Architecture short course ppt

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This was a short course delivered every Tuesday for year 11 AS students 16-17 years old intending to pursue architecture at degree level. It consisted in a series of models based on real 3D architectural problems; the pebble based on the Aqua Tower, the modular design based on Brunelleschi's use of the cube, the basilica plan and elevation and the varities of dome.

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Architecture short course ppt

  1. 1. architecture TUESDAY 3:50 GI2
  2. 2. ARCHITECTURE SHORT COURSE David Chandler Try this link to Y.A.P. the young architects’ programme http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/yap/
  3. 3. WEEK TOPIC ACTIVITY 1/2 post and lintel buildings; creating the basics of the classical orders. Examples for the portfolio drawing or model making to make post and lintel structures 2/3 the wall and the arch. Examples for the portfolio drawing or model making to make voussoirs and arches 3/4 The classical languages of Doric, Ionic and Corinthian. Examples for the portfolio drawing or model making to make IONIC volutes 5/6 Vaults; the dome, Examples for the portfolio Building domes 6/7 Barrel vaults and groin vaults. Examples for the portfolio Building vaults 8 Local architecture; photography Photography and drawing 9 Local architecture; viaduct Sketchup modelling 10 timber frames in Stockport and Cheshire Sketchup modelling 11/12/13 Steel frames Modelling an Aqua Tower ARCHITECTURE SHORT COURSE David Chandler
  4. 4. Selected student projects 2006 - 2013
  5. 5. “pebble” project taking the changing contours of a stone to build floor plans; either freestanding or embedded in rectangular plans
  6. 6. Landscape environment projects
  7. 7. Basilica plan and elevation project using acetate sheets
  8. 8. Cubic modular project based on Brunelleschi’s Spedale degli Innocenti 1419.
  9. 9. Annular vault project

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