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Algorithmic Architecture - BADP2001

Year - 2020

This unit introduces a set of principles and skills in algorithmic architecture. Through a series of parametric design exercises, modelling is construed as an explicit formulation of architectural design problem and opportunities. This includes defining design logic and parameter as well as converting data into meaningful information for design analysis and synthesis. The parametric model's performance will be contested by how well it delivers the design intentions and ventures new design opportunities. Students will be exposed to various computational design methods to develop their understanding of the basic principles in architectural computing.

lecture 1 hr/week, tutorial 3 hrs/week

assessment 1 (35%), assessment 2 (50%), exam (15%) - (all individual)

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Assumed knowledge
Basic skills in 3D modelling


BAEN2002 and (BDES2013 or BADP2004)


Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Architecture
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Rizal Muslimin
HECS Band: 2
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