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DP01 FA2018 Week09

Post Midterm Discussion

  • What was working
  • What was not working
  • What do you need to improve on

Simple Studio


  • Open a new rhino file with “Inch as Unit” or “Options – Units – Inch”
  • Set Dimension to Foot-Inch Architectural (Options – Annotation – Dimensions)
  • Build 30’x20’x1′ floor plate

  • Build 15’x15’x1′ floor plate and move it up, 8′ apart from first floor plate

  • Build stairs.  Stair plates 11″x36″x2″
  • Copy stair plates with 7″ of riser height

  • Turn the stairs to get 36″ landing clearance
  • Build exterior wall with 6″ of thickness with 20′ of height using Slab Tool
  • Cut the wall for pitched ceiling (lower side 6′ below)
  • Create Roof with 6″ of thickness, 24″ of overhang on short side 12″ on long side
  • Create bathroom walls with slab tool – 5’x8′
  • Doors opening with Boolean difference 3′ wide 7′ tall
  • Create door 3’x7’x2″
  • Create door for bathroom
  • Create a window opening @ 4’x3′
  • Create window frame using slab tool 2″x2″
  • Create glass window pane @ 1-/2″
  • Create Corner window
  • Create an window by the stairs
  • Create sliding door opening @ 12’x7′
  • Change lens length from 50mm to 25mm – right click “perspective tab” – viewport properties – lens length
  • Render interior views with materials

50 objects – White Board Session

Go to Ikea’s website to get dimensions

Assignment 9.0

  • Objects need to have proper scale and dimensions
  • Keep them simple
  • You need to be able to tell what the objects are
  • Put them inside tiny house
  • Render views to capture all of the 50 objects