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Architecture & Landscape Design:

Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-INDES-0856
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

What is the experience of presenting work in freehand vs. digital format, and how can engaging images be produced by blending the best of both? In this course we will compare digital and freehand rendering techniques used in architecture and interior design. We will visit setup techniques and explore the main tools for rendering using primarily Adobe Photoshop and SketchBook Pro. We will explore outcomes by analyzing different starting points on floor plans, elevations and perspective views, and will review how to add textural notes, landscape features, entourage, reflections and light sources. The course will culminate with a final project that showcases all the learning outcomes.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: ID-E, PM-E

Prerequisite: Drawing I or equivalent


Instructor
  • Name: Liz Thompson (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-ARC-4047
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

The architectural scale model has a unique function during the design process: It is the most effective tangible representation of a building, allowing both trained and untrained viewers to perceive complex spatial relationships from multiple vantage points. This course introduces students to the design and construction of architectural models used to explore and communicate design concepts. Students learn about the different types of models while considering scale, level of detail, use, budget, construction techniques and materials, including the importance of photographing them, preparing them for travel or for further transformation. Each student designs a simple project, builds a scale model of it and produces photographic material to add to their portfolio. This course is a great complement for anyone interested in architecture, interior design, animation, illustration, scenic design or landscape architecture.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: AN-E, ID-E


Instructor
  • Name: Marcela Staudenmaier (Bio)
Course Details

Online, Nov 2 - Dec 14 | Asynchronous | No Class: 11/23
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-INDES-0631
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Description

This course introduces students to basic computer modeling and digital rendering concepts. These techniques can be used to develop interior designs and effectively communicate their spatial qualities and aesthetics to professionals and clients. Using SketchUp, students will learn the fundamentals of modeling forms that will become the basis for architectural components and a completed interior space. Adobe Photoshop will be utilized as a simple renderer to add materials, textures, lighting effects and entourage for presentations. Students will come away with a set of skills that will take them beyond the initial modeling and rendering techniques demonstrated in class, which can be used in many different ways to communicate and develop their designs in their careers.

Notes:
- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
- This course requires access to Adobe Creative Cloud, or some of its creative tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Monthly subscriptions can be purchased from a variety of pricing plans directly from Adobe. Please visit the Adobe website for cost and downloading instructions. Be sure to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before purchasing.
- Please visit our Registration FAQ for additional information and resources.

Applies to: ID-E


Instructor
  • Name: Sarah Kennedy (Bio)
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