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  • ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN IEC SUMMER 2014Western Denmark
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 2 Tour Map København Jelling Aarhus Skanderborg Kolding Odense
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 3 Table of Contents 04 Participants 05 Practical Information 07 Study Tour Objectives 09 Thursday, June 26 11 Vikingeborgen Trelleborg 12 Trapholt Museum 14 Koldinghus 17 Friday, June 27 18 Jelling Church + Runic Stones 19 Jelling Burial Mounds 20 Århus Rådhus 22 ARoS Kunstmuseum 23 Århus Å 25 Saturday, June 28 26 Møntergården 28 Denmark: Cultural Landscapes 29 Denmark Information 30 Danish Translation Guide 32 DIS Code of Conduct 33 Emergency Procedures 34 DIS Staff Participants 35 Conference Participants 37 Guide to Note-Taking
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 4 Participants STUDY TOUR LEADERS Henning Thomsen Program Director Architecture and Design +45 28 15 15 43 Andrea Homan DIS Faculty +45 30 67 10 36 Jon Mayfield Marketing and Outreach Assistant, NAO +1 612 940 4331 Ian Samuel Terkildsen Assistant Director of Study Tours +45 30 67 10 16 GUEST LECTURER Søren Amsnæs DIS Faculty PARTICIPANTS Name Institution Malene Torp Danish Institute for Study Abroad Executive Director Keith Gumery Danish Institute for Study Abroad Director of Teaching and Learning Anthony C. Ogden University of Kentucky Executive Director Brian Lee University of Kentucky Associate Professor Brook Blahnik University of Minnesota, Twin Cities AssistantDirector,Advising&Operations Cari Vanderkar Moore California Poly, San Luis Obispo Director Craig Rinker Georgetown University Director of Overseas Studies Gregory Gilbert Knox College Associate Professor Joël A. Gallegos University of North Carolina Charlotte Assistant Provost Judy Ross-Bernstein Syracuse University Adjunct Professor Kate Maple University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Assistant Dean Laura Malinin Colorado State University Assistant Professor Malgorzata Hedderick Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Dean, Global Education Mark Warwick Gettysburg College Chair Rebecca Bergren Gettysburg College Director of Off-Campus Studies Scott Van Der Meid Brandeis University AssistantDeanofAcademicServices Zoë Kontes Kenyon College Associate Professor and Chair
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 5 Packing + Apparel Be sure to pack light! Apparel and packing suggestions are as follows: • Sturdy, comfortable boots or shoes for walking • Layered clothing for cold temperatures • A waterproof rainshell/jacket or umbrella • Please also pack a bathing suit and towel for taking advantage of various swimming opportunities • You must bring a time telling device! (ex: wrist watch, alarm clock, cell phone) • DIS provided sketch books and sketching tools • Water bottles / snacks as needed • Toiletries for hostel Accommodations On both Thursday and Friday nights we will be staying at youth hostels. These hostels will provide pillows and comforters for your bed and covers for both. Please bring the following items: alarm clock, and toiletries, etc. Meals DIS will provide all meals. Practical Information
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 6 Study Tour Objectives The study tours of the Architecture and Design Program at DIS form an integral part of the learning process. We go to places to learn through experience and through analysis. We go to places to understand and ultimately, to become better architects and designers. In the semester programs and in the summer sessions, we aim to prepare students for their study tour by carrying out a cross- disciplinary group assignment prior to departure. This assignment deals with an academic analysis (research/study) and a physical analysis (making of a model). The academic analysis takes its cue from a model of interpretation, developed by Danish architectural scholar, Erik Nygaard. It describes four ways into the work of architecture, one based on the conception, one based on the form and a formal study, one based on the reception of the work, and finally one based on the broader socio-economic determinants surrounding the former three. The students get introduced to the model in a lecture before the assignment commences. The second part, the making of physical models, is a classic architectural and design based way of understanding works of architecture and design. It gives students direct and three- dimensional insight into the formal aspects of the work, allowing them to understand materiality, light, massing, scale, etc. Furthermore, the use of the sketchbook/journal – the very classical way in which architects throughout centuries have kept track of their experiences and learning – is something we aim to maintain an understanding of among the students. We have the so-called journal courses, which gives students access to ways in which to sketch, note down, and annotate experiences and learning drawn from the study of buildings and places. And we have introductions to journal taking for those students that chose not to enroll in an actual journal course. As such all AD students
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 7 Study Tour Objectives get exposed, in one way or another, to the very important element of visual note taking. On the study tours we have built in sessions, where students and tour leaders look at the developing sketchbooks, to both share and learn from each other. The IEC study tour is intended to give a small taste of all of this. We will focus on the journal and sketching elements, and provide the participants with an introduction to journal taking as well as encouraging participants to maintain a journal on the tour. The tour ends with a journal sharing and wrap up session – elements that always form part of the final part of any AD study tour. The Grand Tour was the study tour of the 18th and 19th centuries. Artist visited important cities and sites in Europe to study, learn, and socialize. Here it is a classic Danish painting, by Constantin Hansen, of Danish artists gathered in Rome in 1837. Most are painters, but the man wearing the red fez is architect Gottlieb Bindesbøll, who among other buildings made the Thorvaldsen Museum in central Copenhagen. The Painting hangs in Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 8 Map of Kolding
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 9 Thursday, June 26 7:45 Meet at Frue Plads 8:00 Depart for Trelleborg 9.45 Site visit: Vikingeborgen Trelleborg Trelleborg Allé 4, Hejninge, 4200 Slagelse Tel 58 54 95 06 10.30 Depart for Trapholt, Kolding 12:15 Group Lunch: Trapholt Café 12:15-15.00 Site visit: Trapholt Museum Æblehaven 23 Kolding 6000 Denmark Tel 76 30 05 30 15.00 Depart for Koldinghus 15.30-17:00 Site visit: Koldinghus Markdanersgade 11 6000 Kolding, Denmark Tel 76 33 81 00 17:00 Journal review / reflection session outside Koldinghus 17.45 Depart for Hotel 18.00 Arrive and check in: Kolding Hotel Apartments ( Kolding Byferie ) Kedelsmedgangen 2 DK-6000 Kolding Tel 75 54 18 00 18:45 Walk to dinner 19:00 Group dinner: Nicolai Biograf & Café Skolegade 2 6000 Kolding Tel 75 50 03 02 20.30-22.00 Optional Visit: Slotssøbadet Hospitalsgade 6 6000 Kolding, Denmark Tel 75 50 01 50
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 10 Notes, doodles, reflections
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 11 The Trelleborg in Slagelse is one of 6 Viking ring fortifications in Denmark and Southern Sweden. The site was excavated from 1934 to 1942, and older datings put the fortifications near the year 1000. The Trelleborg was designed as an exact circle with two roads that crossed at right angles in the center and led to the four gates. Each of the four quarters housed almost identical longhouses arranged in a square. The fortress accommodated 1,300 people. Trelleborg Trelleborg Allé 4, 4200 Slagelse 1000 AD
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 12 Just as notable as the collections of modern art and furniture within, is the building that houses them. The wall acts as a datum from which the spaces unfold. The landscape is read though the wall and the attached corridor, leading the spectator from the narrow entrance to the cafe opening onto the view and the fjord. Sketch focus: integration of building with landscape and terrain, building and site sections, strategies for day lighting interior space, modularity in building elements. Trapholt Kunstmuseum 1(2) Æblehaven 23, Kolding Bente Aude, Boje Lundgaard (architecture), Finn Reinboth (wall sculpture) 1986-88, 1996
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 13 Trapholt Kunstmuseum 2(2) Æblehaven 23, Kolding Bente Aude, Boje Lundgaard (architecture), Finn Reinboth (wall sculpture) 1986-88, 1996
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 14 Koldinghus 1(2) Markdanersgade 11, Kolding Inger and Johannes Exner 13th century, 1978-88 Functioning as a fortress over 700 years ago, Jutland’s last royal castle has since been a royal residence, a government seat, an iconic ruin (after a fire in 1808), and now an historic museum and exhibition space. Of particular note is the exposure of cultural layers including the contemporary, and sometimes symbolic, reference to parts of the building as it was. Sketch focus: adaptation of historical fabric, style and technique in contemporary and medieval material detailing.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 15 Koldinghus 2(2) Markdanersgade 11, Kolding Inger and Johannes Exner 13th century, 1978-88
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 16 Notes, doodles, reflections
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 17 Friday, June 27 7:00-7:45 Breakfast at hotel 7:45 Check out and load luggage onto bus 8:00 Depart for Jelling 9:00 Site Visit: Jelling Church + Runic Stones Gormsgade 23, 7300 Jelling, Denmark Introduction by the Jelling Museum Director, Hans Ole Matthiasen 10.15 Depart by bus for Århus 11:45 Walk by Århus Rådhus Rådhuspladsen 2 Århus 8000, Denmark 12.00 Group Lunch: Rådhuscaféen Sønder Allé 3 8000 Århus, Denmark Tel 86 12 37 74 13.30 Walk to ARoS Museum 13:45–15.45 Site visit: ARoS Kunstmuseum ARoS Allé 2 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark Tel 87 30 66 00 Introduction by DIS full time faculty, Andrea Homann. 15:45 Walk along Århus Å 16:15 Depart by bus for Skanderborg 17.00 Arrive and check in: Skanderborg Youth Hostel Kindlersvej 9 8660 Skanderborg, Denmark Tel 86 51 19 66 Canoeing or Hiking 18.45 Departure for dinner by bus 19.15 Group Dinner: Nørre Vissing Kro Låsbyvej 122 8660 Skanderborg, Denmark Tel 86 94 37 16 20.45 Return to the hostel 21.15 Bonfire & Snobrød
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 18 Jelling Kirke Thyrasvej 1 7300 Jelling 1 5 2 6 3 7 4 8 1 the first church: 1250-1300 2-7 additions to original church, 1300-1550 8 the church today This church as an example of a traditional Danish church, and was built of travertine in 12th century. Three wooden churches were on the site originally, the first of which was built by Harold Bluetooth when he erected the second Jelling Stone and buried his father, King Gorm, under the church floor. After a series of fires, demolitions and additions, the church stands as it is today. Sketch focus: find and note the location of larger, older brick; in section, depict the proportion of the spaces.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 19 Jelling Burial Mounds The Jelling burial mounds and one of the runic stones are striking examples of pagan Nordic culture, while the other runic stone and the church illustrate the Christianization of the Danish people towards the middle of the 10th century. Located in central Jutland, Jelling was a royal monument during the reigns of Gorm, and his son Harald Bluetooth, in the 10th century, and may possibly pre-date this era. The complex consists of two flat-topped mounds, 70 metres in diameter and up to 11 metres high, which are almost identical in shape and size and construction, being built of turf, carefully stacked in even layers, with the grass side facing downwards.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 20 Aarhus Rådhus 1(2) Rådhuspladsen 2, Aarhus Arne Jacobsen, Erik Møller 1937-42 The Aarhus Rådhus is one of the most important pieces of modernist architecture in Scandinavia. The original furniture was designed by Hans Jørgen Wegner. The original design did not include the now iconic tower: Jacobsen reluctantly worked this into the coherent functionalistic composition. Sketch focus: modularity and adaptability of interior spaces, movement of people in section, day lighting strategies, materiality and architectural detailing, function within the urban fabric.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 21 Aarhus Rådhus 2(2) Rådhuspladsen 2, Aarhus Arne Jacobsen, Erik Møller 1937-42
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 22 ARoS Museum Aros Allé 2, Aarhus Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen 2004 The largest art museum in the Nordic countries, this museum’s form was inspired by Dante’s Inferno, with hell in the basement swirling through the building to heaven on the roof. The building takes up a regular city block and incorporates a central ‘street.’ The design accommodates people’s need for natural light while keeping pieces of art from its harmful effects. Sketch focus: in diagrammatic section, depict interior-exterior and private-public space, approaches to daylight and artificial light.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 23 Århus Å Aarhus Aarhus City Architect, Ole Østergaard 1994 Aarhus creek was the waterway that led to the location of the city of Aarhus in 900 AD. During the Industrial Revolution, the creek became an infrastructural obstruction and in 1930 it was piped and a road took its place. In the 1990s, the need for urban recreation spaces led to the reopening of the creek. Sketch focus: site section of the creek as an urban feature, social space, include the relationship of bridges, steps, and water.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 24 Name that Architect Archi-têtes by Louis Hellman aBuckminsterFullberbBruceGoffcCorbusierdEameseFrankLloydWrightfNormanFostergPeterEisenman hRenzoPianoiPhilipJohnson
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 25 Saturday, June 28 7:15 Breakfast at hostel 8:15 Depart for Odense 10:15 Short walking tour in Odense near Møntergården Walk by : Hans Christian Andersen House Bangs Boder 29 5000 Odense, Denmark 11.00 Site visit: Møntergården Overgade 48 5000 Odense C, Denmark Tel 65 51 46 01 12:15 Group Lunch: Den Grimme Ælling Hans Jensens Stræde 1, 5000 Odense C Tel 65 91 70 30 Journal review / reflection session 13:30 Depart for Copenhagen 15:30 Arrival in Copenhagen and Check-in: Cabinn Metro Arne Jacobsens Allé 2 2300 København S Tlf: 3246 5700 18:00 Departure from Cabinn Metro by bus 18:30 Concluding Dinner in Tivoli Gardens at Nimb Bernstorffsgade 5 1577 København K Dress code: Business casual Tivoliisoneoftheworld’soldestamusementparks, foundedin1843andrumoredtobeWaltDisney’s inspirationforhisDisneyland.Todayitisvisitedby4 millionvisitorsperyear,andoffersentertainment,rides, liveconcerts,finedining,andculturaltraditionsthrough thesummer,atHalloween,andChristmas. NimbisaFrench-inspiredbistrowhereScandinavian simplicitymeetsthemorerichlydetailedEnglishand Frenchstyles.Itwasopenedin1877asanexclusive boutiquehotelwithbanquetrooms,alargerestaurant, andwinecellar. 23:00 Return to Cabinn Metro by bus
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 26 Møntergården 1(2) Møntestræde 1, 5000 Odense C, Denmark Architects (2013) : Frank Maali og Gemma Lalanda The old Møntergård building is one of the finest Renaissance properties in the city of Odense. It was built in 1646 by the nobleman Falk Gøye. The building itself is a two-storey half-timbered house with carved rosettes facing Overgade and Møntestræde. The walls are brickpainted as bricks were considered superior to halftimbering. The roof is covered with handmade tiles. Inspired by the city’s original structure the buildings are shaped as two clusters of longhouses. Their scale and offset location in harmony with the area’s historic buildings. The building’s load-bearing structure of dark steel columns and steel beams with masses of golden brick is a reinterpretation of the Coins farm’s old half-timbered buildings. w The new museum houses a permanent exhibition on the history of Funen. It is a richly choreographed exhibition. The spaces and all surfaces are in use in a sensuous, historical exhibition. Sketch focus: Relations between old and new buildings. Relation between exterior volumes and interior spaces. Graphics in the exhibition.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 27 Møntergården 2(2) Møntestræde 1, 5000 Odense C, Denmark Architects (2013) : Frank Maali og Gemma Lalanda
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 28 While travelling through the Danish landscape there are several features to notice which tell a great deal about the history of the country. These features are both natural and man-made and can be described chronologically. The basic contours of the Danish landscape were shaped at the end of the Pleistocene Epoch (i.e., about 2,600,000 to 11,700 years ago) by the so-called Weichsel glaciation. This great glacial mass withdrew temporarily during several warmer interstadial periods, but it repeatedly returned to cover the land until it retreated to the Arctic north for the last time about 10,000 years ago. As a result, the barren layers of chalk and limestone that earlier constituted the land surface acquired a covering of soil that built up as the Weichsel retreated, forming low, hilly, and generally fertile moraines that diversify the otherwise flat landscape. Large mounds are prominent features in the landscape across all of Denmark. They are typically man-made burial mounds dating from the Nordic Bronze Age (1800-600 BC). Over 50,000 of these dome-shaped barrows have been found in Denmark. They are typically located along historic military routes and are placed high in the landscape so as to be visible from great distances. The mounds contain burial chambers in various sizes and configurations depending upon the time period and prominence of the chieftain who was originally buried in the mound. These mounds have all been excavated and valuable archaeological finds have been made despite the loss of many of the contents to theft over time. Another prominent and consistent feature in the landscape is the medieval church. Denmark was proclaimed a Christian country by King Harald Bluetooth towards the end of the 10th century. The first Danish stone church was built in Roskilde in 1040. Between 1100 and 1250 alone 1700-1800 churches were built. Many of these buildings still exist today, albeit added to and altered many times. The church was the central element of a village thus visibly marking the presence of the community within the landscape. The most characteristic element of these buildings is the bell tower with its crow-stepped gables with blank windows. These towers were typically added to the churches during the Gothic period of architecture in Denmark. Denmark: Cultural Landscapes 1(2)
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 29 The land reform of 1789 is an event which had a tremendous effect on the Danish landscape. Up until this time the settlement pattern had been based on the village as the center, with fields radiating out from it. These fields were further divided over time so that farmers often had several unconnected plots to farm. The abolishment of serfdom in 1788 opened the way for the Reform of 1789 which redistributed the land into more cohesive plots. This meant that many farmers moved out of the villages into the characteristic, four-winged farm houses which were ‘free- standing’ in the landscape. Where before the landscape had been dominated by wide, unpopulated plains with meadows, fields and woods, the land was now covered by farms demarcated by hedges and dykes undulating through the landscape. This is the pattern still evident today, though with the addition of modern highways and railways. Another prominent feature in the landscape is the extensive amount of reclaimed land. This is evident through the many dikes and wind mills used to drain the land. There were approximately 2500 wind mills in Denmark by 1900 which were used for pumping and milling. In the 1890s a Danish scientist, Poul la Cour, constructed wind turbines to generate electricity, which was then used to produce hydrogen for experiments and light and the Askov Highschool. His last windmill of 1896 later became the local powerplant of the village of Askov. Denmark has remained at the forefront of the development of commercial wind power for electricity and in many places the landscape and the sea are dominated by large wind mill farms. The modern Danish landscape is distinct in that every square centimeter is planned. This is a combination of historical and contemporary planning. The landscape can be considered as ‘designed’ as any Danish modern piece of furniture from the 1950’s. Denmark: Cultural Landscapes 2(2)
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 30 Denmark Information Area 42,075 km2 Features 406 islands Highest elevation: 170.86 m (Møllehøj) 7314 km of coastline Farthest distance from anywhere in Denmark to the sea: 52 km Climate Average temp.: 0°C winter, 16°C summer Environment 1996 Denmark constructed the largest solar power station in Europe on the Island of Ærø. 80% of all paper produced comes from recycled paper. Since 1993, Danish businesses have been required to pay a tax based on their carbon dioxide emissions. Population 5.5 million 85% live in urban areas Copenhagen 550,00 (1.9 million metro area) Aarhus 250,000 Aalborg 125,000 Kolding 57,000 Religion 95% officially belong to Folkekirken Less than 5% are regular churchgoers EU Membership 1973
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 31 Danish Translation Guide Hello = Hej Goodbye = Hej hej Good morning = God morgen Good evening = God aften Thank you (very much) = (Mange) Tak You are welcome = Selv tak Yes = Ja No = Nej Maybe = Måske Excuse me = Undskyld I am sorry = Undskyld Do you speak English? = Taler du engelsk? How are you? = Hvordan går det? I’m fine, thanks. = Jeg har det fint, tak. What is your name? = Hvad hedder du? My name is Roxy. = Jeg hedder Roxy. Where are you from? = Hvor kommer du fra? I am from Mars. = Jeg kommer fra Mars. Toilet = WC, toilet Airport = Lufthavn Bus stop = Bustoppested Next stop = Næste stop Ticket = Billet Return = Retur Left = Venstre Right = Højre I would like a beer. = Jeg vil gerne have en øl. I would like 2 beers. = Jeg vil gerne have to øl. Breakfast = Morgenmad Lunch = Frokost Buffet = Buffet Dinner = Aftensmad one = en, et two = to three = tre four = fire five = fem six = seks seven = syv eight = otte nine = ni ten = ti hundred = hundrede thousand = tusind Monday = mandag Tuesday = tirsdag Wednesday = onsdag Thursday = torsdag Friday = fredag Saturday = lørdag Sunday = søndag
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 32 DIS Code of Conduct On a DIS study tour it is required that you: • are a positive representative of DIS and your home institution. • are on time and participate actively at all visits. • show respect for tour leaders, presenters, local support staff and faculty, and fellow students. • respect local laws and policies of hostels, hotels, bus companies, airlines, restaurants, and other venues. DIS Study Tour Policy • DIS study tour policies correspond to policies outlined in the DIS student handbook. DIS policies regarding drugs and alcohol are no different on study tour. Consumption of alcohol during or in-between study tour visits is not permitted. • DIS tour leaders are obligated to report any inappropriate behavior or negative participation to the DIS disciplinary committee. Inappropriate behavior on study tours can also result in dismissal without refund of tuition or study tour costs. • Students are responsible for their own actions. Incidents involving property damage and/or breach of local laws/ policies are to be resolved by the student.
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 33 Emergency Procedures In Case of Emergency First Priority: Protection of Life. In case of an emergency your first priority is to ensure that you and your fellow students evacuate to a safe area and that you assist others in getting to a safe area to the best of your ability. Second Priority: Call for assistance. After calling 112 or the local emergency number call one of your tour leaders. If you cannot reach your tour leaders, call the DIS emergency phone: +45 30 67 10 00 Only after reaching safety, calling for assistance, and reaching a DIS staff member should you call others. DIS will contact your family if necessary. Third Priority: Assist the injured and/or attempt to eliminate further hazard. If you can be of aid to injured people do so only after making sure that contact has been made with local emergency officials. If you are able to take steps to eliminate a hazard from spreading or be of aid to local security or law enforcement without putting your own safety at risk you should do so if it can prevent further injury or loss of life. You should NOT put yourself at any risk to save material assets. Fourth Priority: Account for all your fellow students. Make sure all your fellow students are accounted for. Assist tour leaders or assign someone to search areas or make calls. Fifth Priority: Inform your family about your current situation. Make sure your family or contact at home is aware of the current situation and your condition. DIS Emergency +45 30 67 10 00 Henning Thomsen +45 28 15 15 43 Ian Samuel Terkildsen +45 30 67 10 16
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 34 DIS Staff Participants                               Malene Torp Executive Director Danish Institute for Study Abroad Denmark mto@dis.dk Keith Gumery Director of Teaching and Learning Danish Institute for Study Abroad Denmark kgu@dis.dk Andrea Homan DIS Faculty Danish Institute for Study Abroad Denmark aho@dis.dk Jon Mayfield Marketing and Outreach Assistant, NAO Danish Institute for Study Abroad MN USA jm@dis.dk Ian Samuel Terkildsen Assistant Director of Study Tours Danish Institute for Study Abroad Denmark ist@dis.dk Henning Thomsen Program Director Architecture and Design Danish Institute for Study Abroad Denmark ht@dis.dk Søren Amsnæs DIS Faculty Danish Institute for Study Abroad Denmark Soren.Amsnaes@dis.dk
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 35 Conference ParticipantsDIS International Educators Conference: June 23 - 28, 2014 Workshop Participants                                                                  
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 36 Conference ParticipantsDIS International Educators Conference: June 23 - 28, 2014 Workshop Participants                              
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 37 Guide to Visual Note-Taking The following categories are broad and you need to consider which apply in the case of each location you analyze. For each location choose 4-5 categories to focus, and touch briefly upon the remaining categories. All drawing types are suggestions and must be supplemented by written notes. Site: illustration that captures the essence of site and surroundings. Use drawings such as: plans, section of open space around the building, or quick serial visions. Concept: conceptual drawing that illustrates the main idea. Use drawings such as: diagrams in plan, section, elevation, axon. Context: illustration of what surrounds the building and possibly how this has influenced the design. Use drawings such as: sketches of details, concepts of surroundings, quick diagrammatic perspectives (serial vision), plan. Sequence: description of the sequence of space that the user of the building experiences. Use drawings such as: diagrammatic axon, quick diagrammatic perspectives (serial vision). Structure: conceptual drawing showing the structural main idea. Do any of the structural choices relate back to the context? Use drawings such as: diagrammatic plans, sections, exploded axon, detail sketches. Space: description of the main spatial quality of the building. Use drawings such as: sections, perspectives. Skin: description of the skin of the project. How has the surrounding context influenced the choice of material of the facades? Use drawings such as: details shown in section, axon, sketch perspectives. Detail: Description of how building components/ materials are put together. Use drawings such as: axon of detail, section, plan. Material: Various materials can be used to differentiate or define an idea graphically. Document how different materials can influence ones visual understanding of a space. What you hear you forget What you see you remember What you draw you understand
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 38 Guide to Visual Note-Taking Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Tips and Tools on how to keep a journal Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Find the Horizon Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Look at Proportions Pace the plan Measure heights by looking at people against the facades Check proportions by using your pen Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Get a range of Drawing tools - Pen - Pencil - Color pencils - Watercolour - Gluestik - Fixative for pencil drawings - Colored paper - Use drawings from tour guide Only your imagination sets the limits Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Use Diagrams Be inventive Don’t copy precisely ... It don´t have to be beautiful? Invent your visual language Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Organise your journal ... Name and address Index or chapters Headlines and notes Design title blocks..... Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Use different technics - Illustrative, abstract, symbolic Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Measure, using the human scale Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Plan you page Get a range of drawing tools Organize your journal • name and address • index page Tips and tools on how to keep a journal Measure using human scale Find the horizon Look at proportions • pace the plan • measure heights by looking at people against the facades • check proportions by using your pen Plan your page Use different techniques • illustrative, abstract, symbolic Use diagrams • be inventive
  • DIS Architecture + Design Summer 2014 39 cuttouseasviewfinder To use a viewfinder 1. Cut out the square 2. Look through the viewfinder. Note what you can see at each of the corners. Flick your eyes from corner to corner and look carefully, so that when you take the viewfinder down, you can still see the parameter of the image that you will be working on in your mind’s eye. 3. Roughly draw the same proportions as the aperture of the viewfinder on your sketchbook paper. 4. Divide the space into quarters. Quarter it vertically and horizontally, so that it is split in half both ways. This breaks down the complexity of the image that is in front of you into four smaller elements that are going to be easier to control. 5. Draw with ease! Guide to Visual Note-Taking Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Sometime though, Paraline drawings are better Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Just like a storyboard Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS and by all means, use text Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS ...and your welcome to think out of the box Plan, section or paraline drawings Journal like a storyboard Use text Rasmus Frisk - UD Journal at DIS Cover the hole story David Michael Backs Interior Architecture Tonya Kennedy Interior Architecture Katherine Miriam Cochrane Interior Architecture Angela Marie Walker Pre-Urban Design and by all means, have fun!