AR-415 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Schaerer Philipp Christian

Langue: Anglais

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

Remark: Inscription faite par la section


Summary

The ability to represent ideas coherently and communicate a project’s aims effectively is a key skill for every architect. Design, painting, photography, modelling and graphics are essential to the architectural project and become didactic instruments for the development of individual talent.

Content

Keywords

experimental and visual composition techniques, rearranging, idea and representation, the real and the imaginary, the object and its image, architectural expression, figurative digital tools, digital image techniques, CGI, 3D rendering, animation

 

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

  • basic knowledge of image editing and 3D modelling techniques
  • basic knowledge of English
  • laptop to work with during course days
  • Cinema 4D software installed on computer
  • digital camera (mobile phone) and tripod to work with during the whole course

Learning Outcomes

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

  • investigate and interpret the visual environment
  • enhance visual faculties of perception and expression
  • specify the possibilities and potential afforded by digital image techniques
  • simulate and reconstruct a fragment of built reality by means of digital image techniques
  • formulate a personal creative process
  • develop and apply conceptual pictorial approaches
  • translate an imaginary vision into a realistic visual compound by means of figurative digital tools
  • select and use image strategies best suited to the transmission of an architectural idea
  • 3D modelling, texturing and rendering in Cinema 4D
  • produce professional 3D computer animations

Transversal skills

  • Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.

Teaching methods

  • lectures & practical work (individual): intermediate exercises and final work, reviews

Expected student activities

  • strong interest in (digital) image processing techniques
  • mandatory and attentive attendance during all of the course days
  • high level of personal commitment and active participation during course days

Assessment methods

  • continuous assessment
  • intermediate exercises and final work

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No
Others

Resources

Bibliography

Bibliography provided during the course.

Websites

Videos

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: UE L : Art and architecture: constructing the view I
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: UE L : Art and architecture: constructing the view I
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: UE L : Art and architecture: constructing the view I
  • Cours: 3 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 12 semaines

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