DPD 2020FA W03

Gate 1 review

This class has a series of gated reviews. If you don’t present deliverables, you will not be proceeding to the next steps. A 7-minute presentation pitch. Present your current state of the project. Try to think this as an elevator pitch. Get your audience excited and engaged.

  • -Designer 1 Sheet
  • -Design Firm Research
  • -3 Precedents
  • -Design Story
  • -Visual Project Definition

Site Selection

Image result for site map architecture

Site research lecture

Assignments for W3.5


Review feedback / Rewrite Project Statement

post your review summary and updated project statement on Slack by Wednesday

Site Proposal

Pitch your site idea, and get approved by Yo before starting the site research package.

Assignments for W4

Site research package

  • -Scaled site plan with dimensions and area calculation
  • -Socio-cultural research, including demographics, history, neighborhood feel, and etc
  • -Site analysis, including sun study, traffic, views, and other information

Initial Space Planning

Produce 5 schemes of initial space planning.

  • Site condition
  • Circulation
  • Relationships between programs



Ideations Large Scale

5-10 models

Using the site model as a base, build a series of models which represents big design ideas. Find a quick methodology and material to make many iterations.