|Course Name||Intermediate 2D/3D Computer Modeling|
Here we will list all the Sessions tied to this course.
Week 1 - June 27th - 2D DRAWING AND ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION , Week 2 (Attendance Optional) - July 4th - 3D MODELING 1 , Week 3 - July 11th - 3D MODELING (CONT.) + DRAWING EXTRACTION , Week 4 - July 18th - INTRO TO RENDERING/TOPICS , Week 5 - July 25th - TEXTURE MAPPING , Week 6 - August 1st - POST-PROCESSING , Week 7 - August 8th - PRESENTATION PREP , Week 8 - August 15th - FINAL REVIEW
This course provides an overview of the methods and applications of digital representation in architectural design. Emphasis will be placed on using 3D digital tools to create 2D drawings and 3D models that creatively and precisely visualize spatial relationships. Weekly exercises will develop skills in digital modeling, drawing, rendering, post-processing, and presentation.
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|27 June||Week 1 - June 27th - 2D DRAWING AND ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION|
|We will go over the course syllabus and objectives, and introduce 2D drawing and orthographic projection. We will look at a range of drawing methods and techniques that demonstrate how measured information can be graphically communicated, focusing on plan, section, and elevation.|
|4 July||Week 2 (Attendance Optional) - July 4th - 3D MODELING 1|
|This week we will review progress made on term project objectives and 2D drawings from the previous session. We will then introduce Rhino3D and discuss its capabilities as a design and representational tool moving from a 2D to 3D architectural workspace. During this course students will learn the methods of model construction in Rhino3D and ways of implementing them into a design workflow.|
|11 July||Week 3 - July 11th - 3D MODELING (CONT.) + DRAWING EXTRACTION|
Moving forward with our 3D models, we will extract 2D drawings from the 3D workspace and move into editing drawings using Adobe Illustrator. Learning how to manage lineweights across platforms as well as preparing files to print, and plotting, will be covered in lecture and workshop.
|18 July||Week 4 - July 18th - INTRO TO RENDERING/TOPICS|
|This week we will introduce rendering with Vray for Rhino. We will look at how to set up basic sunlight system, saved views, and how to render for shadows. As this week also marks the halfway point in the term, we will go over any topics from the first half that need additional attention.|
|25 July||Week 5 - July 25th - TEXTURE MAPPING|
|Using hand drawn materials and textures for digital rendering, we will learn how to apply texture to the 3D models. Drawing material to scale, scanning drawings, importing and editing in Photoshop, and applying texture to model surfaces will be the focus of this week's class.|
|1 August||Week 6 - August 1st - POST-PROCESSING|
|This week we will bring our rendered images and exported 2D line work into Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop for post-processing. Working with entourage, we will populate rendered perspectives with scaled figures and furniture, and discuss how to successfully use entourage as a way to support the narrative of your project.|
|8 August||Week 7 - August 8th - PRESENTATION PREP|
As we prepare for the final review, we will emphasize layout and presentation this week. We will spend time reviewing the final drawings that will be included in each students' final presentation, as well as going over finer points of layout composition and presentation. This is also an opportunity to discuss any questions or issues that have arisen in the process of the project.
|15 August||Week 8 - August 15th - FINAL REVIEW|
|Each student will pinup his or her project in Wurster Hall Room 104. Please bring your own push pins, and be pinned up at least 15 minutes before the beginning of class.|