Arch 438 Design Visualization Summer 2019

Design Visualization

Course Description:
This course is an in-depth exploration of new visualization techniques to support and express architectural design through 3D rendering. Topics covered will include: 3D modeling, cameras, lighting, material mapping, & rendering output. Presentation concepts covered include: storytelling, rendering style, visual mood & image composition.

Prerequisite: DC II or permission to take the course

Syllabus:

Arch 438_SU19_Syllabus

Professor:
Alphonso Peluso: peluso@iit.edu

CLASS LIST

Past Final Examples:

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Summer 2017

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2016

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2015

Arch438 – Design Visualization – Summer 2015

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2014

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Summer 2014

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2013

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Summer 2013

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2012

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Summer 2012

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2011

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Summer 2011

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2010

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Summer 2010

Past Midterm Examples:

Arch438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2016

Arch 438 – Design Visualization – Fall 2015

 

Class-01:

Visualization Firm of the Day: Neoscape – www.neoscape.com

Rhino Export / Import to 3DS Max Video:

Revit  Export / Import to 3DS Max Video:

3DS Max basic materials, camera, output size video:

Homework 01:

Part 1

Import 2 floors from a past studio project into 3DS Max _ Create an Art Renderer Sun Positioner and a Physical Camera _ Render the Camera view and 3D view from above _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with the (2) renderings, 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:

Visualization Firm of the Day: Hayes Davidson – www.hayesdavidson.com

 

Homework 02:

Part 1

Import the entire exterior shell (building envelope) of your past studio project into 3DS Max _ Apply the skills covered during class _ Render the Camera view and 3D view from above _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (2) renderings, 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:

Visualization Firm of the Day: Studio AMD – www.studioamd.com

Homework 03:

Part 1

Using your past studio project create one aerial and two eye level Photomontage renderings _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with the (3) Renderings, 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 the GROUP portal page _Be prepared to present the Conceptual Design Presentation PDF next class

 

Class-04:

Visualization Firm of the Day: dbox – www.dbox.com

Homework 04:

Part 1

Using your past studio project apply the lighting concepts covered in class _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (3) Renderings, Your Name, Assignment 04 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 3DS Max apply the rendering techniques covered in the course so far _ Upload the images to the GROUP portal page  _ Be prepared to present your progress next class

 

 

Class-05:

Visualization Firm of the Day: The Neighbourhood – www.the-neighbourhood.com

Homework 05:

Part 1

Using your past studio project apply the lighting concepts covered in class _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (3) Renderings, Your Name, Assignment 05 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-06:

Visualization Firm of the Day: https://www.ronenbekerman.com/

Homework 06:

Part 1

Using your past studio project apply concepts covered in class _ create a 800 x 600 pixel jpeg with (3) Renderings, 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 sections _Upload the images to the GROUP portal page  _ Be prepared to present your progress next class

Material Textures:

Wood Floor.jpg _______ Concrete.jpg  _______ Grass.jpg _______ Masonry.jpg

Wood_Floor.jpg ______ Wood_Wall.jpg

People:

Couple taking photo  _______   Woman ______ Man

Environment Backgrounds:
Sky Custom.jpg _______ Clouds.jpg  _____  No Clouds.jpg

Summer Sky  ________ Snow Falling   ______ Night Sky

Foregrounds: Grass Foreground  ______ Snow Foreground

Trees:  Summer Tree 1  _______  Summer Tree 2  _______ Winter Tree 1

 

Class-07:

Visualization Firm of the day: https://www.pixelflakes.com/

Homework 07:

Part 1

Using your past studio project produce one Final rendering  _ create a 2500 pixel jpeg with the Final Rendering, Your Name, Assignment 07 Part 01, Summer 2019 _ Upload the jpeg to your portal page

Part 2

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

 

Class-08:

Homework 08:

Post updated images of your final renderings, sections, and project description to your Group portal page for Wednesday _ I will review them from home and send you feedback

 

Final Date: Thursday June 27th

Time: 11 am  UPDATE

Location: Kaplan Institute UPDATE

Final Assignment: Indian_Lakes_Final_SU19