Course code Arhi1013

Credit points 1

Construction Graphics II

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Number of hours for laboratory classes8

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation23.03.2021

Responsible UnitDepartment of Architecture and Building

Course developer

author prof.

Raitis Brencis

Dr. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

Arhi1025, Construction Graphics

Course abstract

Construction graphics documents. Drawing technique, scales, drawing sizes. Making of sizes in drawings. Stages of design. Design of drawings. Floor plans and sections. Facades. Constructive elements of buildings. Drawings of metal and timber constructions. General plan of building project. Drawing of prestressed concrete. Drawings of sanitary-technical systems of engineer constructions.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge of building drawings

and design principles, regarding the content and design of a building project. (practical works, laboratory works)

Skills to draw drawings in pencil technique, prepare materials for drawings in computer engineering. (laboratory works)

Competence - to draw up the main drawings of a building design - floor plans, cuts, facades, knots and master plan. (laboratory works).

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Drawings and indications Drawings of building facades. (laboratory works 1 h);
2. Master plans of the construction facility. (laboratory works 3 h; practical works 3 h);
3. Drawings of the constructions of the rod-concrete. Drawings of wooden structures. (laboratory works 3 h; practical works 4 h);
4. Drawings of sanitary systems. Drawings of engineering structures. (laboratory works 1 h; practical works 1 h).

Requirements for awarding credit points

A drawing set of the residential building must be drawn up in a pencil technique.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Students shall independently perform the final design and assembling of drawing works for transfer. Independently select the necessary materials used for the drawing building.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

The assessment consists of a cumulative assessment of the session visit (20%) and the performance and compliance of the submitted drawing set (80%).

Compulsory reading

1. Auzukalns J. u.c. Būvgrafika. Mācību līdzeklis. Rīga: RTU, 2007. 396 lpp.
2. Rendow Y. Architectural Drawing: A Visual Compendium of Types and Methods. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley, 2013. 587 p.
3. Latvijas valsts standarts. EN ISD 3766; 4157; 4172; 6284; 7437; 8560; 9431 Būvniecības rasējumi.

Further reading

1. Mārtina Dž. Rokasgrāmata zīmēšanā un gleznošanā. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 1995. 88 lpp.
2. Будасов Б.В., Георгиевский О.В. Строительное черчение. Москва: Стройиздат, 2002. 450 с.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Praktiskā Būvniecība. Rīga: ISAVE. ISSN 1407-8929.


Compulsory Course for the Second level professional higher educational programme “Civil Engineering”