Architectural Design Workshops: Computational Design for Housing

Photo of students seated at computers while watching a projected computer screen displaying their collaborative work with students at Miyagi University in Japan.

An image from the final review, showing the work of the class and how they collaborated via computer with Miyagi University in Japan. (Photo courtesy of Prof. Terry Knight.)


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Spring 2002



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An intensive nine day remote collaborative workshop involving MIT and Miyagi University in Japan. The objective is to develop a small housing project using shape computation as a design methodology. Students will use and test new interactive software for designing, sharing applications with overseas partners, presenting projects on an Internet workspace, and critiquing design proposals through the web and other advanced digital technologies. Students will be expected to do most of their work in class.

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Gabriela Celani, Miranda McGill, and Terry Knight. 4.184 Architectural Design Workshops: Computational Design for Housing. Spring 2002. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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