272.050 Architectural Geometry

2014S, VU, 3.0h, 4.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

Understanding of the currently emerging research area Architectural Geometry.

Subject of course

Geometry for optimization and physical output of architectural models. Geometry of multiaxis NC milling and practical exercises with the KUKA milling robot at TU Vienna. Analysis of surfaces (curvature, ...). Developable surfaces and unfoldings. Modelling with subdivison surfaces. Shape optimization problems. Discrete freeform structures.

Additional information

Location: The course has different locations including ZS 3 and CAD 2 rooms (Freihaus, green tower, 7th floor) and modelworkshop  (Modellbau, Karlsplatz 13). Details may be found in the schedule.

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu09:00 - 12:0006.03.2014 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorIntroduction to the course and exercises;
Thu09:00 - 12:0013.03.2014 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorRobot Milling Live Demo Introduction to Grasshopper
Thu00:00 - 00:0020.03.2014 - 03.04.2014 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorExcersise
Thu09:00 - 12:0010.04.2014 - 22.05.2014 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorLecture Architectural Geometry
Thu09:00 - 12:0005.06.2014 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorExam
Architectural Geometry - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu06.03.201409:00 - 12:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorIntroduction to the course and exercises;
Thu13.03.201409:00 - 12:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorRobot Milling Live Demo Introduction to Grasshopper
Thu20.03.201400:00 - 00:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorExcersise
Thu27.03.201400:00 - 00:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorExcersise
Thu03.04.201400:00 - 00:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorExcersise
Thu10.04.201409:00 - 12:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorLecture Architectural Geometry
Thu08.05.201409:00 - 12:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorLecture Architectural Geometry
Thu15.05.201409:00 - 12:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorLecture Architectural Geometry
Thu22.05.201409:00 - 12:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorLecture Architectural Geometry
Thu05.06.201409:00 - 12:00 ZS 3, Freihaus, green tower, 7th floorExam

Examination modalities

written exam (for the lecture part)

exercises (for the exercise part)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
27.02.2014 00:00 13.03.2014 16:00 06.03.2014 16:00

Curricula

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Literature

The geometric content of the course is coverd in Chapters 11-19 of the book: H. Pottmann, A. Asperl, M. Hofer and A. Kilian: Architectural Geometry. Bentley Institute Press (2007), 724 pages, 2200 figures in color, ISBN 978-1-934493-04-5.

Previous knowledge

Good working knowledge of CAD software (especially Rhino), basic computer knowledge.

Basic chapters of book "Architectural Geometry".

Preceding courses

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English