Planning & Production Drawings:
Planning is key to achieving success in solving any design based problem. The depth of planning
undertaken throughout all stages of the project is captured in the design folio and will have a direct
impact on the quality of the artefact which will be produced. Planning is an integral part of all
aspects of the process of design. Therefore, evidence of planning should be presented in all elements
of the process.
Analysis and investigation will have been considered at this stage. This element will focus on the
creation of a prototype, working drawings and a work schedule.
Why create a prototype?
Students should create a prototype at this stage for a number of reasons. The process of producing a