A studio-based series of exploring newer and more complex computer operations in architectural representation, animation and documentation.
Objective of the Course: Provide students with basic understanding of design process and design vocabulary through a set of graded design exercises as well as Introduction of space structure and form in architecture.
Course Outline: Studio inputs on principles of geometric, structural and spatial organization, routes of movements, image, structure and identity; characteristics and synthesis of space and form, behavior and strength of materials, spanning systems and techniques of construction; use of a varied kit of tools in architectural design and presentation e.g. Photography, freehand, technical drawing, CAD etc; computer graphics, basic modelling techniques, Space and form appreciation, Rendering techniques and presentation techniques; basic principles of photography as medium for recording observation, presentation and communication in Architecture; digital manipulation and editing of still and motion pictures.
Learning Methods: Lectures leading to research and brief formulation in a design project with the aid of Fieldwork and case studies
Evaluation Method: The students are expected to make presentations of field work and case studies. There will be continuous assessment of performance
Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to present/pin-up their portfolio works
Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Architecture: the design experience by Stubbins and Associates, Hugh, The crit by Doidge, Charles
Objective of the Course: To provide students with insight on matters architectural representation, animation and documentation
Course Outline: A studio-based series of structured tutorials exploring newer and more complex operations in architectural representation, animation and documentation
Learning Methods: Series of lectures which include assignments and presentations
Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments or exercises and sit for a continuous assessment test(s)
Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to sit for a two hour written examination
Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Computing for architects by Reynolds, R.A., Computers and computing by Rushforth, J.M., Computing : concepts for end users by Stern, Nancy B., The CAD design studio: 3D modeling as a fundamental design skill by Jacobs, Stephen Paul
- Marketing consultants for firms within the industry
- Various positions within Non-Governmental Organizations
- Architectural journalism
- Interior design
- Architectural Conservation
- Landscape design
- Advisory roles in a wide range of institutions (Financial, Policy making, etc)
- Design – within a limited scope
- Other responsibilities of similar magnitude within the economy.
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- Arch Kimani J. Maina
- Arch Olawo G.G
- Arch. Pammi Thathi
- Arch Allan Otieno