This is an integrated project between Introduction to Drawing(ITD) ,Introduction to Construction
Industry (ICI) and English I module
In a group of five or six people, you are required to investigate type of drawings from ONE of the
No Profession (ICI) Types of Drawing (ITD)
1 Architect Architectural Drawings
2 Interior Architect/Interior Designer Interior Architecture Drawings
3 Town Planner/Master Planner Planners Drawings
4 Product Designer (Furniture) Product Design Drawings
5 Quantity Surveyor Quantity Surveying Drawings –what do they refer to
6 Landscape Architect Landscape Architecture Drawings
7 Civil /Structural Engineer Civil/Structural Engineering Drawing
8 Mechanical & Electrical Engineer Mechanical & Electricals Drawings
(1)Introduction to Drawing (ITD) Task (20%)-GROUP
You are to research and investigate the use of the drawings as a means of communication. The data
gathered should include types and function of drawings, stages and examples of drawings used to
communicate ideas and presentations.
(2)Introduction to Construction Industry (ICI) Task (10%)-GROUP
You are to research and investigate the scope of work handled by them, their responsibilities and
tasks at different stages of construction.
(3) English I Task (Oral Presentation)( %)-INDIVIDUAL
You are to research and deliver an oral presentation on various types of drawings used in different
professions. You should demonstrate the ability to deliver an effective presentation by applying the
elements of an effective speaker in three main areas namely in verbal skills, nonverbal skills and
Using the data gathered, you are to discuss and work as a team to generate a presentation slide which
includes item 1 and 2 listed in the TASKS section.
Each of your team members will be communicating and presenting their findings to the class on Presentation
Day. The oral presentation will be asses under item 3 listed in the TASKS section.
You are advice to keep the presentation short (3 minutes per person) and simple using any creative medium
that best suits the content and findings for your audience.
Date : 10th March 2015(Week 5)
Time : TBC
Dress Code : Smart Casual
Presentation Flow: TBC
To ensure the span of presentation is used wisely, please follow these guidelines on presentation day to avoid
interruptions and delay of time.
1. The whole class presentation will be using ONE laptop throughout all presentation.
2. You are advice to transfer all softcopies of presentation materials into the laptop prior to class time.
3. Each group need to setup and record presentation using their OWN CAMERA or ONE camera using
different MEMORY CARD- for E-portfolio and CD submission
4. Please print the assessment sheet for each lecturer BEFORE the presentation
As a team, you are required to compile the following components in a CD:
2-Video of your presentation
All items above will be compiled by group leader in the CD with proper CD Casing with proper information such
as the title, module name, group members name and ID, and the name of your respective tutor. CDs must
reach module coordinator by the next class session. (17th March 2015).
The assessment for this assignment will be based on:
• demonstrated understanding of brief
• creativity and clarity
Marks shall be distributed as follows:
Work will be assessed based on (Introduction to Drawing):
Assessment Criteria Marks %
Demonstrated understanding of brief
Creativity and clarity of presentation
(Refer assessment sheet for detail breakdown)TOTAL 20%
NOTE: PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT INVIDUAL COMPONENTS IN GROUP WORKS IS EVALUATED BASED
ON PEER EVALUATION AND INSTRUCTUR’S EVALUATION ON INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE OF A GROUP