4.561 Introduction to Building Information Modeling in Architecture


Class Info

Addresses fundamental methods, theories, and practices that engage contemporary modeling tools in the context of architectural design. Introduces selected academic and professional topics through lectures, demonstrations, and assignments. Topics include parametric modeling, component types and assembly, prototyping, scripting, and simulations. Initiates intellectual explorations in the use of bulding information modeling in research projects and design practices.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.561 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by T. Nagakura.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Thursdays in 5-233.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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