Designing with Models : A Studio Guide to Architectural Process Models

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/2/2011
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Designing with Models, Third Edition is the revised, step-by-step guide to basic and advanced design process modeling. This comprehensive text explains the process from start to finish, and has been expanded to include up-to-date information on digital modeling programs and rapid prototyping processes. Along with new student projects, this new Third Edition features more than 800 high-quality photographs. A staple in this field for many years, this latest edition builds on its tradition to remain a must-have reference.

Author Biography

CRISS B. MILLS holds a degree in architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as a degree in visual arts from Georgia State University. A registered architect in Georgia and Florida, he is principal of his own architecture firm and teaches architecture at Clemson University.

Table of Contents

Model History
Model Types: Typical Model Types Employed in the Design Process
Exploration: A Framework for Conceiving and Using Models in the Design Process
Project Development: Academic Examples in Support of Exploration
Project Development in Practice: Design Firm Examples in Support of Exploration
Rapid Prototyping: Rapid Prototyping - Using Digital Information to Produce Physical Models
Digital Practice: Combining Digital and Physical Model Information in Professional Practice
Basic Assemblage: Basic Techniques for Assembling Model Components
Advanced Assemblage: Advanced Techniques for Form Making
Assemblage Case Studies: Step-by-Step Case Studies of Assembly Techniques
Tools: Equipment & Materials
Appendix: Topics for Continuing Exploration
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