Provides the opportunity for a guided preliminary exploration and refinement of a research topic, prior to thesis proposal. Weekly seminar meetings focus on student work with regular presentations and discussions. Offered: W.
The course is intended to provide the opportunity for a guided preliminary exploration and refinement of a research topic in Design Computing. Weekly seminar meetings focus on the review of principles, theories, and methods that underlie the applications of computational research in architecture. The course begins with an overview of computing in architectural design. This introduction is followed by a review and discussion of selected topics concerning the utilization of computation for presentation, analysis, and synthesis. The course concludes with a critical review of past and present research as well as emerging fields in computation.
Class meets at DMG (Architecture Hall G52)
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