Journal for Geometry and Graphics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 75 - 82 (1997)

Teaching Descriptive Geometry at the Faculty of Architecture

Albert Schmid-Kirsch

Faculty of Architecture, Hannover University,
Königsworther Platz 1, D-30167 Hannover, Germany

Abstract: This paper presents a glimpse into how Descriptive Geometry is taught in Hannover. After 15 years of teaching experience one goal of this course is to bridge the gap between everyday experience and scientific methods. Descriptive Geometry for architects should provide basic information on the geometry of shapes as well as on projection methods. Lectures should not only address the brain but all senses.

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