DL03 2019 SM W02

Student Presentation:

Review of W01 Assignments

Assignment 1.0

Based on your in-class sketch, create 1 parent icon and 10+ child icons, using Adobe Illustrator.  Lay them out in a 11×17” sheet of paper, print it out, and bring it to the next class.  Do not add any text to the layout.  Also, upload the image to your page of this website.

Important things to consider are:

  • Simplicity
  • Clarity of meaning
  • Consistency among family

Assignment 1.2

A diagram of you (Print 11×17″ color)

Create 1 diagram of who you are.  You can choose to combine following criteria:

  • Friends / Social circle
  • Places you have lived / visited
  • Musical / Filmic preferances
  • Your hobbies
  • Favorite designers
  • Timeline of your life
  • Transitions of your hairstyle

Illustrator Tutorial 01

  • Basic navigation
  • Fill and Stroke
  • Scale / Rotation
  • Primitives
  • Layers / Artboards
  • Round corners
  • Pathfinder
  • Align
  • Back vs front

Lecture Site Diagrams


4. Theme / Layer Discussion

  • Historic buildings
  • Cultural scene
  • Museums
  • Coffee shops
  • Urban archeology sites
  • Public Transportation / access
  • Site Elevation
  • Building types and business names
  • Traffic
  • Building heights
  • Shadows throughout a day (Jan / Apr / July / October)
  • Average temperature over 12 months
  • Noise Level (proximity to street and other business / both plan and Section)

Site Drawing Tutorial 01

Screen Shot 2015-05-15 at 5.45.19 PM

  • Simplified representation of map
  • Color coding
  • pedestrian / auto traffic
  • Buildings other business

Site Drawing Tutorial 02 (3D)

  1. Trace site map / Sidewalks (blocks) and Building footprints

2. Check building heights from 3D satellite views

3. Extrude sidewalk @6″

4. Extrude Building @10′ per floor

Image result for sun angle seasons

5. Draw Sun @ 3 different angles

6.  Add other info to the diagram


Download site ai file


Assignment 2.0 Site Diagram (Locating) 11×17″ color print

Create a site diagram that will help your audience to locate your building.  The diagram should include overall orienting roads, freeways, public transportations, airports, and so on.  The map should also include related landmarks to your project (museums, galleries, sports facilities, parks, coffee shops).

Assignment 2.1 Site Diagram (Analytical) 11×17″ color print

A small-scale diagram for the project to understand the condition of the site.  The condition you should look into is following:

  • Traffic
  • Pedestrian Circulation
  • Green / water space
  • Sun / Shadow
  • View
  • Nature / Artificial condition
  • Noise
  • Wind
  • Ephemeral condition

Understanding the site condition will help you design entry, program distributions, layouts, and etc.

Assignment 2.2  Tracing Diagram  (Print @ 11×17 color)

Pick a page from Information Graphics book, and trace exactly the same way.