15 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: No


Aims/Description: This module aims to support an emerging need to better understand concepts and skills for architectural geometry construction using parametric modelling processes. In particular, the course emphasizes computational schemes that can assist designers in managing geometry data and propagating designs. Students are introduced to both the theoretical framework and implementation of architectural geometry construction. This module is delivered through a series of lectures, hands-on workshops and individual assignments/projects. As a result students will learn contemporary parametric modelling techniques for customizing generative design systems, navigating design variations, analysing design artefacts and exploring design manifestations.

Restrictions on availability: The unit is restricted to students undertaking the MArch (RIBA Part 2) and PGT Programmes at the School of Architecture.

Staff Contact: Dr Tsung-Hsien Wang
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Project work, Parametric modelling assignment

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