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Architectural Modelling and Prototyping - DECO2103

Year - 2018

This unit teaches students basic understanding of digital modelling and architectural prototyping. Students will develop skills in creating and using 3D modelling software for various design tasks. The unit further introduces students to rapid prototyping fabrication techniques, such as 3D printing and laser cutting with the aim to understand how to prepare a digital model for physical fabrication. Students will learn how physical objects are represented in 3D digital models by modelling various 3D geometric entities. Key concepts covered in this unit include: joinery, composite material and solid modelling.

Classes
Lecture 1 hr/wk, tutorial 2 hrs/wk

Assessment
Assessment 1 (25%), Assessment 2 (35%), Assessment 3 (40%)

Assumed knowledge
Basic understanding of design principles and design processes and how to apply them in practical design projects

Pre-requisites

DESA1555 and completion of at least 36 credit points

Prohibitions

DECO1008

Details

Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Design Lab
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Rizal Muslimin
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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