AR-401(m) / 13 crédits

Enseignant(s): Gay Menzel Catherine Odile, Menzel Götz

Langue: Anglais

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

The studio is focused on contextual imaginary. Developing narratives, inspired both from the site and from the student's imagination leads to a theme sustaining the project. The narrative helps the student to intervene in the complexity of a given context.

Content

Keywords

Urban Legends, narrative, contextual imaginaryism, narrative, Alps, territorial scale, detail, Alps, crossroad, housing, detail, evocation, double exposure, making of sense, reconnection, collective, social, periphery, agriculture, industry, productive landscape, infrastructure, ecology, sustainability, film, models, words.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Develop and verbalise own needs
  • Develop a narrative from contextual elements and personal imagination
  • Use a narrative as main guideline through all scales of the project
  • Analyze a site with a survey and documentation
  • Define a desire through the project and make transmittable to others
  • Present the project adequately
  • Elaborate a coherent discourse
  • Demonstrate consistency throughout the project

Transversal skills

  • Continue to work through difficulties or initial failure to find optimal solutions.
  • Manage priorities.
  • Take feedback (critique) and respond in an appropriate manner.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.

Teaching methods

The semester will start with the site visit. Groups of two or three students will receive one of three sites. A double exposure image will be required at the beginning, be reconsidered and adapted through the whole design process. Films will be produced in order to illustrate evocative thought crystallized to project ideas. Series of selected filmography will be projected during the semester. Iillustrations of different descending scales will be produced until a very detail during the semester.

Assessment methods

During intermediate and final reviews, a guest jury will be appointed.

Table critics will take place at the Studio GayMenzel.

Continuous control, 100%

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Each student will receive a course booklet.

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Théorie et critique du projet MA1 (Gay et Menzel)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 4 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Théorie et critique du projet MA1 (Gay et Menzel)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 4 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Théorie et critique du projet MA1 (Gay et Menzel)
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 4 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10   
10-11    
11-12   
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16   
16-17   
17-18   
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Mardi, 8h - 12h: Projet, autre

Mardi, 14h - 18h: Projet, autre

Lundi, 8h - 10h: Cours

Lundi, 10h - 12h: Projet, autre

Lundi, 14h - 18h: Projet, autre