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Hi-Rise Design project: Getting Started

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Monday Studio:  Due Mon 16 Feb 12:00pm
5 minute presentation / group to class.
Research of existing hi-rise towers, Austin TX.
Grades for this research will be based on your research rigor.  Use GoogleMaps, visit the site, diagram how the building is organized, use photos, real-estate and web plans, info.  All information to be on 8.5 x 11 pages.  We will hole-punch and put in a shared class binder.

Tuesday Studio:  Due Tue 17 Feb 12:30pm
5 minute presentation / group to class – Two buildings per group.
Research of famous projects around the world.  We will start a GoogleDoc to list your buildings.
Grades for this research will be based on your research rigor.  NO DUPLICATE PROJECTS allowed, thank you.  Show images, plans, sections – use sketches with notes if needed to summarize ideas.

Lecture images (from Thurs/Mon Feb 12/16):
hiRise

Site information:
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Capitol View Corridor information:
View Corridors close  view

COMING UP NEXT:  Plan and massing diagrams for each group (next week)We will assign the building program next week on Mon / Tuesday.

Slenderness ratio
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Written by Gregory Brooks

February 12, 2015 at 5:40 pm

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