Arch 103 is a foundation course in graphic communication that equips students with means and methods in graphic medium to be utilized in documenting and analyzing existing 3D objects as well as designing new ones. Basic manual drawing techniques are conveyed to the students through exercises having basic geometrical shapes. It is a prerequisite of the Arch 104, in which students are expected to develop and complement the basic knowledge and skills introduced in Arch 103 in representing architectural works.
These courses also aim at equipping students with the necessary to be utilized in their design courses. It should be kept in mind that, drawing is not just a manual work and an end in itself but the primary means to think visually .