Representing Architecture: Means and Methods


Projects and skills based studio course. Exploration of the historic and contemporary techniques and technologies used to visualize, communicate and document, built/historic, proposed or hypothesized architecture and its construction. Focus on its application for art, architec- tural history and the humanities, as well as architectural design training. Topics covered include hand sketching, ortho/perspective representation, 2d CAD, 3d modeling and potential explorations of 3d immersion/VR or 3d printing/model-making. Presented in a series of short, topic-based studio exercises culminating in a final project, which may relate to the student's research interests. Instructor consent required. One course. 3 units for graduate students.