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Centre for Modern Architecture Studies in Southeast Asia WORKING DRAWINGS : DETAILING [ARC 2613] Prerequisite: Building Construction 2 Abstract This module is aimed at introducing students to the requirements, activities and operations involved in working in the architectural / construction industry in Malaysia. Focus will be on DRAWINGS (the DETAILING of design and/or architectural drawings). Objectives      Create awareness and understanding among students of the existence and application of the Uniform Building by Laws and similar Building Regulations existing nationally and internationally Introduce students to the existence of drawing conventions relating to plans, sections and details as drawn components Strengthen ability of students to demonstrate and communicate understanding of construction details via the production of orthographc drawings Generate an awareness among students with regards the different activities that occur within the typical architect’s office Introduce students to the requirements of keeping log-books and accurate/informative project documentation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the subject, students will be exposed to drawings that: 1. Comply to authorities’ procedures and requirements with regards planning or building submission drawings 2. Comply with relevant by-laws 3. Are appropriate for submission / tender. 4. Serve an appropriate purpose for the various stages work as defined by PAM / RIBA scope of works.

Format This is a 3 credit hour subject held over 7 weeks. Venue: Lecturers: Office-based Keith Tan(KT)

Briefing / workshop session(s) will be conducted to brief students with regards the documentation process. Office sessions in the form of on-the-job visits will be conducted to assess the application of the information gained from the workshop sessions and to maintain a sense of professional conduct and urgency.  As each office assignment will be set to achieve different milestones, completion (and documentation) of all assignments is compulsory. It is important for students to attend and participate actively in officebased meetings with lecturers as each tutorial will achieve different milestones as stated in the calendar below. Students should be self-directed in their work and time management. SABD – Working Drawings (Detailing) (ARC 2613), Oct 2012

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Tutorials will be conducted in the form of individual / group discussions where appropriate in the office. Students are required participate in all company activities as directed by their individual employers. This is compulsory and leads to the final assessment of the module. Students should work vigorously on their projects during the time between office-visits

References 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Uniform Building By-Laws of Malaysia, International Law Book Services, Kuala Lumpur 2009 Building Technology (3rd edition or later)-, Ivor H. Seeley, MacMillan 1991Architects’ Working Details, The Architects’ Journal, David Jenkins & Louis Dezart, London 1989 Builders’ Detail Sheets (2nd edition or later), Sam Smith, E & FN SPON, London 1995Metric Handbook, Patricia Tutt, David Adler, Butterworth Architecture 1993-

Assessment There are 3 separate assessments that will determine the grade awarded for this module, including a written report that will also serve as a portfolio stub. Task 1 40% (WEEKLY, FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT) Every week, from Week 1 – Week 7. Students will be required to keep a weekly logbook of activities, to be discussed with lecturers and assessed via lecturer / employer observation & feedback. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENT : Logsheet(s) suitably compiled, evidence of drawings done over each weekly period. Task 2 30% (OVERALL EMPLOYER FEEDBACK) : Week 7 Students will be assessed via written feedback from their employer covering 3 separate areas, namely: 1) ABILITY TO HANDLE PROJECT WORK AND DRAWING TASKS SATISFACTORILY 2) TIME MANAGEMENT AND MULTI-TASKING ABILITIES 3) SUITABILITY FOR PRESENT AND FUTURE EMPLOYMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SUBMISSION REQUIREMENT : Report Sheet (COMPLETED BY EMPLOYER) Task 3 30% (FINAL REPORT, SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT): Students are to produce a bound, final report (A4 format, with A3 fold-outs where necessary) detailing their contribution to their respective offices during the work attachment period. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS : A4 bound report, with 1 sample of the MOST SIGNIFICANT drawing produced each week for all 7 weeks. NOTE: Copies of major relevant work should be made available to the lecturer in charge for purposes of summative assessment. (Work considered private by the relevant companies should be presented visually to the lecturer during office visits for formative assessment).

SABD – Working Drawings (Detailing) (ARC 2613), Oct 2012

Assessment Criteria (Drawn info): . The general assessment criteria are as follows:      Clarity and completeness of drawn information Appropriateness of linetypes to drawn elements Understanding of basic principles and requirements of drawing conventions and hatching Communication of materials and in orthographic projection Ability to explain appropriateness of drawings produced

All assignments must be completed and submitted to receive a final completion grade in this unit. PLEASE NOTE THAT TERMINATION (WITH JUST CAUSE) BY THE EMPLOYER AT ANY TIME DURING THE MODULE WILL RESULT IN THE AWARD OF AN “F” GRADE. TIMELINE: Briefing(s) at Taylor’s Lakeside Campus will be performed prior to the beginning of the Work Attachment on 21 January.

Wk 1 (JAN 21) Wk 2

Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2

Beginning of work attachment Office based-work Office-based-assignments Consultation 1 Office-based-assignments Consultation 2 BREAK FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR (DURATION DEPENDANT ON INDIVIDUAL OFFICES) Office-based-assignments Consultation 3 Office-based-assignments Consultation 4 Office-based-assignments Consultation 5 Office-based-assignments Submission of log-books, individual report. Check-out interview.

Wk 3

Session 1 Session 2

Wk 4 Wk 5

CNY BREAK Session 1 Session 2

Wk 6

Session 1 Session 2

Wk 7

Session 1 Session 2

Wk 8 END : (MAR 15)

Session 1 Session 2

Type of assessment and feedback Each student will be graded in the form of formative and summative assessments. Formative assessments will provide information to guide the student in the design process. This form of assessment will be conducted through staggered submissions. Summative assessment will inform the student about the level of understanding and performance capabilities achieved at the end of the module.

SABD – Working Drawings (Detailing) (ARC 2613), Oct 2012

Assessment Details Assessment Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 TOTAL

Learning outcomes 1,2,3,5,6 2,5,6 4,5,6

Duration 7 weeks 7 weeks 7 weeks

% 40 30 30 100%

Due Weekly Week 7 Week 7

Marks and Grading Table Assessments and grades will generally be returned within 2 weeks of your submission. You will be given the grades and necessary feedback for each submission. Grade Marks Grade Points 4.00 3.67 3.33 3.00 2.67 2.33 2.00 1.67 1.33 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Fail Fail Fail Withdrawn Fail Insufficient evidence of understanding of the subject matter; weakness in critical and analytical skills; limited or irrelevant use of the literature. Given to a student who does not attend the final examination without valid reasons. Given to a student who is barred from taking the examination due to attendance of less than 80% or to a student who arrives more than 30 minutes late for the examination without valid grounds. Given to a subject withdrawn between week 5 and week 7 (inclusive) of the semester. Given to a subject withdrawn between week 8 and week 11 (inclusive) of the semester. Marginal Fail Evidence of minimally acceptable familiarity with subject matter, critical and analytical skills. Acceptable Definition Description Evidence of original thinking; demonstrated outstanding capacity to analyze and synthesize; outstanding grasp of subject matter; evidence of extensive knowledge base. Evidence of grasp of subject matter, some evidence of critical capacity and analytical ability, reasonable understanding of relevant issues; evidence of familiarity with the literature. Evidence of some understanding of the subject matter; ability to develop solutions to simple problems; benefiting from his / her university experience.


80 – 100 75 – 79 70 – 74 65 – 69 60 – 64 55 – 59 50 – 54 47 - 49 44 - 46 40 – 43 0 – 39 0 0 0

Excellent Very Good Good

SABD – Working Drawings (Detailing) (ARC 2613), Oct 2012





Given to a student who does not complete certain requirements, including examination / test (excluding practicum), on valid grounds such as medical conditions.

Attendance and Participation
Your attendance at the office is compulsory. You are expected to attend and participate actively in all assignments issued by your employer. Tutorials / meetings with the lecturers are to assist you in expanding your understanding of the work requirements and your project progression. Your work will be graded based on your performance throughout the semester. Your office performance is as important as the end product.

Rules and Regulations
Project submission deadlines given by your employer are to be strictly observed. All activities will be graded partially based on employer satisfaction. Repeatedly delayed submissions will result in reduction of marks. Any medical certificate must be forwarded to the employer (with a copy to the lecturer) in case of any sickness, which prohibited you from attending the class. Plagiarism will be taken as a serious case and will result in failure of the course. ALL WORK PRODUCED BY STUDENTS DURING THE SHORT SEMESTER IN EMPLOYER’S OFFICES WILL BE THE PROPERTY OF THE EMPLOYER. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO RESPECT THE INTELLECTUAL COPYRIGHT OF THE EMPLOYERS IN ALL RESPECTIVE OFFICES. This course outline is subjected to changes in short notice.

SABD – Working Drawings (Detailing) (ARC 2613), Oct 2012

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