Contact & Communications

Professor: Michael Loo

Email address:

Slack Channel: arch 1231-spring_2023

Office Hours: Tuesday 11:00 am-1:00 am

Office Hours Link: Email for Link

Class Meeting Information

All classes start promptly at 8:30am and conclude at 12:40pm

In-person class meeting location: V-302


Course Description: An introduction to basic materials of construction and the fundamental principals of hand drafting and system analysis. The coursework includes surveying existing conditions, development of plans, elevations, and sections, and basic details as well as the study of material properties and applications.

Credits / Hours: 3 CREDITS / 5 HOURS (1 LECTURE + 4 LAB)

Section Number: D067

Prerequisites: ARCH 1101 Introduction to Architecture

Course context: This course is positioned between the Intro to Architecture course and the higher-level building technology courses. This course will prepare you for further exploration of building technology, technical documentation, and understanding of structure, materials, and building assemblies.

The full course syllabus can be found on the ARCH 1231 Course Hub Openlab Site


Grading information for all course assignments can be found on the ARCH 1231 Course Hub Openlab Site