Hi Tony, Thank you so much for your reference letter. I received the offer from UBC Environmental Design Program! Your courses really helped with my portfolio. Especially the museum project, it made my portfolio stronger and more complete. Additionally, remember you persuaded me from quitting the application last time we met in the hallway? You… Read More »
These freehand sketches are typical orthographics and axonometrics one might do during design. .
July 16 2016, Arch Basics In class discussion focused on the following: 1 – CONCEPT – Restate your concept and check that it has influence on the ‘plan’, not just the exterior ‘look’ or style. 2 –EXTERIOR SPACES – Identify the potential for courtyards, entry points, outdoor seating and walkways resulting from the plan form,… Read More »
As a Designer, you will need to understand how to draw “axonometrics” – a fairly simple way to pop a plan up into 3D – useful to get an understanding of massing/form in a project.
As a Designer, you will need to understand how to draw “orthographics”, plan-section-elevation-detail. Here is a relatively simple plan and section for discussion.
Architecture & Model Making for Teens Up & the Young at Art Summer 2016 – Shadbolt Center Burnaby BC (15 and up, way up) August 2nd to 5th (10:00-3:00) (4 days) Teens and the young at art of any age learn some of the basic hands-on design studio skills for architecture. By collaborating with other students we… Read More »
The following was a result of looking at various concepts and compiling a list in class–not exhaustive, not prescriptive. Some are fairly literal, some more qualitative and abstract. Generally, they come from the nature of the site, ocean, navigation, etc. Next class we should have individually determined a “Concept” and bring in a diagram to discuss.… Read More »
These 4 videos are from a discussion of practical steps in a typical design process – analyzing a program, proximity chart, bubble diagram, looking at the steps in design related to the ‘Vitruvian Trilogy’, defining and deriving a ‘Concept’.