Jigs and Joints: design concepts, materials, and making



Aim: To explore the relation between design, materials, and making.

The task:

·     Choose three buildings which you greatly admire and which have a size and function which is close to the building we are designing for Tianjin University Campus. A service buildings with toilets; a nice place for students to be in.
· Present your three buildings and details for a group discussion, and chose the most promising one to develop.
·     Choose a detail which embodies and reinforces the design qualities of the building.
·     Make a 3D model of the detail, in Rhino, Sketchup, or other 3D app.
·     present the architect, the building, and the detail.
·     Build a jig that ensures precision and repeatability in the construction of the detail.
·     Build the chosen detail at 1:1
·     Hand in the report, the detail and the jig.

Teachers:
Christian Hermansen

Students:
Adrià Vives Rey, Arina Perevedentseva, Bàrbara Ferrer Rosselló, Blanca Mas Villaronga, Evelien Van den Bruel, Hanne Lisa Måløy, Marta Mayoral