Assignment 4.1 Five Biomorphic Tents
Using the technique of Zaha Hadid you have learned in the class, design a tent. The design of the tent should reflect the organic and biomorphic aspect of Zaha’s design.
Here are several notions to consider:
- Structure vs surface – integrated or separated
- Overall smoothness and flow
- Opening created by the movement of the form
Unreal Engine 4.0 and Archviz
Open Epic Games Launcher
- Sign up for a new account
- Login, Logout, and Relaunch
- Go to Unreal Studio and sign up for Unreal Studio
- Go back to Unreal Engine, log out, close program, and login again.
- Make sure Unreal Studio Beta is ACTIVE.
- Launch Unreal Engine 4.20.3
- Go to “Marketplace” and search “xoio”
- Download Xoio Berlin Flat
- In “Library” Inside of “Vault” “Create Project”
Project Location for Unreal Engine
- All of your file needs to be in the same location.
- Saving at student server is a very good idea (so that you can access from any pc in school).
- Interface Basics
- Move Speed
- Immersive Mode
- High Resolution Screen Shot
- Press “g” key to hide interface
- Take Some other screenshots
- Practice the same process with the “Zen Garden”
- Navigate through the scene and capture 5 images.
Importing Rhino file to Unreal
- Rhino File needs to be organized into Layers
- Launch New Unreal Studio Project “Blank”
- Top Menu “Import Datasmith” / “Import CAD”
- Read World Outliner
- Read Content Browser
- Content Browser / Add New / Add Feature or Content Pack / Content Pack / Starter Content
- *If the contents are not loading, do this step (This is a program bug)
- Save Level
- Save Project
- Close Project
- Delete This file.
- Relaunch Program
- Drag and drop materials to your asset.
- Changing Material Scale
- Double Click material
- Find “Texture Coordinate” (RED)
- Press “apply”
- Apply Grass Material to the ground and change Scale
- Go back to Rhino and add something and SAVE
- Reimport the file
- “Build” and render some scenes.
Watch these 2 videos
Render Following Past Projects using Unreal Studio
- 5 Objects
- Gehry Building (5 Views)
- Biomorphic Tent (5 Views)
*We will go over how to render crown on your head next week.