University of Technology Sydney

86044 Rhino 1

6cp; 6 x 6hrs (lab blocks)
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10271 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10272 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10322 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation
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Basic Rhinoceros 3D knowledge is recommended




This subject covers curve to NURBS-based modelling techniques using Rhinoceros 3D and is suitable for students with an entry level understanding of Rhino. The subject begins with a brief review of Rhinoceros essentials, establishing integral workflow fundamentals, before exploring more advanced 3D manipulation techniques. These skills are applied to the realm of interior architecture, where students become well-versed in working between highly articulated 3D models and their 2D representations.

The focus is on turning the Rhino models into fabrication-ready items for laser cutting, 3D printing and explore other fabrication methodologies. Students then learn to pair Rhinoceros with other design packages like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and VRAY to post-produce their work in a time-efficient manner. By the end of the subject, students are comfortable quickly and freely representing their design ideas in future academic and professional scenarios. The subject is structured around 6 x 6-hour sessions, with a gap day in between to allow students to consolidate their knowledge, complete homework and catch up before commencing a new topic.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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