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Architectural and Mechanical Design Academy

Architectural and Mechanical Design Academy imageVera Unzhakova, Master's Degree in Architecture

Imagine a building, standing amongst others in a high fashion, different from all the others, which, also, are different amongst themselves; now imagine if the building never existed. Houses, schools, office structures, bridges, etc. you name it, Architects design it. In addition to traditional core classes, the academy provides students with hands on experience encompassing architecture design and construction, and technology classes which provide students the opportunity to design and build creative projects. Students desiring a career in architecture and mechanical design will have industry-recognized credentials and preparation for advanced study.

Required Courses:

  • Introduction to Drafting Design
  • Intermediate Drafting Design
  • Introduction to Architectural Design
  • Intermediate Architectural Design

The three year curriculum is as follows:

Sophomore year

  • Basic manual drafting skills - lettering, proper drawing techniques, and different types of scales.
  • Explore career choices in the architecture and engineering fields.

Junior year

  • CAD drawings using simple techniques to develop more complex structures.
  • Juniors will begin to use critical thinking skills to develop 3D models and design bridges among other advanced structures.

Senior year

  • Students begin developing their dream houses and go through the entire process of professional development and design.
  • Learn architectural and engineering processes in building design, for example thinking critically about the different aspects of foundation, roof, and electrical components.
  • Completed projects are displayed in the school.

Awards and Recognition:

  • Montgomery County Commission - Park Design 2012
  • NASA (HUNCH) - 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
  • Montgomery Planning and Development Department - 2010, 2011
  • People's Choice Award 2010 and 2011
  • Can Structure Design 2nd Place 2012, 1st Place 2011, 2nd Place 2010

Clubs and professional affiliations:

  • Skill USA

Here at Brewtech, we don't just design buildings, we design the future.

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