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Computer aided fabrication graduate course

The integration of computer-aided fabrication to architecture has revolutionized the field, significantly influencing the current practices of building design and construction. This advanced course aims to explore and develop novel methodologies for the implementation of computer-aided manufacturing in architecture. By acquainting students with contemporary manufacturing technologies, methods, and interdisciplinary concepts, this course empowers students to effectively utilize computer-based manufacturing tools in architectural practice.

The provides an in-depth overview of the latest advancements in manufacturing technologies, examining their applications and impact within the architectural domain. Through a series of engaging lectures and discussions, students gain comprehensive insights into cutting-edge techniques employed in both architecture and related disciplines.

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To foster hands-on learning experiences, the course incorporates practical design and manufacturing assignments. These assignments require students to utilize computer-based manufacturing machinery (CNC, 3D printers, 3D scanners, and laser cutters) and software, enabling them to actively engage with these tools. The primary objective of these assignments is to produce meticulously crafted 1:1 scale models, facilitating critical examinations of contemporary manufacturing methods and ideas. Moreover, these exercises encourage students to propose innovative approaches for integrating these tools into architectural design processes.

Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical applications, this course equips students with a comprehensive skill set necessary to harness the potential of computer-aided manufacturing in architecture. By immersing themselves in these emerging technologies, students will become adept at leveraging digital fabrication methods to enhance architectural design, streamline construction processes, and push the boundaries of innovation within the field.

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