DPD 2021SP W04


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.



DPD W05 Space Planning



Space type and Size https://www.wbdg.org/space-types
typical room sizes in a house
programming for a hotel


For Thursday

Charette: Quick draw 10 variations of schematic floor plans

Image result for schematic floor plan sketch


Week 5


Programmatic Diagram / Plan drawings 3 schemes

PDF to share next week

Based on in-class charette, pick 3 programmatic ideas from the list, and develop them further. This time, you need to have a clear sense of the site. Reference
Site Model  Scale may vary For Interiors:  Build a building envelope with windows doors and floors

For Architectural:  Site model.

Design Iteration 1 Physical / digital Based on your programmatic diagram, develop an interior or architectural model of your project.

Building a site model from Google Maps – Building Urban Context in Twinmotion