Class Architectural Design III

  • Presentation


    Due to its referential dimension, property in representation, prospective character and its cognitive and imaginative function, Drawing structures perceptions of the world.

    The subject of Architectural Design III presents itself as a seminal discipline in the ways of perceiving and conceiving architecture, functioning as a laboratory for exercises, methodologies and ideas that support the practice of architecture.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    Fundamentals of Architectural Design: Expression

    1. The gesture: instruments and tools as an extension of the body

    2. How to draw a line? pure line, dash, point and thicknesses.

    3. Soft (soft) and hard (hard): the disturbing expressiveness of the forms

    4. Stain, weft and sfumato in the expression of opacity and transparency.

    Fundamentals of Architectural Design: Representation

    1. Figure and background: tension and energy in shape formation

    2. Light and shadow: representation of the materialities of the visible.

    3. Perspective: structuring reality and appearance.

    4. Scale, shape, proportion, composition: the science of Drawing.

    Fundamentals of Architectural Design: Imagination

    1. The materialities of architecture

    2. The possible as an aesthetic category: utopias and dystopias

    3. Designing with digital tools.

  • Objectives


    Develop skills and mastery of graphic tools; Mastering the languages of drawing, in its ability to represent spatiality and reveal materialities; Stimulate individual expressiveness; Work on spatial perception through shape design; Realize quick representation records; Promote imaginative design and modeling of new architectural structures, patterns and textures.

  • Teaching methodologies and assessment

    Teaching methodologies and assessment

    The assessment consists of 3 parameters: attendance and good participation (20%); graphic notebook (A5 format graphic diary) (20%); portfolio of exercises performed in class (sum of 8 mandatory exercises) (60%).

    During the exam period (improvement and appeal) the presentation of the portfolio with the exercises launched during the semester is required, as well as the presentation of the records in the Graphic Diary.

    Note: Only students who have more than 50% of attendance in class, as well as have been evaluated (in the context of continuous assessment), will be accepted for at least 50% of the proposed exercises.

  • References


    • Arnheim, R. ([1977]1988) A Dinâmica da Forma Arquitectónica . Lisboa: Presença. (AQ/931-BC)
    • Massironi, M. ([1982] 2010). Ver pelo Desenho: aspectos técnicos, cognitivos, comunicativos . Lisboa: Edições 70. (Cota: CO/973-BC)
    • Nancy, J.L. ([2009] 2013) The Pleasure in Drawing . Fordham University Press.

    (Nota: Cotas da Biblioteca Victor de Sá).

  • Office Hours

    Office Hours

    Nome do docente  

    Maria Luísa Paiva de Sequeira

    Horário de atendimento


    O atendimento aos alunos é feito no fim de cada sessão - questões particulares mediante marcação









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