The purpose of this study is to examine the knowledge of the architectural design education for freshman. In particular, the difference between Japanese students and foreign students was revealed by questionnaire. The following results were obtained : 1) The modeling is more effective than drawing plan for foreign students to understand architectures. 2) The problems about understanding drawings are the meaning of the line and symbols. So, it is important to make environments to be taught each other. 3) The most difficult matter in case of drawing is the expression and the curve of the line. Textbook is utilized for foreign students to understand plan and learn method.