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2012.SP.PRATT.712B :: Computer Aided Construction :: Parametric Assemblies

Posted on January 15, 2012

712B, Computer Aided Construction: Parametric Assemblies, introduces students to new ways architects can become active agents within the construction industry by leveraging computer-aided construction techniques being introduced in the production of building components and assemblies.  Courses are taught using Rhino3D, Grasshopper3D and RhinoCAM.  Manufacturing is executed in the Pratt Institute School of Architecture CNC Lab.

Related Demos & Weekly Assignments

Weekly Assignment #3, Due in Class, 2/7

Working in teams of 2, manufacture assemblies using the same techniques shown in this Waffle Frame Demo.  Each team will produce one sample with a minumum of 15 pieces.
Material: 1/2″ MDF
Size: 18″ x 18″ x 18″

Waffle Frame Demo

GH Orient to XY Plane

GH Variable Curve Offset

GH Labeling Parts

Weekly Assignment #2, Due in Class, 1/31

Working in teams of 2, manufacture samples using the same techniques shown in this Voronoi Puzzle Demo.  Each team will produce one sample with a minumum of 10 pieces.
Material: 1/2″ MDF
Size: 18″ x 18″

GH Offset Check

Voronoi Puzzle Demo

Weekly Assignment #1, Due in Class, 1/24

Working in teams of 2, manufacture samples using the same techniques shown in this Isocurve Texture Demo.  Each student will produce one sample. Material: 1/2″ MDF Size: 11″ x 11″

Isocurve Texture Demo

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