11214 Spatial Communications 16cp
Requisite(s): 11273c Architectural Studio 1
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This subject is designed to equip architecture and landscape architecture students with a range of digital and analog tools for the communication of ideas. The subject focuses both on the improvement of students' technical skills and their capacity to think critically through a series of iterative exercises. There are three major components: lectures, digital labs and studio sessions.
Students are expected to explore a range of techniques including:
- digital CAD drawing – the fundamentals of orthographic 2D drawing and 3D drawing, technical drawing conventions
- digital and analog collage
- hand-sketching as an analytical and exploration tool
- model-making – an introduction to various model-making techniques
- multimedia communication strategy – to orchestrate different types of representation techniques to construct a cohesive set of documents, as well as understand the implications in the communication of architectural/landscape architectural thinking
- verbal presentation – clearly communicate to a range of audiences.
Autumn session, City campus
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