4.520 / 4.521
Visual Computing I

Enrollment: 
UG (4.520): BSA restricted elective
Required of: 
Design Minor students (4.520), MArch students (4.521)

Introduces a visual-perceptual, rule-based approach to design using shape grammars. Covers grammar fundamentals through lectures and in-class, exercises. Focuses on shape grammar applications, from stylistic analysis to creative design, through presentations of past applications and through short student exercises and projects. Presents computer programs for automating shape grammars. Additional work required of students taking graduate version