Architecture and Design Ceramic Processes (DESA9014)


This unit explores ceramic media and processes. Students will investigate different fabrication techniques such as slip-casting, ceramic rapid prototyping and laser cut porcelain. There will be an emphasis on ceramics as a modelling medium in design and architecture. Students will use the digital modelling and fabrication lab within the faculty to investigate possibilities for ceramic production. This exploration will be in relation to historic and contemporary architectural frameworks. Set projects will enable students to explore expression and design in an architectural form and materiality context.

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Workshop 3 hrs/wk


Studio Projects and associated tasks (70%); Research Process Journal (30%)

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