Team Vocabulary – Weekly


VocabularyΒ  For Arch 1290

  1. Parametric – A way of describing something
  2. Schematic Design – 3 or more different ideas
  3. Design Development – Choosing Materials
  4. Construction Documents – Set instructions to build
  5. Bid Documents – Construction Documents and specification
  6. Hosting – the entity that oversees lower entities
  7. Default – present

VocabularyΒ  For Arch 1200

  1. Node – It’s a point where you make a decision
  2. Verbose – to much
  3. Poche – rendering

11 Responses to Team Vocabulary – Weekly

  1. Cindy Alonzo says:


    Vocabulary For Arch 1290:

    1. RAM – Random Access Memory

    2. Hard Drive – Storing Cabinet

    3. Propagate – To copy certain things and import to a new level

    Vocabulary For Arch 1200

    1. Column – Is a structural vertical column that supports weight

    2. Footing – Is a load transfer

    3. Isometric – A 30 degree 3D perspective

    4. Axonometric – Is a 45 degree 3D perspective

  2. Cindy Alonzo says:


    Vocabulary for Arch 1290

    1. Duplicate – its a copy

    2. Parapet – extension of exterior wall above the roof

    3. Project Browser – window in Revit that contains all the components in a project such as views, schedules, sheets, and families

    Vocabulary for Arch 1200

    1. Integral – Consisting or composed parts of that together constitute of a whole

    2. Family – a collection of objects used in constructing and designing of a site

    3. Case study – is a proposal of consisting details that explains a construction assembly

    4. Line Weight – is the difference between line thicknesses

  3. Cindy Alonzo says:


    Vocabulary for Arch 1290

    1. North Elevation – is when looking at the project from the north view

    2. Section – is a cut through a project which allows you to see the view behind

    3. Weep Holes – A small hole ( usually located at the base of the building) that drains water coming from inside the wall

    4. Wythe – a continuous vertical section of masonry one unit in thickness

    5. Virus – a program that is able to duplicate itself and harm other files and programs in the computer

    Vocabulary for Arch 1200

    1. Expansion Joint – is a gap that allows a surface space to be able to expand

    2. Compression – puts load on an object in terms of weight

    3. Caulking – is a material used to cover or protect something

    4. Control Joint – an international , linear discontinuity in a structure or component designed to form a plane of weakness where cracking can occur in response to various forces so as to minimize or eliminate cracking elsewhere in the structure

  4. Cindy Alonzo says:

    TEAM 1 – WEEK 5 – Vocabulary

    Vocabulary for 1290

    1. Spline – a command that allows you to create curves

    2. Hide – Temporarily hides an entity

    3. Mirror – Copying an object over axis

    4. Split Region – is where an object is cut into two parts to allow separation

    Vocabulary for Arch 1200

    1. Flashing – piece of metal used to prevent water from entering cavity wall, roof

    2. Tensile strength – how much an object can resist stretch

    3. Clamp – used to join to materials

    4. Lintel – carried load of wall, used in openings

  5. Cindy Alonzo says:

    Team 1 – Week 6 – Vocabulary

    Vocabulary for Arch 1290

    1. Truss – A structure comprising one or more triangular units constructed with straight members whose ends are connected at joints referred to as node

    2. Callout – detailing at larger scale

    3. Roof – overhead covering of a building with its required supports

    4. Facade – External face of a structure

    5. Egress – exit

    Vocabulary for Arch 1200

    1. Ventilation – process of supplying fresh new air into an enclosed space and removing from it air that is contaminated by odors

    2. Brick CMU – concrete masonry unit

  6. Cindy Alonzo says:

    TEAM 1 – WEEK 7 – Vocabulary

    1. Roof – The exterior surface and its supporting structures on the top of a building.

    2. Spline curve – Is a command that allows you to pick several points which creates a curve.

    3. Extrusion – The act or process of pushing or thrusting out.

    4. Column – Transfers the load for anything sitting on top of it.

    5. Foundation – It’s the lowest load bearing part of a building.

    6. Hide – it a command that temporarily hides an entry in Revit.

  7. Cindy Alonzo says:

    TEAM 1 – WEEK 8 – Vocabulary

    1. Title block – is a space that provides client information, drawing title, the scale and the sheet number.

    2. Scale – is a way of making the drawings to have a measurement where you can relate it to a 1’ in dimension.

    3. Crop – is a command where you an object smaller

    4. Elevations – Is a view of the drawings based on their sides.

    5. Legends – Is an area where the items are listed.

    6. Schedules – Is a grid that provides the quantities of an object on a drawing and the location of the object on the drawing.

    7. Project Browser – Is a window in Revit that contains all of the components in a project such as views, schedules, sheets and families.

  8. Cindy Alonzo says:

    TEAM 1 – WEEK 9 – Vocabulary

    1. Joint- Is where two things are connected.

    2. Grid Lines – Are lines that create a grid.

    3. Precast Panels – it’s a piece of cured concrete that had been done off the construction site.

    4. Metal Ties – A strip of corrugated metal used to tie a brick veneer wall to framework

    5. Brick – A small rectangular block typically made of fired or sun-dried clay, used in building

    6. Guidelines – They are reference lines that are used when drawing.

    7. Layers – It allows you to distinguish the difference between drawing components.

    8. Array – Is a command that allows you to duplicate an item multiply times at once in a group.

  9. Cindy Alonzo says:

    TEAM 1 – WEEK 10 – Vocabulary

    1. Plot – Is being able to print the drawing.

    2. Page setup Manager – Is a window that allows you to change the page size of the drawing, etc

    3. Viewport – Is a screen that allows you to see the drawing through the paper – space in AutoCAD.

    4. Model Space – It’s a design area in AutoCAD where you produce your drawing.

  10. Cindy Alonzo says:

    TEAM 1 – WEEK 11 – Vocabulary

    1. Hidden Line – It’s a line style set as dashes.

    2. Mirror – a command that copy’s object over an Axis.

    3. Rendering – it’s a process of depicting a realistic photo from a model.

  11. Cindy Alonzo says:

    TEAM 1 – WEEK 12 – Vocabulary

    1. Curtain Wall – Is a design wall that is non – structural and generally hangs from the structural wall.

    2. Divide – Is a command that allows you to divide a line segment into equal segments.

    3. Mullions – A structural element which divides adjacent window units.

    4. Dissimilar – Not the same.

    5. Tension – It relates to the force pulling.

    6. Specification – is the requirements of the project.

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