DP02 Course Outline

Instructor: Yo Oshima
email: yodesignlab@gmail.com

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Prerequisites: Digital Process 1
  • Studio Hours: Wednesday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Location: Lab 138

Week 01     Re-Introduction to Rhinoceros

  • Speed modeling
  • Shortcuts
  • Basic command exercise
  • Field lecture
    • Assignment 01: Field condition images

Week 02     Form-Making Exercise – Stacking

  • Stacking lecture
  • Array and dissection
  • Lasercutting fabrication
    • Assignment 02: Cardboard stack model

Week 03   Folding

  • Folding pavilion lecture
  • Smooth surface making with T-Splines
  • Irregular grid making exercise
  • Projecting and folding
    • Assignment 03: Museumboard folding model

Week 04   Contouring

  • CNC pavilion lecture
  • CNC Milling tutorial at laser lab
    • Assignment 05: 5×5″ CNC Milled model

Week 05   Printing

  • Biomorphic design lecture
  • Array Polar
  • Advanced T-Splines
    • Assignment 05:  3D Printed Model

Week 06   Mixed Fabrication Techniques

  • Advanced fabrication lecture
  • Discussion on appropriate media
    • Assignment 06:  Midterm Model

Week 07 Lab Session

  • Reviewing past assignments
  • Desk crit for studio project

Week 08 Midterm

  • Midterm requirements:
    • Assignment 03: Laser cut stack model (6×6″)
    • Assignment 04 Folded facet mode (6×6″)
    • Assignment 05:  Milled model (6×6″)
    • Assignment 06:  3D Printed model (6×6″)

Week 09 Weaving

  • T-Splines tutorial helicopter
  • Weaving tutorial
  • Symmetry model making through revolve command
    • Assignment 09: Weave model

Week 10   Weaving 02

  • Vertical weaving
  • Asymmetric model making with T-Splines
    • Assignment 10:  Weave Model 02

Week 11   Animation 01

  • Bongo plugin tutorial
  • After Effects tutorial
  • Finding animation settings
    • Assignment 11:  Animation draft 01

Week 12   Animation 02

  • Motion diagramming with After Effects
    • Assignment 12:  Animation Draft 02

Week 13   Lab Session

Week 14     Final

 

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