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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  Feb 18, 2018
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018
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ARCH 2530 - Digital Constructs 2

This course builds upon topics covered in Digital Constructs 1 by focusing upon contemporary means of producing and communicating architectural ideas. Students will use digital methodologies through all phases of a project as well as advanced representation and digital fabrication techniques. The use of digital modeling as a sketch and iterative tool will be emphasized. Tools taught in Digital Constructs 2 will build upon those software programs taught in Digital Constructs 1. This course is required of all first-year architecture undergraduates in the B.Arch. program. Coordination of the relationship of course content to Architectural Design Studio 2 will be between the Digital Constructs 2 faculty instructor and the first-year architectural design studio coordinator and faculty.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ARCH 2540 Digital Constructs 3; corequisite: ARCH 2810 Architectural Design Studio 2.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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