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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN ΙV-VI B: Hybrid Ecologies: Casts
ΑΣ1502, ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, SCIENTIFIC AREA
Design Studio Required Elective at semester(s) 6, 8, ECTS: 12
Taught in: Greek, Available to ERASMUS students in English.
Cognitive Fields (2005/36/EU): Architectural Design, Fine Arts, Human Needs and the Built Environment, Building Technology.
Generic Competences: Ability to work autonomously, Ability to work in a team, Commitment to conservation of the environment.

 

A relational research agenda is developed during the design process. Students integrate explorations into the:

  • Form generation potential of single surfaces in relation to the creation of artificial ground.
  • Activities of a ‘modern’ recreation program in relation to appropriations of the urban landscape.
  • State of the art material systems in relation to local sustainable resources.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

[Knowledge, Application, Synthesis]

  • Form generation exercises with physical and digital media
  • Investigations with molding techniques leading to the design and construction of material systems applicable in small scale architecture and urban furniture.
  • Construction of full scale prototype

COMPULSORY BIBLIOGRAPHY

Allen, S. and McQuade, M. eds. 2011. Landform Building: Architecture’s new terrain. Baden and Princeton: Lars Muller Publishers and Princeton University School of Architecture

Vyzoviti, S. 2014. "Spontaneous Landforming" in  Zavraka, D. ed. Urban Blur. CNND Publications

INDICATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY

Cruz, M. 2013. The Inhabitable Flesh of Architecture. Ashgate

Weinstock, M. 2010. The Architecture of Emergence: The evolution of form in nature and civilization. Wiley & Sons.

KEYWORDS

land-form building, architecture of emergence