Arch 436 Advanced Modeling Summer 2019

Advanced Modeling

Course Description:
This course will focus on 3D modeling of complex geometric components in Architecture and design.
Concepts explored will concentrate on the advancement of digital design as an iterative process.
Various modeling types covered are: Explicit Modeling, Nurbs Surface Modeling, Parametric Modeling & Responsive Modeling.

Prerequisite: DC 3 or permission to take the course

CLASS LIST

Syllabus:

Arch 436_SU19_Syllabus

Professor:

Alphonso Peluso: peluso@iit.edu

 

Class-01:  Introduction _ Interface _ Geometry Types _ Nurbs 

Videos:

 

Homework 01:

Part 1

Use Rhino to create a massing of your latest studio project _ Then recreate the massing in Grasshopper _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with the Rhino and Grasshopper massings, Your Name, Assignment 01 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page _ Please note that your portal page already exists _ Please do not make any new pages or posts

Part 2

Research past precedents of well documented Utopian developments _ Find (3) different developments (note: they do not need to be residential)_ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with the (3) Different Precedent Studies, A Brief Description of each one,  Your Name, Assignment 01 Part 02, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page _ Please note that your portal page already exists _ Please do not make any new pages or posts _ Be prepared to present the precedents next class

 

 

Class-02: Populating Geometry _ Using Multiple Values

Videos:

Homework 02:

Part 1

Watch the (2) videos above on making a Grasshopper Folding Pattern _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (2) images (1) from the end of each video, Your Name, Assignment 02 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page _ Please note that your portal page already exists _ Please do not make any new pages or posts

 

Part 2

Form a group of 2 or 4 students to work together on the final project _ students can be from either Arch 438 or Arch 436 _ visit the site before next class _ take lots and lots of photos from ALL areas _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg or jpegs with all of your photos, A summary of your site visit,  Your Names, Assignment 02 Part 02, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg or jpegs to your portal page _ Please note that your portal page already exists _ Please do not make any new pages or posts _ Be prepared to present your group’s work next class

Site Address:

Indian Lakes Resort

250 W Schick Rd Bloomingdale IL

 

Suburban Places to see: (not required)

Homes that I designed and built:

277 Pheasant LN Bloomingdale IL

122 S Maple Ave Bloomingdale IL

25W270 Argyle Ave. Keeneyville IL

 

Morton Arboretum

Farnsworth House

Ford Residence Aurora IL – Bruce Goff – Architect

Glendale Heights Post Office – Ross Barney Architects

Serta International – Andrew Metter – Architect

 

 

Class-03: Populating Geometry #2 _ Using Multiple Values#2

Homework 03:

Part 1

Watch the video above on making a Grasshopper Generative Components _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (1) image from the end of the video, Your Name, Assignment 03 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page _ Please note that your portal page already exists _ Please do not make any new pages or posts

Part 2

Working in your group make a Conceptual Design Presentation PDF, The conceptual design presentation should include a written proposal of no less than 500 words, a program, and any other supporting information to support your ideas. _ Upload the PDF to your portal page _Be prepared to present the Conceptual Design Presentation PDF next class

 

 

Class-04: Building Case Study _ Absolute Towers _ Mad Architects

https://www.archdaily.com/306566/absolute-towers-mad-architects

Homework 04:

Part 1

Watch the video above on making Nervi’s Palazzetto Dello Sport _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (1) image from the end of the video, Your Name, Assignment 04 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page _ Please note that your portal page already exists _ Please do not make any new pages or posts

 

Part 2

Working in your group finalize your Conceptual Design Presentation PDF, The conceptual design presentation should include a written proposal of no less than 500 words, a program, and any other supporting information to support your ideas. _ Upload the PDF to the GROUP portal page _ Be prepared to present the Final Conceptual Design Presentation PDF next class

 

 

Class-05: Building Case Study _ African Museum _ UNStudio Architects _ Intro to Weaverbird

https://www.unstudio.com/en/page/3398/grand-musee-de-l-afrique

 

Homework 05:

Part 1

Watch the video above on making Folding Plates _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (1) image from the end of the video, Your Name, Assignment 05 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page

Part 2

Working in your group begin the Design Development Phase _ Create a 3D Massing Model _ Using Grasshopper apply the parametric modeling techniques covered in the course so far  _ Be prepared to present your progress next class

 

 

Class-06: Building Case Study _ African Museum _ UNStudio Architects Continued…… and more Weaverbird

https://www.unstudio.com/en/page/3398/grand-musee-de-l-afrique

Homework 06:

Part 1

Watch the video above on Grasshopper Data Trees _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (1) image from the end of the video, Your Name, Assignment 06 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page

Part 2

Working in your group create draft images of the required final renderings _Upload the images to the GROUP portal page  _ Be prepared to present your progress next class

 

Class-07: Work In Class

Homework 07:

Part 1

Watch the video above on Shell Structure Tessellations _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (1) image from the end of the video, Your Name, Assignment 07 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page

Part 2

Working in your group create draft images of the required final sections _Upload the images to the GROUP portal page  _ Be prepared to present your progress next class

 

 

Class-08:  Shark Gills Case Study

In-Class Case Study: 10 Hills Place Amanda Levete Architects

In-Class Case Study: Enzo Ferrari Museum Future Systems + Shiro Studio

In-Class Case Study: Soma – One Ocean Expo 2012 South Korea

Video

Homework 08:

Working in your group update the required final renderings and sections _Upload the images to the GROUP portal page  _ Be prepared to present your progress next class

 

 

Final Date: Thursday June 27th

Time: 10 am

Location: 3410 Computer Lab

Final Assignment: Indian_Lakes_Final_SU19