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Strumenti digitali integrati


Gay J. L.

Docente titolare del corso

Rossi E.



The course focuses on complex geometries and advanced 3D modeling as a design tool, introducing students to a range of digital techniques emerging in the profession of architecture. Structured as an iterative process, it focuses on the bridges between analog and digital techniques. The course is based in Rhino, an application widely used in contemporary design practices. Each student proceeds through a series of tutorials to gain familiarity with digital production techniques and to encourage the use of the computer as a creative tool. On a theoretical level, the course includes a series of lectures on the use of digital technologies in architecture during the last twenty years, illustrating the evolution of computer-based techniques from NURBS modeling to parametric design.


- Teaching of advanced 3D modeling techniques (Rhino) - Introduction to complex geometries (NURBS, meshes, etc.) and basic notions such as Gaussian curvature, UV subdivisions, planarity, etc. - Theoretical background of digital tools in architecture history (1990 – 2005) - Introduction to basic digital fabrication techniques (laser cutting, 3D printing, etc.) - Integration of digital techniques in the students’ own design process

Modalità di insegnamento

In presenza

Impostazione pedagogico-didattica

50% Lectures
50% Practice

Modalità d’esame

Oral during examination

Offerta formativa