DPD SM 2019 W12

Underwater Restaurant by Snohetta

A. Rhino Model 100%


B. Renderings, one or two final renderings

You don’t have to have everything rendered, but you need to produce a few renderings with render style, scale figures, composite, and so on.)

C.  Final Board mock-up

Main Board 30×40″ Printed full scale Black and White

  • Design story
    • Theme research
    • Brand analysis
    • Site research
    • Diagrams
  • Design
    • Program Diagram
    • Section Perspective
    • Renderings in narrative format (Placeholders ok)

Sub Board 16×40″  Printed reduced size @ 11×17 Color

  • Materials
  • Furniture / Fixtures
  • Design Process (sketches/study models)

D. Physical Model

  • 50% finished
  • All Parts laser cut
  • 3d print and CNC submitted to 3d lab
  • Basic assembly finished

Desk Crits


Deliverables for Week 13

If you fail to deliver the following, we will not allow you to present on week 14.

A. Presentation slide pdf

6 pages per sheet on 11×17 sheets printed
We will talk in depth about your design story’s association with the final design. Please revise your slide presentation to connect with the current design.

A-1. Concept

This part should be edited from the midterm.  Your project has evolved in a different direction.  Also, you have a lot more design contents.  A ratio of concept to design is about 30/70%.

    • Theme research
    • Precedents
    • Target user / Brand / Existing condition analysis
    • Site research
    • Concept
      • Think really deep about what is different about your project from existing projects.
    • Diagrams

A-2. Design

The rule for design presentation is about going from general to specific  / outside to inside.  Also, it is extremely important to have a link between your concept and how your design is solving the issues.

    • Programmatic and circulation diagram
    • Plan and Section (perspective)
    • Exterior view
    • Form concept diagram
    • Interior views (design story / hero’s journey)
    • Materials
    • Furniture and fixtures


B. Final Model 80% finished

Bring 80% finished final model.  We will discuss the last touch to the model.


C. Diagrams

  • Conceptual diagrams
  • Programmatic and circulation diagram / exploded axo
  • Section perspective
  • Diorama
  • Form concept diagram

D. Drawings

  • Plan Drawing printed on 11×17 with title block
  • Section Drawing printed on 11×17 with title block