WIT Press


Early Attempts To Combine The Use Of Video And Computer In Architectural Education

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/VID930361

Volume

5

Pages

8

Published

1993

Size

1,164 kb

Author(s)

M. Linzey & A. Soutar

Abstract

Early attempts to combine the use of video and computer in architectural education M. Linzey, A. Soutar Department of Architecture, University of Auckland, New Zealand SUMMARY Computer and video belong to different codes of reference: while computer understanding derives from a mathematical, and in architectural education a CAD base, the time-based images collected on video belong to a filmic, literary foundation. Not only are their deriva- tions very different, the people who choose to make special studies within each typically come from different educational routes. The undergraduate course in architecture at Auckland University actively promotes use of both computer and video by students. However, student work which derives from both media together is more rare. The paper, supported by video clips, reports on undergraduate work performed between 1988 and 1992, illustrating early efforts to integrate computer and video, and comments on their relevance in an architectural educati

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