Interdisciplinary learning at real scale
A hands-on teaching format, in which design and architectural students work closely together- from first sketch to the actual building process.
In groups of two (1:1 – designer:architect) a concept is developed to capture a human need in a minimal space of 2.40 by 2.40 meters. Visualised in drawings and shortly after in 1:1 detail studies, the concepts become touchable, discussable and students develop early an understanding for scale, relation of proportion and the interaction of out- and inside.
In the second workshop round, the ideas got translated in scale maquette as well as technical drawings to be presented to a jury. Out of 8 concepts 4 were chosen to be build in scale 1:1. Within 2 weeks – in almost 24h sessions – the students transform their drawings in real-size huts, facing dimensions, constructive challenges and unexpected changes.