ARC 412: Architecture Media 6

Mesh segmentation of branching catenary arches. Credit: Bruscia, ARC 412, Spring 2018 

The final course in the media sequence exposes students to parametric modeling techniques as they pertain to architectural design and representation. Building on the introductory skill-building exercises in Media 5, this course is structured into a series of in-class workshops that provide students with hands-on experience with Grasshopper 3D (and associated plug-ins, as applicable). 

Supported by weekly video tutorials, students will model a selection of case study buildings that are organized into a set of learning modules. Module topics include; form and structure, surface development and paneling, pattern and array, machine legibility fabrication, and form-finding. 


Assistant Professor - Department of Architecture - Parker Hall 50 - 716-829-5926