DL03 2013FA Week 03

1. Student Presentation:

W3  OMA / Seattle Library – Rachel

2. Review of W02 Assignments

Assignment 2.0

Mapping time (Print @ 11×17 color)

  • Create a time diagram
  • Be precise about numbers, and proportional representation of the quantity
  • In a clear graphics, explain what triggered a major change in numbers
  • The important question is, by mapping this instance, what are you trying to reveal?

Assignment 2.1

Site information

Collect as much of information about the site, and bring to the next class.

  • Photos
  • Street view screencaptures
  • Maps of many different versions
  • Public transportation information
  • Solar orientation information
  • Climate information
  • Site traffic
  • Site history
  • Programatic distributions

Assignment 2.2

Tracing Diagram  (Print @ 11×17 color)

Pick a page from Information Graphics book, and trace exactly the same way.

3. Lecture Site Diagrams


4. Small Map Exercise (Assigned to each students)

On the big map, add layers for:

  • Public Transportation
  • Site Elevation
  • Building types and business names
  • Traffic
  • Building heights
  • Shadows throughout a day (Jan / Apr / July / October)
  • Average temperature over 12 months
  • Noise Level (proximity to street and other business / both plan and Section)

5. Analysis Layer and Concept Layer

Extracting information from your research diagrams.

  • Using 3 sets of diagrams, list relevant information you can use.

Apply the information to loose design direction in building scale, using site boundary as an underlay:

  • Program
  • Access
  • Public / Private
  • Circulation
  • Sun / Shade

Illustrator Tutorial



Assignment 3.0 Site Diagram (Observation)

  • Create 3 separate site diagrams with 3 different of information.

Assignment 3.1 Site Diagram (Analysis)

  • Create a new diagram(s) based on readings of your research diagrams
  • Address all the important issues related to your project (at least 4+)
  • Represent them in a sigle diagram or separate diagrams

Assignment 3.2  Tracing Diagram  (Print @ 11×17 color)

Pick a page from Information Graphics book, and trace exactly the same way.

Next week’s student presentation:

W4  HdeM / Beijing Olympic Stadium – Haena

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