algorithmic modeling for Rhino
Time: August 2, 2012 at 10am to August 12, 2012 at 10pm
Location: Hong Kong
Street: Pokfulam Road
City/Town: Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong
Website or Map: http://fac.arch.hku.hk/Summer…
Phone: 2859 8992
Event Type: grasshopper, design, workshop
Organized By: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture in Collaboration with Aedas
Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2012
For a successful architectural project, the efficiency of design communication and the control of information-flow are as important as the creativity of ideas. In response to the concurrent digital evolution emerging in the architectural industry world-wide, the Department of Architecture at The University of Hong Kong will host a two week intensive summer program named Digital Practice.
Led by professors from The University of Hong Kong, as well as invited practitioners with expertise in practice of cutting edge digital techniques, the program offers participants opportunities to experience applications of computational tools during different stages of an architectural project, i.e. concept design, form finding and optimization, delivery, management and communication of design information under the team-based working environment. By learning advanced computational techniques through case studies in the context of Hong Kong, participants are expected to go beyond the conventional perception of technology, considering users and tools as a feedback-based entity instead of a dichotomy. The program, which is taught in English, includes a series of evening lectures related delivered by teaching staff and invited local architects.