Architectural Computer Generated Imagery

Armin Hess
Architecture, Digital Techniques
2016W, scientific seminar (SEW), 4.0 semester hours, course number S01451


The course will address various topics within the field digital imagery and CG production. By introducing advanced tools and techniques and through productive experimentation we will also address the ongoing discussion around the digital realm, image sciences and the iconic turn. Students are invoked to further develop their technical abilities as well as define/refine an attitude towards their style of visual communication.

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Examination Modalities

1. Draft of 1-2 preliminary exercises. Work reviewed at least once before submission.
2. Preparation and presentation of a main project, together with a written documentation/abstract, entered into the website. Main Work reviewed at least twice before submission.

The personal authorship of the work will be checked periodically within the course.


We assume your are sufficiently experienced in working with tools in digital modelling/rendering/postprodction. 
Preferred Software: Rhinoceros, 3dsMax, Maya, Vray, Photoshop.

Bring your Laptops.

Des Seminar wird vorwiegend in Englisch abgehalten. 


20 October 2016, 10:00–12:00 Vordere Zollamtstr. 3 / 3.Stock /Besprechungsraum des Institurs f.Architektur (preliminary discussion)

Course Enrolment

Until 20 October 2016, 10:00
via email:

co-registration: possible (3.0 ECTS)

Architecture (Master): Expertise: Instrumentarium: Communication: Presentation and Visualisation Strategies (3.0 ECTS)

Individual courses: possible (3.0 ECTS)