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Reflection This module concentrates on using Rhino to digitlise my model and panelise it. This is by far more time-consuming than the first model; however, I enjoyed playing around with the paneling tools. The first step was to digitalise my model. This became a very frustrating step because the model that was produced on Rhino didn’t quite end up like what I had wanted it to look. This is probably because of my poor skills in handling plastecine. I had aimed for a nice smooth form but ended up with bumpy surfaces. So I gave up and lofted my model manually. The paneling tutorials were very helpful and straightforward. With many mistakes and errors during the paneling process, I had to do the paneling many times, which in the end made me more confident in using the tools faster. Making models were extremely useful in finding the pros and cons of the methods or materials used. An obvious advantage of creating models is that it allows me to interact with it physically, which gives me a better understanding of the model. Even though I have only learned a few functions in Rhino, this has greatly expanded my knowledge and understanding that architecture can be so easily designed with the aid of softwares such as Rhino.

Module 2  

module 2, paneling tools, prototypes, precendents, digitalising the model