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Digital Architecture and Tectonics (MArch)

Course Description

The MArch in Digital Architecture and Tectonics focuses on the role and application of materials and technology in the creation of contemporary architecture.

This course is designed to ensure that the most appropriate technologies are integrated into comprehensive design thinking. As such, it provides insight into recent technological developments in the fields of structures morphology, performance orientated design, digital modelling, rapid prototyping technologies, advanced materials and construction methods.

An innovative feature of this course in the interdisciplinary nature where architects, engineering and individuals from associated disciplines work together in the design studio.

Students will develop:

an understanding of the current international challenge to reduce energy consumption
the economical need to enhance user comfort in existing and new buildings
the opportunities offered by novel materials and structures
the ability to communicate ideas effectively in written reports,
verbally and by means of presentations to groups
the ability to exercise original thought
the ability to plan and undertake an individual project
interpersonal, communication and professional skills

Previous research projects completed by students on this MSc have included:

A discourse on structure of adaptive building components
Performance based model in generative design - daylight or solar performance as primary criterion
Facade design and fabrication
The integrated design process: An insight into a holistic methodology towards sustainable design

This course does not convey professional accreditation in the UK.

Visit the Digital Architecture and Tectonics (MArch) page on the University of Nottingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:1 in Architecture or Civil/Environmental Engineering (Must include modules in architectural design accounting for between 25% and 50% of credits; IELTS: 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each element); Architectural design work portfolio must be submitted.

Last Updated

10 November 2016

Course Fees

Please see the University website for details

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