21-Mar / Workshops / Envelope(s)

1. Many Envelopes / Many Environments / 60 min Drawing / 30 min Discussion

Referencing one of the building precedents provided, create distinct – but related in scale – diagrams of the many envelopes and zones:

  • Environmental Zones (temperature, humidity, llght Quality, acoustic, etc.)
  • Programmatic Zones (juxtaposition, superimposition, gradients of use, etc.)
  • Material Zones (type, composition, scales, transition, etc.)
  • Envelopes in Plan and Section

Precedents:

2. Primary Envelope / 60 min Drawing / 30 min Discussion

Referencing one of the wall sections in the precedents provided, diagram a detail section assembly (roof to facade to foundation): revealing the performance and thicknesses of its various layers.  For comparison, some graphic conventions are provided:   Diagrams may be drawn by hand or in Adobe Illustrator and printed

11_Workshop_Building Systems.pngPrecedents:

3. Apply  / 60 Minutes – Create parallel diagrams (Part 1) for your current studio project.

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