ARH 220 – Fall 2014

Fall 2014

ARH 220 – Fall 2014

Postgraduate course that focuses on advanced digital design and fabrication processes (CAD/CAM) and particularly on the development of advanced computational mechanisms that can be applied in complex, non-standard spatial and structural design research. Topics include generative design, adaptive process, interactive design, and optimization processes. Specialized technical skills of algorithmic design and physical computing (Robotics) are provided. Software and plug-ins include: Rhino/Grasshopper, Firefly, gHowl, Processing, Arduino.

Course Content


  • 3D Architectural Elements and Solids Modeling
  • 2D Production and Design
  • Rendering and Visualization
  • Digital Design and Fabrication




  • Neufert, E., 2012. Neufert Architects’ Data.  Oxford: Willey-Blackwell
  • Κωνσταντινίδης, Α., 1992. Μελέτες + Κατασκευές. Αθήνα: Άγρα
  • Davies, C., 2006. Key Houses of the Twentieth Century. Plans, Sections and Elevations. London: Laurence King Publishing
  • Weston, R., 2004. Plans, Sections and Elevations. Key Buildings of the Twentieth Century. London: Laurence King Publishing
  • Iwamoto, L., 2009. Digital Fabrications: Architectural and Material Techniques. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.
Tutorials - Sources


Online Sources
•    Allplan website:
•    Autodesk website: 

ARH-220 Tutorials
•    ARH-220 Tutorials – Allplan Tutorial – Essential Training – PDF [Blackboard]
•    ARH-220 Tutorials – Drawings – PDF [Blackboard]
•    ARH-220 3D Modelling – Practise 01 – Drawings – PDF [Blackboard]
•    ARH-220 Tutorials – AutoCAD Tutorial – Essential Training – PDF [Blackboard]

Student Projects

Project 1

Project 2

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