Laboratories, lecture, and demonstrations to introduce computing in environmental design and planning. Offered: ASp.
The course is an introduction to Design Computing. Weekly lectures and laboratory sessions focus on theoretical aspects and practical applications of image processing, drafting, modeling, and rendering. The course begins with an overview of the role of computing in architectural design. This introduction is followed by discussions and hands-on experience with selected topics on the utilization of computation for representation and communication. The course concludes with a critical review of digital fabrication, computational analysis, and various emerging fields in Design Computing.
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