University of Technology Sydney

88424 Rhino 2

6cp; 6 x 7hrs 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




This subject covers curve to NURBS-based modelling techniques using Rhinoceros 3D, and is suitable to 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 spatial design, where students become well-versed in working between highly articulated 3D models and their 2D representations. Students focus on turning their 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 in quickly and freely representing their design ideas in future academic and professional scenarios. The subject is structured around six seven-hour lab 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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