ARCHT 260 - 3-D CAD FOR MODELING/ANIMATION - Orlando Flores
|Course:||3-D CAD FOR MODELING/ANIMATION|
Hello and Welcome! – It will be a pleasure to work with you in this course. My academic experience includes an AS Degree in Interior Design, Bachelor of Architecture, and Master of Interior Architecture. Professional experience covers mixed-use projects, affordable housing, single family, facility management, and hotels that including interiors and architectural aspects. Currently, I am working as Design Manager and running a small Architectural and Interior Design Business. Additionally, I am an instructor at COC and UCLA Extension
Presents advanced computer-aided drafting (CAD) features to create three-dimensional conceptual drawings.
What to Expect in this Course
This course introduces 3D Modeling for Architectuel and Interior Design visualization using Rhino. Class will focus on creating rectilinear and non-rectilinear geometry using Nurbs. In addition to building models, students will be introduced to Rhino Plugins, lighting, texture mapping, default Rhino rendering engine, Post-production work, and Layout for Rhino.
Students will develop several models including tools and toys from the product design industry, furniture and accessories from the Interior Design field, and conceptual masses and buildings from the architectural field. Additionally, students select the nature of their final model and project
Types of Assessments
Online exams, quizzes, online discussion boards, models, and written assignments.
This class does not require a book. However, students are required to download Rhino Level 1 training PDF and models. You can find it under www.rhino3d.com, click on Downloads, then find Documentation/Training Guides and Models.
Other Relevant Course Information
Prerequisite: ARCHT-160 or ARCHT-084/ ID-084
Software: Rhino 7
Students may obtain Rhino at a discounted price https://www.rhino3d.com/download
NOTE: The class uses videos and instruction based on Rhino for Windows. Mac version is not recommended as tools, interface and commands may be different. Mac users may install a parallel desktop or Boot camp to allow the windows installation and access the required software version.
- Comparing Rhino between Windows and Mac https://www.rhino3d.com/mac-feature-compare
- System requirements https://www.rhino3d.com/7/system-requirements/
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Last updated: 08/08/2021 Sub#: 487