As a space for advanced and experimental computational design instruction, the SCDC laboratory is or has been used by the following courses:
Introduction to Shape Grammars
This course provides an in-depth introduction to shape grammars and their applications in different areas of design.
3D Printed Habitat Studio
This is a multi-disciplinary design build studio in which we will focus on developing innovative architectural concepts for habitats that take advantage of the unique capabilities that additive manufacturing (3D printing) offers to th
The Rio Studio
In contexts of fast urban population growth, the formal sector is unable to provide sufficient adequate housing for this growing population, which then resort to self-help processes that lead to informal settlements.
Visual Communications II (Undergraduate level)
This is an intensive two-credit hour course that is designed to introduce first-year students to digital design and fabrication tools and technologies used in both the development of architectural form and the representation of archit
Hacking: Materials and Production Methods
Faculty and students in the class explore, encourage, and inform each other in a hands-on, minds-on class that makes, breaks, troubleshoots, and has fun.
Computer Programming for Artists and Designers
The course introduces the fundamentals of computer programming in the creative fields of arts and architecture, leading to the idea of generative design systems.
Visual Communication II (Graduate level)
The course introduces students to a wide range of digital methods and concepts for design, representation, and documentation, while providing them with opportunities to explore the creative potential of digital and mixed media.