Architecture and Construction

    Principles of Architecture

    Principles of Architecture provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management. Achieving proficiency in decision making and problem solving is an essential skill for career planning and lifelong learning. Students use self-knowledge, education, and career information to set and achieve realistic career and educational goals. Job-specific training can be provided through training modules that identify career goals in trade and industry areas. Classroom studies include topics such as safety, work ethics, communication, information technology applications, systems, health, environment, leadership, teamwork, ethical and legal responsibility, employability, and career development.

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    Architectural Design I

    In Architectural Design I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter a career in architecture or construction or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, interior design, or landscape architecture. Architectural Design I include the knowledge of the design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for nonresidential or residential architectural purposes.

    Activities and Projects 

    • Gingerbread Build Off | Pictures
    • Chromebook Box Houses | Pictures
    • 3D Eiffel Towers | Pictures
    • Walking Architectural Tour of Downtown Houston | Pictures
    • WHS City Design Project
    • Paper Rollercoaster
    • OSHA Certification