Studio Schedule

STAGE 1

Develop an overarching design strategy
Define > Biologize (Naturalize) > Research > Translate > Select > Develop

Week 1:
01.20 W • Studio Introduction • Lecture: Hypernatural—Architecture’s New Relationship with Nature • Begin Define assignment (teams of 2)
01.22 F • Assignment Define due • Begin Hypernaturalize assignment

Week 2:
01.25 M • Assignment Hypernaturalize due • Begin Research assignment
01.27 W • Assignment Research due • Begin Translate assignment
01.29 F • Assignment Translate due • Begin Select assignment – due by end of class • Begin Develop assignment

Week 3:
02.01 M • Evaluate Develop assignment
02.03 W • REVIEW: overarching design strategy

STAGE 2

Develop full-scale explorations
Deepen > Construct

02.05 F • Begin Deepen assignment

Week 4:
02.08 M • Assignment Deepen due • Begin Construct assignment
02.10 W • Evaluate Construct progress
02.12 F • Evaluate Construct progress

Week 5:
02.15 M • Evaluate Construct progress
02.17 W • Evaluate Construct progress
02.19 F • REVIEW: full-scale explorations

STAGE 3

Architectural development
Check > Represent

Week 6:
02.22 M • Begin Check assignment
02.24 W • Check assignment due • Begin Represent
02.26 F • Represent progress

Week 7:
02.29 M • Evaluate Represent progress
03.02 W • Evaluate Fabricate / Install progress
03.04 F • FINAL REVIEW