August 12, 2018 - Due this Friday, August 17th
AC-ADDII-6 Create a project presentation for a building.
6.1 Research architectural presentations.
Today: Discuss models. Feedback.
Choose a famous architectural structure and architect from the list below. Research and create a word document answering the following questions. Then, create a creative and well organized 18 x 24 poster of your chosen architect and famous house to present to the class.
Bio + pic
Description of architectural style - "known for"
Fun or interesting Facts
Identify at least 3 additional projects they designed
Pick from attached list:
Other architects and firms listed on link to the left.
August 7, 2018
Finish up the 9 paper study models. Begin handout 1 (interlocking 2 x 2 squares) and handout 2 (simple site plan). Material: chipboard Tools: Glue, Xacto knives
August 2-3, 2018
We will practice making study models by hand all week. Focus on precision, cutting, folding, etc.
August 1, 2018
Welcome back to architecture! Hope you had a great summer. We will be spending time introducing ourselves to each other and reviewing the course syllabus. We will then design quick paper "sketches" of creative architectural structures focusing on public buildings - hotel, museum, stadium, etc.
We will be focusing on commercial architecture and mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for the Revit User Certification Exam at the end of the course.