Studio leader: Anna Nervegna
STUDIO AIMS: The studio will explore design processes for generating architectural form and space to include conceptual ideas which manifest in the final architectural experience.
PROJECT: NGV_CONTEMPORARY: The students will be designing a gallery for contemporary art including exhibition spaces, art storage workshops, administration, gallery shops, café/restaurant, with video art projection spaces, a public plaza promenade which runs towards the Spire and City
OUTCOME: The students shall develop a sound understanding of different spatial and graphic techniques designers adopt and how these may communicate ideas and concepts through architectural design. These studies shall be fostered and devel-oped by each student after conducting site and brief investigations in order to establish a particular design process. The studio shall work in class through class discussions, lectures, and exercises adopting different medium which shall include: Research, mapping exercises, and various model making exercises (physical and digital -Rhino etc). All activities shall be work towards a final professional folio / booklet documenting the work in a professional manner including a final presentation layout which will explore various graphic techniques adopted by architects and designers in addition to a developed verbal and written design statement.