3D Wall. USB

Description

Topic: 3D Wall

The exercise consists of the design and manufacture of a facing or hybrid wall made with 3D pieces, created using three different techniques:

1. 3D Milling. Material: Polyurethane foam medium density. Measures 500 x 500 x 50 mm

2. 2D ribs. Material: MDF 3 mm thick.

3. Thermoforming. Material: Acrylic 3mm thick.

Briefing: The purpose of the exercise is that students acquire knowledge and skilsl in managing the Rhinoceros software and plugins, and approach to the basic techniques of digital fabrication.

Tutor information

Direction: Juan Pablo Quintero. Architect graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Central University of Venezuela in 1991. Granted by high academic achievement, attends the Master in History and Criticism of Architecture at the School of Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, UPC. PhD student in the Department of Architectural Composition. Founder and CEO of Mediodesign since 2001. Since then, combines his professional activity in the areas of industrial design and architecture with teaching. Visiting Professor at the most prestigious design schools in Barcelona, as Elisava, IED Istituto Europeo di Design, School of Design BAU, University of Barcelona UB and the Polytechnic of Catalonia UPC, among others. He is director of a permanent program of workshops in Design and Digital Manufacturing since 2008 at its facilities in Mediodesign, attended by international students.

Affonso Orciuoli. Architect graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the Mackenzie University (São Paulo) based in Barcelona since 1991. Master by the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya – ETSAB UPC – (Metropolis: Master Program in Architecture and Urban Culture) and PhD from the Technical College of Architecture, International University of Catalonia – ESARQ UIC. Specialist in computer design (CAD), simulation (VR) and manufacturing (CAM) applications. Professor and researcher linked to various academic institutions. Mediodesign regular contributor.

Academic coordination: María Teresa León. Architect graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Central University of Venezuela in 1991. Scholarship from the Spanish Ministry of Culture, he studied Architectural Restoration in Madrid, 1992. Master in Sustainable Building with Earth at L’Ecole d’Architecture de Grenoble France in 1995. Co-founder of Mediodesign in 2001. Currently he is general producer, sales manager and coordinator of academic programs of the studio.

USB Tutors

Rafael Madrid. Architect graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Central University of Venezuela in 2000. Founder of the architectural and design studio Arquitres based in Caracas. Since 1999 is dedicated to the management of architectural and civil works. He has over eight years as a teacher after passing through the most renowned universities in the capital (UCV, Universidad José María Vargas) and currently is professor of projects in the Department of Design, Architecture and Arts at the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas.

Alejandro Vega. Graduated in architecture from the Central University of Venezuela in 2004, Master in Advanced Architecture, Territories and Emerging Digital Manufacturing and FSS in the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia IAAC, Barcelona, in 2009 . He has worked as an architect and project manager in various architectural firms. Guest speaker at the Triennial of Latinoamerican Architecture Research in 2011. He has organized and conducted workshops in digital manufacturing in Central University of Venezuela. He currently teaches in the Department of Design, Architecture and Arts at the Universidad Simon Bolivar University in Caracas.

School: Simón Bolívar University. Department of Design, Architecture and Arts.→

Direction: Juan Pablo Quintero

Visiting tutor: Affonso Orciuoli

USB Tutors: Prof. Rafael Madrid, Alejandro Vega

Date: July 2013

Hours: 30 h

Place: Mediodesign

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