GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
The course forms the foundation for architectural design by architectural design project with the goal to design a multi-unit residential building. Hereby several phases deal with by evaluating: spatial placement of the object, interdependency of the object’s form and function, conceptualizing incl. the structural concept, choice of technology and materials, presentation and evaluation (defence) etc.
The course will cover the following topics:
- History and overview of housing projects
- Location, spatial placement, urban planning and architectural concept, form and aesthetics, including parking, access etc.
- Building’s elements and structure: design of the communication core, entrance, apartment unit design, terrace, outdoor living space etc.
- Graphics, modelling, visualisation, presentation.