ITD910 - Perspective Drawings and Floor Plans

Outline info
Last revision date 2018-09-12 16:09:17.846
Last review date 2018-09-12 16:09:17.848

Subject Title
Perspective Drawings and Floor Plans

Subject Description
Students acquire a sound understanding of how to read and interpret architectural floor plans using the tools and techniques of drafting. Orthographic projection drawing and pictorial drawing are included.

Credit Status
One credit toward the Interior Decorating Certificate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Distinguish between orthographic and single-line drawings analyzing their differences and inter-relationships.

2. Use and apply complex single-line drawings, paraline and perspective drawings, all of which are methods of communicating design.

3. Use 1-2 point perspective drawings from an existing plan as a tool of communication with clients and professionals.

4. Draft and design a partial plan configuration according to specifications.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite: ITD901

Corequisite: ITD902

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the subject prerequisites are met.

Topic Outline
- Texture, line work, floor plans
- Windows, doors, elevations
- Oblique drawings
- Drafting of oblique shapes
- Introduction to 1 point perspective
- Isometric drawings
- 1 point perspective drawings
- Introduction to 2 point perspective
- Professional practice and assessment

Mode of Instruction
-Lectures, demonstration and practical work.

This subject is delivered on-line.  This may involve the use of digital materials and / or a text, group discussions, interaction with your instructor and on-line activities.

Prescribed Texts
Architectural Graphics - Ching, Frank; Publisher: Wiley

Designing Interiors, 2nd Edition.
Rosemary & W.Otie Kilmer

Reference Material

Required Supplies
 Supplies purchased for ITD901 may be used for this subject.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Term Work and Final Examination Requirements:

If you are unable to complete the Final Exam/Assignment in this subject, you must provide documentation to support the absence to the instructor within one week.  If necessary, this information will be presented at the promotion meeting for consideration in determining and recommending the final grade.

All term work assignments must be completed prior to the time of the final examination. Unless students have been granted an extension in advance, late assignments will be penalized accordingly. There is no provision for rewriting late assignments, regardless of the grade awarded.  Students must contact faculty in advance of due date to discuss extensions. If an assignment is missed due to class absence, any official documentation that might be grounds for arranging a make-up opportunity must be submitted to the faculty member on or before the next scheduled class.  Make-up opportunities do not apply to all graded assignments.

Test and Exam dates have been pre-arranged and are non-negotiable.  If a test/exam is missed, the student must provide official documentation to support the reason for the absence within one week to the instructor.  Make-up tests or exams will be granted for extenuating circumstances only and at the discretion of the faculty. 
For further information on evaluation and academic standing, please refer to the Seneca College Academic Policy

Grading is based on the following marking scheme:


Item Weighting Content
Assignment 1 5% One-P. Perspective of a Bedroom
Assignment 2 10% One-Pt. Perspective of Living/Dining
Assignment 3 5% One Pt. Perspective Stairs
Assignment 4 10% Two. Pt. Perspective of a Room
Assignment 5 10% Two Pt. Perspective of Kitchen
Midterm Exam 20%  
Final Project 40%  

Assignments 35%
Midterm  10%
Final Project 35%
Final Exam 20%

To pass this subject, students must achieve the learning outcomes of the subject.  This is demonstrated by the student's successful completion of the term work and final exam/evaluations.  A passing grade in this course is a minimum of 55%.

Approved by: Sandra Noble