Spring 2015 - Undergraduate Course Description
Instructor
Scott, Andrew
Discipline and Number
ATEC 4374 Section 001
Day
M Time 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Course Title
Digital Fabrication

Description of Course:

Fundamental digital design methods that lay a foundation for more specific design-oriented areas of interest. Topics may include research and planning, drawing and composition, color/graphics and presentation, prototyping and testing. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 semester credit hours maximum). Department consent required. (0-3) Y.

This course explores the relationship between digital fabrication tools and contemporary artistic practice. Lectures and hands-on activities are supplemented by 2-D vector based programs, digital photography software and 3-D modeling programs. Students learn how to use the computer as both a design tool and as a tool for fabrication.

Prerequisites:
ATEC 3317: Modeling and Texturing I
ATEC 2382: Computer Imaging
Department consent required

Required Texts:

Recommended: 1. Lisa Iwamoto. Digital Fabrication. Architectural and Material Techniques.
Princeton Architectural Press, New York. ISBN: 978-1-56898-790-3

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

TBA

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