Arch 436 Advanced Modeling Summer 2021

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: Parametric Modeling, Generative Modeling, Responsive Modeling and Form Finding.

Prerequisite: DC 3 or permission to take the course

Syllabus:

Arch 436_SU21_Syllabus

Professor:

Alphonso Peluso: peluso@iit.edu

Past Student Work

Past Final Examples:

Past Student Work – Arch436 – Spring 2020

Past Student Work – Arch436 – Fall 2019

Past Student Work – Arch436 – Spring 2019

Past Student Work – Arch 436 – Fall 2018

Past Student Work – Arch 436 – Spring 2018

Past Student Work – Arch 436 – Fall 2017

Past Student Work – Arch 436 – Spring 2017

Past Student Work – Arch 436 – Fall 2016

Past Student Work РArch 436 РSpring 2016

Past Student Work – Arch 436 – Fall 2015

Past Student Work – Arch 436 – Summer 2015

Past Student Work РArch 436 РFall 2014

 

Past Midterm Examples:

Midterm Examples: Fall 2019

Midterm Examples: Spring 2019

Midterm Examples: Fall 2018

Midterm Examples: Summer 2018 (this is Summer Final but semester was only 6 weeks)

Midterm Examples: Spring 2018

Midterm Examples: Fall 2017

Midterm Examples: Summer 2017 (this is Summer Final but semester was only 6 weeks)

Midterm Examples: Spring 2017

Midterm Examples: Fall 2016

Midterm Examples: Summer 2016

Midterm Examples: Spring 2016

 

Class Tutorials and Assignments:
Class-01: 

Introduction _ Interface _ Geometry Types _ Nurbs
What is Rhino Grasshopper 3D?
What Is Grasshopper Good For?

Assignment 01

Arch436_Assignment_01

 

Videos:



Class-02: 

Build a Strong Foundation in Grasshopper
Generating Multiple Values
( Series ) _ ( Range ) _ ( Domain ) _ ( Random ) ( Graph Mapper )
Generative Components
( Iso Trim ) _ ( Divide Domain 2 ) _ ( Morph Box )
( Surface Box)

 

Assignment 02

Arch436_Assignment_02

 



Class-03: 

Intro to Kangaroo Physics _ Intro to Galapagos (Design Optimization)

Assignment 03

Arch436_Assignment_03

Readings:

Function of Form-Shell Systems-Farshid Moussavi
Structure Systems-Shell Structures-Heino Engel

Reading: FORM_FINDING

Reading: ISS101 ( Form Finding and Analysis )

Reading: ISS201( Concepts to Constructs )

Case Studies: ENGEL_Form_Finding

Image Source:  The Engineer’s Contribution to Contemporary Architecture HEINZ ISLER by John Chilton, Riba Publications

 

Class 04:

3D Printing in the Architecture Shop with Ultimakers
https://ultimaker.com/3d-printers/ultimaker-3

Assignment 04

Using Kangaroo make (3) 3D Prints that could fit in a 3″ cube. Be sure to select more then one point for an anchor.

The Shop 3D Printing Protocol:

3D Print Instructions

Cura Post Processing Software ‘AKA Slicer’ Download:

https://ultimaker.com/software/ultimaker-cura

Ultimaker Videos:

Cura Video:

 

Class-05: 

Kangaroo Physics Part 2 _ Defining Anchor Points using Points in Curves _ Pressure Load

Assignment 05

Use Kangaroo and Weaverbird to make more complex versions of Assignment 04

 



Class-06: 

 Minimal Surfaces


Mesh Color Video:

Class-07

Biomorpher and Mesh+

 

Biomorpher Video:

Mesh+ Video:

 

 



Class-08:

Human UI Video:

Class-09:

IntraLattice

Video:

 

FINAL ASSIGNMENT

FINAL ASSIGNMENT

Arch 436_SU21_Final