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Rhino Workshops | Kent Wilson – Studio Lead The Rhino workshops demonstrate digital 3D modeling and 2D drafting techniques, rendering with the VRay plug-in, graphic exporting, and digital fabrication file processing. Topics in the workshops directly support the studio project work. Rhino Workshop One focuses on digital modeling and drafting to develop students’ urban design proposals, in addition to exporting 2D graphics for Adobe software and presentations. Rhino Workshop Two focuses on creating perspective renderings with VRay and digital fabrication output for lasercutting, 3D printing, and CNC milling.

Adobe Workshop | Kent Wilson – Studio Lead The Adobe workshop includes instruction with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. The workshop links the workflow from Rhino 2D graphic exports, digital rendering, and generally focuses on creating high quality presentation materials from design work. Photoshop includes instruction on rendering techniques. Illustrator is used primarily to create 2D vector graphics. InDesign is used for presentation board layouts.

Reality Computing Workshop | Gabriel Kaprielian – Program Director The Reality Computing workshop demonstrates an alternative process to design and digital fabrication that utilizes the Autodesk software 123D Catch, 123D Make, and Meshmixer. Through the use of the 3D scanning technology of photogrammetry, students learn how to digitize physical objects, edit their mesh facsimile, and create a digitally fabricated re-materialization. The process allows for haptic hand modeling in place of digital modeling to achieve a desired form, which can be transformed through a metamorphosis traversing physical and digital worlds. Sensing the City Workshop | Matthew Passmore Led by artist, urban explorer, and public space advocate Matthew Passmore, “Sensing the City” is a hands on workshop that asks students to design and fabricate wearable objects that augment, dampen, or focus the senses. This workshop builds off of Passmore’s recent work at SPUR’s “Sound and the City” exhibition and interactive workshop “The Fastest Way to Superhuman Hearing” where the public was asked to build personal listening devices and then join a guided tour of the neighborhood. In a similar approach, the “Sensing the City” workshop has students rapidly prototype a variety of wearable devices that are tested in public space. Disc*2016

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Disc*2016 (Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities) Catalog  

A compendium documenting the final student projects completed during summer 2016.

Disc*2016 (Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities) Catalog  

A compendium documenting the final student projects completed during summer 2016.

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