Course Content (Syllabus)
Advanced design studio. It focuses on design concept structuring and experimentation, aiming at design that can address the requirements of an international competition. It explores interrelationships among architectural narrative with place, space, form and programme through the design of a large scale Office Complex. The brief will address the requirements of an international competition for the design of the Headquarters of a large company in Norway. Emphasis will be given to notions such as programmatic and spatial structure, as well as identity and iconicity.
Design will be on level of preliminary study, with the production of an A3 dossier as the final presentation. The ability to use multiple means and programmes is required, while the use of working models is strongly encouraged.
Vanessa Tsakalidou, MArch in Architectural Design UCL, Dr. AUTh
Hermes Adamantidis, MSc in Adaptive Architecture and Computation, UCL
Dominique Dadatsi, MArch in Architecture & Urbanism, AA
Concept, Compositional structure, International Competition, Office Complex
Additional bibliography for study
Working Spaces. Simone Schleifer. Evergreen-Taschen. 2005
Total Office Design: 50 Contemporary Workplaces. K. Zumstein, H. Parton. Thames & Hudson. 2011.
Office Buildings: A Design Manual. R. Hascher, S. Jeska, B. Klauck. Birkhauser. 2002.
Γραφεία & επαγγελματικοί χώροι. Εκδόσεις ΚΤΙΡΙΟ. 2007.
The Other Office: Creative Workplace Design. Matt Stewart. Birkhauser. 2004.
Future Office. Christopher Grech and David Walters. Routledge. 2008.
The Commercial offices Handbook. Tim Battle. RIBA Publishing. 2003
The other office: Creative workplace design. Matt Stewart. Birkhauser. 2004.
Material World 3: Innovative Materials for Architecture and Design. Elodie Ternaux. FRAME. 2011.
Material Matters: New Materials in Design. Phil Howes, Zoe Laughlin, Black Dog Publishing. 2012.
Αυν. Ραντ. Κοντά στον ουρανό. Τόμος α’ και β’. Ωκεανίδα. 1997.
Ayn Rand. The Fountainhead. Plume; Reprint edition. 1994.
Tanizaki. Το εγκώμιο της σκιάς. Άγρα.