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Studio Bananarama: Assignment 4: Typical Floor DUE: 6:00pm, Tuesday 20th August INTRODUCTION: Now that you have designed a tower structure and a ground floor, you will swap models with your group members and design a typical floor. As for Assignment 3, you may make minor changes to the structure and ground floor. While Tower 2 will be a mixed-use tower with a significant residential component, the current exercise is to design a typical office floor plate. This is a quick exercise to prompt reflection on floor plate shape, depth, circulation and the relationship between services and served space. The typical floor plate of your tower should include all of the following items: • cores with lifts, stairs and service risers that relate to the ground floor arrangement • office space • storage and amenities Optional items: • balconies • atria This is also an exercise in designing the form of your tower. While you are only required to model one typical floor in detail, you need to show the rest of the floors as masses so that the form of the tower is defined. OUTCOMES: • Become familiar with tower floor plans. • Respond to a structural framework and ground floor provided by your group members. • Develop Rhino skills. • Develop an online resource of tower floor plans available to the whole class. • Develop verbal and visual presentation skills. TASKS: • Download the file that your group member uploaded for Assignment 3 in accordance with the diagram on the Assignment 2 instruction sheet. • It is recommended that you print drawings of the model to scale and sketch over them to plan out your typical floor response before modeling it. • Model a typical floor in Rhino. The base file contains a layer called “4_Typical Floor”. Create new sublayers with different colour and material properties to distinguish between the different components of your typical floor. • Model the rest of the floor plates as masses. • Submit your Rhino file via the studio Dropbox. This does not form part of your presentation but is required so that your group members can do the next assignment. • Upload the following image files to the website under your group name. You will be presenting these images only: o Three views of your model using the sheet layouts already set up in the base file:  Page 1 - 1:1000 (or 1:500) Plan  Page 2 - 1:1000 (or 1:500) Elevation  Page 3 – 1:1000 (or 1:500) Axo o One 3D view of your choice o Two or three precedent images • Present your typical floor to the class. Verbally explain the design of the typical floor plate and the form of the building, covering the following points: o How have the structure and ground floor informed the typical floor plan? o How have the structure and ground floor informed the building form? o How have you altered the structure and ground floor? o How do you provide adequate daylight and ventilation to all spaces that require it? o How does the circulation work?

ABPL90285 Studio B

Semester 2, 2013


PRESENTATION FORMAT: • Time: Max. 5 minutes per person • Individually • Present verbally using only the website as visual material. All deliverables must be uploaded prior to class. ASSESSMENT: • This assignment is worth 5% of your total mark for this subject.

ABPL90285 Studio B

Semester 2, 2013

Studio bananarama assignment 4 typical floor